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Toronto Blue Jays acquire starting pitcher Taijuan Walker from Mariners

Toronto Blue Jays acquire starting pitcher Taijuan Walker from Mariners

TORONTO — General manager Ross Atkins has secured some much-needed help for the Toronto Blue Jays' injury-plagued starting rotation.
Canadian players avoid seeded opponents in first round of the US Open

Canadian players avoid seeded opponents in first round of the US Open

NEW YORK — Three of five Canadians are seeded and the two others won't face seeded players in the opening round of the U.S. Open next week. The U.S.
Raptors players were among the first to speak up about an NBA boycott

Raptors players were among the first to speak up about an NBA boycott

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Two days after Raptors guard Fred VanVleet wondered aloud whether a historic NBA boycott might be the only way to get action, Toronto's playoff game against the Boston Celtics on Thursday night has been postponed.

Toronto Arrows bring back Canadian international forward Mike Sheppard

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows have re-signed Canadian international lock Mike Sheppard and fellow returnee John Sheridan.

CP NewsAlert: NBA players to continue playoffs after postponements: AP source

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — NBA players will continue the playoffs after postponements following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a source tells The Associated Press. More coming. The Associated Press
Pence aide: NBA protest over Kenosha are 'absurd and silly'

Pence aide: NBA protest over Kenosha are 'absurd and silly'

WASHINGTON — Vice-President Mike Pence's chief of staff said Thursday that NBA protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, are “absurd and silly.

Kadri, Avs regroup to beat Stars 6-4 in Game 3

EDMONTON — Nazem Kadri scored the go-ahead goal with 6:06 remaining in a wild third period as the Colorado Avalanche regrouped to beat the Dallas Stars 6-4 in Game 3 on Wednesday night. Dallas has a 2-1 advantage in the second-round series.
Hrudey says NHL should have postponed playoff games after NBA boycott

Hrudey says NHL should have postponed playoff games after NBA boycott

TORONTO — Hockey analyst Kelly Hrudey wanted the NHL to respond in a meaningful way after NBA teams boycotted their playoff games Wednesday in the wake of the weekend shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, by police in Wisconsin.
Flyers give up 3-goal lead, recover to beat Islanders in OT

Flyers give up 3-goal lead, recover to beat Islanders in OT

TORONTO — Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games NHL Playoffs Best-of-Seven Eastern Conference Semifinals at Toronto Philadelphia 4 N.Y.