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Canadian Denis Shapovalov rolls into second round at St. Petersburg Open

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Canada's Denis Shapovalov was very pleased with his effort in his return to hard-court play. The second-seeded Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ont., beat Serbia's Viktor Troicki 6-2, 6-3 in a first-round match at the St.

Canadian World Cup and Olympic ski racing organizer Darrell MacLachlan dies at 63

CALGARY — An facilitator of international skiing in Canada has died. Darrell MacLachlan was chief of race for men's alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, B.C., and the annual World Cup downhill races in Lake Louise, Alta.
Montreal Canadiens sign goaltender Jake Allen to two-year contract extension

Montreal Canadiens sign goaltender Jake Allen to two-year contract extension

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year contract extension. The deal, which kicks in for the 2021-22 campaign, is worth US$2.875 million per season. Montreal acquired Allen in a trade with St. Louis on Sept.

COVID-19 pandemic puts Toronto Argonauts rookie Dion Pellerin's CFL dream on hold

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic has put Dion Pellerin's CFL dream on hold. The six-foot, 225-pound running back was excited at the prospect of playing for the Toronto Argonauts after being selected in the fifth round, No.
Hughes pleased to set his own schedule in 2021 and prioritize big tournaments, family

Hughes pleased to set his own schedule in 2021 and prioritize big tournaments, family

Mackenzie Hughes started the 2021 PGA Tour season with the highest ranking of his career and he's already reaping the benefits. Hughes, from Dundas, Ont.

Canada pulls team from world half-marathon championships due to COVID-19 concerns

Canada has withdrawn its team from Saturday's world half-marathon championships due to rising COVID-19 cases in Poland. Poland reported a record-high 6,526 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
Canadian Cory Johnston challenging for Bassmaster Elite angler-of-the-year honours

Canadian Cory Johnston challenging for Bassmaster Elite angler-of-the-year honours

Consistency is really paying off for Canadian Cory Johnston. The Cavan, Ont.
Rays beat Astros 5-2, move within 1 victory of World Series

Rays beat Astros 5-2, move within 1 victory of World Series

SAN DIEGO — Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays — with big assists from two former Padres who know Petco Park's outfield well — are one win from the second World Series berth in franchise history.
Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ozzie Albies homered into the Braves bullpen in the ninth inning for the second straight night, and Mark Melancon once again caught the ball on the fly. Atlanta had a five-run lead at the time.
Tannehill scores 4 TDs as depleted Titans beat Bills 42-16

Tannehill scores 4 TDs as depleted Titans beat Bills 42-16

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Titans just put together their most gratifying victory of coach Mike Vrabel's short tenure.