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Leafs centre Matthews, Oilers captain McDavid among NHL stars of the week

Leafs centre Matthews, Oilers captain McDavid among NHL stars of the week

NEW YORK — Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews, Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid and Florida Panthers left-wing Matthew Tkachuk have been named the NHL’s three stars of the week.
Canadian Premier League goes patriotic with red-and-white 2024 match ball

Canadian Premier League goes patriotic with red-and-white 2024 match ball

TORONTO — The Canadian Premier League is showing its colours with the 2024 match ball.
Nets fire coach Jacque Vaughn with team in 11th place at the All-Star break

Nets fire coach Jacque Vaughn with team in 11th place at the All-Star break

NEW YORK — Jacque Vaughn's strong work guiding the Brooklyn Nets earned him a contract extension at last season's All-Star break. Just a year later, the Nets fired Vaughn after a 50-point loss in his final game, their worst since moving to Brooklyn.
Canada's Fernandez cruises to first-round win over Pera at Dubai Open

Canada's Fernandez cruises to first-round win over Pera at Dubai Open

DUBAI CITY, United Arab Emirates — Canada's Leylah Fernadez cruised into the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Bernarda Pera of the United States on Monday.
Roy Hodgson, 76, leaves Crystal Palace days after falling ill during training session

Roy Hodgson, 76, leaves Crystal Palace days after falling ill during training session

LONDON (AP) — Roy Hodgson is stepping down as manager of Crystal Palace, the Premier League team said Monday.
Ackerman, Sturmay rolling at Tournament of Hearts

Ackerman, Sturmay rolling at Tournament of Hearts

CALGARY — Thirty-four years have passed since the last time an all-rookie team won the Canadian women's curling championship. So 22-year-old Skylar Ackerman and her unbeaten team of Saskatchewan first-timers might be due.
WHL roundup: Palmer nets shutout as Silvertips beat Winterhawks 4-0

WHL roundup: Palmer nets shutout as Silvertips beat Winterhawks 4-0

EVERETT, Wash. — The visiting Portland Winterhawks peppered 34 shots at Tyler Palmer on Sunday, but the Everett Silvertips' netminder was unbeatable as the hosts posted a 4-0 Western Hockey League victory at Angel of the Winds Arena.
NHL roundup: Panarin scores in OT, Rangers rally to beat Islanders 6-5

NHL roundup: Panarin scores in OT, Rangers rally to beat Islanders 6-5

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Artemi Panarin scored 10 seconds into overtime and the New York Rangers rallied from three goals down to beat the rival New York Islanders 6-5 in a Stadium Series game at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
Stolz repeats world speedskating hat trick, Canada's Bloemen, Fish reach podium

Stolz repeats world speedskating hat trick, Canada's Bloemen, Fish reach podium

CALGARY — Ted-Jan Bloemen and Graeme Fish have both navigated comebacks in the sufferfest that is speedskating's 10,000 metres.
Hideki Matsuyama wins at Riviera with 62. He becomes Asia's most prolific PGA Tour winner

Hideki Matsuyama wins at Riviera with 62. He becomes Asia's most prolific PGA Tour winner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conversation began seven years ago when Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama won his fourth PGA Tour title to pass Shigeki Maruyama, his mentor.
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