National Sports News

Canada's Abel, Imbeau-Dulac earn silver medal at diving World Series

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 7:58pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 8:30pm

WINDSOR, Ont. — Canada's Jennifer Abel and Francois Imbeau-Dulac won a silver medal in the mixed synchro three-metre springboard on Sunday to close out the diving World Series...

Don Cherry praises Senators' Clarke MacArthur after series-winning goal

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:57pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

Ottawa Senators forward Clarke MacArthur has a fan in Don Cherry.

The Coach's Corner host used part of his segment on Sunday during the first intermission of Toronto's...

Canada secures spot in 2018 Fed Cup World Group II after win over Kazakhstan

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:56pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 7:30pm

MONTREAL — Canada secured a spot in the 2018 Fed Cup World Group II on Sunday after a pair of singles victories against Kazakhstan.

The Canadians won the play-off over...

Westbrook goes on rant defending Thunder teammates

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:50pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 7:15pm

OKLAHOMA CITY — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook went on a rant defending his teammates after Sunday's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets.

A recurring theme throughout...

Stroman throws 7-hitter in Blue Jays' 6-2 win over Angels

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:19pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 6:45pm

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Although Marcus Stroman had no idea why he was called for an illegal quick-pitch, he refused to allow the unusual umpiring decision to stop him from carrying...

MacArthur scores OT winner, Senators edge Bruins in Game 6 to advance

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 6:15pm

BOSTON — It wasn't long ago that Clarke MacArthur was contemplating retirement. His decision to stick around for a playoff push paid off in a big way.

MacArthur, who...

Gaudreau, Granlund, Tarasenko named finalists for Lady Byng Trophy

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 5:19pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 5:45pm

NEW YORK — Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau is one of the finalists for the NHL's Lady Byng Trophy.

Gaudreau, along with Minnesota Wild centre Mikael Granlund and...

James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 3:25pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 4:00pm

INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday.

Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation.

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Toronto Wolfpack lose first competitive match, beaten by Super League's Salford

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 3:04pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 3:30pm

SALFORD, United Kingdom — The Toronto Wolfpack suffered their first loss in a competitive match Sunday, beaten 29-22 by the Salford Red Devils in the fifth round of the...

College student killed during hammer throw at track meet

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHEATON, Ill. — A college student has died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a track meet in suburban Chicago.

Wheaton College officials say 19-year-old...

Guardiola's 1st season at Man City to end without a trophy

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 1:21pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 1:45pm

Pep Guardiola's first season in English soccer with Manchester City will end without a trophy.

He's even facing a battle just to qualify for the Champions League.

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Coach Dwane Casey asks Raptors fans to turn up the volume for Game 5

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 1:18pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 1:45pm

Toronto coach Dwane Casey issued a challenge to Raptors fans Sunday, asking them to turn up the volume and match the noisy support generated in Milwaukee by the leather-lunged...

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