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Lessons learned: Nazem Kadri embracing veteran role with Maple Leafs

Lessons learned: Nazem Kadri embracing veteran role with Maple Leafs

TORONTO — In March 2015, Nazem Kadri had his most humiliating experience as a Toronto Maple Leaf. After showing up late to a team meeting on a Sunday morning, interim coach Peter Horachek suspended Kadri for three games.
Person familiar with matter to AP: MLB review of umpire hit

Person familiar with matter to AP: MLB review of umpire hit

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball is reviewing how an umpire got hit this week by a pitch that a catcher missed in a game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
Slumping Impact can't waste chance for win against expansion Minnesota

Slumping Impact can't waste chance for win against expansion Minnesota

MONTREAL — It is desperation time for the Montreal Impact. Sitting five points out of a playoff spot with seven games to go, victory is vital when the Impact play host to lowly Minnesota United on Saturday night.
'NHL 18' video game looks to capture skills, imagination of league's young guns

'NHL 18' video game looks to capture skills, imagination of league's young guns

TORONTO — A new generation of talent led by Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine has not only energized the NHL, it has forced video game developers to up their game.
'We haven't seen the best of Bo Horvat': Canucks centre ready to take next step

'We haven't seen the best of Bo Horvat': Canucks centre ready to take next step

VANCOUVER — Travis Green's initial up-close look at Bo Horvat came in his first few months as a head coach.
Alouettes look for jolt from coaching change; Redblacks seek win with Tate at QB

Alouettes look for jolt from coaching change; Redblacks seek win with Tate at QB

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes hope a mid-season coaching change will give them the jolt they need to get back in the CFL East Division playoff race.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NFL Houston 13 Cincinnati 9 --- MLB American League Minnesota 3 Toronto 2 (10 innings) Chicago White Sox 17 Detroit 7 Boston 6 Oakland 2 N.Y.
Capitals' Ovechkin says Olympic decision out of his hands

Capitals' Ovechkin says Olympic decision out of his hands

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin released a statement Thursday night through the Washington Capitals acknowledging that the ability to represent Russia in the 2018 Olympics has been taken out of his hands.
Buxton's 10th-inning blast gives Twins 3-2 win over Jays

Buxton's 10th-inning blast gives Twins 3-2 win over Jays

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor hoped for Byron Buxton to simply get on base with two outs in the 10th inning, knowing the possibilities of what his centerfielder could do on the bases with his speed.
Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9 in debut

Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9 in debut

CINCINNATI — Deshaun Watson showed up in a black tuxedo for his first NFL start. From his snazzy bowtie to his game-turning scramble, he did it all his style.