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Matthews scores, then leaves with injury in 4-3 shootout win against Islanders

Matthews scores, then leaves with injury in 4-3 shootout win against Islanders

TORONTO — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock admitted his team wasn't very good Thursday night after squeezing out a 4-3 shootout victory over the New York Islanders.
NewsAlert: Canadians finish 1-2 in Olympic women's skicross

NewsAlert: Canadians finish 1-2 in Olympic women's skicross

BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian women have finished 1-2 in skicross at the Pyeongchang Winter Games with Kelsey Serwa of Kelowna, B.C., taking gold and Brittany Phelan of Mont-Tremblant, Que., earning silver.

Melvin Ejim with game-high 28 points, Canada beats U.S. Virgin Islands

NASSAU, Bahamas — Forward Melvin Ejim had a game-high 28 points and eight rebounds as Canada beat the U.S. Virgin Islands 118-89 on Thursday in first-round play at the FIBA Americas World Cup qualifier.
Source: MLS champion Toronto FC set to unveil Spanish midfielder Ager Aketxe

Source: MLS champion Toronto FC set to unveil Spanish midfielder Ager Aketxe

Toronto FC has strengthened its midfield with the acquisition of Spaniard Ager Aketxe. The MLS champions have scheduled a news conference for Friday to announce a player signing.
US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player's fall

US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player's fall

NEW YORK — The United States Tennis Association on Thursday was found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 U.S.
Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

BILBAO, Spain — A Spanish riot police officer died of cardiac arrest after clashes involving Russian soccer fans before a Europa League match on Thursday between hosts Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow, raising concerns less than four months before
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and defenceman Shea Weber injured

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and defenceman Shea Weber injured

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens' demoralizing season went from bad to worse on Thursday. The Canadiens announced veteran defenceman Shea Weber will miss the rest of the season as he undergoes surgery for a torn tendon in his left foot.
CFL commissioner in Halifax as football boosters work on bid for Atlantic team

CFL commissioner in Halifax as football boosters work on bid for Atlantic team

HALIFAX — The Canadian Football League's commissioner will be in Halifax Friday, for what's expected to be a morale booster to those hoping the city will gain a professional team.
Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber out for rest of season, will require surgery

Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber out for rest of season, will require surgery

MONTREAL — Shea Weber's season is over. The Montreal Canadiens announced Thursday that the veteran defenceman will miss the rest of the season as he undergoes surgery for a torn tendon in his left foot. The 32-year-old has not played since Dec. 16.
Canada loses women's hockey final; Boutin caps impressive debut with silver

Canada loses women's hockey final; Boutin caps impressive debut with silver

The second step on the Olympic podium was a place of both joy and pain for Canada's athletes on Day 13 of the Pyeongchang Winter Games.