Astros hold off Red Sox to secure 2nd World Series berth in 3 years
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Rookie Luis Garcia showed the poise of an October ace, Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the plate and the Houston Astros earned yet another trip to the World Series, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 Friday night in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series.
ROC pairs dominate short program at Skate America
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Figure Skating: Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov had the top score in the pairs short program with 80.36 points, followed by compatriots Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitriy Kozlovskiy at 75.43 on Friday night at Skate America.
Canada handily defeats U.S. in pre-Olympic women's hockey exhibition
Sports/Hockey: Emily Clark scored twice, including the go-ahead goal 5:05 into the third period, and Canada beat the United States 3-1 in Game 1 of a nine-game pre-Olympic Rivalry Series between the national women's hockey teams Friday night in Allentown, Pa.
Raptors spoil Celtics' home opener, pick up 1st win of season in dominant fashion
Sports/Basketball/NBA: Scottie Barnes had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Gary Trent Jr. scored 12 of his 20 points in the third quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat Boston 115-83 on Friday night to spoil the Celtics' home opener.
Jones emerges victorious over Koana at Grand Slam of Curling's Masters
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Curling: Canada's Jennifer Jones avoided elimination at the Masters on Friday morning with an 8-3 victory over Japan's Tori Koana at the Sixteen Mile Sports Centre in Oakville, Ont.
Canadian women's soccer reunites for Celebration Tour as squad begins looking ahead
Sports/Soccer: Canada's pair of international friendlies against New Zealand on Oct. 23 at Ottawa's TD Place Stadium and Oct. 26 at Stade Saputo in Montreal has been dubbed the team's "Celebration Tour," with games in other Canadian cities expected to be announced in the future.
McDavid scores twice, surpasses milestone 200th goal in Oilers' big win over Coyotes
Sports/Hockey/NHL: Connor McDavid scored twice to eclipse 200 career goals and had an assist, Zach Hyman had two goals and the Edmonton Oilers remained undefeated with a 5-1 victory over the winless Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night in Glendale, Ariz.
Taylor's historic night helps Dodgers fight off elimination in dominant win over Atlanta
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Chris Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke loose at the plate to beat Atlanta 11-2 on Thursday in Los Angeles, cutting Atlanta's lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven NL Championship Series.