Spezza re-signs with hometown Maples Leafs at league minimum for 3rd straight season
Sports/Hockey/NHL: Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan sounded an optimistic tone about the team's future Wednesday as the players searched for answers after coming up painfully short in the playoffs despite a strong regular season.
Canadian women's water polo team edge Hungary to charge into knockout round at World League Super Final
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Aquatics/Water Polo: The Canada women's water polo team finished atop its group after defeating Hungary 13-12 at the World League Super Final in Athens, Greece on Wednesday. With the win, Canada tops Group A with a perfect 3-0 record heading into the quarter-finals.
Canadian men's team offering genuine hope to long-suffering soccer fans
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Soccer: The Canadian men have advanced to the final stage of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. What really separates this Canadian side from previous incarnations is the sense of self-belief. And if that surprises you, then you haven’t been paying close enough attention.
Chris Paul in protocols, status for West finals unclear: reports
Sports/Basketball/NBA: Phoenix guard Chris Paul has entered the NBA's health and safety protocols and it is unclear whether he'll be available for the start of the Western Conference finals next week, a person with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday.
'You just adapt': Sask. physiotherapist keeping Canadian women's Olympic basketball squad healthy
News/Canada/Saskatoon: The Canadian women's basketball team has risen to fourth in the world under coach Lisa Thomaidis, but she isn't the only Saskatoon product responsible for the team's success.
Kucherov contributes 3 helpers as Lightning level series with Islanders
Sports/Hockey/NHL: Brayden Point and Ondrej Palat delivered early goals and NHL playoff scoring leader Nikita Kucherov had three more assists to help the Tampa Bay Lightning rebound from a series-opening loss and beat the New York Islanders 4-2 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup semifinals on Tuesday night.
Kevin Durant authors masterpiece to lead Nets' 17-point comeback win over Bucks
Sports/Basketball/NBA: Kevin Durant had 49 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in one of the most spectacular performances in postseason history, sending the Brooklyn Nets back into the lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 114-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 5 on Tuesday night.
Spurred by strange own goal, Canada reaches final stage of World Cup qualifying
Sports/Soccer: Helped by an own goal and strikes by Cyle Larin and Junior Hoilett, Canada dispatched Haiti 3-0 on the night and 4-0 on aggregate to advance to the final round of World Cup qualifying in CONCACAF.
DeChambeau-Koepka quarrel overshadowing anticipated US Open
Sports/Golf: The social media spat between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau is different from past conflicts played out at Torrey Pines, getting so much attention that it has become the primary point of interest at this U.S. Open.