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Ovechkin helps Capitals rally past Islanders to avoid sweep

Ovechkin helps Capitals rally past Islanders to avoid sweep

TORONTO — After his team gave up two goals less than halfway through the first period, Washington coach Todd Rierden called a timeout. The Capitals started playing better right after, turning the tide with a big penalty kill and some big saves.
Video footage of Raptors president Masai Ujiri, security guard encounter released

Video footage of Raptors president Masai Ujiri, security guard encounter released

The Toronto Raptors issued a statement on Tuesday saying a recently released video proves team president Masai Ujiri wasn't the "aggressor" in an encounter with a law enforcement officer at Oracle Arena last June.
Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-7 in 10th after blowing 4-run lead

Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-7 in 10th after blowing 4-run lead

BALTIMORE — Travis Shaw scored on a throwing error in the 10th inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 Tuesday night after blowing a four-run lead.
Pablo Piatti's first two MLS goals lead Toronto FC to 3-0 win over Whitecaps

Pablo Piatti's first two MLS goals lead Toronto FC to 3-0 win over Whitecaps

TORONTO — There was no one in the stands to see Pablo Piatti's electric BMO Field debut, but it made for a worthwhile trip for a small but vocal band of Toronto FC faithful whose chants and cheers from across the street could be clearly heard in the
Longtime Winnipeg Jets star Dale Hawerchuk dies after cancer battle

Longtime Winnipeg Jets star Dale Hawerchuk dies after cancer battle

Dale Hawerchuk, a hockey phenom who became the face of the Winnipeg Jets en route to the Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 57 after a battle with stomach cancer.
Dallas beats Calgary 2-1, pushes Flames to brink of elimination

Dallas beats Calgary 2-1, pushes Flames to brink of elimination

EDMONTON — The Dallas Stars delivered a signature game Tuesday, grinding down Calgary 2-1 to put them just a win away from blowing the Flames out of the bubble altogether in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Hart makes 29 saves for second straight shutout as Flyers push Habs to the brink

Hart makes 29 saves for second straight shutout as Flyers push Habs to the brink

TORONTO — The Montreal Canadiens could seemingly do no wrong Friday night. They scored early and often in a 5-0 demolition of the Flyers that saw star goalie Carter Hart chased from Philadelphia's crease in a mercy pull. That was then.
Bighill, Mitchell feel with no season, CFL has a chance to improve

Bighill, Mitchell feel with no season, CFL has a chance to improve

The COVID-19 pandemic has cost the CFL a season, but Adam Bighill and Bo Levi Mitchell believe it also has given the league a glorious opportunity.
VanVleet's steely playoff performance no surprise to those who know him best

VanVleet's steely playoff performance no surprise to those who know him best

It will forever be one of the iconic images of last year's NBA championship run — Fred VanVleet on his back, arms outstretched, with his eyes looking up at the Oracle Arena ceiling while blood streamed from a gash under his eye.
Blues' Tarasenko out rest of 1st round with shoulder injury

Blues' Tarasenko out rest of 1st round with shoulder injury

Vladimir Tarasenko will miss the rest of the St. Louis Blues' first-round series against the Vancouver Canucks after aggravating his surgically repaired left shoulder. The team said Tuesday that Tarasenko is returning to St.