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Queen's Plate to be closed to racing fans due to COVID-19 pandemic

Queen's Plate to be closed to racing fans due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — The $1-million Queen's Plate will be closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first jewel of Canada's Triple Crown will be run Sept. 12 at Woodbine Racetrack.
Canucks rally from two-goal deficit, beat Blues 4-3 in NHL playoff action

Canucks rally from two-goal deficit, beat Blues 4-3 in NHL playoff action

EDMONTON — The Vancouver Canucks were down 3-1 with goalie Jacob Markstrom getting pounded by vulcanized rubber when they flipped the script on the St. Louis Blues Wednesday and scored three unanswered goals for a 4-3 win in NHL playoff action.
Lightning, Bruins, Avalanche advance in Stanley Cup playoffs

Lightning, Bruins, Avalanche advance in Stanley Cup playoffs

TORONTO — The Tampa Bay Lightning eliminated Columbus from the Stanley Cup playoffs in five games Wednesday, overcoming a late two-goal deficit and beating the Blue Jackets 5-4 on Brayden Point’s goal 5:12 into overtime.
Gallagher ends long goal drought, Suzuki scores winner as Habs stay alive

Gallagher ends long goal drought, Suzuki scores winner as Habs stay alive

TORONTO — The Montreal Canadiens watched two Eastern Conference rivals bow out of the NHL's playoff bubble before facing elimination themselves Wednesday night. Brendan Gallagher made sure his team still has a pulse in the league's summer restart.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games NHL Playoffs At Toronto Tampa Bay 5 Columbus 4 (OT) (Lightning win series 4-1) Boston 2 Carolina 1 (Bruins wins series 4-1) Montreal 5 Philadelphia 3 (Flyers lead series 3-2) At Edmonton Colorado 7 Arizona 1 (Avalanche win series 4-
Avalanche rout Coyotes 7-1 in Game 5 to win 1st-round series

Avalanche rout Coyotes 7-1 in Game 5 to win 1st-round series

EDMONTON — The Colorado Avalanche spent the first three games of their series against Arizona trying to solve a hot goalie. They put on a show the final two, displaying the flash and depth that makes them one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup.
CFL Players' Association says it has tentatively secured assistance for members

CFL Players' Association says it has tentatively secured assistance for members

There will be no pro football in Canada in 2020, but the CFL Players' Association says it has tentatively secured its membership some financial help.
Bergeron, Bruins beat Hurricanes 2-1 to advance in playoffs

Bergeron, Bruins beat Hurricanes 2-1 to advance in playoffs

TORONTO — The Boston Bruins look as if they've moved past their shaky post-season start. Patrice Bergeron broke a tie with 3.
Powell has 24 points, Raptors beat Nets 104-99 to take 2-0 series lead

Powell has 24 points, Raptors beat Nets 104-99 to take 2-0 series lead

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Norman Powell took a pass from Fred VanVleet with a couple of minutes to go in the Toronto Raptors' narrow victory over Brooklyn on Wednesday, and blew past Jarrett Allen for an uncontested dunk. VanVleet had called it.
Bayern beats Lyon 3-0, to play PSG in Champions League final

Bayern beats Lyon 3-0, to play PSG in Champions League final

LISBON, Portugal — Serge Gnabry led Bayern Munich into a first Champions League final in seven years, scoring twice in a 3-0 victory over Lyon on Wednesday.