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Scoreboard for Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Wednesday's Games NHL playoffs Best-of-Seven Semifinals Montreal 3 Vegas 2 (Series tied 1-1) --- NBA Playoffs Best-of-Seven Second Round Atlanta 109 Philadelphia 106 (Atlanta leads series 3-2) Los Angeles Clippers 119 Utah 111 (Los Angeles leads seri
Montreal hangs on for 3-2 win to even series with Golden Knights at a game each

Montreal hangs on for 3-2 win to even series with Golden Knights at a game each

LAS VEGAS — This being Las Vegas, the Montreal Canadiens decided they would make it interesting.
Cole, Sánchez, Chapman come through as Yanks edge Blue Jays

Cole, Sánchez, Chapman come through as Yanks edge Blue Jays

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Gerrit Cole pitched eight effective innings, pinch-hitter Gary Sánchez connected for a two-run homer and Aroldis Chapman dodged trouble in the ninth as the New York Yankees held off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Hawks rally from 26 points down, stun 76ers in Game 5

Hawks rally from 26 points down, stun 76ers in Game 5

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks pulled off a playoff comeback for the ages against the Philadelphia 76ers to move within a victory of the Eastern Conference Finals.

CPL champion Forge FC draws El Salvador's CD FAS in CONCACAF League

TORONTO — CPL champion Forge FC has been drawn against El Salvador's CD FAS in the Scotiabank CONCACAF League.
Powell: Opportunity to play for Canada in Tokyo worth the seven-week sacrifice

Powell: Opportunity to play for Canada in Tokyo worth the seven-week sacrifice

Battling back from a devastating Achilles injury, in a condensed NBA season that was already exhausting enough, Dwight Powell could have taken the summer off to rest.

Lawyer for suspended CFLer says Chris Larsen cleared after talking to cops

TORONTO — A lawyer for a suspended CFL player says his client is not a suspect in a possible hate crime.

Canadian men's volleyball team knocks off Germany in Nations League action

RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian men's volleyball team swept Germany in Nations League action on Wednesday. Set scores were 25-17, 26-24, 25-21. Sharone Vernon-Evans of Toronto led the way with 15 points, Stephen Maar of Aurora, Ont.
Jason Spezza signs with Maple Leafs at league minimum for third straight season

Jason Spezza signs with Maple Leafs at league minimum for third straight season

TORONTO — Jason Spezza will once again be sporting blue and white next season. The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Wednesday the 38-year-old forward has re-signed with his hometown team at the league minimum US$750,000 for the 2021-22 campaign.
The ESPYS returning to New York, Anthony Mackie to host

The ESPYS returning to New York, Anthony Mackie to host

NEW YORK (AP) — The ESPYS are returning to New York next month for the first time since 1999, with actor Anthony Mackie hosting the show that honors the year’s top athletes and sports moments.