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Edmonton CEO Bob Nicholson looks for new GM after another lost season

Edmonton CEO Bob Nicholson looks for new GM after another lost season

EDMONTON — The fact the Edmonton Oilers have missed the playoffs in 12 of the last 13 seasons isn't all CEO Bob Nicholson's fault, but it certainly is his problem as he begins an overhaul of the team's hockey operations department this off-season.
Baylor's title win caps exciting women's basketball season

Baylor's title win caps exciting women's basketball season

TAMPA, Fla. — Baylor and Notre Dame capped the women's college basketball season with a thrilling championship game.

Schmidt scores winner as Canada beats Nigeria in women's soccer friendly

SAN PEDRO DEL PINATAR, Spain — Janine Beckie and substitute Sophie Schmidt scored early in the second half to lift Canada to a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a women's soccer friendly Monday. Jayde Riviere, an 18-year-old from Markham, Ont.
Montreal businessman Clifford Starke to issue "intent to purchase" Alouettes

Montreal businessman Clifford Starke to issue "intent to purchase" Alouettes

TIORONTO, Ont. — Montreal businessman Clifford Starke will formally announce Thursday his "intent to purchase" the Montreal Alouettes.
Raptors' Siakam makes his case as NBA's most improved player

Raptors' Siakam makes his case as NBA's most improved player

Pascal Siakam confidently launches shots he may not have dared attempt in previous seasons. He makes plays during times of the game when he would have been sitting on the bench.
Panthers move fast, hire Joel Quenneville as next coach

Panthers move fast, hire Joel Quenneville as next coach

SUNRISE, Fla. — Dale Tallon and Joel Quenneville are together again, and the Florida Panthers are ready for them to recreate their magic.
Toronto's Nickeil Alexander-Walker entering NBA draft

Toronto's Nickeil Alexander-Walker entering NBA draft

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker is the latest Canadian to declare he is entering the NBA draft.
Vladimir Tarasenko Pekka Rinne, Alexander Radulov named three stars of week

Vladimir Tarasenko Pekka Rinne, Alexander Radulov named three stars of week

NEW YORK — St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko, Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne and Dallas Stars winger Alexander Radulov are the NHL's three stars for the week.
Montreal Impact face D.C. United to cap long stretch on road to open season

Montreal Impact face D.C. United to cap long stretch on road to open season

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact have been logging some serious air miles to start the Major League Soccer season and some of the players are beginning to feel the effects.
Rivalries, repeats and slump-busters: what to watch for in the NHL playoffs

Rivalries, repeats and slump-busters: what to watch for in the NHL playoffs

From rivalries to repeats, there'll be a lot on the line when the NHL playoffs begin on Wednesday.