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Murray, Nuggets hang on in Game 3, cut Lakers' lead to 2-1

Murray, Nuggets hang on in Game 3, cut Lakers' lead to 2-1

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — They had just lost a playoff heartbreaker, and two nights later the Denver Nuggets quickly went from in control to in trouble. Escaping trouble is what these Nuggets do best.
Clark's putback at buzzer lifts Storm past Lynx 88-86

Clark's putback at buzzer lifts Storm past Lynx 88-86

BRADENTON, Fla. — It's been a crazy 48 hours for the Seattle Storm and it was only fitting that their WNBA playoffs series opener had a wild finish.
Cole has sharp playoff prep as Yankees rout Blue Jays 12-1

Cole has sharp playoff prep as Yankees rout Blue Jays 12-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Gerrit Cole limited the Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs, and Aaron Hicks drove in three runs in a 12-1 rout over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

Wilson has 29 points, 7 blocks; Aces even series with Sun

BRADENTON, Fla. — A’ja Wilson had 29 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven blocks to lead the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces past the Connecticut Sun 83-75 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-five playoff series at 1-1.
Adversity just part of a 'weird year' for Montreal Impact: Thierry Henry

Adversity just part of a 'weird year' for Montreal Impact: Thierry Henry

Coach Thierry Henry simply wants his Montreal Impact squad to keep 11 players on the field for an entire game when they kick off against the New England Revolution on Wednesday.

Major League Rugby to kick off fourth season in March 2021 with 13 teams

TORONTO — Major League Rugby will kick off its fourth season on March 20, 2021. The 18-week regular season will features 13 teams including the Toronto Arrows, who joined in 2019. The championship game is scheduled for Aug.
Toronto FC learns rest of rejigged MLS schedule, with a busy October ahead

Toronto FC learns rest of rejigged MLS schedule, with a busy October ahead

Toronto FC learned Tuesday what lies ahead in the rest of the pandemic-rejigged MLS regular season. Seven matches in October and two in November. Six "home" games in East Hartford, Conn. A steady diet of Eastern Conference opponents.
Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables," you can't bring a knife to a gunfight.
Fatigue a formidable foe as Whitecaps battle for playoff position

Fatigue a formidable foe as Whitecaps battle for playoff position

In the midst of an unusual season punctuated by a gruelling schedule, the Vancouver Whitecaps are taking on yet another challenge this week — game day travel.
EPL warns of devastating effect of delay reopening stadiums

EPL warns of devastating effect of delay reopening stadiums

LONDON — Even the world's richest soccer league is worried that it can't function as normal much longer without fans in the stands.