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3 get prison in college basketball recruiting scandal

3 get prison in college basketball recruiting scandal

NEW YORK — A former Adidas executive and two others who paid families to persuade top college basketball recruits to play for schools sponsored by the shoe brand were sentenced to prison Tuesday by a judge who said he wanted to send a "great big warn
Marchand weighs in on Marner's contract negotiations with Maple Leafs

Marchand weighs in on Marner's contract negotiations with Maple Leafs

Mitch Marner and the Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to put their contract negotiations on hold until the off-season. But that won't stop Brad Marchand of the rival Boston Bruins from weighing in.
Real Madrid's European reign ends with shock loss to Ajax

Real Madrid's European reign ends with shock loss to Ajax

MADRID — Kings of Europe no more. Real Madrid's Champions League reign is over.
Clay Buchholz, Blue Jays finalize $3M, 1-year contract

Clay Buchholz, Blue Jays finalize $3M, 1-year contract

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Pitcher Clay Buchholz and the Toronto Blue Jays have finalized a $3 million, one-year contract. The 34-year-old right-hander is expected to join a starting rotation that includes Marcus Stroman and Aaron Sanchez. Buchholz can earn $2.
Maple Leafs sign goaltender Garret Sparks to one-year contract worth $750,000

Maple Leafs sign goaltender Garret Sparks to one-year contract worth $750,000

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed goaltender Garret Sparks to a one-year contract extension. The contract will carry an average annual value of US$750,000 in 2019-20. The 25-year-old native of Elmhurst, Ill.
Buckle Up: NHL general managers focus on safety, pace of play at meetings

Buckle Up: NHL general managers focus on safety, pace of play at meetings

BOCA RATON, Fla. — NHL players minus their helmets, hair flapping in the breeze as they attempt to rejoin the action, could soon be a thing of the past.

Toronto Arrows forwards Mike Sheppard, Peter Milazzo make MLR team of the week

Toronto Arrows forwards Mike Sheppard and Peter Milazzo have been named to Major League Rugby's First XV for Week 6. The Glendale Raptors, who blanked the Arrows 22-0 in the Colorado chill, won team of the week honours.

Canadian RJ Barrett nominated for NCAA top shooting guard honour

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke freshman RJ Barrett has been named one of five finalists for the 2019 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award. The native of Mississauga, Ont., entered Tuesday's action as the Atlantic Coast Conference's leading scorer at 23.

Smoak hits three-run homer in first inning as Jays down Tigers 5-2

LAKELAND, Fla. — Justin Smoak hit a three-run homer and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. added a solo shot as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 in pre-season baseball action Tuesday.
Duke's Williamson out for 4th straight game with knee injury

Duke's Williamson out for 4th straight game with knee injury

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke star freshman Zion Williamson will miss his fourth straight game because of a mild right knee sprain.