Skip to content

National Sports

Yanks hit 5 HR in inning, top Toronto 10-7 for 8-game streak

Yanks hit 5 HR in inning, top Toronto 10-7 for 8-game streak

NEW YORK — Brett Gardner, DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit homered on consecutive pitches for the New York Yankees -- and that was just the start of the night’s power surge. By the time the Bombers’ barrage was over, the Yankees had hit a record-setting 1.
Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON — Five years after socially distancing from the Prince of Wales Trophy and losing in the Stanley Cup Final, the Tampa Bay Lightning got their hands on and arms around it to embrace their Eastern Conference championship.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL Eastern Conference Final Tampa Bay 2 N.Y.
Comeback Heat do it again, rally past Celtics for 2-0 lead

Comeback Heat do it again, rally past Celtics for 2-0 lead

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Down by 14 in Game 1, the Miami Heat found a way. Down by 17 in Game 2, they did it again Thursday night.
Thomas takes US Open lead with 65 on soft, kind Winged Foot

Thomas takes US Open lead with 65 on soft, kind Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — All that hype over how tough the U.S. Open can be at Winged Foot. All that history of so many scores over par. Thursday brought a surprise: All those red numbers.
Canada's Murray plans to stay politically active through NBA Western final

Canada's Murray plans to stay politically active through NBA Western final

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Canada's Jamal Murray is going to keep using his platform to bring attention to racial injustice as he leads his Denver Nuggets in the NBA's Western Conference final. Murray, from Kitchener, Ont.
Raptors president not engaging in contract talks just yet after hectic stretch

Raptors president not engaging in contract talks just yet after hectic stretch

TORONTO — Less than a week after the Toronto Raptors were dispatched from the NBA bubble playoffs at Disney World by the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals, Masai Ujiri said feelings are still frayed.
After US Open run, Shapovalov piling up more wins in Rome

After US Open run, Shapovalov piling up more wins in Rome

ROME — From singles to doubles, hard courts to clay courts, North America to Europe, Denis Shapovalov just keeps playing — and, for the most part, winning. After spending more than 22 hours on court over the previous two weeks at the U.S.
Teo Baby: Breakout slugger Hernandez a welcome addition for Blue Jays

Teo Baby: Breakout slugger Hernandez a welcome addition for Blue Jays

Teoscar Hernandez was enjoying a breakout season when he suffered an oblique strain earlier this month. The Toronto Blue Jays hope he'll pick up where he left off now that he's back in the lineup.
Lawsuit claims NHL, minor pro, junior leagues conspire to limit player opportunity

Lawsuit claims NHL, minor pro, junior leagues conspire to limit player opportunity

MONTREAL — A proposed class-action lawsuit alleges North America's most powerful hockey leagues are conspiring to limit opportunities for young players. The claim was filed by Kobe Mohr, a 21-year-old Lloydminster, Alta.