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Former sports radio co-host Carton gets 3 1/2 years in prison

Former sports radio co-host Carton gets 3 1/2 years in prison

NEW YORK — Sports radio personality Craig Carton was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison Friday by a longtime fan and listener — the judge — for a ticket reselling scam that ended his decade-long broadcast partnership with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Es
Toronto Maple Leafs recall Hutchinson, give Sparks a break to find his game

Toronto Maple Leafs recall Hutchinson, give Sparks a break to find his game

TORONTO — Michael Hutchinson was surprised as anyone when he got the news.
Canada captain Christine Sinclair scores goal No. 180 in 1-0 win over England

Canada captain Christine Sinclair scores goal No. 180 in 1-0 win over England

MANCHESTER, England — Cometh the hour, cometh the woman. Christine Sinclair stepped up when it counted Friday, scoring career goal No. 180 to lift Canada to a 1-0 victory over England in a women's soccer friendly.
With underage phenom Wright set to join OHL, NHLers reflect on similar journey

With underage phenom Wright set to join OHL, NHLers reflect on similar journey

John Tavares and Aaron Ekblad know exactly what Shane Wright is feeling.
Former Coyotes forward Craig Cunningham returns to ice with prosthetic skate

Former Coyotes forward Craig Cunningham returns to ice with prosthetic skate

VANCOUVER — Former NHL forward Craig Cunningham just wanted to say thanks and debut his new skating leg.
Canadian Corey Conners tied for lead at Texas Open

Canadian Corey Conners tied for lead at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO — Canada's Corey Conners was tied for first after the morning wave of the second round of the Valero Texas Open. A Monday qualifier for the PGA Tour event, Conners shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to make him 8 under for the tournament.
Poulin maintaining bench presence until she can play at world championship

Poulin maintaining bench presence until she can play at world championship

ESPOO, Finland — Even if she can't play, Marie-Philip Poulin feels she's a better leader on the bench than in the stands.
Oh Baby! Legendary broadcaster Bob Cole set to make one final call

Oh Baby! Legendary broadcaster Bob Cole set to make one final call

Bob Cole still remembers the butterflies flapping in his stomach as he walked into the old Boston Garden in the spring of 1969. Calling games on "Hockey Night in Canada" was his dream. This was the opportunity, one he wasn't about to let pass him by.
Eric Lapointe's group won't be buying Alouettes from Robert Wetenhall

Eric Lapointe's group won't be buying Alouettes from Robert Wetenhall

The CFL says American businessman Robert Wetenhall still owns the Montreal Alouettes but if the franchise goes up for sale, a group headed by former player Eric Lapointe won't be in the running.

Exceptions to the rule: How players given early entry to CHL drafts have done

Shane Wright is the sixth member of the Canadian Hockey League's exceptional-player club, gaining early entry to a major junior draft.