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China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — China withdrew as host of soccer's 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country's sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scoreboard for Friday, May 13, 2022

Friday's Schedule NHL Playoffs First Round (Best of seven) N.Y.
Stars double Flames 4-2 to force playoff series to seventh game

Stars double Flames 4-2 to force playoff series to seventh game

DALLAS — The Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars will take their playoff series the distance to a seventh and deciding game. Dallas doubled the visiting Flames 4-2 on Friday to even up their conference quarterfinal at three wins apiece.
Olympic champion Kelsey Mitchell takes silver at Nations Cup track cycling

Olympic champion Kelsey Mitchell takes silver at Nations Cup track cycling

MILTON, Ont. — Canadian cyclist Kelsey Mitchell had a specific gameplan for the women's sprint final against Germany's Emma Hinze on Friday night at the Tissot UCI Track Nations Cup. "I wanted to make it hurt," she said.
Lowe, Margot help Rays hand Blue Jays 5th straight loss

Lowe, Margot help Rays hand Blue Jays 5th straight loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a pair of triples and Manuel Margot had a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Friday night.

CFL, CFLPA are continuing to bargain on new contact

TORONTO, Australia — The CFL and CFL Players' Association are going into overtime in their quest for a new collective bargaining agreement. The league and players were continuing to meet late Friday night to hammer out a deal.
Detention of WNBA's Griner in Moscow extended by 1 month

Detention of WNBA's Griner in Moscow extended by 1 month

MOSCOW (AP) — WNBA star Brittney Griner had her pre-trial detention in Russia extended by one month Friday, her lawyer said.
There it is Vancouver: Boudreau will be back to coach Canucks

There it is Vancouver: Boudreau will be back to coach Canucks

VANCOUVER — Bruce Boudreau is excited to be back as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks after helping to turn the struggling NHL club around as a midseason replacement.
Palmer shoots 62, joins lead at low-scoring Byron Nelson

Palmer shoots 62, joins lead at low-scoring Byron Nelson

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth thought the course for his hometown Byron Nelson would play more difficult after yielding more birdies in its debut than any other tournament on the PGA Tour last season.

Steve Stricker maintains 2-stroke lead at Regions Tradition

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Steve Stricker shot a 4-under 68 to maintain a two-stroke lead Friday over Scott McCarron and Padraig Harrington in the second round of the Regions Tradition, the first of five PGA Tour Champions majors.