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Decisive Game 7 in Edmonton is 'what dreams are made of': Smith

Decisive Game 7 in Edmonton is 'what dreams are made of': Smith

LOS ANGELES — For goalie Mike Smith, this is what the NHL playoffs are all about. With a victory in L.A. on Thursday, Smith and the Oilers forced a Game 7 in their first-round series against the Kings.
Minjee Lee takes 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour's Founders Cup

Minjee Lee takes 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour's Founders Cup

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The only only thing missing from Minjee Lee’s resume this year is a victory and the best scorer on the LPGA Tour took a big step toward that in the second round of the Cognizant Founders Cup.
Impressive runs for Andreescu, Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime end in Rome

Impressive runs for Andreescu, Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime end in Rome

ROME — It was just the type of scrambling, wear-down-the-opponent mentality and shot-making that took Novak Djokovic to within one match of a calendar-year Grand Slam in 2021.
Canada gives up two 5-on-3 goals in third, hangs on for 5-3 win over Germany

Canada gives up two 5-on-3 goals in third, hangs on for 5-3 win over Germany

HELSINKI — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored twice and Canada overcame an undisciplined third period in a 5-3 win over Germany on Friday at the world hockey championship.
First-round selections Richards, Philpot among draftees signed by Alouettes

First-round selections Richards, Philpot among draftees signed by Alouettes

MONTREAL — Linebacker Tyrell Richards, the first player taken in the 2022 CFL draft, was among eight selections signed Friday by the Montreal Alouettes. The six-foot-four, 218-pound Richards, of Brampton, Ont.
Mickelson decides not to defend title at PGA Championship

Mickelson decides not to defend title at PGA Championship

Phil Mickelson withdrew Friday from the PGA Championship, electing to extend his hiatus from golf following his incendiary comments about a Saudi-funded rival league he supports and the PGA Tour he accused of greed.
Injury bug forces Toronto Arrows to sign eighth scrum half of challenging season

Injury bug forces Toronto Arrows to sign eighth scrum half of challenging season

TORONTO — Add Toronto Arrows scrum halves to baby formula, semiconductor chips, aluminum and other things in short supply these days. On Thursday, the Major League Rugby team signed its eighth scrum half of the season.
Inexperienced Flames focus on 'process' with goal to finish off playoff opponents

Inexperienced Flames focus on 'process' with goal to finish off playoff opponents

DALLAS — Closing out an NHL playoff series to advance to the next one has a way of accelerating a player's maturation.
Revamped Toronto FC learning as it goes under veteran head coach Bob Bradley

Revamped Toronto FC learning as it goes under veteran head coach Bob Bradley

TORONTO — Mexican centre back Carlos Salcedo returns to bolster an uncertain Toronto FC defence as Orlando City visits BMO Field on Saturday.
Leafs embrace Game 7 test against Tampa Bay: 'We're good enough to beat anybody'

Leafs embrace Game 7 test against Tampa Bay: 'We're good enough to beat anybody'

TORONTO — Auston Matthews let his actions on the ice do the talking all season.