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Tennis legend Becker freed from prison, returns to Germany

Tennis legend Becker freed from prison, returns to Germany

LONDON (AP) — German tennis legend Boris Becker has returned to Germany after serving eight months in prison in Britain, his lawyer said Thursday.

Legal advisor sides with UEFA, FIFA in Super League case

BRUSSELS (AP) — A senior legal adviser proposes the European Court of Justice recognize that FIFA-UEFA rules under which the Super League project should be subject to prior approval are compatible with EU competition law.
Kuzmenko, Martin lead Canucks to 4-3 shootout win over Flames

Kuzmenko, Martin lead Canucks to 4-3 shootout win over Flames

CALGARY — It took extra time, but the much improved Vancouver Canucks kept on rolling Wednesday night.

WHL Roundup: Hurricanes earn fifth straight with 4-1 win over Oil Kings

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Chase Pauls and Cole Shepard both recorded a goal and an assist as the Lethbridge Hurricanes won their fifth straight, defeating the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-1 on Wednesday night.

OHL Roundup: Spirit dominate Firebirds en route to 5-1 victory

SAGINAW, Mich. — Dean Loukus had two goals, Pavel Mintyukov notched four assists and the Saginaw Spirit rolled past the Flint Firebirds 5-1 on Wednesday night. Calem Mangone, Zayne Parekh and Joey Willis added the others for Saginaw (20-9-2).
Senators hold off Canadiens' late surge to earn 3-2 victory

Senators hold off Canadiens' late surge to earn 3-2 victory

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators are looking to take what they can get, however it comes. Ottawa survived a late rally from the Montreal Canadiens and picked up its third straight win with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night. The win also put the Senators at .
With one-point loss to Kings, Raptors lose three in a row for first time this season

With one-point loss to Kings, Raptors lose three in a row for first time this season

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors' problems with consistency continue, and veteran guard Fred VanVleet said now it's a fine line between being serious about the losses and not slipping into negativity.

QMJHL Roundup: Mercier's OT winner leads Wildcats to 4-3 win over Mooseheads

HALIFAX — Alex Mercier netted the game-winning goal 3:52 into overtime as the Moncton Wildcats defeated the Halifax Mooseheads 4-3 on Wednesday. Alexis Daniel, Vincent Labelle and Maxim Barbashev added the others for Moncton (15-12-0-2).
Ovechkin at 800 now chasing Howe for 2nd on NHL goals list

Ovechkin at 800 now chasing Howe for 2nd on NHL goals list

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin becoming just the third NHL player with 800 goals has put him on the verge taking his next big step in hockey history. Ovechkin is just two goals from passing Gordie Howe for second on the career list. “Mr.
World Cup: Morocco fans see dream dashed as team loses semifinal against France

World Cup: Morocco fans see dream dashed as team loses semifinal against France

MONTREAL — It began with laughter, singing and chanting Wednesday in Montreal's Little Maghreb neighbourhood, but after France went ahead 2-0 late in their World Cup semifinal, fans of Morocco had to accept their team's dream run was over.