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CP NewsAlert: NHL pushes game back a day after 4 overtimes in playoff opener

TORONTO — The opening game of the Boston Bruins-Carolina Hurricanes playoff series was pushed back to Wednesday morning after the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets remained tied after four overtimes on Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena.
Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez notches upset in first round of Top Seed Open

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez notches upset in first round of Top Seed Open

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Canadian qualifier Leylah Annie Fernandez upset 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-3 in the opening round of the Top Seed Open on Tuesday. The 17-year-old Fernandez, from Laval, Que.
Calgary Flames edge Dallas Stars 3-2, strike first in NHL playoff series

Calgary Flames edge Dallas Stars 3-2, strike first in NHL playoff series

EDMONTON — Dillon Dube scored twice in the first period and the Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Tuesday.

Independent review clears Forge FC assistant coach of racism charge

An independent body has confirmed a Forge FC assistant coach's successful appeal of a racism charge.
Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

A crumbling college football season took a massive hit Tuesday as the Big Ten and Pac-12, two historic and powerful conferences, succumbed to the pandemic and cancelled their fall football seasons.

First-round back-to-backs favour NHL teams with 2 top goalies

Craig Berube remembers playing plenty of back-to-backs in the playoffs and actually likes them. “I think it’s something the guys will look forward to,” the St. Louis Blues coach said. “There’s nothing wrong with it.” Berube also wasn't a goaltender.
Canucks ride momentum into playoff series against defending Stanley Cup champs

Canucks ride momentum into playoff series against defending Stanley Cup champs

Feeling somewhat more seasoned in playoff experience, the Vancouver Canucks now face an opponent with loads of it. Vancouver opens a first-round, best-of-seven series Wednesday in Edmonton against the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues.

COVID-19 strikes Hull FC rugby league team as 6 players, 2 coaches test positive

Six players and two coaches with the Hull FC rugby league team have tested positive for COVID-19. The positive tests came after Sunday's Super League match between Hull FC and the Salford Red Devils. Salford won 54-18.
Calgary Flames postpone 50/50 raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances"

Calgary Flames postpone 50/50 raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances"

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have temporarily halted their online 50/50 game-day raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances." The National Hockey League team announced the move Tuesday in an email sent to season ticket holders.
Ticats' defensive back Breaux says he won't play in shortened 2020 CFL season

Ticats' defensive back Breaux says he won't play in shortened 2020 CFL season

TORONTO — Don't expect to see Delvin Breaux playing for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats if the CFL stages a shortened season. The all-star cornerback said in a story on theparkjournal.com that he won't play in an abbreviated 2020 campaign.