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Blue Jays super prospect Guerrero feels ready for majors

Blue Jays super prospect Guerrero feels ready for majors

BUFFALO, N.Y. — While saying he's ready to make his major league debut, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero didn't need a translator to insist he's not frustrated over still playing in the minors. "No.

Winnipeg Jets are confident they can win again on road to force seventh game

WINNIPEG — Jacob Trouba hopes recent history will repeat itself for the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets face elimination from the playoffs in Saturday's Game 6 in St.
Whitecaps take on Orlando after grabbing first win of MLS season

Whitecaps take on Orlando after grabbing first win of MLS season

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps finally have a win in the books but there was little time for celebration this week.
NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

A proposal to require a graduate transfer to count against a team's scholarship total for two years in football and basketball has been rejected by the NCAA.
Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen trying to stay positive despite offensive struggles

Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen trying to stay positive despite offensive struggles

BOSTON — Playoff success came early for Kasperi Kapanen. The Maple Leafs winger scored twice — including the overtime winner — in his second NHL post-season appearance in Game 2 against the Washington Capitals two years ago.
Desperate Flames scratch Neal, juggle lines for Game 5 of series with Avalanche

Desperate Flames scratch Neal, juggle lines for Game 5 of series with Avalanche

CALGARY — Facing elimination and requiring an offensive spark, the Calgary Flames scratched playoff veteran James Neal to make room for Austin Czarnik in Friday night's Game 5 against the Colorado Avalanche.
Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless
Foligno, Lehner and Thornton named finalists for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Foligno, Lehner and Thornton named finalists for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

NEW YORK — Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno, New York Islanders goalie Robin Lehner and San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton were named finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Friday.
Rebecca Marino to face Karolina Muchova in Fed Cup World Group playoff opener

Rebecca Marino to face Karolina Muchova in Fed Cup World Group playoff opener

PROSTEJOV, Czech Republic — Canada's Rebecca Marino will meet Karolina Muchova of the top-ranked Czech Republic in the opening rubber of their Fed Cup World Group playoff on indoor red clay at the Agrofert Arena.

Tracey scores a pair in Canada's 7-4 win over Switzerland at U18 worlds

UMEA, Sweden — Brayden Tracey scored two goals and added an assist as Canada defeated Switzerland 7-4 in preliminary round play at the world under-18 hockey championship.