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Calgary Flames face conundrum in net with a pair of free-agent goalies

Calgary Flames face conundrum in net with a pair of free-agent goalies

CALGARY — Goaltending is a big-ticket puzzle for the Calgary Flames to solve this summer. Calgary got the goaltending it needed to be successful in 2018-19. It wasn't the reason for an early playoff exit.

B.C. Lions equipment manager Ken Kasuya remembered as 'treasured friend'

VANCOUVER — Longtime B.C. Lions equipment manager Ken (Kato) Kasuya is being remembered as a tireless worker and valued friend. The CFL team released a statement on Wednesday saying it was "deeply saddened" to report that Kasuya had died.

Canada close to mixed doubles playoff spot; women's and men's senior teams qualify

STAVANGER, Norway — Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant are one step closer to reaching the playoffs at the 2019 world mixed doubles curling championship. Winnipeg's Peterman and Gallant of St. John's, N.L.
Two teams retooled for the playoffs will be put to the test in Raps-76ers series

Two teams retooled for the playoffs will be put to the test in Raps-76ers series

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors significantly retooled their team for a deep playoff run this season. So did the Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto's opponent in the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals.
Stalwart receivers Greer, Fernandez top '19 Canadian Football Hall of Fame class

Stalwart receivers Greer, Fernandez top '19 Canadian Football Hall of Fame class

TORONTO — It's taken more than 30 years, but Terry Greer and Condredge Holloway are together again. Greer, 61, headlines the 2019 class named for induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday at BMO Field.

Tip your band, say honky tonk musicians, during NFL Draft

NASHVILLE — Country stars Dierks Bentley and Tim McGraw are playing free concerts in Nashville during the NFL Draft, but the hundreds of musicians working in honky tonk clubs just blocks from the draft stage want football fans to remember to tip the
Analysis: In a series with razor-thin margins, a look at why the Leafs lost

Analysis: In a series with razor-thin margins, a look at why the Leafs lost

BOSTON — Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock used the word "opportunity" over and over again when discussing his team's playoff rematch with the Boston Bruins. Toronto wound up missing a big one against its Atlantic Division rival.
Invigorated after Game 7 win, Bruins look to Blue Jackets

Invigorated after Game 7 win, Bruins look to Blue Jackets

BOSTON — The Bruins needed performances from up and down their roster to outlast the Toronto Maples Leafs in yet another seven-game slugfest between the Original Six franchises.
Ex-UT at Austin coach to plead guilty in admissions scam

Ex-UT at Austin coach to plead guilty in admissions scam

BOSTON — The former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin is set to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal .

Man who sold coins stolen from Gronk's house gets probation

DEDHAM, Mass. — A man who pawned rare coins stolen from Rob Gronkowski's home while the now-retired New England Patriots tight end was away to play in the Super Bowl has been placed on two years of probation.