Canada & World

Crosby, McDavid and Bobrovsky are Hart Trophy finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby, Edmonton Oilers captain…

Oilers regroup after playoff loss at home

EDMONTON — They may be young in playoff years, but the Edmonton…

Goins hits rare two-RBI sac fly, Blue Jays beat Yankees 7-1

Goins hits rare two-RBI sac fly, Blue Jays beat Yankees 7-1

NEW YORK — Ryan Goins hit a two-run sacrifice fly, the first…

Goins hits rare two-RBI sac fly, Blue Jays beat Yankees 7-1

Phaneuf: “We know we got away with one”

NEW YORK — Dion Phaneuf stared hard at his questioner for the…

Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Edmonton Oilers left wing Patrick Maroon celebrates after scoring against the Anaheim Ducks during the second period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Friday.
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Edmonton Oilers left wing Patrick Maroon celebrates after scoring against the Anaheim Ducks during the second period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Friday.
Nomura shoots 6-under 65, leads North Texas event by 1

Nomura shoots 6-under 65, leads North Texas event by 1

IRVING, Texas — The stubborn winds of North Texas might frustrate some…

Nomura shoots 6-under 65, leads North Texas event by 1
Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan battle for a loose ball during the second half of Game 6 of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Milwaukee. The Raptors won 92-89 to win the series. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Casey hopes lessons learned in Game 6

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors got the three-day break they were hoping…

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan battle for a loose ball during the second half of Game 6 of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Milwaukee. The Raptors won 92-89 to win the series. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Canadian world hockey team adds four players

CALGARY — The Canadian men’s hockey team added defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic, goaltender…

Canada tops Scotland in mixed doubles curling

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers posted an 8-3 victory…

Harris ready to take the reins in Ottawa

Harris ready to take the reins in Ottawa

OTTAWA — For the first time in his professional career, Trevor Harris…

Harris ready to take the reins in Ottawa

Foucault hoping to make mark with B.C. Lions

SURREY, B.C. — David Foucault’s one and only NFL start came with…

Tarasenko scores 2, Blues beat Predators 3-2 to even series

Blues 3 Predators 2 ST. LOUIS — Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice, including…

Morrison homer lifts Rays over Blue Jays

Morrison homer lifts Rays over Blue Jays

TORONTO — Marcus Stroman sat in the Blue Jays dugout with his…

Morrison homer lifts Rays over Blue Jays

David leads Canada to 2-0 win at CONCACAF U17s

PANAMA CITY — Jonathan David scored twice as Canada topped Suriname 2-0…

Canada loses round-robin finale at mixed worlds

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada’s Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers lost their final…

Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid, left, Leon Draisaitl, centre, of Germany, and Matthew Benning celebrate their win following overtime NHL hockey round one playoff action against the San Jose Sharks, in Edmonton, Thursday, April 20, 2017. In the forthcoming battle of Orange Crush versus Orange County, the Edmonton Oilers say they can no longer be characterized as green. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Draisaitl can thrive for Oilers in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. — For Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl, the happiest place…

Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid, left, Leon Draisaitl, centre, of Germany, and Matthew Benning celebrate their win following overtime NHL hockey round one playoff action against the San Jose Sharks, in Edmonton, Thursday, April 20, 2017. In the forthcoming battle of Orange Crush versus Orange County, the Edmonton Oilers say they can no longer be characterized as green. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Class action lawsuit against OHL to proceed

TORONTO — A class action lawsuit against the Ontario Hockey League got…

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock speaks to the media during the year end press conference in Toronto on Tuesday April 25, 2017. The Maple Leafs were eliminated from in round one of the playoffs by the Washington Capitals in six games. Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly was asking the question rhetorically in his praise of Toronto head coach Mike Babcock.”What hasn’t he won?” Rielly said after describing Babcock as “probably one of the best coaches in sports.” (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The case for Mike Babcock’s first Jack Adams

Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly was asking the question rhetorically in his…

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock speaks to the media during the year end press conference in Toronto on Tuesday April 25, 2017. The Maple Leafs were eliminated from in round one of the playoffs by the Washington Capitals in six games. Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly was asking the question rhetorically in his praise of Toronto head coach Mike Babcock.”What hasn’t he won?” Rielly said after describing Babcock as “probably one of the best coaches in sports.” (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Edmonton to host UFC216 in September

EDMONTON — The UFC will make its return to Canada this summer…

Red Deer Rebel Austin Glover tries to get control of a flying puck as Kootenay Ice Matt Alfaro checks him in front of Ice goaltender Payton Lee during first period action at the Centrium Friday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

WHL board approves sale of Kootenay Ice

CALGARY — The sale of the Kootenay Ice was unanimously approved by…

Red Deer Rebel Austin Glover tries to get control of a flying puck as Kootenay Ice Matt Alfaro checks him in front of Ice goaltender Payton Lee during first period action at the Centrium Friday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
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