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Evgeny Kuznetsov clears unconditional waivers, has his NHL contract terminated by the Hurricanes

Evgeny Kuznetsov clears unconditional waivers, has his NHL contract terminated by the Hurricanes

Evgeny Kuznetsov had his contract terminated Thursday after clearing unconditional waivers, bringing an abrupt end to the talented but inconsistent center's NHL career, at least for the time being.
Raptors, Wizards to play NBA pre-season game at Montreal's Bell Centre

Raptors, Wizards to play NBA pre-season game at Montreal's Bell Centre

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will host a pre-season game against the Washington Wizards in Montreal as part of this year's NBA Canada Series. The game announced Thursday will take place Oct.
Canadian men look to reach FIFA U-20 World Cup after lengthy absence

Canadian men look to reach FIFA U-20 World Cup after lengthy absence

After outscoring three lesser opponents by a combined 15-0 in qualifying action, the degree of difficulty increases considerably for Canada when it opens play Saturday at the CONCACAF Men's U-20 Championship in Mexico.
Thomas steadies himself in the wind and rain at Troon for early British Open lead

Thomas steadies himself in the wind and rain at Troon for early British Open lead

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Justin Thomas is off to another great start for the second straight week in Scotland, even if his British Open score doesn't look that way.
Substitutes key as surging Vancouver Whitecaps top Sporting Kansas City 2-1

Substitutes key as surging Vancouver Whitecaps top Sporting Kansas City 2-1

VANCOUVER — Vanni Sartini loved the way his team played Wednesday, for half of the game at least. Sartini's Vancouver Whitecaps smothered visiting Sporting Kansas City for the first 45 minutes of the match before faltering in the second half.
Josef Martinez scores twice for CF Montreal in 2-2 tie with New York Red Bulls

Josef Martinez scores twice for CF Montreal in 2-2 tie with New York Red Bulls

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Josef Martinez scored two second-half goals to help CF Montreal rally for a 2-2 tie with the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. The game was delayed an hour 44 minutes at halftime because of thunderstorms in the area.
Orlando Magic co-founder Pat Williams dies at 84

Orlando Magic co-founder Pat Williams dies at 84

Pat Williams, a co-founder of the Orlando Magic and someone who spent more than a half-century working within the NBA, died Wednesday from complications related to viral pneumonia, the team announced. Williams was 84.
Canadian women reach final four in Softball World Cup

Canadian women reach final four in Softball World Cup

CASTIONS DI STRADA, ITALY — The Canadian women's softball team reached the final four of the World Cup with a 5-4 victory over host Italy on Wednesday.
Federico Redondo scores first two goals, leads Inter Miami to 3-1 win over Toronto

Federico Redondo scores first two goals, leads Inter Miami to 3-1 win over Toronto

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Federico Redondo scored the first two goals of his career in the second half after assisting on a first-half score by Diego Gómez and Inter Miami posted a 3-1 victory over Toronto FC on Wednesday night.
Caitlin Clark breaks WNBA's game assist record with 19 in Fever's loss to Wings

Caitlin Clark breaks WNBA's game assist record with 19 in Fever's loss to Wings

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Indiana rookie Caitlin Clark broke the WNBA record for assists in a game Wednesday night, finishing with 19 in the Fever's 101-93 loss to the Dallas Wings. “I just try to set my teammates up for success,” Clark said.