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Lightning strike quickly, beat Bruins 4-1, lead series 2-1

Lightning strike quickly, beat Bruins 4-1, lead series 2-1

BOSTON — Ondrej Palat scored twice in the first 3:19 of the game, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Wednesday night to open a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Winnipeg Jets hoping to keep an even keel in Game 4 after dramatic comeback

Winnipeg Jets hoping to keep an even keel in Game 4 after dramatic comeback

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets managed to put a crushing double overtime loss in the rearview mirror. Now they're hoping to do the same following a stunning comeback win.
Hamilton acquires top pick in CFL draft in trade with Alouettes

Hamilton acquires top pick in CFL draft in trade with Alouettes

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have acquired the top draft selection in Thursday's CFL draft in a trade with Montreal involving two players and multiple picks.
CFL draft offers receiver Chapman another path to a pro football career

CFL draft offers receiver Chapman another path to a pro football career

Mark Chapman shouldn't have to wait long to hear his name called at the CFL draft Thursday night. The speedy Central Michigan receiver is one of a handful of players who could go first overall once the draft begins. Even if Chapman doesn't go No.
Capitals forward Tom Wilson suspended 3 games

Capitals forward Tom Wilson suspended 3 games

NEW YORK — The NHL has suspended Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson three games for an illegal hit on Pittsburgh's Zach Aston-Reese.

Donaldson to join Blue Jays in Cleveland, likely to be activated from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays could have all-star third baseman Josh Donaldson back in their lineup as early as Thursday.
Donaldson to join Blue Jays in Cleveland, likely to be activated from DL

Donaldson to join Blue Jays in Cleveland, likely to be activated from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays could have all-star third baseman Josh Donaldson back in their lineup as early as Thursday.
Love elbow on DeRozan upgraded to flagrant 1 a day after Cavs' OT Game 1 win over Raps

Love elbow on DeRozan upgraded to flagrant 1 a day after Cavs' OT Game 1 win over Raps

TORONTO — The NBA has upgraded Cleveland centre Kevin Love's elbow to Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan with just over a minute left in Game 1 of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series to a flagrant 1.
A day after ugly Game 1 loss, Raptors can't wait to get back on court for Game 2

A day after ugly Game 1 loss, Raptors can't wait to get back on court for Game 2

TORONTO — The morning after the Toronto Raptors' ugly overtime loss to Cleveland, Kyle Lowry was decidedly upbeat as he strode to the press conference podium with a jaunty "What's up people?" If there was any stewing or frustration about dropping Gam
Liverpool goes from qualifier to Champions League finalist

Liverpool goes from qualifier to Champions League finalist

ROME — Way back in August when Liverpool was sweating its way through the playoffs just to qualify for the Champions League group phase, going all the way to the final wasn't even on the Reds radar.