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Raptors' pandemic-plagued season in Tampa ends with a loss to Indiana

Raptors' pandemic-plagued season in Tampa ends with a loss to Indiana

TAMPA, Fla. — It was a bizarre season that in the words of Fred VanVleet "sapped the soul" of every member of the team.
Palmieri's OT winner lifts Isles by Penguins 4-3 in Game 1

Palmieri's OT winner lifts Isles by Penguins 4-3 in Game 1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Palmieri's second goal of the game 16:30 into overtime lifted the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of their first-round series on Sunday.
Gushue and Einarson ready to represent Canada at world mixed doubles championship

Gushue and Einarson ready to represent Canada at world mixed doubles championship

Brad Gushue and Kerri Einarson kept things light and breezy during their run to a Canadian mixed doubles curling title last March.
Canada's Fichman wins women's doubles title with Mexico's Olmos at Italian Open

Canada's Fichman wins women's doubles title with Mexico's Olmos at Italian Open

ROME — Canada's Sharon Fichman and Mexican partner Giuliana Olmos defeated Kristina Mladenovic of France and Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 4-6, 7-5, 10-5 in the Italian Open women's doubles final on Sunday.
Nadal beats a tired Djokovic for 10th Italian Open title

Nadal beats a tired Djokovic for 10th Italian Open title

ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal beat a tired Novak Djokovic 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 for a record-extending 10th Italian Open title on Sunday.
The Hall calls: Bosh, Webber, Wright among the 2021 class

The Hall calls: Bosh, Webber, Wright among the 2021 class

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Jay Wright was in trouble three years into his tenure at Villanova, with speculation swirling that he would be fired. Ben Wallace was once undrafted and unknown. Chris Bosh’s playing career ended years before he planned.
Britain yet to decide on Pfizer offer to vaccinate Olympians

Britain yet to decide on Pfizer offer to vaccinate Olympians

LONDON (AP) — The British government is still deciding whether to accept an offer from Pfizer to fast-track Olympic and Paralympic athletes for coronavirus vaccines.
Yankees staffer tests positive for COVID; Hicks goes on IL

Yankees staffer tests positive for COVID; Hicks goes on IL

BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees have had another positive COVID-19 test, this one involving a staff member, manager Aaron Boone said before their game against the Orioles on Sunday.
Three Canadian rowing crews lock up spots at qualifier for Tokyo Olympics

Three Canadian rowing crews lock up spots at qualifier for Tokyo Olympics

LUCERNE, Switzerland — Three more Canadian rowing crews locked up spots for the Summer Olympics on Sunday.
Van Buskirk finally overcomes injuries to run to Tokyo Olympic standard in 5,000

Van Buskirk finally overcomes injuries to run to Tokyo Olympic standard in 5,000

LOS ANGELES — Kate Van Buskirk became the latest Canadian to race under the Tokyo Olympic standard. The Toronto native shaved 16 seconds off her personal best to run 14 minutes 59.