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Olympic Roundup: Canada suffers softball setback; small presence at opening ceremony

Olympic Roundup: Canada suffers softball setback; small presence at opening ceremony

TOKYO — Sara Groenewegen's strong performance both on the mound and at the plate wasn't enough to help Canada overcome its softball rival from south of the border.
Unusual year creates unusual entry draft for NHL prospects, scouts

Unusual year creates unusual entry draft for NHL prospects, scouts

Between online classes and strict COVID-19 restriction, Owen Power's freshman season wasn't exactly what he expected. Now the No. 1-ranked North American skater is set to miss out on a normal NHL entry draft experience, too.
Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scores to help NYC beat Montreal 1-0

Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scores to help NYC beat Montreal 1-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scored off a long pass from goalkeeper Luis Barraza and New York City FC beat Montreal 1-0 on Wednesday night to end a two-game losing streak.
Seattle Kraken a fresh opportunity for former Flames' captain Mark Giordano

Seattle Kraken a fresh opportunity for former Flames' captain Mark Giordano

Mark Giordano has known for a while that leaving the Calgary Flames was a possibility. For weeks, he's regularly discussed the potential move with Flames general manager Brad Treliving.
Red Sox hit 5 HRs, beat Blue Jays 7-4 in Buffalo finale

Red Sox hit 5 HRs, beat Blue Jays 7-4 in Buffalo finale

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — For the city of Buffalo, it was fun while it lasted.
Teenage substitute Ralph Priso scores first MLS goal as TFC ties the Red Bulls 1-1

Teenage substitute Ralph Priso scores first MLS goal as TFC ties the Red Bulls 1-1

TORONTO — It's slow progress and there's a long way to go but Toronto FC is digging its way out of the deep hole it dug itself this season.
Taylor leaves ESPN after failing to reach contract extension

Taylor leaves ESPN after failing to reach contract extension

Maria Taylor is leaving ESPN after the two sides were unable to reach an agreement on a contract extension. Taylor had been with ESPN since 2014 but her contract expired Tuesday.
Louisiana veto session ends with no bill rejections reversed

Louisiana veto session ends with no bill rejections reversed

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers ended their historic veto session Wednesday after two days in which Republicans failed to overturn any of Gov.
Shootings during Milwaukee NBA Finals celebrations wound 3

Shootings during Milwaukee NBA Finals celebrations wound 3

MILWAUKEE — Two shootings left three people wounded in downtown Milwaukee early Wednesday as crowds celebrated the Milwaukee Bucks' first NBA championship in 50 years, police said. The shootings happened about 12:42 a.m.

Chuck McMann, who won Grey Cups as CFL player and coach, passes away at the age of 70

Chuck McMann, who won Grey Cups as a CFL player and assistant coach, has died. He was 70. The Calgary Stampeders made the announcement Wednesday.
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