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Neal lifts Golden Knights to win in Vegas franchise debut

Neal lifts Golden Knights to win in Vegas franchise debut

DALLAS — James Neal simply wanted to give the people of Las Vegas a reason to smile. Chances are he did.
Hendricks outduels Strasburg as Cubs top Nats 3-0 in Game 1

Hendricks outduels Strasburg as Cubs top Nats 3-0 in Game 1

WASHINGTON — Kyle Hendricks goes about things completely differently than Stephen Strasburg does on the mound.
Canada's Ellie Black earns silver in all-around at gymnastics worlds

Canada's Ellie Black earns silver in all-around at gymnastics worlds

MONTREAL — Halifax's Ellie Black was all smiles on Friday despite coming agonizingly close to making history.
Correa, Altuve, Astros rout Red Sox 8-2, take 2-0 ALDS lead

Correa, Altuve, Astros rout Red Sox 8-2, take 2-0 ALDS lead

HOUSTON — Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and the high-powered Astros led the majors in runs, hits and batting average in the regular season. Now that it's playoff time, Houston is still hammering away.
Caps' Walker set to become first Australian to play in NHL

Caps' Walker set to become first Australian to play in NHL

ARLINGTON, Va. — Washington Capitals forward Nathan Walker will become the first Australian player to dress in an NHL game when he makes his debut Saturday night against the Montreal Canadiens.

Developmental Canadian side opens play at the Americas Pacific Challenge

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Kyle Gimour will captain Canada 'A' against Argentina XV at the Americas Pacific Challenge on Saturday. The six-team rugby tournament also features developmental sides from Uruguay, the U.S. Samoa and Tonga.
At the Turn: Once snow falls, indoor golf offers chance to hone game for spring

At the Turn: Once snow falls, indoor golf offers chance to hone game for spring

OTTAWA — The secret, golfer Ben Hogan famously declared, is in the dirt. But on Dave Druken's high-tech practice range, there's not a speck of the stuff.
Coach Mike Babcock says Leafs have to get better in home opener against Rangers

Coach Mike Babcock says Leafs have to get better in home opener against Rangers

TORONTO — Despite watching his team win 7-2 in Winnipeg to kick off the season, Mike Babcock wants improvements in Saturday's home opener against the New York Rangers.
Whitecaps looking to build on lead atop MLS West against Red Bulls

Whitecaps looking to build on lead atop MLS West against Red Bulls

With a playoff berth already secured, the Vancouver Whitecaps now have their sights set on a couple of bigger prizes.
Coach Octavio Zambrano says there is much more Canadian soccer talent out there

Coach Octavio Zambrano says there is much more Canadian soccer talent out there

Octavio Zambrano looks across Canada and wonders about the soccer talent that has fallen through the cracks. Zambrano, head coach of the Canadian men's national team program, says it's his mission to find it. "This is a vast country," said Zambrano.