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Rangers re-sign winger Kaapo Kakko to a $2.4 million contract for next season

Rangers re-sign winger Kaapo Kakko to a $2.4 million contract for next season

The New York Rangers on Thursday re-signed Kaapo Kakko to a one-year contract worth $2.4 million, a move that provides cost certainty on one of the top trade candidates around the NHL.
Sharks hire Ryan Warsofsky as new head coach

Sharks hire Ryan Warsofsky as new head coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have promoted Ryan Warsofsky to become the team's new head coach after two years as an assistant under the recently fired David Quinn.
Canadian veteran Raonic fires 25 aces in win over Bautista Agut at Libema Open

Canadian veteran Raonic fires 25 aces in win over Bautista Agut at Libema Open

Canadian veteran Milos Raonic advanced to the men's quarterfinals at the Libema Open grass-court tennis tournament with a 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 win over Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut on Thursday. The 33-year-old from Thornhill, Ont.
Weather in Florida could disrupt Canadian cricketers' T20 World Cup date with India

Weather in Florida could disrupt Canadian cricketers' T20 World Cup date with India

Canada hopes Mother Nature doesn't interfere with a high-profile matchup with top-ranked India at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup on Saturday. But the weather forecast doesn't look good for Lauderhill, Fla.
Canada calls up MLS players Ahmed, Russell-Rowe for Copa America pre-camp

Canada calls up MLS players Ahmed, Russell-Rowe for Copa America pre-camp

Canada's men's soccer squad has called up a pair of young Major League Soccer players for training camp ahead of its Copa America campaign.
Rafael Nadal will skip Wimbledon so he doesn't have to switch from grass to clay for the Olympics

Rafael Nadal will skip Wimbledon so he doesn't have to switch from grass to clay for the Olympics

Rafael Nadal is going to skip Wimbledon, as expected, and instead prepare for the Paris Olympics by entering a clay-court tournament in Bastad, Sweden, he hasn't been to in 19 years.
Canada beats Japan, sets up key match Volleyball Nations League match with Dutch

Canada beats Japan, sets up key match Volleyball Nations League match with Dutch

FUKUOKA — Canada came back from two sets down to post a 3-2 win over Japan on Thursday in Volleyball Nations League action. Calgary's Alexa Gray led Canada with 30 points as Canada won with set scores of 23-25, 22-25, 25-20, 25-21 and 16-14.
OHL board approves Steelheads' move from Mississauga to Brampton

OHL board approves Steelheads' move from Mississauga to Brampton

TORONTO — The Ontario Hockey League's board of governors has approved the relocation of the Mississauga Steelheads to neighbouring Brampton, Ont.
Blues name Alexander Steen as GM in waiting with plan to succeed Doug Armstrong in 2026

Blues name Alexander Steen as GM in waiting with plan to succeed Doug Armstrong in 2026

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alexander Steen is in line to become the first Swede to serve as an NHL general manager after the St. Louis Blues announced their front office succession plan Thursday.
Canadian featherweight Kyle Nelson gets high-profile opponent for September UFC bout

Canadian featherweight Kyle Nelson gets high-profile opponent for September UFC bout

Canadian featherweight Kyle (The Monster) Nelson has earned a high-profile matchup with Calvin (The Boston Finisher) Kattar, ranked ninth among UFC 145-pound contenders, The two will meet on a Sept. 7 UFC Fight Night card in Las Vegas.