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Curry, Harris help 76ers stay alive, hold off Hawks 104-99

Curry, Harris help 76ers stay alive, hold off Hawks 104-99

ATLANTA — Seth Curry hit six 3-pointes and scored 24 points and the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers avoided elimination in the Eastern Conference semifinal series by beating the Atlanta Hawks 104-99 in Game 6 on Friday night.
Canadian government grants border exemption for Olympic athlete bubbles

Canadian government grants border exemption for Olympic athlete bubbles

OTTAWA — The federal government has approved a travel exemption for Canada's Olympic hopefuls that will allow them to train on home soil without undergoing a 14-day quarantine after returning to the country.
Canada names 60-man preliminary roster for next month's Gold Cup

Canada names 60-man preliminary roster for next month's Gold Cup

Alphonso Davies and Jonathan David highlight Canada's preliminary 60-man roster for next month's Gold Cup.
Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. confident Montreal can pick up where it left off in '19

Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. confident Montreal can pick up where it left off in '19

Vernon Adams Jr. is getting a head start on the 2021 CFL season. The Montreal Alouettes' starting quarterback is already at his apartment in the city completing his 14-day quarantine after arriving from his off-season home in Seattle.
NCAA memo: Emmert tells schools to act on NIL or he will

NCAA memo: Emmert tells schools to act on NIL or he will

NCAA President Mark Emmert told the organization's more than 1,200 member schools Friday that he will seek temporary rules as early as July to ensure all athletes can be compensated for their celebrity with a host of state laws looming and congressio
Montreal's Auger-Aliassime advances to the semifinals of the Noventi Open

Montreal's Auger-Aliassime advances to the semifinals of the Noventi Open

HALLE, Germany — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime is heading to the semifinals of the Noventi Open. Auger-Aliassime, from Montreal, downed American qualifier Marcos Giron 6-3, 6-2 in quarterfinal play at the ATP Tour 500 grass-court event on Friday.

WHL extends contract of commission Ron Robison for three years

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League's board of governors has extended the contract of commissioner Ron Robison for three years.
Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea looking forward to players interacting this year

Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea looking forward to players interacting this year

Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea still has a linebacker's mentality. Earlier this week, veteran Winnipeg linebacker Adam Bighill quipped that what he missed most during the CFL's down time was hitting people.
A healthier Toronto FC returns to action in Orlando after international break

A healthier Toronto FC returns to action in Orlando after international break

Toronto FC returns to action Saturday healthier and more optimistic after going into the international break with an underwhelming 1-4-2 record.

Canadian women's volleyball team loses to Italy in Nations League action

RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian national women's volleyball team lost 3-0 to Italy in Nations League action on Friday. Set scores were 25-18, 25-20, 25-20. Andrea Mitrovic led Canada with 12 points, while Kiera Van Ryk had 11.