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Toronto Wolfpack to face Toulouse Olympique in rugby league playoffs

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack will face Toulouse Olympique in a promotion playoff semifinal after the French side beat York City Knights 44-6 Saturday. The transatlantic rugby league team will host Toulouse on Sept.
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov suspended 3 games by NHL

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov suspended 3 games by NHL

Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov has been suspended without pay for three regular-season games by the NHL for "inappropriate conduct," less than a month after he was banned from playing for Russia for four years because of a positive test
Mike Reilly dominant as B.C. Lions down Ottawa Redblacks 29-5

Mike Reilly dominant as B.C. Lions down Ottawa Redblacks 29-5

VANCOUVER — Duron Carter says it was simply time for his B.C. Lions to get a win on Friday. "We have the weapons on offence. Everybody knows what we can do individually," the wide receiver said after B.C.
Bo Bichette hits walk-off homer in 12th, Jays beat Yankees 6-5

Bo Bichette hits walk-off homer in 12th, Jays beat Yankees 6-5

TORONTO — Blue Jays rookie Bo Bichette was so confident of hitting his first career walk-off home run, he predicted as much moments before his 12th inning heroics against the New York Yankees on Friday.
Maple Leafs agree to contract with restricted free agent Mitch Marner

Maple Leafs agree to contract with restricted free agent Mitch Marner

TORONTO — Restricted free-agent forward Mitch Marner appears ready to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs on opening night. Marner and the Maple Leafs have agreed on a new contract after a long off-season of negotiations.
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien granted leave of absence

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien granted leave of absence

WINNIPEG — Dustin Byfuglien's name was a surprise addition to the list of key Winnipeg Jets players absent from the first day of training camp Friday.
Australian Michael Matthews wins Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec

Australian Michael Matthews wins Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec

QUEBEC — Australian Michael Matthews joined a select group of cyclists on Friday when he sprinted to a photo-finish victory in the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec.
Toronto Raptors launch team-branded hijabs as form of outreach to fans

Toronto Raptors launch team-branded hijabs as form of outreach to fans

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors say a new line of team-branded hijabs is part of a broader effort to be more inclusive to fans of all cultures.
Whitecaps return from break looking for strong finish to dismal season

Whitecaps return from break looking for strong finish to dismal season

VANCOUVER — It's been a disappointing season for the Vancouver Whitecaps, but coach Marc Dos Santos says the team isn't quitting with just four games to go.
Newcomer Ferland lines up with sniper Pettersson as Vancouver Canucks camp opens

Newcomer Ferland lines up with sniper Pettersson as Vancouver Canucks camp opens

VICTORIA — Vancouver Canucks newcomer Micheal Ferland was singing the praises of Elias Pettersson on Friday after skating on a line with the NHL's reigning rookie of the year on the opening day of training camp.