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NHL commissioner Bettman says league will consider Seattle expansion bid

NHL commissioner Bettman says league will consider Seattle expansion bid

MANALAPAN, Fla. — The NHL is opening its doors to Seattle.
Orioles pitcher Gausman changes number to honour Halladay

Orioles pitcher Gausman changes number to honour Halladay

BALTIMORE — Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman will wear No. 34 next season as a tribute to Roy Halladay, who was killed in a plane crash last month. Gausman announced the switch Thursday on his Twitter account. The right-hander wore No. 39 last year.
Tkachuk banned 1 game for spearing; Babcock calls incident 'junior hockey stuff'

Tkachuk banned 1 game for spearing; Babcock calls incident 'junior hockey stuff'

TORONTO — Matthew Tkachuk's teammates on the Calgary Flames would like him to cut out the needless suspensions, but don't want any change in his gritty, high-skilled game.
Michigan doctor gets 60-year prison sentence for child porn

Michigan doctor gets 60-year prison sentence for child porn

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A former elite sports doctor whose sexual assault cases have rocked Michigan State University and the group that trains U.S.
Sidelined with heart condition last season, Dempsey happy to be in MLS Cup

Sidelined with heart condition last season, Dempsey happy to be in MLS Cup

TORONTO — Clint Dempsey was on the BMO Field sidelines for last year's MLS Cup final, shelved by a heart condition that threatened his future.
Ronaldo moves level with archrival Messi with 5 Ballon d'Ors

Ronaldo moves level with archrival Messi with 5 Ballon d'Ors

PARIS — A decade of dominance as the world's two best soccer players has left Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi level with five Ballon d'Or awards each.
Like Altidore, Toronto FC is done with the small talk as MLS Cup final looms

Like Altidore, Toronto FC is done with the small talk as MLS Cup final looms

TORONTO — It appears Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore will do his talking on the field Saturday in the MLS Cup final. The U.S. international certainly had little to say Thursday at a news conference.
Former WBC champ Pascal to face prospect Elbiali, then retire from ring

Former WBC champ Pascal to face prospect Elbiali, then retire from ring

MONTREAL — Jean Pascal wants to leave the ring as a winner. The Laval, Que.
Quebec hockey teen suspended for rest of the season after stick attack on referee

Quebec hockey teen suspended for rest of the season after stick attack on referee

RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, Que. — A teenage hockey player from Quebec has been suspended for the rest of the season after using his stick to attack a referee in the neck area. The incident occurred Nov. 23 in Riviere-du-Loup, northeast of Quebec City.
Former football star Warren Moon calls sexual harassment claims 'meritless'

Former football star Warren Moon calls sexual harassment claims 'meritless'

Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon says claims in a lawsuit alleging he sexual harassed a female employee at his sports marketing company are "meritless." The suit, which was filed Monday in Orange County, Calif.