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June 24, 2018 9:02 PM World Cup group-stage scenarios heat up

GROUP E: Brazil and Switzerland have four points apiece, Serbia three, and any of them could reach the knockout stage. Serbia meets Brazil on Wednesday, likely needing a win. Switzerland plays Costa Rica at the same time. Costa Rica has been eliminated. GROUP F: Mexico leads with six points, but if Germany defeats South Korea on Wednesday and Sweden 6

June 24, 2018 8:16 PM Colombia win knocks Poland out of World Cup

KAZAN, RUSSIA—Radamel Falcao’s first World Cup goal led Colombia to a 3-0 victory over Poland on Sunday and kept the team in the running for a spot in the knockout round. Falcao had been expected to lead the team at the last World Cup in Brazil, but he injured his knee ahead of the tournament and missed Colombia’s run to the quarter-finals. Healthy again 6

June 24, 2018 11:30 AM Terminator 6 — The Apology: Stargazing

Yes, they really are making a sixth Terminator movie, one that explicitly ignores the last three, implying that this saga which filmmakers are keen to add to is mostly bad. Someone clearly wishes time travel were real. Since it’s 2018, we can expect the new movie to have a killer robot army with a careful ethnic balance from all market segments, a story 6

June 24, 2018 4:39 AM Pearce blast lifts Blue Jays past Angels in Stroman’s return

ANAHEIM, CALIF.—Steve Pearce hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Blue Jays ended a five-game road losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Marcus Stroman threw five scoreless innings for the Blue Jays, who had lost 10 of their last 11 on the road. Stroman, who had not started since May 8 because of shoulder 5

June 24, 2018 2:42 AM Argonauts lose Ricky Ray and home opener to Stampeders

The Argonauts had more than a loss to the Calgary Stampeders on their minds after Saturday night’s Grey Cup rematch at BMO Field. Argos star quarterback Ricky Ray was taken to hospital after he was carted off the field with a suspected neck injury in the third quarter. Ray faked a handoff when Stampeders defensive linemen Ja’Gared Davis and Cordarro 6

June 23, 2018 4:34 PM Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with L.A. Kings in $18M deal

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal with the Kings on Saturday, choosing Los Angeles over several interested teams for his return to the NHL. The 35-year-old Kovalchuk scored 816 points in 816 career 6

June 22, 2018 10:40 PM Switzerland scorers Xhaka, Shaqiri make Albanian nationalist gesture during win against Serbia

Serbia’s players did not react to the eagle gestures at Kaliningrad Stadium. “I don’t have any comments,” Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic said. “I don’t deal with these things. I am a man of sports, and this is what I’m going to stay being.” In the tournament’s first come-from-behind victory, Xhaka made it 1-1 in the 52nd minute with a powerful shot through 9

June 22, 2018 5:41 PM Ahmed Musa scores twice to give Nigeria win over Iceland

VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA — Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year’s World Cup, and gave Argentina a gift. Musa scored two second-half goals to help the Nigerians beat Iceland 2-0 Friday and move into second place in the group behind already-qualified Croatia. Nigeria will face Argentina in its final group match on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. If Nigeria 6

June 20, 2018 2:07 PM Ronaldo scores record-setting goal in win over Morocco

Portugal star's 85th marker the most ever for a European national team Cristiano Ronaldo has made European football history by scoring in a 1-0 win for Portugal that also meant Morocco was the first team eliminated from the World Cup in Russia. Ronaldo's header in the fourth minute was his fourth goal at this year's tournament, and his 85th for his country 7

June 19, 2018 8:07 PM Wednesday World Cup preview: Ronaldo and Portugal look to eliminate Morocco

That should make it an easier day for Suarez, who has 51 international goals and is Uruguay’s all-time top scorer. This tournament is a chance for Suarez to play controversy-free soccer at this year’s World Cup. He was sent off for a handball against Ghana in the quarterfinals of the 2010 tournament, earning a suspension that had him on the sidelines 7