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June 24, 2018 3:03 PM Woman in her 30s, two men killed in separate overnight shootings in Toronto

Two men, both in their 20s, were pronounced dead at the scene, police say. Toronto has faced a rash of shootings in the past months. At the end of May, Mayor John Tory issued a statement condemning increasing incidents of gun violence. A shooting in early June left the city in shock after two sisters, aged five and nine, were shot and seriously injured 5

June 24, 2018 12:12 AM Blue Jays welcome back Stroman, lose Sanchez and Garcia

Sanchez is sidelined with a bruise on his right index finger, with the move retroactive to June 22. He was pulled from his last start on Thursday after one ining. This is the 25-year-old’s first stint on the disabled list this year, after managing just eight starts in 2017 because of persistent blisters. He’s 3-5 with a 4.52 ERA. Garcia, meanwhile, has inflammation 6

June 23, 2018 8:35 PM Blue Jays’ Smoak grinds it out minus all-star buzz

“I feel like my goal is to go out there and have good at-bats. If I have good at-bats through 600 at-bats or whatever it is, the numbers are going to be what they are at the end of the year, no matter what.” Smoak remains a durable contributor — having missed just seven starts in 2018, three of those for the birth of his second daughter in May — and an elite 5

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 23, 2018 12:05 AM Capitals trade Brooks Orpik, Philipp Grubauer to Avalanche

Carlson, who led all defenceman in scoring in the regular season and playoffs, is expected to cost $8 million-plus a season on a long-term deal. The Capitals would have struggled to fit that under the $79.5-million ceiling without a move like this. “This was a difficult move, but the one we felt we needed to make in order to give some flexibility moving 6

June 22, 2018 10:42 PM Blue Jays’ Roberto Osuna suspended 75 games

Major League Baseball said Friday the suspension is retroactive to May 8 and covers 75 games. Osuna will wind up missing 89 days, which would cost him about $2.54 million of his $5.3-million U.S. salary. Osuna will participate in a confidential and comprehensive evaluation and treatment program supervised by the joint policy board of MLB and the players' 5

June 22, 2018 8:50 PM Rating NBA draft winners (nice work, Mavs) and losers (those cruel Sixers)

They got the player many consider the most NBA-ready of them in all in Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic and at little cost. They swapped No. 5 with Atlanta for No. 3 and only had to give up a protected first-round pick in the deal. The teenager won the European championship with Slovenia and then was the EuroLeague MVP with Real Madrid — a heady double 7

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 22, 2018 2:12 PM MAILBAG: What will the Leafs do with 25th pick in NHL draft?

Lets hope Dubas has some bright ideas and Babcock is reminded he is the coach only and not God! ANSWER: Wow, you sound really pessimistic. It's the summer. Enjoy. Don't even think about hockey. Get away from it. Go to a beach. Go camping. I don't share your pessimism. There's a Marlie or two that will help. And the Leafs signed a pretty good Russian 6

June 22, 2018 2:21 AM Hundreds attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade on Thursday, many of them carrying her iconic purses as they flocked to a church in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Her family released a statement shortly before the funeral began, saying her father had died the night before at his home. The statement 8