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  • Raps exercise Poetl, Siakam, Wright's options

    October 16, 2017 7:08 PM 9

    The Toronto Raptors exercised third-year team options on the contracts of centre Jakob Poetl and forward Pascal Siakam, as well as the fourth-year team option on guard Delon Wright, the team announced on Monday. All three men's contracts are now guaranteed through the 2018-19 National Basketball Association season. A native of Vienna, Poetl was taken

  • Former Blue Jays draft pick Daniel Webb dies in ATV crash

    October 16, 2017 6:48 PM 7

    Had spent most of career with White Sox. WAVERLY, TENN.—Daniel Webb, a former relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, has died in an ATV accident. He was 28. Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis says Webb died Saturday night. Davis says Webb’s wife and two other people sustained “significant injuries” in the accident, about 70 miles west of Nashville

  • Habs, Streit agree to terminate contract

    October 16, 2017 4:25 PM 10

    NHL: Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 3 (OT) The Montreal Canadiens and Mark Streit have mutually agreed to terminate his contract. The Habs placed Streit on unconditional waivers Sunday as a precursor to Monday's move. Streit had earlier last week cleared regular waivers but did not report to Montreal's AHL affiliate, the Laval Rocket. Streit played just two games

  • Marlies edge Thunderbirds 2-1

    October 16, 2017 12:29 PM 7

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Mason Marchment scored the go-ahead goal at 8:02 of the third period as the Toronto Marlies edged the Springfield Thunderbirds 2-1 on Sunday in American Hockey League action. Ben Smith opened the scoring for the Marlies (4-1-0) at 8:12 of the second period, with Jeremy Bracco picking up the assist. Mikkel Aagaard responded for the Thunderbirds

  • Yankees have déjà vu about trailing ALCS 0-2

    October 15, 2017 10:30 PM 9

    Having come back against Cleveland, the Yankees don’t lack for confidence as the ALCS shifts to the Bronx, but their offence has failed to launch against the Houston Astros’ pitching staff. NEW YORK—A little more than a week ago, the Yankees found themselves in this same 0-2 series hole against a 100-plus wins team. They rallied from that deficit against

  • Sens assign Chabot to AHL's Belleville

    October 15, 2017 8:15 PM 8

    In another sign that captain Erik Karlsson's season debut is nearing, the Ottawa Senators reassigned defenceman Thomas Chabot to the Belleville Senators of the American Hockey League on Sunday. The team also returned winger Alex Formenton to his junior team, the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. In two games with the Sens, Chabot, 20, had an assist

  • Matthews, Leafs end lengthy losing streak to Canadiens in style

    October 15, 2017 3:21 AM 13

    Auston Matthews scored twice, his second coming in overtime to get the Maple Leafs a win against the Canadiens for the first time in 15 games and beating them 4-3. Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs hammered a nail in the coffin of the worst run against a single opponent in club history, defeating the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Saturday night in jaw-dropping

  • Eskimos clinch playoff spot with last-minute comeback over Argos

    October 15, 2017 2:54 AM 11

    Derel Walker's 6-yard TD with 57 seconds left put Edmonton in front Derel Walker's six-yard touchdown reception with 57 seconds left propelled the Edmonton Eskimos to a 30-27 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Saturday night to clinch a CFL playoff berth. Walker's catch came after a 21-yard, third-down reception by Brandon Zylstra and a costly illegal

  • Matthews pots OT winner as Leafs end 14-game winless run against Habs

    October 15, 2017 2:22 AM 9

    Toronto defeats Montreal for 1st time since 2014 Auston Matthews scored his second goal of the game 48 seconds into overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Matthews finished a two-on-one counterattack with William Nylander, beating Carey Price with a bullet shot from the left circle for his fifth

  • Leafs' Fehr, Moore pushing each other

    October 15, 2017 12:49 AM 17

    MONTREAL — Eric Fehr is trying to make the best of what is not a great situation. It was Fehr centring the fourth line for the Maple Leafs on Saturday night against the Montreal Canadiens as Leafs coach Mike Babcock continued to rotate the two veterans in and out of the lineup. “I don’t know when that is coming to an end, but we are still in it,” Babcock