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  • Former Wolfpack player Quinn Ngawati in demand from Canadian rugby teams

    November 7, 2018 12:25 AM 12

    The 19-year-old from Victoria, the first Canadian-born player to appear in a professional rugby league game, is now training with the Canadian rugby sevens team. To do so, he turned down an offer to play for the Canada Wolverines in their bid to qualify for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. The six-foot-four 240-pound Ngawati left the Toronto Wolfpack

  • 'Enough's enough,' Leafs say about losing at home

    November 6, 2018 5:33 PM 11

    “But enough’s enough. The guys are ready to go and excited to play. We’ll see how it goes.” One thing the Leafs look very guilty of in home games is playing to the crowd, trying to make the big play for the oohs and ahhs, rather than the simple play. “When you go on the road, you’re not trying to impress anyone,” said forward Tyler Ennis. “You just play. You simplify

  • Canadian Jamal Murray scores career-high 48 to lead Nuggets over Celtics

    November 6, 2018 5:15 AM 9

    DENVER—Jamal Murray scored a career-high 48 points, including 19 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets overcame a sluggish start to beat the Boston Celtics 115-107 on Monday night. Denver spotted the Celtics an 18-point lead in the first quarter but quickly made up ground behind Murray, who scored 23 in the first half. Murray was feeling it all night

  • Ohtani finalist for AL rookie of year as baseball announces awards finalists

    November 6, 2018 12:39 AM 9

    Ohtani figures to be in a tight race with Yankees infielders Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres after a historic first season with the Los Angeles Angels. The two-way Japanese sensation is the first player ever to hit 15 home runs and strike out 50 batters in a season, and he joined Babe Ruth as the only players ever to hit 15 homers and pitch 50 innings

  • Tuesday game preview: Maple Leafs vs. Vegas Golden Knights

    November 5, 2018 9:32 PM 9

    Karlsson is struggling out of the gate but had five points — two goals, three assists — in two games against the Maple Leafs last season. Only Ottawa’s Mark Stone, with two goals, five assists in four games, amassed more points against Toronto. Kadri had two goals against Vegas last season. Need to know: The Knights are 2-3-1 in their past six games

  • Mayweather to fight Japanese kick-boxer Nasukawa in December

    November 5, 2018 2:12 PM 8

    TOKYO—Floyd Mayweather is planning on fighting Japanese kick-boxer Tenshin Nasukawa on Dec. 31 in Saitama, north of Tokyo. Mayweather is 50-0 in his boxing career but has never fought professionally under MMA rules. Although he did have a lucrative win over MMA fighter Conor McGregor last year. Japanese promoter the RIZIN Fighting Federation on Monday

  • Manchester puts the boots to Southampton 6-1

    November 5, 2018 1:49 AM 10

    “We played excellently without, and especially with, the ball,” Guardiola said. “We were aggressive in the final third, but we were lucky to score the goal in the last minute of the first half. The game was not over. Southampton created more chances than most teams this season.” MORATA MAGIC: Alvaro Morata continued his recent resurgence with two goals

  • Kenya’s Keitany win New York City Marathon for fourth time in five years

    November 5, 2018 12:00 AM 10

    The race, with more than 50,000 participants winding 26.2 miles through all five boroughs, unfolded in fall sunshine on a cool, breezy morning that brought out hundreds of thousands of spectators. Keitany, 36, of Kenya, made her sixth appearance in the New York City Marathon. She became only the third person to win the race four times. She came in second

  • Karen Khachanov upsets Novak Djokovic to capture Paris Masters title

    November 4, 2018 9:03 PM 11

    After both players held to love, Khachanov showed no nerves — even though he was in his first Masters final — and served out the match. He secured victory on his first match point when Djokovic chopped a backhand return wide. The imposing Khachanov thrust both his arms in the air and, moments later, knelt down to kiss the court. “It’s a breakthrough

  • Cincinnati Reds minor-league pitcher killed in car crash, two other players injured

    November 4, 2018 3:01 AM 12

    CINCINNATI—The Cincinnati Reds say pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other minor leagues players injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic. Dick Williams, the Reds’ president of baseball operations, confirmed Capellan’s death and said pitcher Raul Hernandez was in critical condition and outfielder Emilio Garcia in stable