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Calgary Flames, James Neal start relationship repair after playoff-game benching

CALGARY — Amid the fallout from the Calgary Flames' early playoff ejection is a frayed relationship with James Neal.

Leafs centre John Tavares ahead of Game 7: 'We don't want this thing to end'

BOSTON — When the Maple Leafs signed John Tavares last summer, they had moments like these in mind.

Canada loses to Namibia in ICC World Cricket League Division 2 play

WINDHOEK, Namibia — Canada lost its third straight in ICC World Cricket League Division 2 play Tuesday, beaten by 98 runs by Namibia. The Canadians won the toss and put Namibia into bat first.
Montreal Impact look to break out of offensive slump in New England

Montreal Impact look to break out of offensive slump in New England

Montreal Impact coach Remi Garde insists he's not too concerned by his team's lack of scoring, despite being mired in the worst offensive slump in Major League Soccer.
Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter.

Canadian mixed doubles team stays unbeaten at worlds after win over Denmark

STAVANGER, Norway — Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant improved to 4-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with an 11-5 win over Denmark on Tuesday. Winnipeg's Peterman and Gallant, of St. John's, N.L.
Delay of game calls, goalie interference top worst rules for NHLers: survey

Delay of game calls, goalie interference top worst rules for NHLers: survey

The pace and excitement of 3-on-3 overtime isn't just a thrill for hockey fans — NHL players love it too.
Survey: NHLers don't like delay of game rule, like 3-on-3 overtime

Survey: NHLers don't like delay of game rule, like 3-on-3 overtime

The Associated Press and The Canadian Press surveyed an NHL Players' Association representative or alternate representative from all 31 teams on several questions related to the state of the game.
NHL players discuss their least-favourite rules

NHL players discuss their least-favourite rules

The Associated Press and Canadian Press asked players from all 31 NHL teams what they see as being the worst rule in hockey. Here are some of their responses: "I don't know about the challenge on offsides.
Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell turned a rough start into a fantastic finish.