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Cutting it Close: Nylander inks 6-year extension with Leafs just before deadline

Cutting it Close: Nylander inks 6-year extension with Leafs just before deadline

TORONTO — William Nylander's contract impasse has finally come to an end. The restricted free agent signed a six-year extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, just before the deadline of 5 p.m. ET.
Adonis Stevenson falls to canvas in loss against Oleksandr Gvozdyk

Adonis Stevenson falls to canvas in loss against Oleksandr Gvozdyk

QUEBEC — Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson has lost his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title. Ukraine's Oleksandr Gvozdyk (16-0, 13 KO) knocked out Stevenson (29-2-1, 24 KO) at 2:49 of the 11th round on Saturday night at the Videotron Centre.

Lehigh Valley Senators rally to beat Belleville Senators

BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Chris Conner scored two goals as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms beat the Belleville Senators 4-2 in American Hockey League action on Saturday.

Dwayne De Rosario scores first-ever goal for indoor Mississauga MetroStars

No stranger to record books, Dwayne De Rosario added another first to his name Saturday night in opening the scoring account of the Mississauga MetroStars.

Mississauga MetroStars drop pro indoor soccer debut against Baltimore

BALTIMORE — The Mississauga MetroStars fell well short in their Major Arena Soccer League debut, dropping an 11-3 decision against the Baltimore Blast on Saturday night.
Dallas Stars rally in third to edge Vancouver Canucks

Dallas Stars rally in third to edge Vancouver Canucks

VANCOUVER — The young Vancouver Canucks showed they have plenty to learn about closing out games on Saturday. Alex Radulov scored the go-ahead goal with 3:23 left in regulation, lifting the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 win over Vancouver at Rogers Arena.
Canada loses to New Zealand, misses out on bronze at FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

Canada loses to New Zealand, misses out on bronze at FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Canada, victimized by two early goals, had to settle for fourth place at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup after a 2-1 loss to New Zealand on Saturday.
Raptors All-Star guard Kyle Lowry out with back injury

Raptors All-Star guard Kyle Lowry out with back injury

CLEVELAND — Toronto Raptors All-Star guard Kyle Lowry is sidelined with an unspecified back injury. Lowry will miss Saturday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers after his back flared up earlier in the day.
Vancouver esports entry in the Overwatch League to be known as the Titans

Vancouver esports entry in the Overwatch League to be known as the Titans

Vancouver's expansion Overwatch League esports team will be known as the Titans. The Vancouver Titans will join the Toronto Defiant and six other new teams for 2019: Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Paris, and Chengdu, Guangzhou and Hangzhou, China.

Surging Toronto Marlies get four points from Bracco in win over Penguins

TORONTO — Jeremy Bracco had two goals and two assists to propel the Toronto Marlies to a 7-4 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in American Hockey League action on Saturday. Surging Toronto (9-7-2-2) now is on a five-game point streak.