May 1, 2015

Lightning star Stamkos chalks up goalless series versus Detroit as an experience

By Bill Beacon THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Few would pick Tampa Bay to win a playoff series if sniper Steven Stamkos didn’t score, but the […]
May 1, 2015

Houston Texans select Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson with 16th overall pick in NFL draft

By Kristie Rieken THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Houston general manager Rick Smith didn’t shy away from Kevin Johnson in Thursday’s NFL draft because of he had academic […]
May 1, 2015

Montreal Impact see positives despite 4 2 CONCACAF Champions League loss

By Kelsey Patterson THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Despite crashing out of the CONCACAF Champions League, the Montreal Impact are holding their heads up high. The […]
May 1, 2015

Lions trade down to No. 28 pick in deal with Denver, then take G Laken Tomlinson of Duke

By Noah Trister THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALLEN PARK, Mich. _ The Detroit Lions drafted guard Laken Tomlinson of Duke in the first round Thursday night after […]
April 29, 2015

Canadiens GM praises defence, seeks power play solutions going into semifinals

BROSSARD, Que. _ Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin makes no apologies for a defence-first philosophy that has helped propel the club into the second round […]
April 29, 2015

Former Premier League player Delroy Facey jailed for 2 1/2 years for plotting bribery in England

BIRMINGHAM, England _ A former Premier League player was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail on Wednesday after being convicted of plotting to bribe lower-league […]
April 29, 2015

Calvin Peete, most successful black golfer before arrival of Tiger Woods, dies

ATLANTA _ Calvin Peete, who taught himself how to play golf at 24 and became the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the […]
April 29, 2015

Usain Bolt to compete in 200m at Golden Spike in Ostrava in May

PRAGUE, Czech Republic _ Usain Bolt will compete again at the Golden Spike in the Czech city of Ostrava in May. Organizers say the Jamaican great […]
April 28, 2015

Ujiri:No rush decisions on squad or coach after playoff disappointment

TORONTO _ Masai Ujiri plans to use the coming weeks to evaluate his players and head coach Dwane Casey. The Toronto Raptors general manager met with […]
April 28, 2015

Alajuelense fined for fan racism, behaviour in CCL semifinal against Impact (SOC-CONCACAF-Alajuelense)

MIAMI _ Alajuelense of Costa Rica has been fined undisclosed amounts for racist chants made by spectators and objects thrown on the field during its CONCACAF […]
April 25, 2015

Proposed Los Angeles-area NFL stadium boasts lightning bolts

CARSON (AP) _ New designs for a proposed NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area include simulated lightning bolts for the San Diego Chargers and a […]
April 25, 2015

Porscha Lucas leads Team USA to victory in women’s 800 meter relay at Penn Relays

By Dave Zeitlin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ Porscha Lucas led Team USA to victory in the women’s 800-meter relay at the Penn Relays on Saturday […]
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