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Mike Budenholzer out as coach of Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks and coach Mike Budenholzer have mutually agreed to part ways. The team announced the move Wednesday night. Budenholzer was 213-192 in the regular season and 17-22 in the playoffs in five seasons with Atlanta.
NewsAlert: Maple Leafs eliminated from playoffs after Game 7 loss to Bruins

NewsAlert: Maple Leafs eliminated from playoffs after Game 7 loss to Bruins

BOSTON — The Toronto Maple Leafs have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs. Jake DeBrusk scored twice as the Boston Bruins stormed back to defeat Toronto 7-4 in Game 7 and advance to the second round of the playoffs.

Mookie Monster: Betts homers twice as Boston Red Sox top Toronto Blue Jays 4-3

TORONTO — Mookie Betts led off the game with a home run and added a two-run shot in the seventh inning to power the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.
Toronto Raptors take 3-2 series lead with 108-98 victory over Washington

Toronto Raptors take 3-2 series lead with 108-98 victory over Washington

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors are one win away from the Eastern Conference semifinals. DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points as Toronto pulled away over the final few minutes to beat the Wizards 108-98 on Wednesday.
Double-size party at Maple Leaf Square  as fans unite after Toronto van attack

Double-size party at Maple Leaf Square as fans unite after Toronto van attack

TORONTO — Still reeling from Monday's deadly van attack, hundreds of Torontonians braved the rain outside Air Canada Centre on Wednesday night to cheer on the city's teams as they played in pivotal games.

Bednar, Cassidy, Gallant nominated for Jack Adams Award as NHL's best coach

TORONTO — Colorado's Jared Bednar, Boston's Bruce Cassidy and Vegas's Gerard Gallant were named the finalists for the Jack Adams Award on Wednesday, given annually to the coach voted best in the NHL.
Little says Jets are slight underdogs in anticipated series with Predators

Little says Jets are slight underdogs in anticipated series with Predators

WINNIPEG — Bryan Little believes the Winnipeg Jets are hungry underdogs heading into their highly anticipated second-round playoff series with the Nashville Predators.

Grey Cup returns to Calgary a decade after Roughrider nightmare at McMahon

CALGARY — A decade after the 13th man trashed the Saskatchewan Roughriders' Grey Cup hopes, the CFL's championship game will return to Calgary.
Shepherd, Knevel among Canadians eligible for selection in 2018 NFL draft

Shepherd, Knevel among Canadians eligible for selection in 2018 NFL draft

David Knevel might be a longtime Philadelphia Eagles fan, but he doesn't have a burning desire to start his NFL career with his favourite team.
NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

INDIANAPOLIS — The most difficult part of the NCAA's attempt to clean up college basketball begins now.