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Carleton said dedication to racial justice issue is key piece of WNBA season

Carleton said dedication to racial justice issue is key piece of WNBA season

Bridget Carleton didn't even have time to text her parents last week before she made her first WNBA start. The 23-year-old from Chatham, Ont., learned 30 minutes before tipoff during the Minnesota Lynx's pre-game meeting with coach Cheryl Reeve.
Canadian men to learn 2022 CONCACAF World Cup qualifying draw on Aug. 19

Canadian men to learn 2022 CONCACAF World Cup qualifying draw on Aug. 19

Canada will learn its 2022 World Cup qualifying path next Wednesday in CONCACAF's preliminary draw.
Canadian cyclist Michael Woods to ride with British star Chris Froome in 2021

Canadian cyclist Michael Woods to ride with British star Chris Froome in 2021

Canadian cyclist Michael Woods is joining British star Chris Froome at Team Israel Start-Up Nation next season.
Ottawa Aces make English forward Sam Wilde their sixth player signing

Ottawa Aces make English forward Sam Wilde their sixth player signing

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Aces have made English forward Sam Wilde their sixth player signing. The 24-year-old arrives from the Widnes Vikings.
Canadian international Alphonso Davies sits out Bayern Munich practice

Canadian international Alphonso Davies sits out Bayern Munich practice

LAGOS, Portugal — Canadian international Alphonso Davies sat out training Wednesday ahead of Bayern Munich's Champions League quarterfinal against Barcelona.
First-round back-to-backs favour NHL teams with 2 top goalies

First-round back-to-backs favour NHL teams with 2 top goalies

After a season of splitting goaltending duties to keep them rested for the playoffs, Bruce Cassidy knew several months off had cut into that well-planned advantage for the Boston Bruins.
Lehner, Golden Knights shut down Blackhawks 4-1 in opener

Lehner, Golden Knights shut down Blackhawks 4-1 in opener

EDMONTON — Robin Lehner had more trouble with one of his skates than he did with his former team. Reilly Smith, Shea Theodore and the Vegas Golden Knights took good care of their goaltender Tuesday night.

Point scores in 5th OT as Lightning beat Blue Jackets 3-2

TORONTO — Brayden Point scored 10:27 into the fifth overtime, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday in the fourth-longest game in Stanley Cup playoff history.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games (All Times Eastern) NHL Playoffs First Round Tampa Bay 3 Columbus 2 (5 OT) (Lightning lead series 1-0) Calgary 3 Dallas 2 (Flames lead series 1-0) Carolina vs. Boston Ppd.
Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez notches upset in first round of Top Seed Open

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez notches upset in first round of Top Seed Open

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Canadian qualifier Leylah Annie Fernandez upset 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-3 in the opening round of the Top Seed Open on Tuesday. The 17-year-old Fernandez, from Laval, Que.