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Portland beats Orlando 2-1 to claim MLS is Back championship

Portland beats Orlando 2-1 to claim MLS is Back championship

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Soaked in sweat and doused in water, the Portland Timbers hoisted the MLS is Back trophy at midfield and then headed toward a giant TV screen filled with fans cheering from afar. It was a huge Zoom party.
Wingin' it: Blue Jays win Buffalo debut, top Marlins in 10th

Wingin' it: Blue Jays win Buffalo debut, top Marlins in 10th

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Bo Bichette, Travis Shaw and the wandering Toronto Blue Jays felt just fine in their new nest.
Lightning outlast Blue Jackets 3-2 in 5 OT thriller

Lightning outlast Blue Jackets 3-2 in 5 OT thriller

TORONTO — By the time he launched the last shot, Brayden Point was just trying to do anything he could to end the fourth-longest game in NHL history.
NHL pushes game back a day after 4 overtimes in playoff opener

NHL pushes game back a day after 4 overtimes in playoff opener

As the Boston Bruins watched from their locker room at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, waiting for the previous game to end so they could take the ice, the players began rooting for someone — anyone — to score.

Canadian featherweight T.J. Laramie earns UFC contract with Las Vegas win

LAS VEGAS — Canadian featherweight T.J. (The Truth) Laramie earned a UFC contract Tuesday night with a victory on Dana White's Contender Series when injured opponent Daniel (Agent Orange) Swain was unable to come out for the second round.
Calgary Flames edge Dallas Stars 3-2, strike first in NHL playoff series

Calgary Flames edge Dallas Stars 3-2, strike first in NHL playoff series

EDMONTON — Dillon Dube and his linemates may be third on the Calgary Flames depth chart, but they are grabbing headlines in the NHL playoffs.
Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

A crumbling college football season took a massive hit Tuesday when the Big Ten and Pac-12, two historic and powerful conferences, succumbed to the pandemic and cancelled their fall football seasons.

Independent review clears Forge FC assistant coach of racism charge

An independent body has confirmed a Forge FC assistant coach's successful appeal of a racism charge.
Canucks ride momentum into playoff series against defending Stanley Cup champs

Canucks ride momentum into playoff series against defending Stanley Cup champs

Feeling somewhat more seasoned in playoff experience, the Vancouver Canucks now face an opponent with loads of it. Vancouver opens a first-round, best-of-seven series Wednesday in Edmonton against the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues.

COVID-19 strikes Hull FC rugby league team as 6 players, 2 coaches test positive

Six players and two coaches with the Hull FC rugby league team have tested positive for COVID-19. The positive tests came after Sunday's Super League match between Hull FC and the Salford Red Devils. Salford won 54-18.