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Miami Heat sign six-foot-11 Canadian forward Kyle Alexander

Miami Heat sign six-foot-11 Canadian forward Kyle Alexander

MIAMI — The Miami Heat have signed Canadian forward Kyle Alexander. The six-foot-11 big man from Milton, Ont., played in eight Summer League games with the Heat after going undrafted at last month's NBA draft. He averaged 4.3 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.
Canadian international Rebecca Quinn rejoins NWSL, signs with Reign FC

Canadian international Rebecca Quinn rejoins NWSL, signs with Reign FC

Canadian international Rebecca Quinn has returned to the NWSL, signing with Reign FC. The 23-year-old midfielder from Toronto, who can also play on the backline, comes from France's Paris FC where she had signed in February.

Michael Gligic nails down PGA Tour membership for 2020

Canada's Michael Gligic has locked up the first PGA Tour card of his career. The native of Burlington, Ont., secured PGA Tour membership for the 2020 season after tying for 10th on Sunday at the Korn Ferry Tour's Colorado Championship.
Michael Carcone signs two-year deal with Ottawa Senators

Michael Carcone signs two-year deal with Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Michael Carcone to a two-year, two-way contract.
Win means Ticats will have plenty good to think about during bye week

Win means Ticats will have plenty good to think about during bye week

There's nothing quite like heading into a bye week off a big win.
Senators ink 2019 first-rounder Lassi Thomson to entry-level contract

Senators ink 2019 first-rounder Lassi Thomson to entry-level contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators signed 2019 first-round draft pick Lassi Thomson to a three-year, entry-level contract on Monday.

Number Switch: Leafs forward William Nylander switching to No. 88 next season

TORONTO — William Nylander will have a different look next season. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward announced on social media Monday that he's swapping numbers — trading in 29 for 88. "Making the switch ...
Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medallist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55.
AP source: Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

AP source: Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

Winnipeg Jets sign defenceman Ville Heinola to entry-level contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Ville Heinola on a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal announced Monday carries an average annual value of around US$1.14 million.