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Rinne leads Predators over Jets 3-0

Rinne leads Predators over Jets 3-0

NASHVILLE — Despite their power play struggles, the Predators found a way to take down their Central Division rival. Pekka Rinne made 29 saves to lead Nashville to a 3-0 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.
Perron's hat trick lifts Blues to over Flames 5-3

Perron's hat trick lifts Blues to over Flames 5-3

ST. LOUIS — David Perron likes his new line. Perron scored his fourth career hat trick, Alexander Steen had a goal and an assist, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Thursday night.
Marchand, Nordstrom score in 36-second span, Bruins win

Marchand, Nordstrom score in 36-second span, Bruins win

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins couldn't stop Edmonton star Connor McDavid. They did shut down the rest of the Oilers.
Matthews scores 2 and helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-3

Matthews scores 2 and helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-3

DETROIT — Auston Matthews heard the short list of NHL greats he joined by scoring nine times in the first five games of the season.
Ronaldo accuser's lawyers demand proof documents are false

Ronaldo accuser's lawyers demand proof documents are false

LAS VEGAS — Attorneys for a Nevada woman accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape challenged the international soccer star's legal team on Thursday to prove that documents cited in European media reports about their 2009 encounter in Las Vegas are false.

Canada's Ethan McClymont takes bronze in taekwondo at Youth Olympic Games

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Ethan McClymont captured bronze in the men's 73-kilogram taekwondo event at the Youth Olympic Games on Thursday. McClymont of Winnipeg lost his semifinal matchup to Taipei's Meng-En Lee 15-7.
Watson's domestic abuse suspension reduced to 18 games

Watson's domestic abuse suspension reduced to 18 games

NEW YORK — Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson's suspension for domestic abuse has been reduced from 27 to 18 games by an arbitrator. The NHL and the NHL Players' Association announced arbitrator Shyam Das' decision Thursday.
Receiver Terrell Sinkfield Jr. re-signs with CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Receiver Terrell Sinkfield Jr. re-signs with CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-signed American receiver Terrell Sinkfield Jr. on Thursday. Sinkfield Jr., 27, played defensive back with the NFL's Oakland Raiders (2018), New York Jets (2017-18) and Minnesota Vikings (2017).
Nevada regulator suspends Khabib, McGregor for UFC brawl

Nevada regulator suspends Khabib, McGregor for UFC brawl

LAS VEGAS — UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission for a brawl that erupted inside and outside the octagon after their lightweight title fight last weekend in Las Vegas, an official s
Franklin looking to take hold of Argos' starting position versus Ticats

Franklin looking to take hold of Argos' starting position versus Ticats

TORONTO — There will be no post-season for the Toronto Argonauts but James Franklin still has plenty to play for. Franklin begins his second stint as Toronto's starter Friday night at BMO Field against the arch-rival Hamilton Tiger-Cats.