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NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news.
Marchand, Rask lead Bruins over Maple Leafs in Game 4 to grab 3-1 series lead

Marchand, Rask lead Bruins over Maple Leafs in Game 4 to grab 3-1 series lead

TORONTO — Facing an opponent missing arguably its best player in front of a raucous home crowd, the Toronto Maple Leafs felt pretty good heading into Thursday. Less than three hours later, they had been pushed to the playoff brink.
Boston's Tuukka Rask, Riley Nash step up in Game 4 win over Leafs

Boston's Tuukka Rask, Riley Nash step up in Game 4 win over Leafs

TORONTO — The Boston Bruins didn't need their all-star centre to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 4 of their first-round series.
Edmonton police chief to meet with NFL about Sept. 30 attack outside CFL game

Edmonton police chief to meet with NFL about Sept. 30 attack outside CFL game

Edmonton's police chief says he will speak with National Football League executives about the Sept. 30 attack outside a CFL football game that injured a police officer.
Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each

Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Game 4 lacked the intensity of the three before it, and no overtime heroics were necessary.
Robertson 'doesn't blink' in jam to lift Yanks over Jays

Robertson 'doesn't blink' in jam to lift Yanks over Jays

NEW YORK — David Robertson went wild and loaded the bases in the eighth inning, and the Yankees weren't all that concerned. "Whenever it's a tough situation like that, I want D-Rob on the mound," Aaron Judge said.
Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

MIAMI — Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask. It didn't slow him down. Embiid's playoff debut was a smashing success for Philadelphia.

Saskatchewan team told to remove crest honouring player before next season

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — Players on a Saskatchewan hockey team who were hoping to continue wearing a crest to honour a teammate who committed suicide have to remove it from their jerseys before next season.

Kings' Doughty, Lightning's Hedman, Predators' Subban nominated for Norris Trophy

NEW YORK — Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning and P.K. Subban of the Nashville Predators were named the three finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy on Thursday.
Patience in new ball-sharing style is paying off for Toronto Raptors

Patience in new ball-sharing style is paying off for Toronto Raptors

WASHINGTON — Dwane Casey remembers the "powwow" he had with DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry.