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Aces grab top spot to playoffs with 86-84 win over Storm

Aces grab top spot to playoffs with 86-84 win over Storm

BRADENTON, Fla. — A’ja Wilson and Dearica Hamby each scored 23 points and the Las Vegas Aces secured the top seed in the playoffs with an 86-84 win over the Seattle Storm on Sunday.
Nuggets do it again, taking Clippers to Game 7 in West

Nuggets do it again, taking Clippers to Game 7 in West

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Flights home from the NBA’s bubble are planned whenever a team is on the cusp of elimination, just in case they’re needed. Denver is in no hurry to board that plane.
Mourinho woe, Ancelotti joy: Everton opens with win at Spurs

Mourinho woe, Ancelotti joy: Everton opens with win at Spurs

LONDON — Twenty years into his managerial career, Jose Mourinho recorded an unwelcome first on Sunday: Making a losing start to a league season.
Canadian international centre back Shelina Zadorsky makes debut for Tottenham

Canadian international centre back Shelina Zadorsky makes debut for Tottenham

LIVERPOOL, England — Canadian international defender Shelina Zadorsky made her debut for Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday in a 1-0 loss at Everton in FA Women's Super League play.
Wolfpack captain Josh McCrone makes case for club's return to Super League

Wolfpack captain Josh McCrone makes case for club's return to Super League

TORONTO — Wolfpack captain Josh McCrone, while acknowledging the club's ownership let it down, says the financially troubled transatlantic rugby league team still has plenty to offer.
Canadian Bouchard loses Istanbul final in three sets to Romania's Tig

Canadian Bouchard loses Istanbul final in three sets to Romania's Tig

ISTANBUL — Canadian qualifier Eugenie Bouchard fell short of capturing her first WTA tournament title in six years on Sunday, falling to Patricia Maria Tig of Romania 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4) at the Istanbul Tennis Championship.
Canada's Jeff Smith to face high-profile darts foe in Fallon Sherrock

Canada's Jeff Smith to face high-profile darts foe in Fallon Sherrock

Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith will face Fallon Sherrock in a high-profile first-round matchup Friday at the 300,000-pound ($505,635) Bwin World Series of Darts Finals.
Van der Poel wins penultimate stage, Canada's Wood places seventh

Van der Poel wins penultimate stage, Canada's Wood places seventh

LORETO, Italy — Dutch champion Mathieu van der Poel caught and passed breakaway rider Matteo Fabbro in the last few hundred metres of an uphill finish to win the penultimate stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico race Sunday.
Saturday's Games

Saturday's Games

Saturday's Games NHL Dallas 2 Vegas 1 (Dallas leads series 3-1) --- NBA L.A. Lakers 119 Houston 96 (L.A. Lakers win series 4-1) --- MLB American League N.Y.
Khudobin, Stars beat Knights to take 3-1 lead in West final

Khudobin, Stars beat Knights to take 3-1 lead in West final

EDMONTON — Anton Khudobin gloved the puck out of the air on Shea Theodore's shot at the most intense moment of the game like it was part of a leisurely morning practice.