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AHL still targeting Feb. 5 as start date for upcoming season

AHL still targeting Feb. 5 as start date for upcoming season

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League remains on course to start its season in early February. What that actually looks like in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic remains to be seen.
The name game: A few athletes primed for breakouts in '21

The name game: A few athletes primed for breakouts in '21

For some, the sky's the limit, which also just happens to be the title of the book written by 12-year-old British skateboarder Sky Brown. For others, it’s no stretch that big things appear ahead.
Neymar representatives deny links to big Brazil party

Neymar representatives deny links to big Brazil party

SAO PAULO — Representatives for soccer superstar Neymar are trying to distance him from claims he has flouted pandemic warnings with a huge, multiday New Year's bash at or near his home in Brazil while on break from his French club team.
Wearable tech a defence against COVID-19 in world junior tournament "bubble"

Wearable tech a defence against COVID-19 in world junior tournament "bubble"

What looks like a thin pack of gum is attached to Braden Schneider's event credential at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton.
Padres acquire RHP Yu Darvish in blockbuster trade with Cubs

Padres acquire RHP Yu Darvish in blockbuster trade with Cubs

CHICAGO — San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller reunited with an old friend in another blockbuster move Tuesday night.
'How could you create a better story?': World junior squad voted CP team of the year

'How could you create a better story?': World junior squad voted CP team of the year

Akil Thomas felt like he was living in a movie. The script seemed predetermined and, as it would turn out, he had an unlikely starring role.

The Canadian Press team of the year award winners list

Winners of The Canadian Press team of the year award: 2020 _ Canadian world junior hockey team 2019 _ Toronto Raptors 2018 _ Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, figure skating 2017 _ Canadian under-19 men's basketball team 2016 _ Canadian women's swim team
Padres finalize deal acquiring ace Blake Snell from Rays

Padres finalize deal acquiring ace Blake Snell from Rays

SAN DIEGO — Blake Snell gave up the ball in Game 6 of the World Series, shaking his head after manager Kevin Cash’s curious pitching change.

Scoreboard for Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Tuesday's Scoreboard World Junior Hockey Championship Preliminary Round at Edmonton United States 7, Czech Republic 0 Canada 10, Switzerland 0 Russia 7, Austria 1 --- NBA New York 95, Cleveland 86 Boston 116, Indiana 111 Chicago 115, Washington 107 P
Russias tops Austria 7-1, Americans shut out Czech Republic 7-0 at world juniors

Russias tops Austria 7-1, Americans shut out Czech Republic 7-0 at world juniors

EDMONTON — Austria scored its first goal of the world junior hockey championship on Tuesday, but couldn't muster a win over the dominant Russians.