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Sandin shines, Matthews finally secures 2nd hat trick as Leafs beat Devils 7-4

TORONTO — Rasmus Sandin joked Tuesday morning that Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe's requested he score 10 goals in his return to the NHL.

Brad Jacobs has Draw 1 win over Glenn Howard at triple-knockout Canadian Cup

YORKTON, Sask. — Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., beat Glenn Howard of Penetanguishene, Ont., 7-5 in the marquee matchup of the opening draw of the Canadian Cup on Tuesday, the fourth event and third major on the Grand Slam of Curling circuit.
Toews lifts Blackhawks to 3-2 overtime win vs. Senators; Ottawa winless in eight

Toews lifts Blackhawks to 3-2 overtime win vs. Senators; Ottawa winless in eight

OTTAWA — The one thing DJ Smith prides himself on is the Ottawa Senators work ethic, but Tuesday night the head coach was far from impressed. After coughing up a 2-0 first period lead Smith felt his team got outworked, which didn't sit well with him.
Canada's Dabrowski prepares to resume doubles partnership with Ostapenko

Canada's Dabrowski prepares to resume doubles partnership with Ostapenko

Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski and Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko have enjoyed some success on the handful of occasions they've teamed up together in the past. They're hoping to rekindle the connection at the upcoming Australian Open.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign-stealing scandal

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign-stealing scandal

BOSTON — Alex Cora has already been identified as a ringleader in an illegal system of sign stealing when he was with the Houston Astros.
Comfortably in the black, Curling Canada ups prize money across major events

Comfortably in the black, Curling Canada ups prize money across major events

The head of Curling Canada is bullish about its financial position. There's enough money to both tend to the sport's grassroots and significantly enlarge the prize pot of major events, says chief executive officer Kathy Henderson.
Tottenham advances in FA Cup in potential Eriksen farewell

Tottenham advances in FA Cup in potential Eriksen farewell

LONDON — If this was to be Christian Eriksen’s last match as a Tottenham player, he went out with a victory.

Rebounding Atlantic City casinos see $3.3B revenue in 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City's casinos won almost $3.3 billion from gamblers in 2019, helped by surging sports and internet bets as the seaside resort continued to rebound from a mid-decade meltdown that saw five casinos close.
Canada looks to add to valuable FIFA ranking points in friendly against Iceland

Canada looks to add to valuable FIFA ranking points in friendly against Iceland

Two wins, eight goals but just 2.26 ranking points. A pair of comfortable 4-1 victories over No. 162 Barbados has given Canada confidence but done little to move the needle when it comes to the FIFA rankings.

Toronto Arrows name Dan Moor captain and Lucas Rumball vice-captain

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows have named winger Dan Moor captain with backrower Lucas Rumball serving as vice-captain for the club's 2020 Major League Rugby season.