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Regina teenager Alex Gonzalez named Vancouver Whitecaps esports gamer

Regina teenager Alex Gonzalez named Vancouver Whitecaps esports gamer

Alex Gonzalez, an 18-year-old who turned heads with top-10 performances at FIFA video game tournaments in Atlanta and London, has signed on as the Vancouver Whitecaps' esports gamer.
Canada women reach quarterfinals in Dubai while men head to consolation round

Canada women reach quarterfinals in Dubai while men head to consolation round

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bianca Farella scored three tries Friday as the Canadian women advanced to the Cup quarterfinals of the Dubai Sevens despite a heavy loss to the U.S.

Troubled waters: Open water swimming faces do-over of 2016

ATLANTA — Haley Anderson has been through this before. In the lead-up to the Rio Olympics, all the talk about open water swimming focused on the conditions rather than the competition.
Toronto Wolfpack forward Darcy Lussick wins pro boxing debut in Australia

Toronto Wolfpack forward Darcy Lussick wins pro boxing debut in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia — Toronto Wolfpack forward Darcy Lussick won his heavyweight pro boxing debut Friday, knocking out former rugby league star Justin Hodges in 39 seconds.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NFL Chicago 31 Dallas 24 --- NHL Arizona 3 Philadelphia 1 N.Y. Islanders 3 Vegas 2 (OT) N.Y.
Milan Lucic scores first as a Flame, Calgary beats Buffalo 4-3

Milan Lucic scores first as a Flame, Calgary beats Buffalo 4-3

CALGARY — It took 28 games, but Milan Lucic finally has his first goal with Calgary. Lucic's goal 3:58 into the third period ended up the winner as the Flames survived two late Buffalo goals to hang on and beat the Sabres 4-3 on Thursday.
Pavelski scores on power play in OT, Stars beat Jets 3-2

Pavelski scores on power play in OT, Stars beat Jets 3-2

DALLAS — The Dallas Stars didn’t want to be in overtime after blowing a two-goal lead. Joe Pavelski didn’t mind because he’d been there before. Pavelski scored on the power play 2:02 into overtime and Dallas beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2.
Raptors handle Harden but can't corral rest of Rockets in home loss

Raptors handle Harden but can't corral rest of Rockets in home loss

TORONTO — Raptors coach Nick Nurse called it "an interesting experiment." But ultimately it proved to be another opposition failure in the James Harden laboratory.
Landeskog scores in return from injury, Avalanche beat Canadiens 3-2

Landeskog scores in return from injury, Avalanche beat Canadiens 3-2

MONTREAL — Cayden Primeau did not look out of place on the Bell Centre ice. The Canadiens goaltender stopped 32-of-35 shots in his NHL debut, coming up just short in a 3-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche Thursday night.
Rated draft prospects Rossi, Quinn, focused on giving 67's another OHL title shot

Rated draft prospects Rossi, Quinn, focused on giving 67's another OHL title shot

Marco Rossi and Jack Quinn have some unfinished business with the Ottawa 67's. Ottawa led the Ontario Hockey League with a 50-win regular season in 2018-19, then won 14 straight playoff games to move two victories away from the Memorial Cup.