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Blue Jays super prospect Guerrero feels ready for majors

Blue Jays super prospect Guerrero feels ready for majors

BUFFALO, N.Y. — While saying he's ready to make his major league debut, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero didn't need a translator to insist he's not frustrated over still playing in the minors. "No.
Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

DETROIT — Steve Yzerman is getting another chance to return the Detroit Red Wings to glory.

Winnipeg Jets are confident they can win again on road to force seventh game

WINNIPEG — Jacob Trouba hopes recent history will repeat itself for the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets face elimination from the playoffs in Saturday's Game 6 in St.
Whitecaps take on Orlando after grabbing first win of MLS season

Whitecaps take on Orlando after grabbing first win of MLS season

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps finally have a win in the books but there was little time for celebration this week.
NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

A proposal to require a graduate transfer to count against a team's scholarship total for two years in football and basketball has been rejected by the NCAA.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games (All times Eastern) NHL Playoffs First Round Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m. (Series tied 2-2) Colorado at Calgary, 10 p.m. (Avalanche lead series 3-1) --- NBA Playoffs First Round Toronto at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen trying to stay positive despite offensive struggles

Leafs winger Kasperi Kapanen trying to stay positive despite offensive struggles

BOSTON — Playoff success came early for Kasperi Kapanen. The Maple Leafs winger scored twice — including the overtime winner — in his second NHL post-season appearance in Game 2 against the Washington Capitals two years ago.
Desperate Flames scratch Neal, juggle lines for Game 5 of series with Avalanche

Desperate Flames scratch Neal, juggle lines for Game 5 of series with Avalanche

CALGARY — Facing elimination and requiring an offensive spark, the Calgary Flames scratched playoff veteran James Neal to make room for Austin Czarnik in Friday night's Game 5 against the Colorado Avalanche.

Toronto Wolfpack rally from early 12-0 deficit to bash Barrow Raiders

BARROW-IN-FURNESS, United Kingdom — Blake Wallace and Gareth O'Brien scored three tries apiece as the Toronto Wolfpack rallied from a 12-0 deficit Friday to beat Barrow Raiders 52-26 in Betfred Championship rugby league play.
Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless