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American Hockey League's 31 teams aim to open next season in early February

American Hockey League's 31 teams aim to open next season in early February

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League hopes to start its next season in February. The AHL announced Wednesday it is targeting Feb. 5, 2021 as the start date for next season.

Pospisil upsets Auger-Aliassime in all-Canadian clash at Vienna Open

VIENNA — Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil upset Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-5, 7-5 Wednesday in first-round action at the Erste Bank Open. Pospisil, a qualifier at the ATP 500 indoor hardcourt tournament, broke world No.
Senators sign veteran forward Alex Galchenyuk to one-year, $1.05-million contract

Senators sign veteran forward Alex Galchenyuk to one-year, $1.05-million contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators' busy off-season continued Wednesday with the signing of forward Alex Galchenyuk. The one-year deal is worth US$1.05 million.
After stint as England's No. 2, Bev Priestman takes over Canada women's soccer team

After stint as England's No. 2, Bev Priestman takes over Canada women's soccer team

TORONTO — Bev Priestman, Canada's new women's soccer coach, is looking for bravery on and off the field. Done right, she believes it will allow the eighth-ranked Canada women to move up the podium after winning back-to-back bronzes at the Olympics.
National Lacrosse League will wait until April to attempt to start next season

National Lacrosse League will wait until April to attempt to start next season

PHILADELPHIA — The National Lacrosse League hopes to start its next season in April. The NLL said Wednesday it is targeting the weekend of April 9-11 to begin play during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hendrick hires banished Kyle Larson to drive flagship No. 5

Hendrick hires banished Kyle Larson to drive flagship No. 5

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson will be back in NASCAR next season driving the flagship No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports.
Not cool: Jamaican bobsledder wants thief to return stolen shell to Calgary bar

Not cool: Jamaican bobsledder wants thief to return stolen shell to Calgary bar

An original member of the Jamaican bobsled team featured in the 1993 movie "Cool Runnings" is imploring whoever stole the nose cone from a sled that appeared in the film to return it to a Calgary bar.

A look at new Canada women's coach Bev Priestman

TORONTO — A look at new Canadian women's soccer coach Bev Priestman: AGE: 34. HOMETOWN: Consett, England. FAMILY: Married, has two-year-old son Jack.
Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, Turner tests positive

Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, Turner tests positive

ARLINGTON, Texas — No large dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
Seattle Sounders clinch playoff spot with 2-0 victory over Vancouver Whitecaps

Seattle Sounders clinch playoff spot with 2-0 victory over Vancouver Whitecaps

PORTLAND, Ore. — The road to the playoffs got a little rockier for the Vancouver Whitecaps Tuesday night. Playing their second game in 72 hours, the 'Caps dropped a 2-0 decision to the Seattle Sounders.