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Canadian Aaliyah Edwards scores 24, leads no. 1 UConn over Butler

Canadian Aaliyah Edwards scores 24, leads no. 1 UConn over Butler

INDIANAPOLIS — Paige Bueckers made the key passes, Aaliyah Edwards handled the boards. The scoring, both stellar freshmen did their share and more for No. 1 Connecticut.
No Matthews, no problem: Minus NHL goal leader, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 4-0

No Matthews, no problem: Minus NHL goal leader, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 4-0

EDMONTON — Mitch Marner had a goal and an assist, Jack Campbell made 30 saves for his third career shutout, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Saturday in the opener of a three-game set.
Defending champion Kerri Einarson secures Hearts playoff berth

Defending champion Kerri Einarson secures Hearts playoff berth

CALGARY — Kerri Einarson took a significant step toward defending her Canadian women's curling championship by skipping her team to a playoff berth Saturday.
Canadian UFC fighter Alexis Davis looks impressive in first action in 19 months

Canadian UFC fighter Alexis Davis looks impressive in first action in 19 months

LAS VEGAS — Canadian veteran Alexis Davis, fighting for the first time in 19 months, gave Sabina (Colombian Queen) Mazo a reality check en route to a unanimous decision win Saturday night on a UFC Fight Night card.
Weir leads by 2 at Cologuard Classic, Mickelson 9 back

Weir leads by 2 at Cologuard Classic, Mickelson 9 back

TUCSON, Ariz. — Mike Weir went on a back-nine birdie binge to take control of the Cologuard Classic. Phil Mickelson waded into the mud for the second straight day and will have to dig out of a deep hole if he’s going to make history.

Rafael Campos tied for lead at home in Puerto Rico Open

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico — Local favourite Rafael Campos took a share of the lead Saturday in the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open, waiting out a series of rain delays to shoot a 5-under 67 at windy Grand Reserve.
Nelly Korda leads LPGA as Sorenstam falls to bottom of pack

Nelly Korda leads LPGA as Sorenstam falls to bottom of pack

ORLANDO, Fla. — Nelly Korda surged into the lead Saturday in the Gainbridge LPGA with a 4-under 68 that left her in position to make it consecutive wins for the Korda family to start the season. Annika Sorenstam sank to the bottom.

Poehling, Vejdemo score as Laval Rocket down Manitoba Moose 2-1

WINNIPEG — Ryan Poehling scored the game winner Saturday as the Laval Rocket downed the Manitoba Moose 2-1. Lukas Vejdemo also scored for Laval (5-2-1), beating Moose goalie Arturs Silovs 7:18 into the first period.

Canadian Gustafson heads into final round of Bassmaster Elite event with overall lead

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A first-ever Bassmasters Elite Series win is within Canadian Jeff Gustafson's grasp. The angler from Kenora, Ont., continues to lead the Elite Series event on the Tennessee River heading into the final round Sunday.
Calgary Flames beat Ottawa 6-3 to end Senators' three-game win streak

Calgary Flames beat Ottawa 6-3 to end Senators' three-game win streak

OTTAWA — Juuso Valimaki and the Calgary Flames have been talking a lot lately about the importance of quality starts. The Finnish defenceman helped put his team's plan into motion Saturday afternoon at Canadian Tire Centre.