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Silver: NBA may return to normal in '21-22, virus permitting

Silver: NBA may return to normal in '21-22, virus permitting

The NBA is expecting arenas to be filled again next season and a return to its normal calendar, commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday.
Larson settled in at Hendrick one month into new job

Larson settled in at Hendrick one month into new job

LAS VEGAS — Kyle Larson was out of NASCAR long enough to wonder if he'd still feel comfortable in a Cup car. He raced in nearly 100 events last year, just not in 3,400-pound stock cars.
Rolling Rangers sweep Devils, hand NJ 5th straight loss

Rolling Rangers sweep Devils, hand NJ 5th straight loss

NEWARK, N.J. — Ryan Strome scored twice and streaking New York Rangers beat the Devils 6-3 Saturday, sending New Jersey to its fifth straight loss and eighth in nine games.
Barzal shines as Islanders beat Sabres for 4th straight win

Barzal shines as Islanders beat Sabres for 4th straight win

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Mathew Barzal and Scott Mayfield each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Saturday for their fourth straight win.
Predators centre Matt Duchene put on IR, out 3-5 weeks

Predators centre Matt Duchene put on IR, out 3-5 weeks

NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators placed Matt Duchene on injured reserve Saturday with a lower-body injury. The ailment is expected to sideline the veteran centre for three-to-five weeks.

Canadian international Evelyne Viens, Vanessa Gilles score in French league play

Canadian internationals Evelyne Viens and Vanessa Gilles both scored in French league play Saturday. Viens' 90th-minute goal closed out the scoring in Paris FC's 4-1 win at Stade Reims. The 24-year-old from L'Ancienne-Lorette, Que.

Stewart-Jones, Browne both post top-30 efforts at world nordic ski championship event

OBERSTDORF, Germany — Canadians Katherine Stewart-Jones and Cendrine Browne posted top-30 finishes Saturday in the women's 30-kilometre classic-ski race at the world nordic ski championships. Stewart-Jones, of Chelsea, Que.
Southampton ends long winless run in EPL despite Ings injury

Southampton ends long winless run in EPL despite Ings injury

SHEFFIELD, England — Southampton shrugged off the disappointment of losing Danny Ings to another injury by beating last-place Sheffield United 2-0 to end its nine-match Premier League winless run Saturday.
Shiffrin beats Vlhova, claims 45th World Cup slalom victory

Shiffrin beats Vlhova, claims 45th World Cup slalom victory

JASNA, Slovakia — Mikaela Shiffrin denied her Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova a home victory Saturday, winning the first World Cup slalom following the world championships. Shiffrin trailed first-run leader Vlhova by 0.
Kriechmayr adds World Cup downhill win to world title

Kriechmayr adds World Cup downhill win to world title

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM, Austria — Vincent Kriechmayr ended his two-year-long victory drought in men’s World Cup downhills by winning Saturday, three weeks after he took the world title in the discipline. Wearing bib No.