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Durant, Nets rally past Raptors 116-103, clinch playoff spot

Durant, Nets rally past Raptors 116-103, clinch playoff spot

TAMPA, Fla. — Kevin Durant scored seven of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, Jeff Green had 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night by rallying late to beat the Toronto Raptors 116-103.

Organizers cancel opening practice session at women's world curling championship

The opening practice session at the LGT World Women's Curling Championship was cancelled on Tuesday, one day after the World Curling Federation announced that two positive COVID-19 cases had been identified in pre-competition screening.

Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez eliminated in qualifying for Madrid Open

MADRID — Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez was eliminated from qualifying for the Madrid Open after a 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 loss to Croatia's Ana Konjuh on Tuesday. Fernandez, from Laval, Que., was seeded 12th in the qualifying tournament.
Miroslav Frycer, who defected from Czechoslovakia to play in NHL, dead at 61

Miroslav Frycer, who defected from Czechoslovakia to play in NHL, dead at 61

Miroslav Frycer, who defected from Czechoslovakia to play eight seasons in the NHL, has died. He was 61.

Toronto FC trades international slot to Orlando for US$200,000 allocation money

Toronto FC acquired US$200,000 in general allocation money Tuesday from Orlando City SC in exchange for an international roster spot. It marks the second time in seven days that TFC has traded away an international slot.
Connor McDavid's hat trick powers Oilers over Jets 6-1

Connor McDavid's hat trick powers Oilers over Jets 6-1

WINNIPEG — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers made another statement Monday. The Winnipeg Jets, meanwhile, continued their search for answers.
Batherson scores game winner as Ottawa Senators down Vancouver Canucks 2-1

Batherson scores game winner as Ottawa Senators down Vancouver Canucks 2-1

OTTAWA — Brady Tkachuk says he and his Ottawa Senators teammates are taking lessons learned from a tough start to the season and putting them to use as the campaign comes to a close.
Montreal Canadiens put playoff distance on Calgary Flames with 2-1 win

Montreal Canadiens put playoff distance on Calgary Flames with 2-1 win

CALGARY — The Montreal Canadiens didn't let the Flames gain more ground on them with a 2-1 win Monday in Calgary.
Toronto FC confirms signing of Venezuelan international winger Yeferson Soteldo

Toronto FC confirms signing of Venezuelan international winger Yeferson Soteldo

Toronto FC, which has a good track record with diminutive attackers, has added flair to its offence in the form of five-foot-two Venezuelan international winger Yeferson Soteldo.
Alligator crashes Toronto FC practice in Florida ahead of matchup with Cruz Azul

Alligator crashes Toronto FC practice in Florida ahead of matchup with Cruz Azul

Not that they needed a reminder that they're a long way from home, but Toronto FC players had an alligator crash their practice in Florida on Monday.