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Tavares, Leafs down Canadiens in pre-season action as fans return to Scotiabank Arena

Tavares, Leafs down Canadiens in pre-season action as fans return to Scotiabank Arena

TORONTO — Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe joked his focus early Saturday wasn’t on the ice. It's easy to understand why.

Venerable captures second running of US$1-million Woodbine Million to remain unbeaten

CAMPBELLVILLE, ONTARIO — It's eight and counting for unbeaten Venerable.

Colorado Rapids extend unbeaten run to 11 games with 0-0 draw with Toronto FC

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Toronto FC and Colorado played to a 0-0 draw Saturday, extending the Rapids' unbeaten streak in Major League Soccer to 11 games (6-0-5). It was a game light on offence with scoring chances few and far between.

Zardes scores twice, Crew tops Montreal 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the Columbus Crew kept its playoff hopes alive by defeating Montreal 2-1 on Saturday night.
French leader PSG beats Montpellier 2-0 for 8th straight win

French leader PSG beats Montpellier 2-0 for 8th straight win

PARIS (AP) — French league leader Paris Saint-Germain relied on early and late goals to beat Montpellier 2-0 on Saturday and make it eight straight wins. Midfielder Idrissa Gueye scored in the 14th minute at Parc des Princes.
Dortmund slumps to defeat at Gladbach without Haaland, Reus

Dortmund slumps to defeat at Gladbach without Haaland, Reus

BERLIN (AP) — No Erling Haaland, no Marco Reus. Borussia Mönchengladbach highlighted Borussia Dortmund’s reliance on its two star players as it dealt its Bundesliga rival a 1-0 defeat in former Gladbach coach Marco Rose’s return on Saturday.
Loosened capacity limits at some Ontario venues take effect today

Loosened capacity limits at some Ontario venues take effect today

Ontario reported 640 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday and a total of 10 new deaths linked to the virus.

Morelli scores to lift Halifax Wanderers to 1-0 victory over FC Edmonton in CPL play

HALIFAX — Joao Neto Morelli scored in the 24th minute to lift Halifax Wanderers FC to a 1-0 victory over FC Edmonton in Canadian Premier League soccer play Saturday afternoon. Kieran Baskett made three saves for the clean sheet.
Newgarden wins Long Beach pole in tight IndyCar title race

Newgarden wins Long Beach pole in tight IndyCar title race

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The IndyCar championship race tightened ahead of the Grand Prix of Long Beach after a messy qualifying session put contenders Alex Palou and Pato O’Ward in the middle of the pack.
Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs

Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals set a franchise record with their 15th straight win, boosted when catcher Yadier Molina and center fielder Harrison Bader helped pull off a wild double play Saturday in an 8-5 win over the Chicago Cubs.