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All Greek to him: Tsitsipas rides crowd support to 4th round

All Greek to him: Tsitsipas rides crowd support to 4th round

MELBOURNE, Australia — Stefanos Tsitsipas has reached the fourth round at the Australian Open, going where no Greek man has gone before at the majors but is still feeling right at home. The No.
Maple Leafs beat NHL-leading Lightning 4-2

Maple Leafs beat NHL-leading Lightning 4-2

TAMPA, Fla. — Mitchell Marner scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period, Nazem Kadri and Patrick Marleau each had a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Thursday night.
Lowry collects 5,000th career assist as Toronto Raptors edge Phoenix Suns

Lowry collects 5,000th career assist as Toronto Raptors edge Phoenix Suns

TORONTO — Pascal Siakam drove to the basket for the winning bucket with no time remaining as the Toronto Raptors, despite squandering an early 16-point lead, hung on to edge the Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Thursday.
Canada's Conners on his way to full PGA Tour card with fast start to 2019 season

Canada's Conners on his way to full PGA Tour card with fast start to 2019 season

Corey Conners was working on his putting last Friday when fellow Canadian Mackenzie Hughes offered some advice. Hughes pointed out that if Conners tucked in his right elbow a little bit, it would improve his setup.

Lowry in but Leonard, Anunoby and Valanciunas to sit out Phoenix game

TORONTO — The Raptors got some good news Thursday with star point guard Kyle Lowry and C.J. Miles both pronounced fit to play against the Phoenix Suns.

Former Canadian international Lars Hirschfeld joins FC Edmonton as goalie coach

EDMONTON — FC Edmonton has hired former Canadian international 'keeper Lars Hirschfeld as its goalkeeping coach.

Canada's Brooke Henderson tied for 18-hole lead at LPGA season opener

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Canada's Brooke Henderson is tied for the lead after the opening round of the LPGA Tour's season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. The 21-year-old native of Smiths Falls, Ont.
Keegan Messing: Winning a Canadian title would mean "the world to me"

Keegan Messing: Winning a Canadian title would mean "the world to me"

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Keegan Messing posted a photo on social media last month of the winding Alaskan highway between his hometown of Girdwood and Anchorage that he'd travelled back and forth every day for the better part of two decades.
Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.

MONTREAL — Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer. Canada Snowboard made the announcement Thursday, saying the 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., was diagnosed Dec.

Canadian cyclist Mike Woods makes late charge at Santos Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia — Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan won Stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under on Thursday, surviving a late attack by Canadian Mike Woods.