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Last musher brings dogs over Alaska's Iditarod finish line

Last musher brings dogs over Alaska's Iditarod finish line

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The final musher has crossed the finish line in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, nearly three days after the winner reached the finish line near the small Alaska community of Willow.
Canada's Messing thrilled to compete with teammates he hasn't seen in a year

Canada's Messing thrilled to compete with teammates he hasn't seen in a year

When COVID-19 forced the closure of gyms in Alaska, Keegan Messing got creative. The Canadian figure skater hoisted the batteries out of two cars, and used the 36-pound car parts as weights.

Weyburn installed as the early 3-1 Winterbook favourite for 2021 Queen's Plate race

TORONTO — Weyburn was installed as the early 3-1 Winterbook favourite for the 2021 Queen's Plate on Thursday. Weyburn won the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes over a mile at Aqueduct in Queen's, N.Y., on March 6.

A look at Major League Rugby's 2021 season

A look at Major League Rugby as it kicks off its fourth season Saturday: TEAMS: 12 this year with the addition of the expansion Los Angeles Giltinis and departure of the Colorado Raptors.
Tokyo Olympics: Yet another scandal over sexist comments

Tokyo Olympics: Yet another scandal over sexist comments

TOKYO — In yet another setback for the postponed Tokyo Olympics — and another involving comments about women — games' creative director Hiroshi Sasaki resigned on Thursday after making demeaning comments about a well-known female celebrity in Japan.
Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl fuel Oilers in 7-3 win over Flames

Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl fuel Oilers in 7-3 win over Flames

CALGARY — The NHL's top two scorers helped unleash the Edmonton Oilers' firepower in a 7-3 romp Wednesday over the host Calgary Flames.

Canada's Auger-Aliassime, Fernandez advance in Mexico, Raonic ousted in second round

Felix Auger-Aliassime and Leylah Annie Fernandez had successful outings Wednesday in Mexico. Fellow Canadian Milos Raonic did not.
Connor scores twice, Ehlers scores winner as Jets edge Canadiens 4-3 in overtime

Connor scores twice, Ehlers scores winner as Jets edge Canadiens 4-3 in overtime

WINNIPEG — Nikolaj Ehlers knows he had a lot of help in securing an overtime win for the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday. Just under a minute into overtime, Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck made a giant save on Montreal Canadiens defenceman Jeff Petry.
Gaudette scores in shootout to lift Canucks to 3-2 win over Senators

Gaudette scores in shootout to lift Canucks to 3-2 win over Senators

OTTAWA — Adam Gaudette says he owes goalie coach Ian Clark for his shootout skills. The Canucks centre scored the first shootout goal of his career on Wednesday to lift the Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators.
Bey's double-double leads Pistons over slumping Raptors

Bey's double-double leads Pistons over slumping Raptors

DETROIT — Saddiq Bey had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons overcame Norman Powell's 43 points to beat the Toronto Raptors 116-112 on Wednesday night, ending a four-game skid.