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Jarry has 26 saves, Penguins beat Lightning 6-2 in opener

Jarry has 26 saves, Penguins beat Lightning 6-2 in opener

TAMPA, Fla. — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday night.
Flynn, Dekker impressive down stretch of Raptors' pre-season win over Wizards

Flynn, Dekker impressive down stretch of Raptors' pre-season win over Wizards

WASHINGTON — In the battle for Toronto Raptors roster spots and playing time, Malachi Flynn and Sam Dekker made solid cases on Tuesday.
Freeman HR sends Braves to NLCS with 5-4 win over Brewers

Freeman HR sends Braves to NLCS with 5-4 win over Brewers

ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman homered off Milwaukee closer Josh Hader with two outs in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves advanced to the NL Championship Series for the second year in a row, finishing off the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Ronaldo scores hat trick, Denmark qualifies for World Cup

Ronaldo scores hat trick, Denmark qualifies for World Cup

Another hat trick for Cristiano Ronaldo, another win — and qualification for the World Cup — for Denmark. And yet more crowd trouble in a game between England and Hungary.
Altuve, Astros going back to ALCS after topping White Sox

Altuve, Astros going back to ALCS after topping White Sox

CHICAGO — It was Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman once again. Led by their October-tested stars, the Houston Astros are going back to the AL Championship Series for the fifth straight year.

Canadian teen Fernandez eliminated in round of 16 at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Canada's rising tennis star Leylah Fernandez has been eliminated at Indian Wells. The 19-year-old from Laval, Que., lost to American Shelby Rogers, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 in the round of 16 of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday.
Coach John Herdman sees Panama game as key for Canada in World Cup qualifying

Coach John Herdman sees Panama game as key for Canada in World Cup qualifying

TORONTO — Back home after picking up points via draws in Mexico and Jamaica, unbeaten Canada can move further up the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying standings when it hosts Panama on Wednesday night at BMO Field. But it won't be easy.

Whitecaps add Gordon (Fiddle) Thornsberry to esports gaming roster

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have added Gordon (Fiddle) Thornsberry to their esports gaming roster. The 24-year-old from Trenton, Ohio, a former eMLS League Series champion, joins Alex (Exraa) Gonzalez on the Whitecaps esports team.

Whitecaps forward Cristian Dajome fined for embellishment in Seattle loss

VANCOUVER — Whitecaps forward Cristian Dajome has been fined for simulation/embellishment in Vancouver’s 4-1 loss to the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.

Pepitone drops lawsuit that sought bat from Hall of Fame

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Yankees star Joe Pepitone has dropped his lawsuit against the Baseball Hall of Fame that sought the return of a Louisville Slugger bat that Mickey Mantle used to hit his 500th career home run. David M.