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Canadian Denis Shapovalov rolls to first-round victory at Madrid Open

MADRID — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is heading to the second round of the Madrid Open after beating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-3 on Sunday. The 11th-seeded Shapovalov saved all three break points he faced against the world No.

Canadian divers McKay, Benfeito lock up Olympic spot with world cup gold

TOKYO — Canadian divers Caeli McKay and Meaghan Benfeito secured their spot at the Tokyo Olympics with a first-place finish at a world cup event in Japan on Sunday. The pair won gold in the women's 10-metre synchro event with a combined score of 305.

WHL Roundup: Caedan Bankier hat trick give Blazers OT win over Rockets

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Caedan Bankier completed his hat trick in overtime as the Kamloops Blazers vanquished the Kelowna Rockets 4-3 in Western Hockey League play Saturday evening.

Scoreboard for Saturday May 1, 2021

Saturday's Games (All Times Eastern) NHL Boston 6 Buffalo 2 Detroit 1 Tampa Bay 0 (SO) Carolina 2 Columbus 1 (OT) N.Y. Islanders 3 N.Y.
Bogdanovic scores 34 as Jazz rally to beat Raptors 106-102

Bogdanovic scores 34 as Jazz rally to beat Raptors 106-102

SALT LAKE CITY — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 34 points — including six 3-pointers — to lead the Utah Jazz to a 106-102 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.
McDavid scores, Smith stops 29 pucks in Edmonton's 4-1 win over Calgary Flames

McDavid scores, Smith stops 29 pucks in Edmonton's 4-1 win over Calgary Flames

EDMONTON — It didn’t come as a surprise to Connor McDavid’s teammates that the Oilers captain had an offensive outburst, one game after being shut down by the opposition.
Canada's Einarson falls to Switzerland and Russia at women's curling worlds

Canada's Einarson falls to Switzerland and Russia at women's curling worlds

CALGARY — Late-game struggles proved costly for Canada's Kerri Einarson on Saturday at the LGT World Women's Curling Championship. Einarson started strong in both of her matchups but didn't finish the way she wanted.
Sabonis has triple-double by half; Pacers top Thunder 152-95

Sabonis has triple-double by half; Pacers top Thunder 152-95

OKLAHOMA CITY — Domantas Sabonis had a triple-double in the first half and the Indiana Pacers flirted with the most lopsided victory in NBA history before beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 152-95 on Saturday night.
Grichuk single in 10th, Springer 2 HRs as Jays beat Braves

Grichuk single in 10th, Springer 2 HRs as Jays beat Braves

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Randal Grichuk lined an RBI single in the 10th inning, George Springer hit his first two homers with the Blue Jays, and Toronto rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Saturday night.

Wright, McTavish each score twice as Canada downs Belarus at U-18 championship

PLANO, Texas — Shane Wright and Mason McTavish scored two goals apiece as Canada capped a perfect preliminary round with a 5-2 win over Belarus at the world under-18 men's hockey championship on Saturday.