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World Rugby unveils condensed 2021 sevens schedule with Vancouver a question-mark

World Rugby unveils condensed 2021 sevens schedule with Vancouver a question-mark

The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, grounded last year by the pandemic, will return in May with a pair of women's events. But the men won't see action on the circuit until September. And there is no Canadian stop, as yet.
Canada's Andrew Nembhard picks up conference sixth man of the year

Canada's Andrew Nembhard picks up conference sixth man of the year

Canadian guard Andrew Nembhard was named sixth man of the year by the West Coast Conference on Wednesday. The 21-year-old helped No. 1-ranked Gonzaga to an undefeated regular season, averaging 4.4 assists for fourth in the conference and 9.

Scoreboard for Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tuesday's Games NHL N.Y. Rangers 3 Buffalo 2 Columbus 4 Detroit 1 Montreal 3 Ottawa 1 N.Y.
Habs down Sens 3-1 to snap 5-game winless streak; Ducharme earns 1st NHL coaching win

Habs down Sens 3-1 to snap 5-game winless streak; Ducharme earns 1st NHL coaching win

MONTREAL — Dominique Ducharme didn't have time to reflect on his first home game in charge of the Montreal Canadiens as he drove to the Bell Centre on Tuesday afternoon.
Wheeler, Connor tally three-point nights, Jets down Canucks 5-2

Wheeler, Connor tally three-point nights, Jets down Canucks 5-2

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets were angry coming into Tuesday's game against the Vancouver Canucks, said winger Mathieu Perreault. The Canucks had blanked the Jets 4-0 the night before and Winnipeg was not about to repeat the result.
Montreal Canadiens appoint Sean Burke as director of goaltending

Montreal Canadiens appoint Sean Burke as director of goaltending

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have made another change to their coaching staff, appointing Sean Burke to take over as the director of goaltending.
After dodging COVID-19 for months, the Raptors are feeling full force of pandemic

After dodging COVID-19 for months, the Raptors are feeling full force of pandemic

The Toronto Raptors had largely dodged COVID-19 for the first half of an NBA season reeling from the global pandemic.

WHL's B.C. Division clubs cleared to play in Kamloops and Kelowna bubble environments

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League announced Tuesday that it has been granted approval by the B.C. Provincial Health Office to play in bubble environments in Kamloops and Kelowna this season. The league said in a release that the WHL's B.C.
Jeff Gustafson rewarded for nine years of patience with Bassmasters Elite Series win

Jeff Gustafson rewarded for nine years of patience with Bassmasters Elite Series win

Usually Jeff Gustafson makes the trip home to Kenora, Ont., from Bassmaster Elite Series events alone. This time, though, he had company.

Oilers forward Alex Chiasson suspended one game for cross-checking

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers forward Alex Chiasson has been suspended for one game for cross-checking Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jimmy Vesey. The incident occurred at the end of Toronto's 3-0 win at Edmonton on Monday night.