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Pilot of Bryant helicopter tried to avoid heavy fog

Pilot of Bryant helicopter tried to avoid heavy fog

CALABASAS, Calif. — The veteran pilot whose helicopter plunged into a Los Angeles-area hillside, killing NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others, had tried to avoid fog so heavy that it had grounded police choppers, authorities said.
Montreal guard Dort puts opponents on notice with clampdown defence

Montreal guard Dort puts opponents on notice with clampdown defence

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Luguentz Dort was given a thankless assignment in his first NBA start — find a way to slow down James Harden.

Young Canada cricketers beaten by Zimbabwe at ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa — Canada suffered its third straight loss at the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup on Tuesday, falling victim to Zimbabwe by 95 runs.
Toronto Wolfpack face injury and visa concerns ahead of Super League opener

Toronto Wolfpack face injury and visa concerns ahead of Super League opener

The Toronto Wolfpack are hurting ahead of their debut Sunday in Super League.
QMJHL suspends Oceanic star Alexis Lafreniere three games for check to the head

QMJHL suspends Oceanic star Alexis Lafreniere three games for check to the head

Rimouski Oceanic star forward Alexis Lafreniere was suspended by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for three games on Tuesday for checking to the head.
Canadian Milos Raonic falls to Novak Djokovic in Australian Open quarterfinals

Canadian Milos Raonic falls to Novak Djokovic in Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Milos Raonic just can't solve Novak Djokovic. The No. 32 seed from Thornhill, Ont., fell to 0-10 against the second-seeded Djokovic with a 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (1) loss in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Tuesday.
Canadian international Lindsay Agnew goes Down Under, joins Sydney FC

Canadian international Lindsay Agnew goes Down Under, joins Sydney FC

SYDNEY, Australia — Canadian international Lindsay Agnew has joined Sydney FC for the remainder of Australia's W-League season. The 24-year-old Agnew, who was born in Kingston, Ont., was waived by the Houston Dash on Jan. 22.
In #MeToo era, Kobe and other athletes often get a pass

In #MeToo era, Kobe and other athletes often get a pass

DENVER — Folded conveniently into the narratives about his “complicated past” was the detail about Kobe Bryant that could’ve wrecked him. It was a rape allegation by a 19-year-old employee of a Colorado hotel. It happened in 2003.
J.T. Miller, Thatcher Demko lead Canucks to ninth straight home win, beat Blues

J.T. Miller, Thatcher Demko lead Canucks to ninth straight home win, beat Blues

VANCOUVER — Thatcher Demko might have added a new category to the NHL's statistics. The Vancouver Canucks goaltender was asked about the 23 blocked shots his teammates made in a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues Monday night.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NHL Washington 4 Montreal 2 New Jersey 4 Ottawa 3 (SO) Dallas 3 Tampa Bay 2 (OT) Toronto 5 Nashville 2 Vancouver 3 St.