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Canadian world downhill ski champion John Kucera at the helm of former team

Canadian world downhill ski champion John Kucera at the helm of former team

The first Canadian man to win a world championship in downhill skiing is now the head coach of his former team. John Kucera oversees a disparate Canadian men's downhill squad that includes both former teammates and a batch of young prospects.

Scores and Schedule

Wednesday's Games NHL New Jersey 3 Anaheim 1 Colorado 4 Chicago 1 St.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games NHL New Jersey 3 Anaheim 1 Colorado 4 Chicago 1 St.
Allen makes 35 saves, Blues beat Oilers 2-1

Allen makes 35 saves, Blues beat Oilers 2-1

ST. LOUIS — Blues coach Craig Berube took a chance and challenged a late goal. Even though it didn’t work out, his players soon rewarded his faith in them. Brayden Schenn scored, Jake Allen made 35 saves and St.
Lowry has triple-double in Raptors' victory over Pistons

Lowry has triple-double in Raptors' victory over Pistons

DETROIT — The Toronto Raptors beat Detroit but lost two more players in the process. “A win with a heavy price,” coach Nick Nurse said.
Future sign: Cole arrives with old placard of Yankees fealty

Future sign: Cole arrives with old placard of Yankees fealty

NEW YORK — On his first day in pinstripes, Gerrit Cole admitted to stealing a sign — no, not those signs. Cole affixed his signature to a record $324 million, nine-year contract at 10:45 a.m.
High school coach portrayed in 'Remember the Titans' dies

High school coach portrayed in 'Remember the Titans' dies

With his health declining, Herman Boone was still mapping out football strategy as if he were about to walk the sidelines one more time. “His daughter said the other night he asked for a clipboard.

Toronto's Marc Gasol leaves game with hamstring injury

DETROIT — Toronto Raptors centre Marc Gasol has left Wednesday night's game at Detroit with a left hamstring strain.
Man City, Man United to meet in English League Cup semis

Man City, Man United to meet in English League Cup semis

The two Manchester clubs will meet in the semifinals of the English League Cup after both pulled clear in the second half to beat lower-division opponents in the last eight on Wednesday.

Calgary Flames assistant general manager Chris Snow diagnosed with ALS

Calgary Flames assistant general manager Chris Snow has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, his wife said Wednesday in a letter published on the NHL team's website.