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CP NewsAlert: Oilers knock off Flames in OT to advance to Western Conference final

The Edmonton Oilers defeated their Alberta rival Calgary Flames 5-4 in overtime in Game 5 of their second-round NHL playoff series Thursday night to advance to the Western Conference final. More coming. The Canadian Press
Warriors beat Mavericks 120-110 to return to NBA Finals

Warriors beat Mavericks 120-110 to return to NBA Finals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson shimmied his way to 32 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to their sixth NBA Finals in the past eight seasons by beating the Dallas Mavericks 120-110 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday
Altomare beats top-seeded Lee in LPGA Match-Play

Altomare beats top-seeded Lee in LPGA Match-Play

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brittany Altomare rallied to beat top-seeded Minjee Lee 2 and 1 on Thursday in hot conditions at Shadow Creek in the second round of group play in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play.
Hurricanes win Game 5, push Rangers to brink of elimination

Hurricanes win Game 5, push Rangers to brink of elimination

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes controlled long stretches of play, stayed aggressive and even got a breakthrough in a two-month struggle on the power play. It was enough to secure another home playoff victory.
CFL Players' Association ratifies new contract with CFL

CFL Players' Association ratifies new contract with CFL

The CFL Players' Association ratified its new collective bargaining agreement with the CFL on Thursday night. The CFLPA made the announcement via email. The players' vote came hours after the two sides hammered out a seven-year tentative agreement.
Canadian basketball phenom Elijah Fisher commits to Texas Tech

Canadian basketball phenom Elijah Fisher commits to Texas Tech

Elijah Fisher, an 18-year-old from Oshawa, Ont., has decided to play for Texas Tech University. A five-star high school basketball recruit, Fisher is reclassifying to the class of 2022 and will suit up for the Red Raiders next season.
Rapper J. Cole and Scarborough Shooting Stars lose CEBL debut to Guelph Nighthawks

Rapper J. Cole and Scarborough Shooting Stars lose CEBL debut to Guelph Nighthawks

GUELPH, Ont. — The expansion Scarborough Shooting Stars and rapper J. Cole left as losers Thursday night in their Canadian Elite Basketball League debut.
Scheffler part of crowded Colonial leaderboard after PGA cut

Scheffler part of crowded Colonial leaderboard after PGA cut

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scottie Scheffler did something last weekend that he rarely does, watching a golf tournament at home after missing a cut. The world's No. 1 player is back on the course, and tied atop a crowded leaderboard at Colonial.
Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star, dies

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star, dies

Ray Liotta, the blue-eyed actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67.
Spain replaces French Barbarians as July opponent for Canadian men's rugby team

Spain replaces French Barbarians as July opponent for Canadian men's rugby team

TORONTO — Spain has replaced the French Barbarians as Canada's opponent in a men's rugby match July 10 at Ottawa's TD Place. "We had an agreement from the French Barbarians that they would be travelling for a two-match tour this July to the U.S.A.