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Petry scored in overtime to lead Canadiens to 3-2 win over Ducks

Petry scored in overtime to lead Canadiens to 3-2 win over Ducks

MONTREAL — There were big shoes to fill on the Canadiens blue line with the absence of injured captain Shea Weber. Jeff Petry answered the call.
Wolves send Wiggins to Warriors for Russell in scorer swap

Wolves send Wiggins to Warriors for Russell in scorer swap

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves have taken on yet another new look, with D'Angelo Russell on his way to join pal Karl-Anthony Towns and Canadian Andrew Wiggins heading west to the Golden State Warriors.
Heat, Grizzlies complete trade sending Iguodala to Miami

Heat, Grizzlies complete trade sending Iguodala to Miami

MIAMI — Each of the last nine NBA Finals have included either the Miami Heat or Andre Iguodala. They’d like to go there together now.
Nick Taylor takes lead on glorious day at Pebble Beach

Nick Taylor takes lead on glorious day at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Canadian Nick Taylor opened with an eagle, closed with two birdies and made a gorgeous day feel even better with an 8-under 63 at Monterey Peninsula that gave him the lead Thursday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
LeBron, Giannis choose their teams for the All-Star Game

LeBron, Giannis choose their teams for the All-Star Game

Anthony Davis is LeBron James’ teammate in Los Angeles, and they’ll be teammates at the All-Star Game in Chicago as well. James took his fellow Lakers All-Star with the No. 1 overall pick of the Feb.
Manfred concerned with team/media roles of Martinez, Mendoza

Manfred concerned with team/media roles of Martinez, Mendoza

ORLANDO, Fla. — The dual roles of former Boston pitcher Pedro Martinez and ex-Olympic softball player Jessica Mendoza as team employees and broadcasters have drawn the concern of baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred.

Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander to replace Rose in NBA skills challenge

NEW YORK — Canadian Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma City Thunder will replace Detroit Pistons guard Derrick Rose next Saturday in the skills challenge, one of the events on the NBA's all-star weekend schedule.

Canada holds on to beat Belgium at women's basketball Olympic qualifier

OSTEND, Belgium — Canada's women's basketball team survived a scare and held on for a 61-56 win over host Belgium on Thursday at an Olympic qualifying tournament.
Toronto Raptors happy with what they have, stand pat at NBA trade deadline

Toronto Raptors happy with what they have, stand pat at NBA trade deadline

TORONTO — A day after the Toronto Raptors roared to a franchise-record 12th consecutive win, the team's front office decided not to mess with a good thing. The Raptors stood pat as Thursday's 3 p.m.
'I don't fear it': Battling for a playoff spot, Leafs roll the trade dice

'I don't fear it': Battling for a playoff spot, Leafs roll the trade dice

TORONTO — Kyle Dubas hopes acquiring Jack Campbell works out better the second time around.