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Barcelona fans relieved after Messi says he will stay

Barcelona fans relieved after Messi says he will stay

BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona fans breathed a collective sigh of relief a day after Lionel Messi said he would wait a year in his desire to seek success elsewhere.
As Canada's Cup drought continues, a look at what's in store this off-season

As Canada's Cup drought continues, a look at what's in store this off-season

When the Vancouver Canucks bowed out to the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal Friday, Canada's Stanley Cup drought officially hit 27 years.
Osaka tosses racket, overcomes test from teenager at US Open

Osaka tosses racket, overcomes test from teenager at US Open

NEW YORK — Naomi Osaka spiked her racket after one errant forehand late in the second set at the U.S. Open, then flung it the length of the baseline after a missed backhand return ceded that tiebreaker.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL At Edmonton Dallas 5 Colorado 4 (OT) (Dallas wins series 4-3) Vegas 3 Vancouver 0 (Vegas wins series 4-3) --- NBA Miami 115 Milwaukee 100 (Miami leads series 3-0) Houston 112 L.A.
Vegas Golden Knights beat Vancouver 3-0, knock Canucks out of NHL playoffs

Vegas Golden Knights beat Vancouver 3-0, knock Canucks out of NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — The Vegas Golden Knights finally found a crack in the stone wall of Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko, firing shot after shot at him Friday until — finally — one puck went bar down to knock the last Canadian team out of the NHL p

Loyd hits 3 at buzzer, WNBA-leading Storm beat Sparks

BRADENTON, Fla. — Jewell Loyd made a 3-pointer off an inbounds pass with 0.8 seconds left to give the WNBA-leading Seattle Storm a 90-89 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night. Chelsea Gray went 1 of 2 from the free-throw line with 20.
Kiviranta lifts Stars past Avs in Game 7 OT thriller

Kiviranta lifts Stars past Avs in Game 7 OT thriller

EDMONTON — Joel Kiviranta had the most unlikely of all the goals in a wild playoff series between Dallas and Colorado, sending the Stars further than they have been in 12 years Three of them for the rookie in a thrilling Game 7, including the winner
Red Sox earn split of doubleheader with win over Blue Jays

Red Sox earn split of doubleheader with win over Blue Jays

BOSTON — Yairo Muñoz had three hits and the Boston Red Sox salvaged a spit of their doubleheader as the “road” team at Fenway Park with a 3-2 over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night to halt a five-game losing streak.
Canadian Denis Shapovalov beats Taylor Fritz in third round of US Open

Canadian Denis Shapovalov beats Taylor Fritz in third round of US Open

NEW YORK — Denis Shapovalov rallied to beat American Taylor Fritz 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday, continuing a promising tournament for Canadian men. The comeback victory means the No.
Rahm has 65 to catch up to Johnson at Tour Championship

Rahm has 65 to catch up to Johnson at Tour Championship

ATLANTA — Five days later, Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm are still going at it. They dressed about the same Friday in the Tour Championship, matched birdies on five holes and wound up tied for the lead at East Lake.
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