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Prince Charles in Newfoundland to start Canadian tour

May. 17, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — Prince Charles and Camilla, the duchess of Cornwall, arrived in St. John’s, Newfoundland on Friday, to begin a three-day Canadian tour to mark the 70th anniversary of his mother’s ascent to the throne. The royal couple’s itinerary includes...

Fire's Shaquiri becomes MLS's highest-paid at nearly $8.2M

May. 17, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago Fire midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player, jumping past Los Angeles FC attacker Carlos Vela. The 30-year-old Swiss international, who joined Chicago this season from Lyon, has a base salary of $7.35 million and total...

Kikuchi beats former team, Blue Jays top Mariners 6-2

May. 16, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi allowed one hit over six shutout innings to beat his former team, Bo Bichette and Matt Chapman backed the left-hander with home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays topped the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Monday night. Bichette went 3 for 5 with two RBIs and...

Robbie Ray doesn't travel with Mariners to Toronto series

May. 16, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Mariners left-hander Robbie Ray isn't joining Seattle for a series in Toronto this week, missing a chance to celebrate the Cy Young Award he won with the Blue Jays last season amid border restrictions related to the COVID-19 vaccine. Ray pitched against the Mets in...

Column: Maple Leafs now at 55 years since last championship

May. 16, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

As soon as the NHL expanded to more than six teams, and television sets started showing games in color, the Toronto Maple Leafs were in trouble. Once again, the hockey playoffs are moving on to the second round without the Maple Leafs, who will be watching the rest of the postseason...

Rematch: Lightning, Panthers set to meet again in playoffs

May. 16, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions on one side. The Presidents’ Trophy winners on the other. Franchises separated by just a couple hundred miles of highway. And two teams that don’t like each other very much. Tampa Bay and Florida. For the state...

Celtics-Heat Eastern Conference finals preview capsule

May. 16, 2022 14:13 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Miami-Boston Eastern Conference finals series that starts Tuesday: No. 1 MIAMI HEAT (53-29, 8-3) vs. No. 2 BOSTON CELTICS (51-31, 8-3) Season series: Celtics, 2-1. Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday at Miami, Saturday and May 23 at...

LEADING OFF: Pirates try for a hit, absent M's in Toronto

May. 16, 2022 05:51 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NO-HIT WONDER The Pirates head to Wrigley Field seeking a slightly more convincing victory a day after beating the Reds 1-0 despite having zero hits. It marked the sixth time since 1901 that a big...

Game 7s go to OT on same day for 2nd time in NHL history

May. 16, 2022 01:50 AM EDT

No one wanted to go home in the NHL playoffs' Game 7 matchups Sunday night. The first-round elimination games between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers and Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames went to overtime, marking just the second time in league history multiple Game 7s...

Rangers-Canes, Battle of Alberta up next in NHL playoffs

May. 16, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

A few minutes after his New York Rangers moved on to the second round of the NHL playoffs by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins, Gerard Gallant had not mentally moved on to what’s next. “I don’t even know who we play,” Gallant said with a chuckle. It’s the...