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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020, file photo, Elton John performs

Elton John announces new North American dates for final tour

Sep. 23, 2020 9:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After postponing several shows because of the coronavirus pandemic, Elton John is saying hello to the yellow brick road of touring. The pop icon announced Wednesday that his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” will return to North America on Jan. 19, 2022, in New Orleans. John...

Przybylko scores twice, Union beat 10-man Impact 4-1

Sep. 20, 2020 9:28 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko scored late in the first half and early in the second to help the Philadelphia Union beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 4-1 on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena. Alejandro Bedoya tied it for the Union (7-2-3) in the 22nd minute, Kacper Przybylko connected in first-half...

Penguins re-sign F Jared McCann to 2-year deal

Sep. 18, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jared McCann is sticking with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team announced Friday it has re-signed the 24-year-old forward to a two-year contract that runs through the 2021-22 season. The deal carries an average annual value of $2.94 million. McCann tied a career high with 35 points during...

Security company GardaWorld reveals it's trying to buy G4S

Sep. 14, 2020 10:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — GardaWorld, the world’s largest privately owned security company, said Monday it was making a 3 billion-pound ($3.9 billion) offer for G4S, saying its London-based rival has rejected or ignored three previous approaches. Montreal-based GardaWorld says it decided to publicize its bid of...

Canes trade Edmundson's rights to Montreal for 5th rounder

Sep. 12, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes parted ways with defenseman Joel Edmundson after one season, trading his free agent rights to the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday for a fifth-round pick. Carolina acquired Edmundson after he won the Stanley Cup with the Blues in the 2019 trade that sent...

Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore reacts after scoring during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Montreal Impact, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canadian MLS teams will play home games in the US

Sep. 11, 2020 1:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The three Canadian Major League Soccer teams will each play a "home'' game in the United States as the league's regular season continues. The MLS has been announcing the 2020 regular season schedule in increments because of the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on travel to Canada. Each...

Chiefs' Duvernay-Tardif set for Harvard online classes

Sep. 9, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif will spend the next few months studying at one of the world’s most prestigious universities instead of playing football. The Canadian addressed the media Wednesday, speaking about his decision to opt out of the 2020 NFL season after...

Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser (6) is stopped by Vegas Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner (90) during second-period NHL Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

At last, Vegas solves Demko in 3-0 Game 7 win over Canucks

Sep. 5, 2020 12:44 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights were having enough problems solving Thatcher Demko. Then came another big obstacle — a major penalty that brought back memories of the team's collapse in last year's postseason. “You've got to think it crossed our mind a little bit,”...

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020 file photo, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Washington. The Washington Capitals have fired Reirden after a second consecutive first-round exit in the playoffs. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the move Sunday, Aug. 23 three days after the Capitals lost to former coach Barry Trotz’s New York Islanders in a five-game series. (AP Photo/Al Drago, File)

Todd Reirden returns to Penguins as assistant coach

Sep. 2, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Todd Reirden is back with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team hired Reirden as an assistant coach under Mike Sullivan on Wednesday, just over a week after Reirden was fired as head coach of the Washington Capitals following a playoff loss to the New York Islanders. This is Reirden's second...

Vancouver Canucks' Tanner Pearson (70) is stopped by St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen (34) as Colton Parayko (55) defends during the second period of an NHL Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff series, in Edmonton, Alberta, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Blues trade goalie Allen to Montreal, clear salary cap space

Sep. 2, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

Trading a longtime goaltender who lost his starting job could be the first step toward the St. Louis Blues keeping their Stanley Cup-winning captain. The Blues traded goaltender Jake Allen to the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday in a move that clears valuable salary cap space to try to re-sign captain and top...