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It's a Barty party: Australian wins 1st major at French Open

It's a Barty party: Australian wins 1st major at French Open

PARIS — Ash Barty knew she needed a break from tennis, from the pressure and expectations, from the week-in, week-out grind. So she stepped away in 2014 and wound up trying her hand at cricket, joining a professional team at home in Australia.
Yankees' Tanaka on paternity list; will pitch Monday vs Mets

Yankees' Tanaka on paternity list; will pitch Monday vs Mets

CLEVELAND — The New York Yankees placed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on the paternity leave list. But it will be a short stay, with his next start on Monday against the Mets.
Walk Off the Earth's creative take on O Canada at NBA Finals draws mixed reviews

Walk Off the Earth's creative take on O Canada at NBA Finals draws mixed reviews

The Toronto Raptors' first trip to the NBA Finals has gone about as well as could be expected, as the team holds a three-games-to-one lead over the defending-champion Golden State Warriors.
Blues look to secure Stanley Cup Final victory over the Bruins

Blues look to secure Stanley Cup Final victory over the Bruins

Boston Bruins (49-24-9, second in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. St. Louis Blues (45-28-9, third in the Central Division during the regular season) St. Louis; Sunday, 8 p.m. EDT STANLEY CUP FINAL: St.
Canada's Fernandez wins girls singles title at French Open

Canada's Fernandez wins girls singles title at French Open

PARIS — Leylah Annie Fernandez wasn't yet five years old when she sat in front of the television, watching Justine Henin and the left-handed Rafael Nadal win the 2007 French Open. On Saturday, the 16-year-old lefty from Laval, Que.
Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final

Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final

PARIS — Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended in the French Open semifinals because he made some odd strategic choices, because the wild weather bothered him, because the chair umpire got under his skin.

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse

ZURICH — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players.
A look at Canadian World Cup forward Jordyn Huitema

A look at Canadian World Cup forward Jordyn Huitema

A look at Canadian forward Jordyn Huitema: AGE: 18. HOMETOWN: Chilliwack, B.C. CANADA EXPERIENCE: 21 caps, six goals. CLUB TEAM: Paris Saint-Germain (France).
Canada's Jordyn Huitema about to live out childhood dream by playing at World Cup

Canada's Jordyn Huitema about to live out childhood dream by playing at World Cup

Jordyn Huitema always planned on making it to the World Cup. "In school you'd have to make short-term and long-term goals as a part of the curriculum," recalled the 18-year-old forward from Chilliwack, B.C. "My long-term was always this tournament.
Lions roar back for 38-36 win over Stampeders in pre-season action

Lions roar back for 38-36 win over Stampeders in pre-season action

VANCOUVER — Less than two weeks after signing his first CFL contract, quarterback Grant Kraemer stepped into the starring role Friday night to help the B.C.