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Former Panthers assistant coach Paul McFarland joins Maple Leafs staff

Former Panthers assistant coach Paul McFarland joins Maple Leafs staff

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired former Florida Panthers assistant coach Paul McFarland for the same role on head coach Mike Babcock's staff. McFarland replaces D.J. Smith, who was named head coach of the Ottawa Senators on Thursday.
Montreal Impact missing key midfielder Samuel Piette for game in L.A.

Montreal Impact missing key midfielder Samuel Piette for game in L.A.

MONTREAL — For the first time in nearly two years, the Montreal Impact will play a Major League Soccer match without midfielder Samuel Piette.

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic

HOMER GLEN, Ill. — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and their oldest daughter scampers around the kitchen.

Federal government contributes $4.3 million to prepare for 2026 World Cup

TORONTO — The federal government is providing $4.3 million to help Canada prepare for the 2026 World Cup. Kirsty Duncan, minister of science and sport, made the announcement Thursday morning at BMO Field.

Scores and Schedule

Wednesday's Games Memorial Cup At Halifax Rouyn-Noranda 4 Halifax 3 --- AHL Playoffs Western Conference final San Diego 3 Chicago 2 (San Diego leads series 2-1) --- MLB American League Oakland 7 Cleveland 2 Texas 2 Seattle 1 N.Y.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games Memorial Cup At Halifax Rouyn-Noranda 4 Halifax 3 --- AHL Playoffs Western Conference final San Diego 3 Chicago 2 (San Diego leads series 2-1) --- MLB American League Oakland 7 Cleveland 2 Texas 2 Seattle 1 N.Y.

Telfer helps York9 FC to first-ever win and to move on in Canadian Championship

TORONTO — Ryan Telfer's goal in the 71st minute lifted the Canadian Premier League's York9 FC to a 1-0 win over AS Blainville on Wednesday night to advance to the second qualifying round of the Canadian Championship.
Huskies beat Mooseheads 4-3 on late goal from Lauko; Halifax still goes to final

Huskies beat Mooseheads 4-3 on late goal from Lauko; Halifax still goes to final

HALIFAX — Not every victory brings joy. At least in a four-team, round-robin tournament.
Michael Chavis homers in 13th inning as Red Sox edge Blue Jays 6-5

Michael Chavis homers in 13th inning as Red Sox edge Blue Jays 6-5

TORONTO — Boston's Michael Chavis hit a solo homer off Jimmy Cordero in the 13th inning as the Red Sox outlasted the plucky Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.
Montero scores on penalty kick, Whitecaps tie Red Bulls 2-2

Montero scores on penalty kick, Whitecaps tie Red Bulls 2-2

HARRISON, N.J. — Fredy Montero tied it for Vancouver with a penalty kick in the 61st minute and the Whitecaps held on for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night.