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Pele's favourite teammate and World Cup winner Coutinho dies

Pele's favourite teammate and World Cup winner Coutinho dies

SAO PAULO — Brazilian striker Coutinho, a 1962 World Cup winner who Pele considered his favourite attacking partner at Santos FC, died on Monday. He was 75. Santos announced Coutinho's death in a statement.
Sexton, Cavs beat Raptors 126-101; 2 ejected for fight

Sexton, Cavs beat Raptors 126-101; 2 ejected for fight

CLEVELAND — Even with Kawhi Leonard back in the lineup, the best fight Toronto put up in Cleveland was when Serge Ibaka threw a punch at Marquese Chriss.
Canada's Milos Raonic rallies to knock off American qualifier Marcos Giron

Canada's Milos Raonic rallies to knock off American qualifier Marcos Giron

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Canada's Milos Raonic is heading to the round of 16 at the BNP Paribas Open after a come-from-behind victory on Monday. The No.
Flyers inch closer to East playoff spot with win over Ottawa

Flyers inch closer to East playoff spot with win over Ottawa

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers have transformed from the worst team in the NHL to not-so-bad in the East. Their recent run toward respectability could net them the playoff berth that seemed inconceivable before the All-Star break.
MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in South Florida

MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in South Florida

MIAMI — Mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor has been arrested in South Florida for stealing the cellphone of someone who was trying to take his photo, authorities said.
Canadian international teenager Liam Millar scores winner for Kilmarnock

Canadian international teenager Liam Millar scores winner for Kilmarnock

PAISLEY, Scotland — Canadian international Liam Millar's late goal gave Kilmarnock a 1-0 win over St. Mirren in Scottish Premiership play Monday. The 19-year-old from Brampton, Ont.
Quinn Hughes an important part of Canucks bright, young future: Benning

Quinn Hughes an important part of Canucks bright, young future: Benning

Vancouver general manager Jim Benning expects recently signed defenceman Quinn Hughes to be a big part of the Canucks future. For now, though, he just wants the 19-year-old to get a taste of the NHL. "I don't want to put too much pressure on him.
CFL, CFLPA meet in first collective bargaining session in Toronto

CFL, CFLPA meet in first collective bargaining session in Toronto

TORONTO — For Jeff Keeping and the CFL Players' Association, it was a good opening day. The players and CFL held their first collective bargaining session Monday. The two sides are scheduled to meet again Tuesday.
Panthers' Huberdeau, Stars' Bishop, Ducks' Terry named NHL stars of the week

Panthers' Huberdeau, Stars' Bishop, Ducks' Terry named NHL stars of the week

NEW YORK — Florida Panthers left-wing Jonathan Huberdeau, Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop and Anaheim Ducks right-wing Troy Terry are the NHL's three stars of the week.
Former CFL head coach Marc Trestman comes full circle with XFL post

Former CFL head coach Marc Trestman comes full circle with XFL post

Marc Trestman has come full circle. Last week, the former CFL head coach was named the head coach/GM of the XFL's Tampa Bay franchise.
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