TORONTO - Paul Pierce famously fired the first shot before Washington's playoff series with Toronto even began.

The St. Louis Cardinals say injured ace Adam Wainwright is out for the season because of a torn left Achilles.

General manager John Mozeliak made the announcement Monday at Busch Stadium.

WINDSOR, Ont. - Hockey Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost, who spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings before capping his playing career with a five-year run in Toronto, has died.

TORONTO - Dwane Casey was wearing the golf-ball sized NBA championship ring Monday morning that he won with the Dallas Mavericks — perhaps as a reminder of happier times.

The Toronto Raptors were swe

ARLINGTON, Texas - Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers.

After two troublesome years with the Los Angeles Angels and less than halfway through a $125 million, five-year contract, Hamilton was

The comeback kids from Calgary will see their third-period dopplegangers in the "never-die" Anaheim Ducks in the second round of the NHL playoffs.

Like the Flames, the Ducks picked up 24 points when

VANCOUVER - Midfield dynamo Diana Matheson, sidelined by a serious knee injury last October, has made Canada's 23-woman roster for this summer's World Cup.

The 166-cap veteran, whose work ethic and p

VANCOUVER - The 23-woman Canada roster announced Monday for this summer's Women's World Cup is more than a collection of soccer players.


MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact will try to win the biggest game in franchise history without the help of their starting goalkeeper.

Due to an accumulation of yellow cards, Montreal's Evan Bush will n