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Germany urges FIFA to ensure doping expert gets Russia visa

Germany urges FIFA to ensure doping expert gets Russia visa

BERLIN — German officials called on the global soccer federation FIFA to intervene Saturday after a journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entry to Russia to report on the upcoming World Cup.
Vancouver Whitecaps get late goal from Kendall Waston to tie Houston Dynamo 2-2

Vancouver Whitecaps get late goal from Kendall Waston to tie Houston Dynamo 2-2

VANCOUVER — After the emotion faded, Kendall Waston was left facing the reality of the Vancouver Whitecaps' 2-2 tie with the Houston Dynamo on Friday night.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL Playoffs Third Round Washington 4 Tampa Bay 2 (Capitals lead series 1-0) --- AHL Playoffs Rockford 6 Manitoba 3 (IceHogs win series 4-0) Second Round Texas 3 Tucson 2 (Stars win series 4-1) --- IIHF World Championship At Copenhagen
Ovechkin has goal and assist, Capitals beat Lightning 4-2

Ovechkin has goal and assist, Capitals beat Lightning 4-2

TAMPA, Fla. — There was no letdown for the Washington Capitals. Just more winning hockey.
Blue Jays overcome Sale's 15 K's to beat Red Sox in extra innings

Blue Jays overcome Sale's 15 K's to beat Red Sox in extra innings

TORONTO — Luke Maile called his fourth-inning error "the dumbest play" of his career. But that only made the walk-off homer he hit hours later feel even sweeter.
Jets ready for quicker series with Vegas after seven-game grind against Predators

Jets ready for quicker series with Vegas after seven-game grind against Predators

WINNIPEG — Blake Wheeler woke up Friday morning feeling a little tired, but the Winnipeg Jets captain quickly got energized. Remembering his team is still in the Stanley Cup playoffs will do that.
Injured Humboldt Broncos player signs with York University's hockey team

Injured Humboldt Broncos player signs with York University's hockey team

SASKATOON — One of the hockey players who was injured in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is taking his first step to getting back on the ice. Kaleb Dahlgren, 20, has committed to play for the Lions hockey team at York University in Toronto.
Rogers says average audience of 2.2 million watched Jets beat Preds in 7 games

Rogers says average audience of 2.2 million watched Jets beat Preds in 7 games

The seven-game slugfest between the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators drew and average audience of 2.2 million viewers on Sportsnet and CBC, according to Rogers.
In-House Hire: Toronto Maple Leafs appoint Kyle Dubas new general manager

In-House Hire: Toronto Maple Leafs appoint Kyle Dubas new general manager

TORONTO — Brendan Shanahan was early in his tenure as president of the Toronto Maple Leafs when he reached out to Kyle Dubas to see if he wanted to meet and talk about hockey. Shanahan expected the session to last an hour or two.
Playoff hockey fever in Winnipeg bigger than glory days 40 years ago: alumni

Playoff hockey fever in Winnipeg bigger than glory days 40 years ago: alumni

Winnipeg was already in the grip of playoff fever. Now, with the National Hockey League Jets advancing to the Western Conference final — further than they have even been in the NHL — the frenzy has jumped another notch.