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Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers past Nats 6-0 in NLDS opener

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers past Nats 6-0 in NLDS opener

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers overpowered the Nationals on the mound and at the plate, extending the dominance that led to a franchise-record 106 victories in the regular season right on into the playoffs.
Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Flames 5-3

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Flames 5-3

DENVER — Mikko Rantanen missed training camp and the preseason, yet showed he hasn't missed a beat after a summer of uncertainty.

Thursday's Game

Thursday's Games NHL Carolina 4 Montreal 3 (SO) Buffalo 3 Pittsburgh 1 Tampa Bay 5 Florida 2 N.Y.
Howden scores late as Rangers beat Jets 6-4 in wild opener

Howden scores late as Rangers beat Jets 6-4 in wild opener

NEW YORK — Artemi Panarin and Jacob Trouba came through in their New York debuts, and Mika Zibanejad had a big game to help the Rangers get the new season off on a winning note.

Taylor opens with 63 in Las Vegas with Mickelson 2 behind

LAS VEGAS — Canada's Nick Taylor had to scramble for par on his opening two holes Thursday, and then he couldn’t miss in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Taylor, from Abbotsford, B.C.
Hamilton, Hurricanes top Canadiens 4-3 in shootout

Hamilton, Hurricanes top Canadiens 4-3 in shootout

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes rode a second-half surge all the way to the Eastern Conference final last season. They started their follow-up season with a strong finish to their first game.
Cardinals score 4 in 9th, hold off Braves 7-6 in NLDS opener

Cardinals score 4 in 9th, hold off Braves 7-6 in NLDS opener

ATLANTA — Back in the playoffs for the first time since 2015, the St. Louis Cardinals look as gritty as ever. The Atlanta Braves also started down a familiar path.

More Rugby World Cup injury heartbreak for Canadian winger Taylor Paris

Winger Taylor Paris has become the third Canadian to exit the Rugby World Cup due to injury. The 26-year-old from Barrie, Ont.
Calgary Flames extend contract of general manager Brad Treliving

Calgary Flames extend contract of general manager Brad Treliving

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames announced a multi-year contract extension for general manager Brad Treliving just hours before the team played its season opener Thursday. The 50-year-old from Penticton, B.C., enters his sixth season as Calgary's GM.

Raptors unveil 25th anniversary plans with Two Five logo and '95 Rewind' nights

TORONTO — Coming off the success of the Toronto Raptors' "We The North" brand campaign, the pressure was on the organization to deliver for the 25th anniversary of the NBA franchise.