Major League Baseball intends give the players' association the required one-year advance notice that would allow management to unilaterally change the strike zone, install pitch clocks and limit trips to the pitcher's mound starting in 2018.
Teammates were struck by how cool Auston Matthews remained during a 13-game goal drought at one point this season. The Winnipeg Jets saw something similar in Patrik Laine when things went sideways.
Milos Raonic advanced to the second round of the Delray Beach Open in Florida on Tuesday with a 6-1, 6-4 win over American qualifier Tim Smyczek.
When Russell Martin decided to take up swimming as an off-season workout option a year ago, he was amazed at how quickly he progressed in the pool. It didn't hurt that his coach and training partner was a nine-time Paralympic gold medallist.
The Ottawa Redblacks have acquired veteran quarterback Drew Tate from the Calgary Stampeders for a 2018 fifth-round draft pick.
The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office.
Team Canada's Chelsea Carey defeated Kerry Galusha of the Northwest Territories 7-4 on Tuesday to move into sole possession of third place at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ont.