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Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics OLYMPICS

LONDON — Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak. The 150 experts — including a former White House science...

MLB upholds one-game ban for Jays slugger Bautista, will sit out Boston game TORONTO BLUE JAYS

Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista sat out Friday's game against the Boston Red Sox after Major League Baseball upheld his one-game suspension. Bautista's appeal for his role in a May 15 brawl with the Texas Rangers was heard Thursday...

Jagr left off World Cup roster; Voynov selection questioned HOCKEY

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech Republic will have to do without Jaromir Jagr at the World Cup of Hockey. Also, the NHL questioned whether defenceman Slava Voynov is eligible to play in September after being added to Russia's roster...

Czech Republic, Finland, Russia name final World Cup rosters HOCKEY

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech Republic will have to do without Jaromir Jagr at the World Cup of Hockey in September. Jagr retired from the national team after last year's world championship, and was not included in the first 16 players...

Don Cherry: "no way" Lightning captain Stamkos should be playing Game 7 TELEVISION

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos wouldn't have played Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final if it was up to Don Cherry. The popular hockey commentator was adamant that Stamkos, who appeared in Thursday's game for the first time...

Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC NBA

OAKLAND, Calif. — "We're not going home! We're not going home!" Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs. No, his Golden State Warriors are going back to Oklahoma City, after keeping their title reign and the winningest...

Happ pitches Blue Jays past Yankees, Sabathia in 3-1 win TORONTO BLUE JAYS

NEW YORK — In between retiring Yankees hitters, Toronto starter J.A. Happ could appreciate the moment of dueling with CC Sabathia. "It was kind of fun, definitely, being out there — Yankee Stadium, pitching against him," Happ...

Murray, Penguins top Lightning 2-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final NHL PLAYOFFS

PITTSBURGH — The hours before the biggest game of Bryan Rust's life were restless. The nap he tried to sneak in never materialized. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward's...

How Joe Pavelski went from seventh-round unknown to Conn Smythe favourite NHL PLAYOFFS

The NHL scouts parading through Waterloo, Iowa, usually said the same thing about Joe Pavelski. "'He can't skate, he's not big enough. He can't skate, he's not big enough'," recalls P.K. O'Handley, who coached...

Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips announces his retirement NHL

OTTAWA — Longtime Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips is announcing his retirement. He made his debut with the Senators in 1997 and spent his entire NHL career with the team. Phillips missed this past season due to back problems....

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard loses at French Open TENNIS

PARIS — Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has been eliminated from the French Open after a 6-4, 6-4 second-round loss to eighth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland. A French Open semifinalist last year, Bacsinszky was broken in her first service...

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