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Vancouver Canucks sign Dries, Brisebois, Stevens to two-way contracts

Vancouver Canucks sign Dries, Brisebois, Stevens to two-way contracts

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Sheldon Dries, defenceman Guillaume Brisebois, and forward John Stevens to two-way contracts. Dries agreed to a two-way deal, while Brisebois and Stevens each signed one-year contracts.
Former Raptors centre Lucas Nogeuira signs with CEBL's Guelph Nighthawks

Former Raptors centre Lucas Nogeuira signs with CEBL's Guelph Nighthawks

GUELPH, Ont. — The Guelph Nighthawks have signed former Toronto Raptor Lucas Nogueira. The Brazilian seven-foot centre, also known as Bebe, will join the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) team as an international designated player.

Canada's Marino gives up two late breaks in first-round loss to Kawa at Wimbledon

LONDON — Poland's Katarzyna Kawa converted two pivotal break points late in the match to secure a 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 win over Vancouver's Rebecca Marino in first-round women's action Monday at Wimbledon.
Atlanta defender Brooks Lennon out 6-8 weeks after injuring his knee at BMO Field

Atlanta defender Brooks Lennon out 6-8 weeks after injuring his knee at BMO Field

Atlanta United defender Brooks Lennon, who had to be carried off after suffering an injury in warmup prior to Saturday's 2-1 loss in Toronto, will be out six to eight weeks due to a medial collateral ligament sprain in his left knee.
Blackhawks, Luke Richardson finalize coaching deal

Blackhawks, Luke Richardson finalize coaching deal

CHICAGO (AP) — Luke Richardson is the new coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, stepping into a tricky rebuilding process for one of the NHL's marquee franchises. General manager Kyle Davidson announced the move on Monday.
WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered to stand trial Friday by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest at an airport while returning to play for a Russian team.
Toronto Maple Leafs sign defenceman Timothy Liljegren to two-year contract extension

Toronto Maple Leafs sign defenceman Timothy Liljegren to two-year contract extension

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Timothy Liljegren to a two-year contract extension with an average annual value of US$1.4 million.
Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after game

Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after game

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided Monday with a high school football coach from Washington state who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games, a decision that could strengthen the acceptability of some religious practices in other pu
Daly hands Stanley Cup to Avalanche in Bettman's absence

Daly hands Stanley Cup to Avalanche in Bettman's absence

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly presented the Stanley Cup to Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog on Friday night because Commissioner Gary Bettman was sidelined by the coronavirus.
Chase Elliott needs nearly 7 hours to win at Nashville

Chase Elliott needs nearly 7 hours to win at Nashville

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott salvaged a crummy day for Hendrick Motorsports and interrupted a potential Toyota rout by winning the rain-drenched race at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday night.