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Canadian cyclist Mike Woods returns from broken femur

SIENA, Italy — Canadian cyclist Mike Woods made his return from injury Saturday at Strade Bianche, helping teammate Alberto Bettiol to a fourth-place finish as the World Tour resumed.
Varlamov stops 27 shots, Isles beat Panthers 2-1 in Game 1

Varlamov stops 27 shots, Isles beat Panthers 2-1 in Game 1

TORONTO — Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots and the New York Islanders opened their best-of-five playoff series with a 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday in the NHL’s return following a 4 1/2-month break.
Gilgeous-Alexander scores 19 to help Thunder top Jazz 110-94

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 19 to help Thunder top Jazz 110-94

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Hamilton's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 19 points, Chris Paul added 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the Utah Jazz 110-94 on Saturday in their first game of the restart.
Todd shoots 1-under 69 for 54-hole lead at WGC in Memphis

Todd shoots 1-under 69 for 54-hole lead at WGC in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Winning a World Golf Championship event easily would be the biggest victory of Brendon Todd's career. He has a recent reminder of how to best protect a lead in the final round — even if that memory is a bit painful.
Kubalik nets 5 points as Blackhawks stun Oilers 6-4 in NHL qualifier opener

Kubalik nets 5 points as Blackhawks stun Oilers 6-4 in NHL qualifier opener

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers' high-powered offence has shone all season, but as NHL elimination play began on Saturday Dominik Kubalik stole the show.
Fans still drawn to arenas despite secure zones as NHL returns to ice

Fans still drawn to arenas despite secure zones as NHL returns to ice

EDMONTON — It was almost 30 C as Edmonton Oilers fan Darnell Belcourt stood outside the protective bubble that surrounds Rogers Place and waited for the puck to drop in the team's opening qualifying round game against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Screen Shot: NHL play returns with new-look television broadcasts

Screen Shot: NHL play returns with new-look television broadcasts

The NHL returned Saturday with new-look television broadcasts that included slick yet subtle changes, creating a fresh visual product that was noticeably different at times and downright quirky at others.
Veteran righty Matt Shoemaker to start in next Toronto Blue Jays game

Veteran righty Matt Shoemaker to start in next Toronto Blue Jays game

WASHINGTON — Matt Shoemaker will be the starting pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays in their next game, whenever that might be. Shoemaker has gone the longest since his last start among Toronto's rotation.
Aho leads Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Rangers in NHL's return

Aho leads Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Rangers in NHL's return

TORONTO — Hockey's back, and Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour couldn't be more impressed with how Carolina ushered in its return after 4 1/2 months of waiting.

Fruday's Games

Friday's Games MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 5 Boston 1 Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City 2 Baltimore 6 Tampa Bay 3 Minnesota 4 Cleveland 1 Seattle 5 Oakland 3 Houston 9 L.A. Angels 6 National League Atlanta 11 N.Y.