Kansas City's Alex Gordon hit Major League Baseball's record 5,694th home run of 2017 in Toronto, breaking the season mark.
Erik Burgdoerfer scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Tuesday night in pre-season action.
Former San Jose Shark, Patrick Marleau, is in some new duds to start the season. The 38-year-old suited up with his new Leafs teammates for the first time Tuesday night.
With his chances of returning in 2018 essentially slim and none, a long goodbye to Toronto slugger Jose Bautista kicked off Tuesday night as the Blue Jays began their final homestand of the season.
New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team's doctor says can be treated with medication.
With NHL training camps in full swing, talk for the next few weeks will shift to each team's top prospects, position battles and how certain established players might fare coming off a disappointing 2016-17 season.
Karina LeBlanc's life changed in 2013 during a trip to Honduras, her first as an UNICEF ambassador.
Michael Phelps says he has "no desire" to return to competitive swimming, but he's eager to stay involved with the sport and cheer on those who follow in his enormous wake.
Faceoffs were a group effort and penalty boxes were full as the NHL opened it's pre-season schedule this week.
The conditions were less than ideal for the Vancouver Canucks at their first practice in China, but the thick layer of fog sitting over the ice sure made for pretty pictures.
Ottawa Senators prospect Colin White will miss six to eight weeks with a broken left wrist, according to general manager Pierre Dorion.
Annemiek van Vleuten claimed an emotional world road title in the women's individual time trial on Tuesday, little more than a year after a horrific accident in the Rio Olympics road race.
With 55 homers, Giancarlo Stanton needs six in the final 12 games to match Roger Maris's hallowed 1961 total of 61. He's targeting 61 because that record stood for 37 years before Mark McGwire broke it during the era tainted by steroids
While the league falls all over itself trying to stop head-hunting (hint: suspensions, not fines), the top-ranked Calgary Stampeders work out whether running back Jerome Messam will be available this coming week.