Category: Canadian Sports

Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

LOS ANGELES—New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter. Kelli Tennant filed the suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, contending Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica while he was an assistant coach for the Golden State…

The key for Toronto against Boston is more of the same

The Maple Leafs are facing an uphill climb in their first-round series with the Boston Bruins. The series is tied 2-2 but Boston has regained home-ice advantage. Here’s a look at how the two teams have fared so far, and what each team must do to advance to Round 2: Shots: Boston has outshot the…

MLB investigating racist Instagram messages sent to Cubs’ Carl Edwards Jr.

Major League Baseball is investigating racist messages sent to Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. on the photo sharing app Instagram. The messages escalated beyond rude criticism to hate speech during Edwards’ inauspicious start to the season, according to the Athletic, which first reported the news. In four appearances, the right-handed reliever has surrendered six earned…

Kadri faces five-game suspension, maybe more

Anyone who has followed Nazem Kadri’s career can’t be surprised where things stand. Kadri has a hearing with the NHL’s department of player safety after cross-checking Boston’s Jake DeBrusk in the third period of Boston’s 4-1 win in Game 2 of their Stanley Cup opening-round playoff series.   (AP PHOTO) That means Kadri likely faces a…