The Boston Bruins know nothing can take away the pain of the Boston Marathon bombings that ravaged their city. Still they know that stringing together wins in the NHL post-season is bringing a smile to their sports-crazy home town.
International Olympic Committee inspectors ended a second visit to South Korea, on Wednesday by praising the progress on preparations for the 2018 Winter Games.
The historic wave of protests that has swept across Brazil in recent days has gained some important allies — the players of the Brazilian national soccer team.
Boston goalie Tuukka Rask hasn’t allowed a goal in 186 minutes on home ice, and Chicago needs to break through fast, whether Marian Hossa is in the lineup or not (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7:30 p.m. ET).
Watch the live stream as host Brazil and Mexico compete in the FIFA Confederations Cup at Fortaleza on Wednesday (CBCSports.ca, TLN, 2:45 p.m. ET).
The Toronto Blue Jays will try Wednesday to sweep their series with the Colorado Rockies and extend their longest winning streak in nearly five years to eight games and counting.
Tomas Tatar scored twice as the Grand Rapids Griffins won the Calder Cup on Tuesday with a 5-2 victory over the Syracuse Crunch in Game 6 of the American Hockey League’s championship series.
Top-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada was beaten 6-2, 7-6 (7) by Croatia’s Ivan Dodig in the second round at the Eastbourne grass-court tournament on Wednesday.
Rafael Nadal has won seven of his last nine tournaments, including the French Open, but the Spaniard is seeded fifth at Wimbledon, which gets underway next week in London, England.
Industrious forward Daniel Paille earned the respect of his Boston teammates long before scoring two winning goals in the Stanley Cup final, writes Tim Wharnsby.