TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Alek Manoah has been honored with a sportsmanship award for defending teammate Alejandro Kirk after the catcher was criticized online for his weight.
Manoah received a roughly $73,000 ($100,000 Canadian) sponsorship prize and immediately donated it to KidSport, a Canadian nonprofit that gives children the opportunity to participate in organized sports.
After more than three years of debate about who should be captain of the New York Rangers, they reached the Eastern Conference final and got within six wins of the Stanley Cup without one.
Players never discussed who would have hoisted the Cup had they won it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major action to address climate change, the Senate on Wednesday ratified an international agreement that compels the United States and other countries to limit use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigeration and air conditioning that are far more powerful than carbon dioxide.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maury Wills, who intimidated pitchers with his base-stealing prowess as a shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers on three World Series championship teams, has died. He was 89.
Wills died Monday night at home in Sedona, Arizona, the team said Tuesday after being informed by family members.
Defenseman P.K. Subban announced his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday following 13 seasons playing for the Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators and New Jersey Devils.
The 33-year-old former Norris Trophy winner shared the news on social media.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Alistair Johnston scored in the 72nd minute and Sebastian Breza stopped three shots as CF Montreal earned a 1-0 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday night.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In finishing his Canadiens' competitive debut with a near three-minute shift, Montreal's celebrated rookie forward Juraj Slafkovsky had more than enough energy to take one long spin around the ice before heading to the locker room.
CF Montreal (17-9-5, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. New England Revolution (9-11-11, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Foxborough, Massachusetts; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: New England +125, Montreal +204, Draw +245; over/under is 2.5 goals
Charlotte FC (11-17-2, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Fire (9-14-8, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Chicago -115, Charlotte FC +299, Draw +260; over/under is 2.5 goals
MONTREAL (AP) — Kei Kamara scored twice and Zachary Brault Guillard added a goal in the 44th minute to help CF Montreal beat the Chicago Fire 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Kamara opened the scoring in the 21st minute and added another in the 29th.
MONTREAL (AP) — Several of Quebec’s major party leaders say new Montreal Canadiens captain Nick Suzuki needs to learn French.
Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault said the Habs made an “excellent choice,” describing the center as one of the team’s best players, before adding that Suzuki now has to learn French.
Chicago Fire (9-13-8, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. CF Montreal (16-9-5, second in the Eastern Conference)
Montreal, Quebec; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Montreal -136, Chicago +333, Draw +283; over/under is 2.5 goals
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Rail advocates are dusting off a proposal for passenger train service between Montreal and Boston, riding a renewed interest in train travel to bolster a concept that has been around for more than a decade.
MONTREAL (AP) — Victory Wanyama scored in the 89th minute and Zachary Brault-Guillard scored in stoppage time as Montreal rallied for a 2-2 draw against the Columbus Crew on Friday night that secured the team's first playoff spot since 2016.
1919 — Cleveland’s Ray Caldwell pitched a no-hitter against the New York Yankees, a 3-0 victory by the Indians in the opening game of a doubleheader.
1950 — Joe DiMaggio became the first player to hit three home runs in one game at Griffith Stadium, and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Senators 8-1.
Columbus Crew (9-6-13, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. CF Montreal (16-9-4, second in the Eastern Conference)
Montreal, Quebec; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Montreal -116, Columbus +297, Draw +261; over/under is 2.5 goals
BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) — Kirby Dach has agreed to a four-year, $13.45 million contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old center, who was a restricted free agent, had 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) in 70 games with the Chicago Blackhawks last season.
TORONTO (AP) — Kamal Miller, Djorde Mihailovic, Kei Kamara and Alistair Johnston scored and Montreal overcame an early two-goal deficit to beat Toronto FC 4-3 on Sunday night.
Montreal (16-9-4) became the first MLS team to erase a two-goal deficit and lead at halftime since Toronto did it against New York City FC in July 2015.
Philadelphia Union (16-4-9, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Red Bulls (13-8-8, third in the Eastern Conference)
Harrison, New Jersey; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: New York +139, Philadelphia +180, Draw +248; over/under is 2.5 goals
MONTREAL (AP) — Lewis Morgan scored in the 43rd minute and the New York Red Bulls beat Montreal 1-0 on Wednesday night to end the Canadian team’s unbeaten streak at a club record-tying eight games.
TORONTO (AP) _ Bank Of Montreal (BMO) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $1.06 billion.
The Toronto-based bank said it had earnings of $1.52 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were $2.40 per share.
New York Red Bulls (12-8-8, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. CF Montreal (15-8-4, second in the Eastern Conference)
Montreal, Quebec; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Montreal -114, New York +287, Draw +261; over/under is 2.5 goals
CHICAGO (AP) — Ismaël Koné scored early before leaving on a red card during first-half stoppage time and CF Montreal turned back the Chicago Fire 2-0 on Saturday.
Koné netted his second goal of the season to give Montreal (15-8-4) a 1-0 lead in the 19th minute and Romell Quioto found the net for a team-high 15th time five minutes later to make it 2-0.
CF Montreal (14-8-4, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Fire (8-12-6, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Chicago +129, Montreal +201, Draw +241; over/under is 2.5 goals
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Advocates for passenger rail service between Auburn and Portland presented their proposal to a Maine Department of Transportation advisory panel on Thursday, a plan that comes against a backdrop of rail expansion nationwide.
MONTREAL (AP) — Midfielder Djordje Mihailovic will leave CF Montreal at the end of the Major League Soccer season to join the Dutch club AZ Alkmaar.
Montreal said Wednesday the transfer is effective Jan.
Women’s pro hockey in the United States will continue having a broadcast home on ESPN+ after the Premier Hockey Federation announced a two-year contract extension with the streaming service on Wednesday.
MONTREAL (AP) _ National Bank of Canada (NTIOF) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $642.1 million.
The bank, based in Montreal, said it had earnings of $1.83 per share.
The bank posted revenue of $2.75 billion in the period.
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have signed defensemen Noah Dobson and Alexander Romanov to three-year contracts.
The Islanders also announced Monday the signing of forward Kieffer Bellows to a one-year deal.
MONTREAL (AP) — Romell Quioto scored twice and Montreal beat the New England Revolution 4-0 on Saturday night to move closer to wrapping up a playoff spot.
Kei Kamara and Matko Miljevic also scored for Montreal (14-8-4).
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev moved into the Western & Southern Open semifinals Friday as he prepares for his U.S. Open title defense, beating 11th-seeded Taylor Fritz 7-6 (1), 6-3.
New England Revolution (8-7-10, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. CF Montreal (13-8-4, second in the Eastern Conference)
Montreal, Quebec; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Montreal -131, New England +313, Draw +285; over/under is 2.5 goals
MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes said news about Carey Price’s knee is “discouraging” and that the star goaltender may not play this season.
Speaking Thursday after acquiring forward Sean Monahan from Calgary, Hughes said it was unlikely that Price would be able to return without first undergoing surgery, and that rehab alone likely wouldn’t be enough.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri is going to the Calgary Flames, leaving the Colorado Avalanche after helping them win the Stanley Cup for the first time since 2001.
Calgary announced a $49 million, seven-year contract Thursday, meaning Kadri will count $7 million against the salary cap through 2029.
LONDON (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz will lead Spain against Novak Djokovic's Serbia next month in the Davis Cup group stage after Rafael Nadal wasn't named to the Spanish team on Monday.
Nadal is set to return to competition at this week's hard-court tournament in Cincinnati after an abdominal injury caused the 22-time Grand Slam champion to pull out of Wimbledon ahead of the semifinals.
MONTREAL (AP) — Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain won the National Bank Open on Sunday, beating eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
The first unseeded winner in the event since Argentina’s Guillermo Canas in 2002, Busta won his seventh ATP Tour title and first Masters 1000 victory.
MONTREAL (AP) — Eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland beat fourth-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday in the National Bank Open semifinals.
Hurkacz will face Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, a 7-5, 6-7 (7), 6-2 winner over Britain’s Daniel Evans in the night semifinal.
HOUSTON (AP) — Lassi Lappalainen scored the only goal of the second half and CF Montreal held off the Houston Dynamo 3-2 on Saturday.
Lappalainen found the net in the 69th minute — with an assist from Joaquín Torres — for his second goal this season for Montreal (13-8-4).
TORONTO (AP) — Two-time champion Simona Halep of Romania advanced to the National Bank Open’s final, beating Jessica Pegula of the United States 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday.
Halep will face Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia, a 6-4, 7-6 (7) winner over 14th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the night semifinal.
TORONTO (AP) — Two-time champion Simona Halep beat Coco Gauff 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Friday to reach the National Bank Open semifinals.
Halep, the 30-year-old from Romania, won the event in Montreal in 2016 and 2018.
MONTREAL (AP) — Fourth-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway routed hometown favorite Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-1, 6-2 on Friday in the National Bank Open quarterfinals.
“It was one of those days where everything goes in one favor and luckily it was in my favor,” Ruud said after reaching his third Masters 1000 semifinal of the season.
CF Montreal (12-8-4, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Dynamo (7-13-4, 12th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Houston +147, Montreal +170, Draw +244; over/under is 2.5 goals
MONTREAL (AP) — Fourth-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway advanced to the National Bank Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating No. 14 Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4.
Ruud is the highest seed left in the singles draw after No.
MONTREAL (AP) — Nick Kyrgios beat top-ranked defending champion Daniil Medvedev 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday in the National Bank Open.
Krygios, the Australian ranked 37th, won last week in Washington for his seventh ATP Tour title.
MONTREAL (AP) — Australia’s Nick Kyrgios advanced at the National Bank Open on Tuesday, beating Argentina’s Sebastian Baez 6-4, 6-4 in an opening-round match and setting up a second-round showdown with top-ranked Daniil Medvedev of Russia.
MONTREAL (AP) — Top-ranked and defending champion Daniil Medvedev wasn't bothered by the frustrating delays due to rain Monday at the National Bank Open.
It’s one of the perks of his top ranking in men’s singles.
MONTREAL (AP) — Rafael Nadal withdrew from the upcoming hard-court tournament in Montreal on Friday because of the abdominal injury that caused him to pull out of Wimbledon ahead of the semifinals.
Inter Miami CF (8-10-5, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. CF Montreal (12-8-3, third in the Eastern Conference)
Montreal, Quebec; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Montreal -180, Inter Miami CF +447, Draw +320; over/under is 2.5 goals
MONTREAL (AP) — Novak Djokovic withdrew from the upcoming hard-court tournament in Montreal on Thursday because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19 and is therefore not allowed to enter Canada.