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  • FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim watches his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA has suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim Friday, March 6, 2015, for nine games for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)
    Boeheim suspended by NCAA for sweeping violations at Syracuse University 5 hours ago

    In a sweeping indictment of one of the United States' most decorated basketball programs, the NCAA suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games Friday and outlined … More »Boeheim suspended by NCAA for sweeping violations at Syracuse University

    FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim watches his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA has suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim Friday, March 6, 2015, for nine games for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

    In a sweeping indictment of one of the United States' most decorated basketball programs, the NCAA suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games Friday and outlined a decade-long series of violations that included improper benefits, academic misconduct and drug-policy failures. The basketball team must vacate wins …

  • Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders, left, chats with head trainer George Poulis after a throwing session in Dunedin, Fla., on Friday, March 6, 2015. Saunders underwent a knee procedure last week after tearing his meniscus in a freak accident when he stepped on a sprinkler head indentation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson
    Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders recovering quickly from surgery 8 hours ago

    DUNEDIN, Fla. - Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders continued his rapid rehab Friday with a second day of playing catch. More »Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders recovering quickly from surgery

    Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders, left, chats with head trainer George Poulis after a throwing session in Dunedin, Fla., on Friday, March 6, 2015. Saunders underwent a knee procedure last week after tearing his meniscus in a freak accident when he stepped on a sprinkler head indentation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson

    DUNEDIN, Fla. - Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders continued his rapid rehab Friday with a second day of playing catch.

  • Canada's Milos Raonic, of Toronto, Ont., celebrates after defeating Japan's Tatsuma Ito in straight sets during a Davis Cup tennis world group first round singles match in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday March 6, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
    Canada's Milos Raonic defeats Japan's Tatsuma Ito in Davis Cup play 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    Milos Raonic defeated Tatsuma Ito in straight sets Friday as Canada captured the first match of its Davis Cup tie with Japan. Japan's Kei Nishikori, ranked fourth in … More »Canada's Milos Raonic defeats Japan's Tatsuma Ito in Davis Cup play

    Canada's Milos Raonic, of Toronto, Ont., celebrates after defeating Japan's Tatsuma Ito in straight sets during a Davis Cup tennis world group first round singles match in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday March 6, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

    Milos Raonic defeated Tatsuma Ito in straight sets Friday as Canada captured the first match of its Davis Cup tie with Japan. Japan's Kei Nishikori, ranked fourth in the world, faces No. 62 Vasek Pospisil of Vancouver in the second match of the best-of-five World Group showdown later Friday. Ito showed some life early …

  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup 42 minutes ago

    Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon will be out six to eight weeks because of a broken foot. Coach Patrick Roy confirmed the news Friday. MacKinnon could return … More »NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon will be out six to eight weeks because of a broken foot. Coach Patrick Roy confirmed the news Friday. MacKinnon could return this season if the Avalanche make the playoffs. MacKinnon hurt his foot blocking a shot Feb. 22 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, but X-rays came back …

  • Soccer-Hungarian championship results and standings 5 hours ago

    March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Hungarian championship matches on Friday Friday, March 6Paks 2 Puskas Akademia FC 1 Standings P W D L F A … More »Soccer-Hungarian championship results and standings

    March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Hungarian championship matches on Friday Friday, March 6Paks 2 Puskas Akademia FC 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Fehervar 18 14 3 1 42 8 45 -------------------------2 MTK Hungaria 18 13 0 5 28 18 39 3 Debrecen 18 10 4 4 27 12 34 -------------------------4 Ferencvaros …

  • World number one Rory McIlroy earned himself a likely fine by the PGA Tour after losing his cool and hurling a club into a water hazard during the second round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Friday. A frustrated McIlroy ended up with a bogey there after taking a penalty drop, hitting his fourth shot on to the green …

  • March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Bundesliga on Friday 17 Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich) 16 Alexander Meier (Eintracht Frankfurt) 13 Bas Dost (VfL Wolfsburg) 11 Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) Franco Di Santo (Werder Bremen) 10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) 9 Karim Bellarabi (Bayer Leverkusen) …

  • March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the La Liga matches on Friday Levante 2 David Barral 65, Kalu Uche 67 Eibar 1 Saul 55 Red Card: Dani Garcia 89Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 16,922- - -Next Fixtures (GMT): Saturday, March 7 Deportivo Coruna v Sevilla (1500) Athletic Club v Real Madrid (1700) Elche v Almeria (1900) …

  • March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Scottish Cup 6th Round matches on Friday 6th RoundFriday, March 6Queen of the South (II) - Falkirk (II) 0-1 (halftime: 0-1) Next Fixtures (GMT): 6th RoundSaturday, March 7Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Raith Rovers (II) (1500) Sunday, March 8 Hibernian (II) v Berwick Rangers …

  • March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Ligue 1 matches on Friday Toulouse 1 Wissam Ben Yedder 76 Olympique Marseille 6 Michy Batshuayi 2,44, Baptiste Aloe 6, Francois Moubandje 20og, Andre Ayew 78, Andre-Pierre Gignac 89 Halftime: 0-4; Attendance: 19,001- - -Next Fixtures (GMT): Saturday, March 7 Paris St Germain …

  • Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey says guard Kyle Lowry will play against the Charlotte Hornets after missing the last three games because of nagging injuries and fatigue. Lowry is averaging 18 points and seven assists and has been shooting 41.4 per cent from the field this season. "Some players it takes a couple of games …

  • March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 match between Argentina and Brazil on Friday 5-Argentina are level with Brazil 1-1 On FridayLeonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) 6-4 6-3 1-6 6-3 Joao Souza (Brazil) beat Carlos Berlocq (Argentina) 6-4 3-6 5-7 6-3 6-2

  • March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Portuguese championship matches on Friday Friday, March 6Braga 0 Porto 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Benfica 23 19 2 2 57 10 59 2 Porto 24 18 4 2 56 10 58 -------------------------3 Sporting 23 13 8 2 42 20 47 -------------------------4 Braga 24 14 4 6 39 15 46 …

  • "It's always special when you play against Toronto," said Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Carl Robinson. "I think they're the highest-spending team in MLS, so any time a team plays against Toronto it's going to be a tough game." Robinson shouts from the sideline during the second half of an MLS soccer game against Sporting Kansas City in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday, August 10, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

    The Vancouver Whitecaps and Toronto FC have very different philosophies when it comes to building a team. Vancouver often mines lesser-known leagues for talent and develops players through its youth academy. Toronto does some of that as well, but over the last two off-seasons has made huge splashes by adding big names …

  • March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Dutch championship matches on Friday Willem II Tilburg 2 Jerson Cabral 19,23 Twente Enschede 2 Hakim Ziyech 45,53 Halftime: 2-1; Attendance: 13,450- - -Next Fixtures (GMT): Saturday, March 7 Go Ahead Eagles Deventer v PSV Eindhoven (1730) ADO Den Haag v Heerenveen (1845) …