Thousands of fans in Giants gear who were eager to cheer the World Series champions in rainy downtown San Francisco grabbed prime viewing spots early Friday, hours ahead of the celebratory parade expected to draw up to 2 million revelers.
Craig Buntin, a three-time Canadian figure skating champion in pairs, is debuting new technology called VeriSkate this week at Skate Canada International that he hopes will make the sport more accessible to fans.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Senators on Thursday night in Ottawa, reaching two special milestones where he began his career back in 1997.
Blake Griffin scored 23 points, making two free throws with five seconds left, Chris Paul added 22 and Clippers beat Oklahoma City 93-90 in their season opener to usher in a new era under owner Steve Ballmer.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves in his 30th NHL shutout, and Chris Kunitz had two goals in a three-point game to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Thursday night.