After reports surfaced in Costa Rica, defender Kendall Waston has confirmed via his own Twitter account that he is joining the Vancouver Whitecaps. . The 26-year-old played his last game for his club, Saprissa, over the weekend and his move to Vancouver is set to be confirmed soon. The Whitecaps have been wanting to add a central defender following the retirement of club captain Jay DeMerit. Major League Soccers international transfer window closes on August 6th. .3 million qualifying offer to outfielder Michael Cuddyer on Monday. . They were right in that they responded to coach Randy Carlyles goaltending switch to erase a two-goal deficit.MINSK, Belarus -- Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin has recovered from a right leg injury and is in action for Russia against France in the quarterfinals of the hockey world championship (Live NOW on TSN2). Ovechkin missed the final group match against Belarus on Tuesday after injuring his right leg in a collisioon during Russias game against Germany. . The forward needed hospital treatment Sunday after taking a hit to his right knee from Marcus Kink midway through the third period. He stayed on the ice for several minutes before he needed assistance to leave. Russia is the last unbeaten team at the worlds. ' ' '