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Young Maple Leafs beat expectations - just not their own

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 9:41am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 10:30am

TORONTO — Morgan Rielly and his Maple Leafs teammates knew something no one else did when they huddled together for dinner before the start of the 2016-17 season.

"We...

Eskimos hire Brock Sunderland as GM and vice-president of football operations

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 8:20am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 8:45am

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos hired Brock Sunderland as their GM and vice-president of football operations Monday.

Sunderland replaces Ed Hervey, who was fired from...

Four stories in the news today, April 24

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:17am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 3:45am

Four stories in the news for Monday, April 24

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TODDLER FOUND DEAD IN EDMONTON IDENTIFIED

Family and friends are mourning online a toddler who was found...

Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 11:45pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 12:15am

BRISTOL, Conn. — Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing to say farewell to him.

A private funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m...

Former Chelsea star Drogba introduced in Phoenix

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 11:02pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 10:00am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Although the Phoenix area isn't yet a major pro soccer market, Sunday night felt like a big step toward that dream for Phoenix Rising FC and its fans.

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Baby boomers not included in task force guidelines for hepatitis C screening

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 11:02pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 11:30pm

TORONTO — The average Canadian adult does not need to be screened for infection with hepatitis C, a blood-borne virus that can in time cause cirrhosis or cancer of the liver,...

Capitals give full credit to Maple Leafs: 'They gave us everything they had'

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 10:29pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 11:00pm

TORONTO — The Washington Capitals were giving full credit to the Toronto Maple Leafs after eliminating them from the Stanley Cup playoffs on Sunday night.

Marcus...

Bittersweet playoff exit for plucky Maple Leafs: 'The future's bright for us'

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 10:14pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:45pm

TORONTO — The air was bittersweet in the Toronto Maple Leafs' dressing room after a season-ending loss.

Bitter from the end result of Game 6, a 2-1 overtime defeat which...

Sunday's Games

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 9:44pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:15pm

Sunday's Games

NHL Playoffs

First Round

Ottawa 3 Boston 2 (OT)

(Senators wns series 4-2)

Washington 2 Toronto 1 (OT)

(Capitals win...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 9:43pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:15pm

Sunday's Games

NHL Playoffs

First Round

Ottawa 3 Boston 2 (OT)

(Senators wns series 4-2)

Washington 2 Toronto 1 (OT)

(Capitals win...

Oilers begin 2nd round on road Wednesday, Sens start Thursday at home

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 9:04pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 11:15pm

NEW YORK — The Ottawa Senators will begin their second-round playoff series at home on Thursday night while the Edmonton Oilers start theirs on the road Wednesday.

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Canada downs France; improves to 2-0 at world mixed doubles curling championship

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 8:38pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada remained undefeated at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Sunday after a 9-1 victory over France.

Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers and...

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