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Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:35pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 12:00am

LONG BEACH, Calif. — A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.

Dr. Tom Amberry died in Long Beach on March...

Scotland's Eve Muirhead wins bronze at world women's curling championship

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:30pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 12:00am

BEIJING — Scotland's Eve Muirhead has captured the bronze medal at the 2017 world women's curling championship.

Muirhead downed Sweden's Anna Hasselborg 6-4 on Sunday in...

Oilers move into tie for first in Pacific Division with win over Avalanche

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:26pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:45pm

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers know a post-season berth is imminent, it's just a matter of where they will fit in the playoff picture.

Drake Caggiula and Ryan Nugent-...

Saturday's Games

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:23pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:45pm

Saturday's Games

NHL

Edmonton 4 Colorado 1

Calgary 3 St. Louis 2 (OT)

Vancouver 4 Minnesota 2

Buffalo 5 Toronto 2

Montreal 3 Ottawa 1...

Sam Steel had five points in Saturday second playoff game against the Hitmen including one goal and four assists.

‘We’ll have to play an awful lot better’ Pats head coach says despite 5-1 win against Calgary

By Arielle Zerr March 25, 2017 - 11:13pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15pm

The Pats continued an impressive offensive display over the Calgary Hitmen with a 5-1 win in Regina on Saturday night.

Sam Steel had a part in all five of the Pats'...

Aaron Bold stopped 33 of 47 shots in a 14-11 loss to Colorado.

4th quarter collapse costs Rush in Colorado

By Ryan Brandt March 25, 2017 - 10:42pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:42pm

Four straight goals in the final quarter lifted the Colorado Mammoth to a 14-11 win over the Saskatchewan Rush Saturday night.

Down 8-3 at halftime, the Rush scored 7...

Ibaka, DeRozan lead Raptors past Mavericks, 94-86

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:22pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:45pm

DALLAS — The Toronto Raptors have been the NBA's comeback kids this season, though they're just as comfortable playing from ahead.

They're also getting comfortable...

Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:12pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:30pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Oregon lost one of its best players to an injury just before the NCAA Tournament, had to survive two nail-biters to reach the Midwest Regional finals, and...

Several women's players spurn worlds inquiry from USA Hockey

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:32pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:00pm

As sports organizations and notable hockey figures express support of the U.S. women's team, several players say they rejected overtures from USA Hockey to serve as...

Maple Leafs goalie Andersen leaves game against Sabres with upper-body injury

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:28pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:00pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. — An injury to Frederik Andersen has cast doubt on the Toronto Maple Leafs' goaltending — and their playoff chances.

Andersen left Toronto's 5-2 loss to...

Monahan's OT winner lifts Flames past Blues 3-2

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:20pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 9:45pm

ST. LOUIS — Sean Monahan likes working overtime. The Calgary Flames forward proved it again Saturday night.

Monahan scored with 3 seconds left in overtime, lifting the...

Eichel scores 2 in Sabres 5-2 win over Maple Leafs

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:14pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 9:45pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sabres forward Jack Eichel would like to thank the thousands of Maple Leafs fans who showed up in Buffalo to provide an electric environment to what's been a...

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