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Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele lead Winnipeg Jets past Philadelphia Flyers 3-2

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 11:01pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 11:30pm

WINNIPEG — Blake Wheeler admitted it was a slow start for the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.

That's accurate, considering it took more than six minutes for either the Jets or...

Daniel Sedin scores in OT to lift Canucks over Blackhawks

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 10:46pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 11:15pm

CHICAGO — Daniel Sedin and the Vancouver Canucks finally found a way to win after surviving a barrage by one of the NHL's best and hottest teams.

Sedin scored a power-...

Puerto Rico in scarce supply of hair dye amid baseball fever

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 10:27pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Pharmacies and beauty stores across Puerto Rico are running out of hair dye as a growing number of men go blond in support of the island's baseball...

Finally: DeRozan scores 42 and Raptors end 11-game losing streak against Bulls

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 9:56pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 10:15pm

TORONTO — A fist fight and a fierce fourth-quarter comeback.

Sparked by an all-out brawl between Serge Ibaka and Robin Lopez, and shouldering the frustration of 11...

Mantha scores in overtime as Detroit Red Wings top Montreal Canadiens 2-1

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 9:32pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 10:00pm

MONTREAL — Anthony Mantha has been struggling of late but he came up big for the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

The burly winger scored at 4:10 of overtime to lift...

Toronto Wolfpack to play Super League's Salford in next round of Challenge Cup

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 5:59pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

The Toronto Wolfpack will face the Salford Red Devils of the Super League in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

Salford is where Toronto wants to be — in...

Canada's Devon Kershaw, Emily Nishikawa win first races at Ski Nationals

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 5:48pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

CANMORE, Alta. — Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw battled through difficult conditions to climb onto the top of the women's and men's podiums in the cross-country classic-ski...

Sanchez picks up win as Jays defeat Orioles 5-2 in Grapefruit League game

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 5:30pm

SARASOTA, Fla. — Aaron Sanchez picked up the win in his second Grapefruit League start as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Tuesday.


Italian star Sebastian Giovinco back in training for Toronto after leg injury

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 4:38pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

TORONTO — Sebastian Giovinco was back at training with Toronto FC on Tuesday, seemingly as good as new.

The star striker made a quick trip home to Italy last week,...

Ski director who hired Charest continued business relationship after coach fired

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 4:18pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:45pm

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A main defence witness at Bertrand Charest's sex assault trial admitted during cross-examination Tuesday that his links to the accused were deeper than he...

Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 4:17pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:45pm

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and...

Bitterness of Grey Cup loss remains with Stampeders' receiver Daniels

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 3:11pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

The bitterness of defeat remains within DaVaris Daniels.

The 2016 season was a solid one for the Calgary Stampeders receiver, who was the league's top rookie. But what...