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Wray Morrison: Buy the numbers

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm

I passed by a Rider retail outlet earlier this week and wondered what the most popular number on jerseys may be for 2017.

Which player will light it up at the tills?...

Will Canadian Lindell Wigginton be the next star produced by Oak Hill Academy?

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 11:48am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:30pm

Lindell Wigginton of Dartmouth, N.S., is the first Canadian basketball player to attend the fabled Oak Hill Academy in the tiny town of Mouth of Wilson, Va. The private prep...

Sakic, Koivu, Selanne, Krupp, Ruggiero named to IIHF Hall of Fame

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 11:35am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:45pm

Joe Sakic as well as Finnish stars Saku Koivu and Teemu Selanne are among five former players named Tuesday for induction into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of...

Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign receiver Kenny Stafford to two-year contract

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:16am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:45am

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed free-agent receiver Kenny Stafford to a two-year contract on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old Columbus native was released by the...

NHL 100: Tales from the police blotter

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:09am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:15am

In its 100 years, the NHL has been parked at the intersection of violence, emotion and money. Inevitably, some of that would spill over the boards into the criminal realm....

6-time champs Djokovic, Williams post Australian Open wins

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 9:35am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 10:00am

MELBOURNE, Australia — The record will show that six-time Australian Open champions Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic each had straight-set wins.

It may seem straight-...

Canada's Raonic opens Australian Open with 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Germany's Brown

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 8:29am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 9:00am

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Milos Raonic and Germany's Dustin Brown renewed their Grand Slam duel on Tuesday and the result was the same as the last time — a three-set win...

Blue Jay Josh Donaldson dons extensions, adopts a new accent for 'Vikings'

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 7:20am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 7:45am

TORONTO — With his warrior-like hairdo and passion for history and "Vikings," Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was a natural fit to appear on the History series...

Darrell Davis: Offence wins championships

By Darrell Davis January 17, 2017 - 5:57am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:00am

Defence doesn't win championships. Not this year. Not in the NFL.

None of the four remaining teams have a top-rated defence. In yards surrendered per game their defences...

Jamie Nye: At least training camp will be fun

By Jamie Nye January 17, 2017 - 5:57am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:00am

Let's look on the bright side of the Darian Durant trade.

The next five months are going to be fun until Chris Jones actually has to announce his starter in game one of...

Monday's Games

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 12:13am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:30am

Monday's Games


Edmonton 3 Arizona 1

Detroit 1 Montreal 0

San Jose 5 Winnipeg 2

Buffalo 4 Dallas 1

N.Y. Islanders 4 Boston 0


Rookie Jujhar Khaira's first NHL goal lifts Oilers over Coyotes 3-1

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 11:54pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:30am

EDMONTON — Jujhar Khaira had played it out so many times on the streets of Surrey, B.C., with his friends. 

Khaira's first goal in the NHL stood up as the winner as the...