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Portugal airport to be named after Ronaldo near his hometown

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 10:54am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:15am

FUNCHAL, Portugal — Welcome to Cristiano Ronaldo Airport.

That will likely be the message awaiting passengers in the Madeira Islands when the local airport is renamed...

Not so fast: Phelps participating in Shark Week this summer

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 10:53am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:15am

NEW YORK — Olympic champ Michael Phelps is participating in Discovery network's Shark Week this summer, although he won't be asked to outswim one.

It's not immediately...

Frank Mason of Kansas unanimous pick for AP All-America team

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 10:53am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:15am

Frank Mason III was a last-minute recruit for Kansas. He turned into the Jayhawks' latest All-American.

The senior guard was the only unanimous selection to the 2016-17...

Kings Clancy's great-granddaughter Laura Stacey carries on hockey tradition

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 10:48am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:15am

Just having Hockey Hall of Famer King Clancy as her great-grandfather was exciting enough for Laura Stacey as a youngster. But as an adult, she needed to know more.

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Return date still unclear for Leafs' starting goaltender Andersen

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 10:08am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:45am

TORONTO — It's remains a mystery when Toronto Maple Leafs netminder Frederik Andersen will return from an undisclosed injury.

Andersen won't dress for Toronto's home...

Carolina goalie Lack out of hospital after suffering neck injury versus Detroit

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:34am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:00am

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes say Eddie Lack is out of the hospital and has a neck strain after being taken off the ice on a stretcher following a frightening...

Weaver, Poje hope the 'road less travelled' leads them to world podium

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:16am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:45am

HELSINKI — Canada's Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje arrived at last year's world figure skating championships armed with the No. 1 ranking and two seasons of rock-solid results...

Jamie Nye: Pills or pot? I'd take the latter

By Jamie Nye March 28, 2017 - 8:09am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:15am

With the Canadian government going down the road of legalizing marijuana, let’s hope professional sports starts to change the conversation regarding pot as well.

The NHL...

Darrell Davis: Using a little less ice

By Darrell Davis March 28, 2017 - 7:43am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:45am

Hockey Canada is thinking small. And it's a very good idea.

Beginning next season, all games for Initiation players will be played sideways on divided rinks. Two or...

'Only have 15 or 20 minutes:' Backcountry enthusiasts can't count on fast rescue

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:45am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:15am

CALGARY — Experts say the growing number of skiers and snowboarders enticed by pristine powder in the backcountry shouldn't assume help will arrive quickly if something goes...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 11:13pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 11:30pm

Monday's Games

NHL

Buffalo 4 Florida 2

Nashville 3 N.Y. Islanders 1

Detroit 4 Carolina 3 (OT)

Tampa Bay 5 Chicago 4 (OT)

St. Louis 4...

Monday's Games

By The Canadian Press March 27, 2017 - 11:12pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 11:30pm

Monday's Games

NHL

Buffalo 4 Florida 2

Nashville 3 N.Y. Islanders 1

Detroit 4 Carolina 3 (OT)

Tampa Bay 5 Chicago 4 (OT)

St. Louis 4...

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