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Second death in NZ rugby matches

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 11:53pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 12:15am

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand rugby has suffered two fatalities in the space of eight days with the death Thursday of a 22-year-old player who suffered a cardiac arrest...

Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 11:36pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 12:00am

PERTH, Australia — Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 11:26pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 12:15am

Wednesday's Games

Memorial Cup

Preliminary Round at Windsor, Ont.

Windsor 4 Erie 2

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AHL Playoffs

Syracuse 5 Providence 4

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Wednesday's Games

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 11:25pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 12:00am

Wednesday's Games

Memorial Cup

Preliminary Round at Windsor, Ont.

Windsor 4 Erie 2

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AHL Playoffs

Syracuse 5 Providence 4

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Jeremiah Addison, Spitfires beat Otters to head straight to Memorial Cup final

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:41pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:15pm

WINDSOR, Ont. — Jeremiah Addison skated past his bench after scoring in the third period with a message for his teammates.

"Make the hats rain baby," he told them. ...

Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod race

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 6:08pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate...

The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication'

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:07pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

LONDON — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local):

11:55 p.m.

A U.S. congressman says the bomb used in...

Pekka Rinne has Nashville in 1st Final with smothering run

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:05pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

NASHVILLE — Knocking the smile off Pekka Rinne's face right now is nearly impossible.

The longest-tenured player with the Nashville Predators, the 34-year-old goaltender...

Man United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

STOCKHOLM — A guttural roar of "Manchester, Manchester" thundered around the Friends Arena at the full-time whistle.

Purely in soccer terms, Manchester United's 2-0 win...

Goins' slam 1 of 4 HRs for Blue Jays in 8-4 win over Brewers

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:24pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 4:45pm

MILWAUKEE — Ryan Goins left a strong impression in what might be his last game as the Toronto Blue Jays' regular shortstop.

A grand slam could help Goins continue to get...

Toronto FC joins Leafs, Raptors in selling out season-ticket supply

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:17pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 4:45pm

Toronto FC has joined the Toronto Raptors and Maple Leafs in selling out its allotment of season tickets.

The Major League Soccer club said this week that its season...

Serena Williams accepts a new challenge - in Silicon Valley

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:11pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 4:45pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic medals, major endorsement deals and her own line of clothing and accessories. Now she is...

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