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D'oh? No! Homer and 'The Simpsons' team earn Hall tribute

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:03am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:30am

Steve Sax won two World Series rings, was a five-time All-Star and got nearly 2,000 hits in the big leagues.

Yet to many fans, it's those half-dozen lines he uttered to...

Michael DiPietro doing his part to get Windsor to the Memorial Cup final

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 5:00am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 5:30am

WINDSOR, Ont. — Windsor Spitfires coach Rocky Thompson isn't asking his team to play a perfect game at the Memorial Cup.

It hasn't been needed with Michael DiPietro in...

Penguins return to Stanley Cup final with Game 7 win over Senators

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 2:00am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 2:30am

PITTSBURGH — Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby took a moment to arrange themselves in the correct order before they picked up the Prince of Wales Trophy together....

Sens nearly defy the odds to Stanley Cup final, fall just short in Game 7

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 12:07am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 1:15am

PITTSBURGH — Bobby Ryan was standing right beside the net, helplessly watching Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson to end the Ottawa Senators' season in double overtime of the...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:15pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:45pm

Thursday's Games

NHL Playoffs

Pittsburgh 3 Ottawa 2 (2OT) 

(Penguins win series 4-3)

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NBA Playoffs

Cleveland 135 Boston 102

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Thursday's Games

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:15pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:45pm

Thursday's Games

NHL Playoffs

Pittsburgh 3 Ottawa 2 (2OT) 

(Penguins win series 4-3)

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NBA Playoffs

Cleveland 135 Boston 102

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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 10:46pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:15pm

BOSTON — King James has another throne.

LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan for the top spot on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list, scoring 35 points against...

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 10:45pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:15pm

BOSTON — The NBA Finals has its first "three-match," courtesy of a King who passed His Airness.

LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA...

Sens turn to Kelly for added leadership in Game 7: 'He's Mr. Integrity'

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 6:01pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 6:30pm

PITTSBURGH — A day before the Ottawa Senators staved off elimination in the Eastern Conference final, Chris Kelly got up in front of the group and offered his bit of veteran ...

FRENCH OPEN '17: 30 is the new 25 in men's tennis right now

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 5:19pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 5:45pm

The very top of men's tennis has never been this old.

For the first time in the history of the ATP computer rankings, which date to the early 1970s, the men sitting at...

Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Latakos trims time off his own world record

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 4:50pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 5:15pm

ARBON, Switzerland — Wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos bettered his world record in the T53 category 100-metre competition on an eight-medal day for Canada at the Daniela Jutzeler...

Toronto FC faces rival Columbus without star strikers Altidore, Giovinco

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 3:37pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

TORONTO — Jozy Altidore will cheer on from the sidelines while serving a suspension. Sebastian Giovinco is in the final stages of recovering from an injury.

Toronto FC...

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