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Predators just 1 NHL team winning thanks to their Swedes

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 2:36pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 3:00pm

NASHVILLE — Filip Forsberg is having quite the spring for the Nashville Predators, setting franchise records with his eight goals and 15 points. He's tied the team mark with at...

UNC responds to 3rd set of NCAA charges in academic case

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 2:07pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina remains steadfast in its belief that the NCAA is overreaching in its investigation of the school's long-running academic fraud case.

In a...

Wray Morrison: Penmanship

By Wray Morrison May 25, 2017 - 1:48pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Pittsburgh Penguins appear to be back in Stanley Cup form after teetering on the brink of collapse earlier in this Eastern Conference final against Ottawa.   Even though...

Coach John Mitchell leaving the U.S. Eagles for South Africa's Bulls

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 1:25pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. rugby coach John Mitchell is leaving for South Africa's Bulls after next month's World Cup qualifying series against Canada.

The New Zealander will take over in...

Injured Giovinco back practising with TFC, could return for June 3 game

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 12:47pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 1:30pm

TORONTO — Sebastian Giovinco is on pace to make a return to the Toronto FC lineup next week.

The star striker, who suffered a strained quadriceps muscle against...

Raonic and Tsonga reach Lyon semifinals

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 12:42pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

LYON, France — Top-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada eased into the semifinals of the Lyon Open with a straight sets victory over Portuguese qualifier Gastao Elias on Thursday....

Monaco GP practice starts well and ends badly for Mercedes

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: May 25, 2017 - 12:45pm

MONACO — All was going to plan for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday morning. A few hours later the head-scratching began.

Lewis Hamilton was fastest in the...

Canada's rugby sevens women hope to impress on home soil this weekend

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

After disappointing fifth- and sixth-place finishes the last two years on home soil, the Canadian women's rugby sevens team looks to impress this weekend in Langford, B.C....

Lance Stroll's struggles continue at Monaco GP

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:05am Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:30am

MONACO — As Lance Stroll's damaged Williams came to a stop at the Monaco Grand Prix's fourth corner on Thursday, it was more evidence of a gamble that has so far failed to pay...

Aly Raisman calls out airport worker for 'muscles' comment

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 11:03am Updated: May 25, 2017 - 11:30am

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Aly Raisman is calling out an airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast.


Kelly or Wingels to replace White as Senators tweak lineup for Game 7

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 10:48am Updated: May 25, 2017 - 1:45pm

PITTSBURGH — The Ottawa Senators are tweaking their lineup for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.

Head coach Guy Boucher said that Chris Kelly or Tommy Wingels will...

Officials doubt reported discovery of 4 bodies on Everest

By The Canadian Press May 25, 2017 - 9:37am Updated: May 25, 2017 - 10:00am

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepalese officials cast doubt Thursday on the reported discovery of four bodies at the highest camp on Mount Everest, saying no climbers have been reported...