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Cupless Clubs: CP takes a look at the 12 NHL teams yet to raise the Stanley Cup

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 12:44pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 1:30pm

With the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs set to begin Wednesday, The Canadian Press takes a look at the teams that have never hoisted hockey's holy grail.

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CFL players Black, Benson appreciative of Canadian military personnel

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 12:39pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

Matt Black has been recognized before for possessing the qualities of a Canadian veteran, but the CFL player says he's humbled by the real-life sacrifices many in the military...

Karlsson already dominant while injured, and could become scary as heel improves

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 12:28pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 1:30pm

OTTAWA — Erik Karlsson was the best player in the Ottawa Senators' opening round series against the Boston Bruins, and that was while playing with two hairline fractures in his...

Vince Young signed with the Roughriders in March and is attending mini-camp with the team this week in Florida.

Riders begin mini-camp in Florida with Vince Young in tow

By 980 CJME April 25, 2017 - 11:23am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 4:27pm

The Roughriders kicked off mini-camp at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach Florida Tuesday morning, with all eyes on Vince Young.

The starting quarterback for the green...

Toronto FC star striker Sebastian Giovinco named MLS player of the week

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 12:15pm

NEW YORK — Toronto FC star forward Sebastian Giovinco has been named Major League Soccer's player of the week.

Giovinco's two-goal performance helped power Toronto to a...

Nastase will be the 'bad boy' if he says more about Williams

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 10:44am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 3:30am

BUCHAREST, Romania — Ilie Nastase said he would be considered the "bad boy" if he says anything more about Serena Williams, and then later said more in a separate interview....

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 10:00am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 10:30am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series...

Tirico takes over for Hammond on NBC's horse racing coverage

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 9:43am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 10:30am

Mike Tirico is taking the reins from Tom Hammond as a host of NBC's Triple Crown horse racing coverage.

Tirico adds the job to his recently announced duties as host of...

Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 8:21am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 9:00am

NEW YORK — Drake will host the NBA's first-ever awards show this June.

The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will be televised...

Darrell Davis: O'Day staying in Saskatchewan

By Darrell Davis April 25, 2017 - 8:11am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 8:11am

Jeremy O'Day missed an opportunity to escape.

O'Day is the Saskatchewan Roughriders' assistant vice-president of football operations and administration. He reportedly...

Jamie Nye: Money shouldn't be a factor for CFL promotion

By Jamie Nye April 25, 2017 - 7:55am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 7:55am

The precedent has now been set: compensation for giving someone a promotion in the Canadian Football League.

The Edmonton Eskimos and Ottawa Redblacks have had this...

Sportsnet says first round of NHL playoffs averages 1.3 million viewers

By The Canadian Press April 25, 2017 - 7:21am Updated: April 25, 2017 - 8:15am

TORONTO — The first round of the NHL playoffs attracted an average of 1.3 million viewers to Sportsnet and CBC.

Sportsnet says the five series featuring Canadian teams...

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