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Shaw scores OT winner as Habs win 14th straight over Maple Leafs

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 10:09pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 10:30pm

TORONTO — "Desperate" hockey helped the teetering Montreal Canadiens score a big two points on Saturday night.

Andrew Shaw scored the overtime winner and Carey Price was...

Transgender boy wins controversial girls state title

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 9:59pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 10:30pm

CYPRESS, Texas — Mack Beggs had just won a state wrestling title Saturday in a category he didn't want to be in.

But instead of wallowing in a debate about what should...

Ontario's Homan gains rematch with Manitoba's Englot in Hearts final

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 9:23pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 10:00pm

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Ontario's Rachel Homan reached the final of the Canadian women's curling championship with a 7-5 win over Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville in...

Canada's Milos Raonic, Jack Sock advance to Delray Beach final

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 9:18pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 9:45pm

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Canada's Milos Raonic and Jack Sock advanced to the Delray Beach Open championship match with straight-set victories Saturday.

The top-seeded Raonic...

Yang leads by 5 strokes into final round of LPGA Thailand

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 8:34pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

CHONBURI, Thailand — Amy Yang of South Korea completed a third-round, 7-under 65 early Sunday to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the rain-hit LPGA Thailand...

Canada suffers rare defeat against Uruguay at Americas Rugby Championship

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 8:20pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 8:45pm

MALDONADO, Uruguay — Canada has three losses in four Americas Rugby Championship matches after dropping a 17-13 decision to Uruguay on Saturday.

Canada had won eight of...

Whitecaps trade Giles Barnes, acquire Brek Shea from Orlando City

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 7:52pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 8:15pm

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have acquired midfielder/forward Brek Shea from Orlando City SC in exchange for midfielder/forward Giles Barnes.

The club announced...

Bettman upholds 10-game suspension of Ducks' Vermette

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 7:05pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 7:30pm

NEW YORK — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Saturday upheld the 10-game suspension assessed to Anaheim Ducks centre Antoine Vermette for slashing a linesman.

Vermette...

De Haitre breaks Canadian record in 1,000 metres at world championships

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 6:47pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 8:15pm

CALGARY — Vincent De Haitre had been convinced that he could shatter the Canadian 1,000-metre record for years.

He did it on Saturday at the opening day of the world...

Arizona recruit to be first openly gay scholarship player

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 6:15pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 6:45pm

TUCSON, Ariz. — University of Arizona recruit My-King Johnson is set to become the first active openly gay scholarship player in major-college football history.

"I do...

Border agents ask Muhammad Ali's son: 'Are you Muslim?'

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 6:15pm

Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what...

Saturday's Games

By The Canadian Press February 25, 2017 - 5:03pm Updated: February 25, 2017 - 5:30pm

Saturday's Games

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Anaheim at Los Angeles

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey

Washington at Nashville 

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