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Leafs come up short in 2-1 overtime loss, squandering Andersen 40-save night

Leafs come up short in 2-1 overtime loss, squandering Andersen 40-save night

TORONTO — Past the halfway point of the season and with their bye week behind them, the Toronto Maple Leafs have their eyes on the playoffs. The problem is that they can't finish teams off in the final few minutes of a game.
Red Deer, Alta., saddles up as new home of annual Canadian Finals Rodeo event

Red Deer, Alta., saddles up as new home of annual Canadian Finals Rodeo event

RED DEER, Alta. — The Canadian Finals Rodeo has a new home. After months of uncertainty the annual event is moving to Red Deer, Alta., after 44 years in Edmonton. The last CFR was held at Edmonton's Northlands Coliseum in November.

The Latest: Icy weather delays trial in death of ex-NFL back

GRETNA, La. — The Latest on the trial of Ronald Gasser, on trial in the December 2016 shooting death of former NFL football player Joe McKnight (all times local): 9:10 p.m.
NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

LOS ANGELES — The NBA has spoken to Clippers star Blake Griffin as well as other players from the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles as part of its investigation into late-game and postgame incidents involving the teams.

Raptors' DeRozan fined for '5-on-8' comment criticizing refs

NEW YORK — Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined US$15,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing the league's officiating.

Canadian speedskating head coach Michael Crowe on leave of absence

CALGARY — The head coach of Canada's long-track speedskating team is taking a leave of absence less than a month before the Winter Olympics. Speed Skating Canada says Michael Crowe is on leave "until at least after the Olympic Games.
Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

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Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed

Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed

MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic has rejected reports that leading men could potentially boycott future Grand Slams over prize money, though he did confirm that players held an hour-long private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discu

With no World Cup for US this year, Altidore shifts focus

For Jozy Altidore, this was supposed to be the time when the United States was preparing for this summer's World Cup. That changed early in October when the Americans got bounced from the tournament. The stunning failure shifted Altidore's focus.

Friends and family rally around ailing Canadian soccer player Drew Beckie

TORONTO — Drew Beckie went to Europe in search of a soccer team. Instead the former Ottawa Fury defender found himself struck by a serious virus.