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Alex Ovechkin scores 650th career goal as Capitals down Maple Leafs

Alex Ovechkin scores 650th career goal as Capitals down Maple Leafs

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs liked a lot of elements in their game Thursday. Unfortunately the end result wasn't among those positives.
Schneider makes 30 saves as Devils beat undermanned Ottawa

Schneider makes 30 saves as Devils beat undermanned Ottawa

NEWARK, N.J. — The Ottawa Senators' decision to sell off talent heading into the NHL trading deadline worked very well for Cory Schneider and the New Jersey Devils.

Canadian men's rink off to semifinals at world junior curling championships

LIVERPOOL, N.S. — Canada's Tyler Tardi clinched a semifinal spot with a 9-5 victory over Sweden's Daniel Berggren on Thursday at the world junior curling championships. With its fourth win in a row, the B.C.
B.C. skip Wark an unexpected qualifier for championship round at Scotties

B.C. skip Wark an unexpected qualifier for championship round at Scotties

SYDNEY, N.S. — Sarah Wark's curling team from British Columbia isn't used to cross-country travel, arena ice, top-flight competition or the national spotlight. You wouldn't know it by Wark's debut performance at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Brady Heslip leads well-balanced offence, Canada beats Chile 85-46

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Brady Heslip had a team-high 14 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 12 points and 14 rebounds as Canada downed Chile 85-46 on Thursday in a FIBA World Cup qualifier.
Canada's Jennifer Jones hands Alberta's Chelsea Carey her first loss at Scotties

Canada's Jennifer Jones hands Alberta's Chelsea Carey her first loss at Scotties

SYDNEY, N.S. — Team Canada's Jennifer Jones did not look like a six-time Scotties Tournament of Hearts champion during the preliminary round at Centre 200. The arrival of the championship round Thursday afternoon appeared to change things.
On eve of return to Toronto, former Raptors star DeRozan says he's "moved on"

On eve of return to Toronto, former Raptors star DeRozan says he's "moved on"

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan has found closure. When the player once fondly known as "Mr. I am Toronto" was unceremoniously jettisoned from the Raptors last summer in the blockbuster deal to acquire Kawhi Leonard, the hurt lingered long.
Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's disabled vehicle, police say.

Canada's Mark Arendz wins silver in biathlon individual at world championships

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Canada's Mark Arendz won silver in the biathlon individual race to capture his fourth medal of the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships. The Springton, P.E.I.

CFL awards 2020 Grey Cup game to Regina, 2021 contest to Hamilton

TORONTO — He won three Grey Cups as a player, another as a head coach and two as an executive with the Toronto Argonauts, but it's the 1996 CFL championship that will forever resonate with Mike (Pinball) Clemons.