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'Heart-racing' Scotties providing dramatic moments

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:21:31 EST


There's no question this year's Scotties Tournament of Hearts has had a flair for the dramatics — games full of twists and turns, including a history-making shot. Just take a look at what happened on Tuesday and you'll quickly get the picture.

McCarville throws perfect game in 4-3 win over Walker at Scotties

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:22:37 EST

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Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville threw a perfect game in a 4-3 victory over Alberta's Laura Walker on Wednesday morning at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Nick Suzuki locked in as a cornerstone for Montreal Canadiens' future

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 04:00:00 EST

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In his first season in Montreal he has steadily improved, emerging as an indispensable part of the team’s plans to build a winner going forward. 

Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda dies suddenly at 19

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:29:42 EST


Canadian freestyle moguls team member Brayden Kuroda has died suddenly, Freestyle Canada said on Tuesday. He was 19.

Alysha Newman's training her mind to be Canada's 1st woman to win Olympic medal in pole vault

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:21:46 EST


Tokyo 2020 will be Alysha Newman's second Games and she's going into it with more tricks up her sleeve than she had in Rio.

Bianca Andreescu drops out of 4th tournament of 2020 with lingering knee injury

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:04:50 EST


Canada's Bianca Andreescu has dropped out of next week's Qatar Total Open in Doha because of a lingering left knee injury. She is entered in the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., March 11-22.

Pospisil thrives on first serves to clinch quarter-final berth in Marseille

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:40:41 EST


Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil has advanced to the quarter-finals of the Open 13 Provence tennis tournament after beating his seventh top-60 opponent this year on Wednesday in Marseille, France.

Maple Leafs' Andreas Johnsson out 6 months after knee surgery

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:39:38 EST


The Maple Leafs announced Wednesday that winger Andreas Johnsson is expected to miss six months after having surgery on his right knee. Toronto also made a trade with Florida, picking up forward Denis Malgin for forward Mason Marchment.

Ryan Newman alert, 'joking with staff' as he recovers from crash in Daytona 500

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:57:55 EST


Ryan Newman is showing "great improvement" after suffering serious injuries Monday night in the final lap of the Daytona 500, Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday.

Coronavirus would likely cancel Tokyo Olympics if it was to start tomorrow, virologist says

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:01:35 EST


A respected Japanese virologist on Wednesday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn't be held because of the fast-spreading virus from Wuhan, China.

Einarson, Homan, Jones clinch spots in Scotties championship round

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:54:14 EST


The "pool of death" defending champion Chelsea Carey predicted for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts is living up to its billing.

Coach Dan Carey apologizes for telling umpire to 'shut up' during Scotties match

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:17:05 EST


Chelsea Carey's coach and father, Dan Carey, has apologized to an official for telling her to "shut up" at the Canadian women's curling championship in Moose Jaw, Sask., on Monday.

Sens sink Sabres on night of Chris Phillips' jersey retirement ceremony

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 20:45:27 EST

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The Senators celebrated Chris Phillips' jersey retirement in style as Artem Anisimov and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored two goals apiece in Ottawa's 7-4 win over the Sabres on Tuesday.

Crosby colossal as Penguins comfortably coast past anemic Maple Leafs

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 22:11:22 EST

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Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Tuesday night.

Blake Wheeler, Nik Ehlers lead Jets as trades begin taking toll on Kings

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 22:41:08 EST


Captain Blake Wheeler scored twice and added an assist in his 700th game with the Jets franchise, and Winnipeg defeated the Los Angeles Kings 6-3 on Tuesday.

Cleveland Cavaliers split with coach John Beilein after just 54 games: reports

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:36:03 EST


Cavaliers first-year coach John Beilein will end a rough season by stepping down after 54 games, according to multiple reports Tuesday night.

Habs collapse late to suffer season series sweep at hands of league-worst Red Wings

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 22:34:32 EST


Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal with 5:15 remaining in regulation to cap Detroit's three-goal third period and the Red Wings rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Tuesday night.

Jets deal for defenceman DeMelo, sending 2020 3rd-round pick to Senators

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:00:20 EST


The Winnipeg Jets, who have allowed two goals or fewer in each of their last nine games, added depth on defence ahead of the Feb. 24 NHL trade deadline by acquiring Dylan DeMelo from Ottawa on Tuesday.

Canadiens send defenceman Marco Scandella to St. Louis Blues for picks

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:36:58 EST

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The Montreal Canadiens traded defenceman Marco Scandella to St. Louis on Tuesday for the Blues' second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021.

Braves' Nick Markakis: Everyone on cheating Astros 'deserves a beating'

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 17:19:05 EST


As the Atlanta Braves began their first full-squad workout in Florida on Tuesday, veteran outfielder Nick Markakis became the latest major leaguer to take aim at the Houston Astros in the wake of their sign-stealing scandal.