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Miller stops 41 shots, Ducks beat Stars 2-0

Thursday  14:41,   22 february 2018

Miller stops 41 shots, Ducks beat Stars 2-0Ryan Getzlaf scored short-handed and Hampus Lindholm had a power-play goal for the Ducks, who are on their longest unbeaten stretch of the season and took sole possession of third place in the Pacific[...]

Nowitzki, Carlisle speak out on Mavericks turmoil

Thursday  14:05,   22 february 2018

Nowitzki, Carlisle speak out on Mavericks turmoilDallas Mavericks mainstays Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki addressed the scandal surrounding their team Wednesday, describing the recent reports involving the team's front office as[...]

3 things Canada must do to reach final, win gold

Thursday  08:08,   22 february 2018

Canada escaped with a narrow 1-0 victory over Finland in the men's hockey quarterfinal on Wednsday, looking unimpressive once again for large stretches of the contest. The good news is that Canada will face Germany in the semifinal,[...]

Eugenie Bouchard testifies against USTA over locker room fall at U.S. Open

Thursday  08:07,   22 february 2018

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has taken the witness stand at a New York City trial to accuse the United States Tennis Association of negligence that led to her slipping on a locker room floor and hurting her head. Bouchard testified Wednesday a wet[...]

NBA fines Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600K

Thursday  08:06,   22 february 2018

The NBA has fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving. Commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the[...]

Over the Boards: Top-tier talent no bargain at NHL trade deadline

Thursday  07:50,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

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Coyotes trade Rieder, Wedgewood to Kings for Kuemper

Thursday  04:35,   22 february 2018

The Arizona Coyotes have traded forward Tobias Rieder and goaltender Scott Wedgewood to the Los Angeles Kings, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.Rieder, 25, has spent all four of his NHL seasons with the Coyotes, tallying 51 goals and 111[...]

Dave Feschuk: Canadian curling still rock solid despite Homan’s Olympic disaster

Thursday  01:36,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

Dave Feschuk: Canadian curling still rock solid despite Homan’s Olympic disasterWhy, exactly, will Homan go down as the first Canadian skip to leave the Games without a medal since the sport became an Olympic staple 20 years ago? Maybe the pressure[...]

Devon Travis impressing Blue Jays early in spring training

Thursday  01:21,   22 february 2018

Devon Travis has been taking batting practice and participating in fielding drills with his teammates daily. The Blue Jays like what they see. “You watch him move around, and if you didn’t know he’d had an injury, you wouldn’t think anything of it,” [...]

NHL 2018 Trade Deadline Team Needs: Montreal Canadiens

Thursday  01:10,   22 february 2018

NHL 2018 Trade Deadline Team Needs: Montreal CanadiensWhatever optimism there was for this team fell almost entirely by the wayside by the third week of the season, and whatever hope was remaining in the weeks that followed died before New Year’s[...]

Leman wins gold in Olympic skicross

Wednesday  22:06,   21 february 2018

BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of - You could excuse Brady Leman for thinking that maybe the Olympic skicross experience just wasn't his thing. He broke his leg the day before the 2010 Vancouver Games and settled for fourth place after spinning out in [...]

'It's like our Stanley Cup': Canada-U.S. battle for women's hockey gold

Wednesday  17:07,   21 february 2018

Canada's Brianne Jenner knows exactly what to expect when her squad and the United States meet Wednesday (CBC,, 11 p.m. ET) in a one-game showdown for the Olympic gold medal in women's hockey: "A battle for the ages, as[...]

Toronto Blue Jays ‘pretty likely’ to continue adding to roster

Wednesday  17:07,   21 february 2018

Chances are, the Toronto Blue Jays will add to their roster again before opening day. They’ve addressed their most pressing needs, but they still have some money to spend and potential weaknesses worth addressing. They’re expecting to make a move of [...]

Report Exposes Alleged Sexual Misconduct and 'Animal House' Culture Within Mavericks Franchise

Wednesday  17:07,   21 february 2018

Mark Cuban denies knowing anything about the 'Animal House' culture that has apparently been prevalent within his Mavericks’[...]

Richard Griffin: Values, risk appear to be the stumbling blocks in Jays’ talks with Donaldson

Wednesday  17:06,   21 february 2018
Toronto Star

DUNEDIN, FLA.—Sometimes when you look back after transcribing a Ross Atkins interview — like Tuesday, when the Blue Jays general manager was reacting to Josh Donaldson’s frank discussion with the media the day before — it’s like trying to make sense [...]