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  • FIFA urged to back Garcia probe into Qatar WCupFIFA urged to back Garcia probe into Qatar WCup
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-23 9:28 AM

    GENEVA - FIFA's reputation depends on resolving allegations about Qatar's selection as the 2022 World Cup host, according to the governing body's anti-corruption advisers.

  • Riders exceeded CFL's $4.4-million salary capRiders exceeded CFL's $4.4-million salary cap
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-23 9:22 AM

    TORONTO - The Grey Cup-champion Saskatchewan Roughriders were the only team to surpass the CFL's 4.4-million salary cap in 2013, the league announced Wednesday.

  • Lightning stars named Calder Trophy finalistsLightning stars named Calder Trophy finalists
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-23 8:28 AM

    NEW YORK, - The Calder Trophy voting for the NHL's top rookie will have a Tampa Bay Lightning flavour to it.

  • Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series leadSharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 11:17 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for post-season heroics to one simple trait.

  • Tuesday's Scoreboard
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 11:01 PM

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  • Nets look for positives as Raps even series
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 9:23 PM

    TORONTO - Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd tried to see the positives of the Nets' 100-95 Game 2 loss to Toronto.

  • Raptors win Game 2 to even series with NetsRaptors win Game 2 to even series with Nets
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 9:22 PM

    TORONTO - When the Toronto Raptors gathered in a timeout huddle with just under six minutes to play Tuesday night, DeMar DeRozan sat forlorn and frustrated at the end of the bench.

  • Lightning go down fighting in 4-3 loss to Habs
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 9:13 PM

    MONTREAL - Lightning coach Jon Cooper wouldn't let his team go down without a fight.

  • Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 leadRangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 8:54 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Never afraid to raise his fists, Dan Carcillo made his mark in the league as a puncher more than a post-season star.

  • Pacioretty goal lifts Habs over Bolts 4-3Pacioretty goal lifts Habs over Bolts 4-3
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 8:52 PM

    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens swept their way into the second round of the NHL playoffs, but not before the Tampa Bay Lightning made it interesting.

  • Pujols' 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2Pujols' 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 8:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - Heading toward the plate after the 500th homer of this career, Albert Pujols glanced ahead and saw a throng of Los Angeles Angels teammates waiting right there to greet him.

  • Blue Jays use long ball in 9-3 win over O'sBlue Jays use long ball in 9-3 win over O's
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 8:44 PM

    TORONTO - The series opener between the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles was a pitcher's duel for the first five innings.

  • Bruins beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 leadBruins beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 8:21 PM

    DETROIT - The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit's mistakes, and their stellar goaltender's flawless performance.

  • Raptors coach focuses on game, not the hypeRaptors coach focuses on game, not the hype
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 5:33 PM

    TORONTO - Drake sits just down to his left. The front row is celebrity central. And Tuesday night, Mayor Rob Ford was wearing Raptors red.

  • Cherry has "no excuse" for Cooke's hit
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 5:19 PM

    TORONTO - Don Cherry says he can't justify the hit Matt Cooke laid on Colorado's Tyson Barrie during Monday's playoff game between the Avalance and Minnesota Wild.

  • Defensive Chelsea holds Atletico in scoreless drawDefensive Chelsea holds Atletico in scoreless draw
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 3:45 PM

    MADRID - Chelsea's defensive game plan worked perfectly as it held Atletico Madrid to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Tuesday.

  • New Brunswick to have combat sport commission
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 3:16 PM

    FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government has introduced legislation to create a commission to regulate combat sports such as mixed martial arts.

  • Kevin Martin thought others would retire tooKevin Martin thought others would retire too
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 2:50 PM

    When Kevin Martin decided to retire this year, he thought he'd have plenty of company.

  • Russian earns 3-2 shootout win over Canada
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 2:30 PM

    IMATRA, Finland - Canada lost more than just its final preliminary-round game at the world under-18 hockey tournament Tuesday.

  • Report: Allen retires after in-game strokeReport: Allen retires after in-game stroke
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 1:19 PM

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Russell Allen, a former linebacker with the Jacksonville Jaguars, will retire after suffering a concussion and a stroke in a game last December.

  • FIFA urged to back Garcia probe Qatar World CupFIFA urged to back Garcia probe Qatar World Cup
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-23 7:08 AM

    BASEL, Switzerland - FIFA's reputation depends on resolving allegations about Qatar's selection as 2022 World Cup host, according to the governing body's anti-corruption advisers.

  • Smith's CFL draft stock on the rise
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 12:55 PM

    TORONTO - Quinn Smith's CFL draft stock is on the rise.

  • Young Bolts lap up playoff experience
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 12:44 PM

    MONTREAL - Alex Killorn likes what he has seen of NHL playoff hockey.

  • Marleau, O'Reilly and St. Louis up for Lady Byng
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 12:28 PM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Forwards Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks, Ryan O'Reilly of the Colorado Avalanche and Martin St. Louis of the New York Rangers are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.

  • Armstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 yearsArmstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 11:07 AM

    Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist.

  • Pierce says ability to make big plays in DNAPierce says ability to make big plays in DNA
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 11:04 AM

    TORONTO - Paul Pierce was in Grade 9 when he made his first clutch shot, a tip-in at the buzzer in a one-point game. The competitive rush was intense, and that sense of late-game excitement has never left him.

  • David Moyes out as Manchester United managerDavid Moyes out as Manchester United manager
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 10:36 AM

    MANCHESTER, England - It's some feat to turn one of the world's most storied and valuable sports brands into a mere also-ran in the space of 10 months.

  • Morris named skip of Team Canada
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 9:24 AM

    TORONTO - The reigning Canadian men's curling champions have a new skip for the next Tim Hortons Brier.

  • Granlund's dive gives Wild win in Game 3 vs. AvsGranlund's dive gives Wild win in Game 3 vs. Avs
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 1:17 AM

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild were denied at the net by Semyon Varlamov time after time, a 44-shot barrage in regulation that resulted in, alas, zero goals.

  • Monday's ScoreboardMonday's Scoreboard
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-21 10:38 PM

    Monday's Games

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