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  • Former boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter diesFormer boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-20 8:03 AM

    TORONTO - Rubin "Hurricane'' Carter, the former American boxer who spent almost 20 years in jail after twice being convicted of a triple murder he denied committing, has died at his home in Toronto.

  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GPHamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-20 7:10 AM

    SHANGHAI - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.

  • MacKinnon helps Avs to 4-2 win over WildMacKinnon helps Avs to 4-2 win over Wild
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 11:16 PM

    DENVER - Teenager Nathan MacKinnon is growing up fast. Almost as fast as he skates.

  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 10:27 PM

    KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13 others.

  • Saturday's Scoreboard
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 10:13 PM

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  • Werdum earns UFC heavyweight title shot
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 9:44 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Brazilian heavyweight Fabricio Werdum earned a UFC heavyweight title shot after dominating Travis Browne en route to a one-sided decision win in the headliner of Saturday's UFC on Fox event.

  • Perez scores in 88th, Dallas tops Toronto 2-1Perez scores in 88th, Dallas tops Toronto 2-1
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 9:37 PM

    FRISCO, Texas - Toronto FC ended a difficult early-season stretch with the kind of game they didn't want.

  • Blue Jackets edge Penguins 4-3 in double overtimeBlue Jackets edge Penguins 4-3 in double overtime
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 8:57 PM

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Matt Calvert's first career playoff goal gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a badly needed boost. His second ended 4,493 days of futility for a franchise that is quickly morphing from laughingstock to something considerably more potent.

  • Montreal Impact's winless streak growsMontreal Impact's winless streak grows
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 8:56 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Montreal Impact's winless streak has grown to seven. And based on its performance Saturday night, the end may not be anywhere near.

  • Manneh leads Whitecaps to draw with Galaxy
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 8:42 PM

    VANCOUVER - Kekuta Manneh made his limited minutes count Saturday.

  • Martin advances at Players' Championship
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 7:47 PM

    SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - Kevin Martin's curling career is going to last one more game.

  • Bouchard gives Canada 2-0 lead in Fed Cup tie
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 6:39 PM

    QUEBEC - Eugenie Bouchard gave Canada a 2-0 lead over Slovakia on Saturday in the Fed Cup World Group playoff tie at Laval University.

  • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT, take 2-0 leadBlues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT, take 2-0 lead
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 5:02 PM

    ST. LOUIS - Vladimir Tarasenko and St. Louis were in trouble Saturday before a vicious hit by Chicago defenceman Brent Seabrook provided an opening for the Blues.

  • Sunderland hits Chelsea's title hopes with 2-1 win
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 4:50 PM

    LONDON - In another twist to this unpredictable English Premier League season, bottom side Sunderland damaged Chelsea's title hopes with a shock 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

  • Hometown favourite wants to win Boston, for BostonHometown favourite wants to win Boston, for Boston
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 4:29 PM

    BOSTON - Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.

  • Nets take Game 1 over Raptors 94-87Nets take Game 1 over Raptors 94-87
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 3:37 PM

    TORONTO - For a young Toronto Raptors squad that had almost no playoff experience, Saturday's Game 1 had a little bit of everything — from a faulty shot clock, to a GM hollering a profanity and a deliriously loud crowd dying for a post-season victory.

  • Buehrle dominates, Blue Jays blank Indians 5-0Buehrle dominates, Blue Jays blank Indians 5-0
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 3:19 PM

    CLEVELAND - Mark Buehrle has a simple explanation for his unbeaten record.

  • Habs hope history doesn't repeat against BoltsHabs hope history doesn't repeat against Bolts
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 3:09 PM

    BROSSARD, Que. - Brian Gionta knows what happened the last time the Montreal Canadiens opened a playoff series with a pair of wins on the road.

  • Raptors GM shows off his feisty sideRaptors GM shows off his feisty side
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 2:35 PM

    TORONTO - As playoff basketball finally returned to Toronto, Raptors fans got a good look at general manager Masai Ujiri on Saturday.

  • NewsAlert: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-20 7:51 AM

    TORONTO - Rubin "Hurricane'' Carter, the former American boxer imprisoned nearly 20 years for three murders before the convictions were overturned, has died at his home in Toronto.

  • NBA playoff game goes old-school in Toronto
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 2:19 PM

    TORONTO - What do you do when the shot clock is shot? And the backup is down too.

  • Miami  Ohio  honours Harbaugh with statueMiami (Ohio) honours Harbaugh with statue
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 1:41 PM

    OXFORD, Ohio - John Harbaugh likes the pose on his bronze statue.

  • Landeskog leads Avs to 4-2 win over WildLandeskog leads Avs to 4-2 win over Wild
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 9:48 PM

    DENVER - Gabriel Landeskog scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a 2-0 series lead.

  • Flyers G Mason to sit out Game 2 vs. RangersFlyers G Mason to sit out Game 2 vs. Rangers
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 1:35 PM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Steve Mason still isn't feeling well enough to play, so Ray Emery will be back in the net for the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 2 against the New York Rangers.

  • Fabricio Werdum earns UFC heavyweight shot
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 7:49 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Brazilian heavyweight Fabricio Werdum earned a UFC heavyweight title shot after dominating Travis Browne en route to a one-sided decision win in the headliner of Saturday's UFC on Fox event.

  • NHL fines Lucic for spearing incident
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 11:20 AM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL fined Boston forward Milan Lucic US$5,000 on Saturday for a spearing incident in the Bruins' opening playoff game.

  • Dwyer's 2 goals power Sporting KC over Impact 4-0Dwyer's 2 goals power Sporting KC over Impact 4-0
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 8:07 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Dom Dwyer scored two goals in the second half, giving him four in his last four matches, and Sporting Kansas City moved into a share of the Eastern Conference lead with a 4-0 victory over the winless Montreal Impact on Saturday night.

  • Manneh's goal helps Whitecaps draw Galaxy
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 6:20 PM

    VANCOUVER - Second-half substitute Kekuta Manneh's goal in the 86th minute gave the Vancouver Whitecaps a 2-2 draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday in Major League Soccer action.

  • Nestor, Zimonjic lose in doubles semifinal
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 10:26 AM

    MONACO, Monaco - Toronto's Daniel Nestor and Serbian partner Nenad Zimonjic lost 7-6 (5), 6-3 to Americans Bob and Mike Bryan in semifinal action Saturday at the Monte Carlo Masters.

  • Blue Jays activate Reyes from disabled listBlue Jays activate Reyes from disabled list
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 10:08 AM

    CLEVELAND - Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is batting leadoff against Cleveland.

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