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Canada's Brendan Bottcher into playoffs at world men's curling championship

CALGARY — Brendan Bottcher ensured Canada will compete in men's curling at the next Winter Olympics and also clinched a playoff berth at the world curling championship Thursday.
Angels win 7-5 in home opener for Florida-based Blue Jays

Angels win 7-5 in home opener for Florida-based Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. — The nomadic Toronto Blue Jays came up just short in their latest home opener location.
Supporting cast leads the way as Oilers beat Sens to complete nine-game season sweep

Supporting cast leads the way as Oilers beat Sens to complete nine-game season sweep

OTTAWA — The Senators finally had an answer for Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Unfortunately for Ottawa, the Oilers' supporting cast — and some exceptional goaltending — picked up the slack.

Skyler McKenzie leads Moose over AHL Senators 8-5

WINNIPEG — Skyler McKenzie struck twice and Marko Dano had a goal and two assists as the Manitoba Moose downed the Belleville Senators 8-5 on Thursday in American Hockey League play. C.J.
Authorities: NFL player Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself

Authorities: NFL player Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people, including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before killing himself early Thursday.
Morrissey, Lewis, Ehlers and Copp score as Winnipeg Jets edge Montreal Canadiens 4-2

Morrissey, Lewis, Ehlers and Copp score as Winnipeg Jets edge Montreal Canadiens 4-2

MONTREAL — With captain Blake Wheeler out of the Winnipeg lineup indefinitely due to a head injury, the Jets wanted to step up in his absence and set the early tone for the opener of a five-game road trip.
NHL grapples with vaccine inequity between U.S. and Canada

NHL grapples with vaccine inequity between U.S. and Canada

His smile covered by a light blue surgical mask, Jacob Trouba's eyes shined as the needle went into his left arm. The New York Rangers gave players, coaches and staff a day off this week so they could get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Suspensions leave Raptors short again but help on the way

Suspensions leave Raptors short again but help on the way

The Toronto Raptors have been dealt another blow.
Vancouver Canucks sign forward Tanner Pearson to three-year extension

Vancouver Canucks sign forward Tanner Pearson to three-year extension

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have locked up Tanner Pearson, signing the left-winger to a three-year extension. The team announced the deal, worth an average of US$3.25 million per year, Thursday.

Jays' Springer out with right quadriceps strain, unlikely to appear in Angels series

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer will be out for the foreseeable future with a right quadriceps strain.