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Canada's Natalie Spooner embraces challenges inside and outside of hockey

Canada's Natalie Spooner embraces challenges inside and outside of hockey

CALGARY — Natalie Spooner is comfortable out of her comfort zone. The veteran forward on Canada's women's hockey team has carved out a public persona outside of hockey tackling international travel racing and figure skating for reality TV.
PWHPA to hold Dream Gap Tour international showcase tournament in Nova Scotia

PWHPA to hold Dream Gap Tour international showcase tournament in Nova Scotia

TRURO, N.S. — The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association will hold a Secret Dream Gap tour tournament Nov. 12-13 in Truro, N.S.
Springer making strides in recovery from knee injury, runs bases without issue

Springer making strides in recovery from knee injury, runs bases without issue

TORONTO — Star outfielder George Springer appeared one step closer to returning to the Toronto lineup after completing base-running drills Thursday before the Blue Jays' afternoon game against the Chicago White Sox.
Tokyo Paralympic medallist Chernove: 'It's about finding ways to live the best life"

Tokyo Paralympic medallist Chernove: 'It's about finding ways to live the best life"

Tristen Chernove's road to happiness was a partially paved highway in Mexico. The 46-year-old from Cranbrook, B.C., was driving a converted school bus in 2001 when he hit an uneven patch of pavement and careened off the road and down a river bank.
Canadian goalkeeper Labbé expected to sign two-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain

Canadian goalkeeper Labbé expected to sign two-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain

Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé, whose penalty shootout heroics helped Canada win gold at the Tokyo Olympics, is expected to undergo a medical Thursday and sign a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain.

HFX Wanderers, York United play to 1-1 draw

TORONTO — Samuel Salter scored a tying goal in the 79th minute, and HFX Wanderers FC pulled out a 1-1 draw against York United on Wednesday in Canadian Premier League play.

Finland picks up first win of women's world hockey championship, blanks Russia 4-0

CALGARY — Finland won its first game of the women's world hockey championship Wednesday with a 4-0 blanking of Russia. Petra Nieminen scored twice to lead the Finns (1-2).
Ray fans 14, Kirk drives in go-ahead run as Blue Jays defeat White Sox 3-1

Ray fans 14, Kirk drives in go-ahead run as Blue Jays defeat White Sox 3-1

TORONTO — Robbie Ray's stellar start for the Blue Jays on Wednesday night wasn't quite enough to get him a decision. Teammate Alejandro Kirk helped make sure that Toronto still got the victory.
Canadian captain Marie-Philip Poulin to sit out game against the U.S.

Canadian captain Marie-Philip Poulin to sit out game against the U.S.

CALGARY — Canadian women's hockey team captain Marie-Philip Poulin won't play Thursday against the United States at the world championship after blocking a shot with her chest in a previous game.
Blue Jays reinstate Soria from injured list, Biggio week to week with ligament sprain

Blue Jays reinstate Soria from injured list, Biggio week to week with ligament sprain

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays reinstated reliever Joakim Soria from the 10-day injured list Wednesday and optioned fellow right-hander Connor Overton to triple-A Buffalo.