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Spurgeon records hat trick to lead Wild to 5-3 victory over Oilers

Spurgeon records hat trick to lead Wild to 5-3 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON — Don't count the Minnesota Wild out of the playoff picture just yet. Jared Spurgeon scored three goals as the Wild gutted out an important 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday.

Nicholson leads Canada over Dominican Republic in AmeriCup qualifier

OSHAWA, Ont. — Former NBA player Andrew Nicholson had 16 points and seven rebounds to lead Canada's men's basketball team to an 89-72 win over the Dominican Republic on Friday in the opener of their FIBA AmeriCup 2021 qualifying tournament.
University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

ANN ARBOR, Mich.
Siakam scores 37 to lead Raptors over Suns in first game since all-star break

Siakam scores 37 to lead Raptors over Suns in first game since all-star break

TORONTO — Pascal Siakam began the unofficial start to the second half of the NBA season with some fresh legs.
Northern Ontario's McCarville claims Tournament of Hearts playoff berth

Northern Ontario's McCarville claims Tournament of Hearts playoff berth

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Protective of their curl-life balance, Krista McCarville and her Northern Ontario team build their season around peaking for the national championship. The Fort William Curling Club foursome from Thunder Bay, Ont.

Canada's Raonic downs Johnson to advance to semifinals at Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Canada's Milos Raonic advanced to the semifinals of the Delray Beach Open by downing American Steve Johnson 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Friday. Raonic, ranked No.

Jeff Keeping won't seek re-election as CFL Players' Association president

TORONTO — Jeff Keeping won't be seeking re-election next week as president of the CFL Players' Association. The union made the announcement Friday in a statement while Keeping informed the membership of his decision in a letter.

Winnipeg Jets add homegrown centre Cody Eakin in trade with Golden Knights

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets are bringing centre Cody Eakin home. The Jets acquired the Winnipeg-born centre from the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday for a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021.

CPL dispenses with spring and fall seasons, changes playoffs for 2020

TORONTO — The Canadian Premier League is dispensing with its spring and fall split-seasons, moving to a single-table format in 2020.
NHLers weigh in on QMJHL fighting debate: 'The game's changing'

NHLers weigh in on QMJHL fighting debate: 'The game's changing'

A veteran of nearly 130 career fights, Kyle Clifford can see a day when dropping the gloves in the NHL has serious repercussions beyond a five-minute penalty. Just not any time soon.