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Playoffs a certainty, Flames set sights on improving post-season position

Playoffs a certainty, Flames set sights on improving post-season position

CALGARY — Their first practice after securing an NHL playoff berth was remarkably ordinary for the Calgary Flames.
New concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

New concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

CALGARY — Danielle Lappage clonked heads with another wrestler during a training camp at Brock University last summer. Typical of a driven athlete, the 28-year-old Olympian from Olds, Alta.
Alphonso Davies doubtful for Canada game against French Guiana in Vancouver

Alphonso Davies doubtful for Canada game against French Guiana in Vancouver

Canada will be without injured captain Scott Arfield and veteran Will Johnson and it doesn't look like teenage phenom Alphonso Davies will be available either for Sunday's game against French Guiana in CONCACAF Nations League qualifying play.

Pompey drives in two, Hernandez homers as Jays edge Tigers 3-2 in spring training

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Dalton Pompey had three hits, including a two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the second inning, as the Toronto Blue Jays beat a Detroit Tigers split squad 3-2 in spring training baseball action Monday.
Greiss, Perlini, McDavid named NHL's three stars of the week

Greiss, Perlini, McDavid named NHL's three stars of the week

New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss, Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brendan Perlini and Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid are the NHL's three stars of the week.
Union head praises Jays for raising minor league pay by half

Union head praises Jays for raising minor league pay by half

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Union head Tony Clark lauded the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday for giving minor league players a 50 per cent raise, and he hopes other clubs do the same.
Slumping Maple Leafs looking to shore up leaky defensive play after rough week

Slumping Maple Leafs looking to shore up leaky defensive play after rough week

TORONTO — Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock is convinced adversity can be a good thing. His team is dealing with plenty of it at the moment.
Tim McGraw, CeCe Winans to perform during NFL Draft

Tim McGraw, CeCe Winans to perform during NFL Draft

NASHVILLE — The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee, in April.

Canadian teen Felix Auger-Aliassime advances at Miami Open qualifying

MIAMI, Canada — Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced to the final round of qualifying at the Miami Open tennis tournament with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Italy's Luca Vanni.
Coach Bruneau weighs in on key moment of Andreescu victory at Indian Wells

Coach Bruneau weighs in on key moment of Andreescu victory at Indian Wells

Bianca Andreescu wasn't lacking for determination in her stunning upset of Angelique Kerber in the final of the BNP Paribas Open.