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Canucks' Antoine Roussel fined for roughing Oilers' Puljujarvi

Canucks' Antoine Roussel fined for roughing Oilers' Puljujarvi

VANCOUVER — Canucks forward Antoine Roussel has been fined US$5,000 by the NHL for roughing in Vancouver's 4-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.
Veteran defender Laurent Ciman retires, returns to Montreal as assistant coach

Veteran defender Laurent Ciman retires, returns to Montreal as assistant coach

MONTREAL — Veteran defender Laurent Ciman has returned to Montreal, where he started his MLS playing career, this time as an assistant coach.
Author of Tournament of Hearts name lauds its endurance

Author of Tournament of Hearts name lauds its endurance

CALGARY — The story of why the Canadian women's curling championship is named the Tournament of Hearts starts over 40 years ago with sisters drinking wine. Robin Wilson and sister Dawn Knowles had just won a second Canadian championship with B.C.

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing stretch

MONTREAL — The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller on Wednesday following a three-game skid.
Raptors VanVleet keeping all-star snub in perspective amid global pandemic

Raptors VanVleet keeping all-star snub in perspective amid global pandemic

With the world still reeling in a global pandemic, Fred VanVleet is keeping the NBA all-star game in perspective.
Dominik Kahun scores twice, Oilers claw out 4-3 comeback win over Canucks

Dominik Kahun scores twice, Oilers claw out 4-3 comeback win over Canucks

VANCOUVER — The Edmonton Oilers clawed their way to a comeback win on Tuesday and goalie Mike Smith believes it's a result his team can truly build on.
Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road

Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road

LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods crashed his SUV on sweeping, downhill road in the Los Angels suburbs Tuesday morning, and doctors tried to stabilize “significant” injuries to his right leg with rods and a combination of screws and pins.

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school sports.
Jennifer Jones reaches career wins milestone in Tournament of Hearts

Jennifer Jones reaches career wins milestone in Tournament of Hearts

CALGARY — Athletes setting significant records in their sport are often too busy achieving those milestones to process their place in history in the moment.

Raptors drop 109-102 decision to Sixers to split two-game series

TAMPA, Fla. — Trailing by 17 points with less than two minutes to play, and a game in Miami looming the next day, the Toronto Raptors could have called it a night.