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February 24, 2018 4:09 AM Canadians miss the cut in parallel giant slalom event at Winter Games

Jasey-Jay Anderson and Darren Gardner finished 24th and 28th in the field. Anderson was competing in his sixth Winter Games. BOKWANG, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF—Canadian snowboarders Jasey-Jay Anderson and Darren Gardner missed the cut in the men’s parallel giant slalom competition Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Anderson finished 24th in the 32-man field 7

February 18, 2018 10:51 PM Marcel Hirscher of Austria takes second gold of Games with giant slalom win, gold medal

Hirscher has a good chance at a third gold medal in his best event, the slalom, scheduled for Thursday. He earlier won the Alpine combined. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Marcel Hirscher has turned his domination in the giant slalom into a second gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 28-year-old Austrian star extended his first-run lead to win, by a huge margin 15

February 18, 2018 3:17 AM Penguins score two in third to end Leafs’ five-game win streak

Pittsburgh extends its run at home to 11 games. The Pittsburgh Penguins look like they’re gearing up for another run at the Stanley Cup. Even the Maple Leafs have to acknowledge that much after the Penguins, who have won back-to-back titles, rolled to a 5-3 win over Toronto on Saturday in a battle of two of the NHL’s hottest teams. Defenceman Olli Maatta 16

February 17, 2018 11:01 PM Southampton bounces West Bromwich Albion from FA Cup

The Baggies sacked two executives this week, had four players face a theft rap in Spain and were ousted from the FA Cup by Southhampton LONDON—Misfortune comes in threes, so the saying goes, and West Bromwich Albion knows it well. Capping a miserable week, West Brom was dumped from the FA Cup by Southampton, a 2-1 winner in the fifth round on Saturday 13

February 15, 2018 6:45 PM Missing message on Tim Hortons contest cups leaves players in dark

Cups printed without 'Please play again' message were distributed in Atlantic Canada and Alberta Tim Hortons admits there is a misprint on some of its RRRoll Up the Rim to Win cups, leaving a blank space where customers are supposed to find a message indicating whether they've won or not. The coffee giant blames the error on "a supplier's unfortunate 67

February 15, 2018 3:32 PM Happy-go-lucky Hudec gets ready to ski off into the sunset

Veteran downhiller who won bronze for Canada in Sochi to make super G his final race — as a member of the Czech team PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Manny Osborne-Paradis, the Canadian downhiller, was spinning a yarn about his old friend Jan Hudec. At a World Cup ski race years ago, the story goes, Hudec was late going to the hill. “He came running into my room. And he’s like, ‘I can’t 9

February 15, 2018 12:54 PM Canada’s Ted-Jan Bloemen wins Olympic gold in 10,000-m speedskating

Bloemen was so far ahead of his Dutch rival Sven Kramer that his coach was already giving the Canadian a victory hug when Kramer still had 2,000 metres to skate. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Ted-Jan Bloemen won Canada’s first gold medal in the men’s 10,000 metres in long-track speedskating Thursday in Pyeongchang. The 31-year-old, who moved from the Netherlands 11

February 15, 2018 12:48 AM Maple Leafs looking beyond trade deadline to playoffs

The Leafs may have Stanley Cup visions, but they aren't willing to sacrifice long-term plans for short-terms gains. Jake Gardiner summed it up best Wednesday when he was asked whether the Leafs’ players believe they need a trade to give them a boost for a playoff run. “Well, I guess you could say that you can improve every team out there, but we feel confident 12

February 14, 2018 7:26 PM Scott Stinson: Take it to the Banks, Hamilton Tiger-Cats are going to the Grey Cup

HAMILTON — Jeff Reinebold, the Tiger-Cats’ special teams co-ordinator, looked at Montreal’s Dominique Ellis on the sidelines, held his hands out to his sides and shrugged apologetically. Hamilton kick returner Brandon Banks, who could dodge snowflakes during a blizzard, had just raced down the sideline 88 yards for a touchdown, his second lengthy punt-return 19

February 14, 2018 6:36 PM Team Canada has once in a lifetime opportunity for glory

'You never get it back,' says Sean Burke of shot at Olympic gold. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA–Playing for Canada at the 1992 Olympics was, for Sean Burke, an incomparable career highlight. Not that his 18 seasons in the NHL didn’t come with memorable moments and impressive achievements. Burke, the Toronto-raised goaltender, was nominated for a Vezina Trophy 12