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June 22, 2017 4:10 AM After a year of planning and hard work, Vegas finally has a team

It had been a long 12 months for the Vegas Golden Knights general manager, who had spent the past year running countless mock expansion drafts in preparation for this moment. On Wednesday morning, after submitting the final 30-name list to the NHL, it finally became official. “It’s really hard to believe we’re here now with this list,” said McPhee. “Three 12

June 21, 2017 8:53 PM National Aboriginal Day in New Brunswick sheds light on traditions

The prime minister announced intentions to rename the celebration National Indigenous Peoples Day on Wednesday People across the country came together for National Aboriginal Day, celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis. In New Brunswick, First Nations communities organized gatherings and fundraising 11

June 21, 2017 4:08 AM NHL unveils new jerseys, and Golden Knights look sharp

The unofficial fashion police have spoken. And their verdict: The Vegas Golden Knights are winners even before they’ve filled out their roster. When the league unveiled its revised jerseys for the 30 established teams courtesy of adidas in Sin City Tuesday night, it was the uniforms of the host Knights — the league’s 31st franchise — that created the most buzz. And rightly 10

June 20, 2017 2:05 AM Tim Hague's opponent thought 'it was time to stop this fight' before fatal injury

Heavyweight boxer Adam Braidwood said he remembers wishing Tim Hague would stop the fight in the moments before he delivered the knockout punch that preceded Hague’s fatal brain injury. Last Friday’s one-sided match at Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre continued for two rounds before a left hook from Braidwood sent Hague to the ground. Video of the fight 7

June 17, 2017 8:06 PM The Latest: Casey hurt by another triple bogey

Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, chips to the ninth hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Steve Stricker waves on the 17th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/David 9

June 15, 2017 2:04 AM 5 things you should know about the Mayweather-McGregor fight

After months of build-up and every different type of rumour and innuendo, it was officially announced Wednesday afternoon that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will be boxing Floyd Mayweather this summer at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. The news was first reported by respected boxing reporter Kevin Iole, of Yahoo Sports, and confirmed shortly afterwards 13

June 14, 2017 6:54 PM Watch Field Hockey World League: India vs. Scotland

Click on the video player above to watch live action from the Field Hockey World League Semifinal in London. India battles Scotland (9 a.m. ET), Netherlands and Pakistan (1 p.m. ET), and England vs. China (3 p.m. ET). Canada begins their journey at the event on Friday at 1 p.m. ET with a game against Pakistan. This event is the second-last step from the end of a two-year 2

June 12, 2017 12:49 PM Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

By: Teresa M. Walker, The Associated Press NASHVILLE - Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top this. Crosby was awarded his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and goalie Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first 19

June 11, 2017 5:03 PM Sailor airlifted from another distressed vessel in transatlantic race

HALIFAX -- A sailor was airlifted from another sailboat that ran into troubled waters in a transatlantic race, rescue officials said Sunday. The joint rescue co-ordination centre said two aircraft were sent to rescue the sailor off the southeast coast of Newfoundland. The centre said a lone crew member was hoisted into a Cormorant helicopter and flown 9

June 11, 2017 2:47 AM Canada's Sage Watson wins her 1st NCAA Divsion I championship

Medicine Hat, Alta., native runs personal best in 400-metre hurdles event Canada's Sage Watson won the women's 400-metre hurdles event on Saturday afternoon to claim her first NCAA Division I championship. The Medicine Hat, Alta., native posted a personal best time of 54.52 seconds, nearly a full second ahead of her closest competitor. The Arizona Wildcat 9