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  • Brian Ortega suffered broken nose, thumb in loss to Max Holloway at UFC 231

    December 10, 2018 4:59 PM 6

    “Doctor stopped it and I agree,” Ortega wrote in a social media post. “Broken nose and a broken thumb. I was willing to die in there. “(Saturday) night was Max’s night. I’ll be back. Thank you to everyone who’s always believed in me and supported me.” According to FightMetric, Holloway connected on 290 of 490 significant strikes — a UFC single-fight

  • Calgary’s Kevin Koe loses Canada Cup curling crown to Team Jacobs

    December 10, 2018 5:02 AM 7

    The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., skip defeated 2015 champion Kevin Koe of Calgary 5-4 in the men’s final Sunday. The 2014 Olympic gold medallist grabbed a point in the final end to seal the victory. Koe trailed 4-2 after the seventh before scoring one in the eighth and stealing one in the ninth to tie the game at 4-4. Earlier Sunday, Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones

  • Koskinen notches third shutout, McDavid gets winner as Oilers blank Flames

    December 10, 2018 4:56 AM 7

    The Oilers came out of the gate flying in the second, but Rittich made huge breakaway saves on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Leon Draisaitl. Calgary looked to have tied it up midway through the middle period, but Anthony Peluso — who was recalled earlier in the day from the American Hockey League’s Stockton Heat — was flagged with goaltender interference on Koskinen

  • Wolves beat 10-man Newcastle with late goal

    December 10, 2018 1:43 AM 9

    “It feels sweet coming away from home and scoring with almost the last kick of the game,” Doherty told Sky Sports. He has now scored three goals in Wolves’ last five away matches. Midtable Wolves moved up to 10th with 22 points from 16 games, while Newcastle is three points above the relegation zone. On Saturday, Manchester City’s unbeaten start to its Premier

  • Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones wins fourth Canada Cup curling crown

    December 10, 2018 12:16 AM 7

    Jones and her team earned $14,000 for winning the final, plus $6,000 for their four round-robin wins. They also earn a bye into the 2021 Road to the Roar Pre-Trials and qualify for a World Curling Federation World Cup event during the 2019-20 season. Jones was competing in her record-tying 10th appearance in the Canada Cup. She also won the event in 2007, 2011 and 2016. Einarson

  • Improving the starting rotation is Blue Jays’ main focus

    December 8, 2018 11:23 PM 8

    Randal Grichuk: The Jays’ trade for the outfielder last January may not have looked great when he hit .106 in the first 25 games of the season and landed on the disabled list by May 1. But the 27-year-old came back in June a new player, hitting a near career-high .271 in the final four months. He finished with a team-high 25 home runs and 61 RBIs, and played

  • NHL expansion in Seattle opening up new possibilities for Vancouver Canucks

    December 8, 2018 11:02 PM 10

    VANCOUVER—Sitting high above the ice of Rogers Arena, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has fond memories of his time playing junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League and their trips up Interstate 5 to play at the old Mercer Arena against the Seattle Thunderbirds. “They had chicken wire, and the fans were rowdy

  • Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard vs. Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo should be fun to watch

    December 8, 2018 8:49 PM 5

    It’s still far too early to start thinking about awards and honours, but fleeting thoughts about all-star and all-NBA and, yes, most valuable player awards aren’t far away. “The guy, he’s talented, man,” Raptors teammate Pascal Siakam said of Leonard. “I think people forgot that a little bit, how talented he is, the things he can do at the level he can do them at. “Not just (score)

  • Flames’ Mark Giordano suspended two games for kneeing Wild’s Mikko Koivu

    December 8, 2018 2:29 AM 7

    Giordano will miss Saturday’s home game against the Nashville Predators and Sunday’s game in Edmonton versus the Oilers. The Flames top the Pacific Division at 18-9-2. Calgary forward Ryan Lomberg also received a one-game suspension, on top of an automatic single-game ban announced earlier Friday, for a separate incident that occurred at the end of Thursday’s

  • Leafs’ Nylander and Kapanen unhurt in minor car accident

    December 7, 2018 8:20 PM 9

    Toronto Maple Leafs forwards William Nylander and Kasperi Kapanen were involved in a minor car accident near the club’s training facility in Etobicoke on Friday. “Confirming that William and Kasperi were involved in a minor collision near our practice facility this afternoon. There were no injuries,” the team’s director of media relations, Steve Keogh