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Williams scores twice, Hurricanes defeat Jets 4-1

Williams scores twice, Hurricanes defeat Jets 4-1

RALEIGH, N.C. — Justin Williams scored a pair of goals in his second game back in the NHL, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Canada's Larry Walker elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

Canada's Larry Walker elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

When Larry Walker packed up his car for his first spring training in 1986, he didn't expect to be embarking on a path that would lead him to the National Baseball Hall of Fame 34 years later. The Maple Ridge, B.C.
Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif didn't need long to get into Super Bowl mode

Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif didn't need long to get into Super Bowl mode

It didn't take Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif long to get into Super Bowl mode. On Sunday, the offensive lineman and the Kansas City Chiefs advanced to the Super Bowl with a 35-24 AFC championship win over the visiting Tennessee Titans.

Sporting world salutes Larry Walker after Canadian gets Hall call

Larry Walker became the second Canadian to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Tuesday. Walker, who started his career with the Montreal Expos, and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter form the class of 2020.

TSN hockey broadcaster apologizes for comments about alleged incident from 2005

TSN hockey analyst Kevin Sawyer has apologized for comments he made on a Winnipeg Jets broadcast earlier this month about an alleged incident when he was an assistant coach with a junior team in 2005.
Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball's highest honour on Tuesday.
In The Rings: One-two-three punch sets up women's curling showdown in Manitoba

In The Rings: One-two-three punch sets up women's curling showdown in Manitoba

Perennial curling powerhouse Manitoba will be well represented at next month's Scotties Tournament of Hearts with three teams from the province essentially guaranteed to play at the national playdowns.
Defender Rocco Romeo makes move to Toronto FC first team as homegrown player

Defender Rocco Romeo makes move to Toronto FC first team as homegrown player

TORONTO — Rocco Romeo, who served as a ball boy at Toronto FC games growing up, has signed a first-team contract with the MLS team as a homegrown player. The 19-year-old defender from Richmond Hill, Ont.

Whitecaps acquire Ghanaian midfielder Owusu from Israeli club FC Ashdod

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have acquired Ghanaian central midfielder Leonard Owusu from Israeli Premier League side FC Ashdod.
Canada women's soccer team reduces roster to 20 ahead of CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Canada women's soccer team reduces roster to 20 ahead of CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Canada coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller has trimmed his roster to 20 ahead of next week's CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament, with Jenna Hellstrom and 15-year-old Olivia Smith dropping to alternate status.