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Matthews leads Canada past United States 16-6 in opener of indoor worlds

LANGLEY, B.C. — Mark Matthews had three goals and four assists as Canada downed the United States 16-6 on Thursday night to open the world indoor lacrosse championship.
Bo Horvat's two-point night leads Canucks past Oilers 6-1 in pre-season game

Bo Horvat's two-point night leads Canucks past Oilers 6-1 in pre-season game

EDMONTON — Sven Baertschi looks like he has fully recovered from concussion issues that kept him to just 26 games with the Vancouver Canucks last season.
Minshew, defence shine as Jaguars thump Titans 20-7

Minshew, defence shine as Jaguars thump Titans 20-7

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Minshew Mania is gaining momentum.
Hays robs Guerrero, Jays sweep Orioles with 8-4 victory

Hays robs Guerrero, Jays sweep Orioles with 8-4 victory

BALTIMORE — It didn't matter to Austin Hays that the game he was in had absolutely no bearing on the playoff picture. That was the last thing on his mind as he chased after a soaring line drive that appeared destined to go over the wall.

OHL Roundup: Philip Tomasino leads IceDogs past Wolves 6-3 in season opener

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Philip Tomasino scored twice, including the eventual winner, as the Niagara IceDogs doubled the Sudbury Wolves 6-3 on Thursday in the first Ontario Hockey League game of the season.
Brendan Gallagher scores twice in Canadiens' 5-4 shootout win over Panthers

Brendan Gallagher scores twice in Canadiens' 5-4 shootout win over Panthers

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens' offence did just enough in regulation, and in the shootout, to remain perfect in the pre-season.
Senators, star defenceman Thomas Chabot agree to eight-year contract extension

Senators, star defenceman Thomas Chabot agree to eight-year contract extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators believe the future looks a lot brighter after signing star defenceman Thomas Chabot to an eight-year, US$64-million contract extension Thursday.

Paul Beirne to step down as CPL president at conclusion of debut season

TORONTO — Paul Beirne is stepping down as president of the Canadian Premier League at the end of the season. The league said Beirne will be leaving in November "to pursue a club opportunity." It did not elaborate.

Toronto a launching pad for Dream Gap Tour women's hockey games

Marie-Philip Poulin dreams of a day when hockey is a career option for young girls. The Canadian forward is among the women giving the Dream Gap Tour its star power.
'Hard-headed' Mike Reilly becomes CFL's last quarterback standing

'Hard-headed' Mike Reilly becomes CFL's last quarterback standing

SURREY, B.C. — Amid a disappointing season for the B.C. Lions, Mike Reilly is accomplishing a feat unrivalled by his colleagues across the league — he's staying healthy.