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Hammerin' Hank passes

Jan 22, 2021 / 9:01 am

UPDATE 9:00 a.m. Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark...

Will Olympics happen?

Jan 22, 2021 / 7:43 am

IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled. Now set to open July 23,...

More cases at Australian Open

Jan 19, 2021 / 9:04 am

Two players are among the three latest COVID-19 cases that have emerged from testing conducted on passengers who arrived on charter flights bringing people to...

IIHF pulls worlds from Belarus

Jan 18, 2021 / 9:02 am

The hockey world championships were pulled from Belarus on Monday following pressure from opposition groups and a threatened boycott by sponsors. The...

Games seen as virus victory

Jan 18, 2021 / 6:34 am

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Monday to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus...

Harden headed to Nets

Jan 13, 2021 / 4:03 pm

James Harden is heading to Brooklyn, joining old teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to give the Nets a potent trio of the some of the NBA's highest...

Coaches must mask up, too

Jan 13, 2021 / 9:17 am

Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice struggled to blow a whistle while wearing a mask. Barry Trotz couldn't see if one of his New York Islanders players was skating...

Japan says Olympics a go

Jan 13, 2021 / 7:46 am

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency last week for Tokyo and surrounding areas. Amid the surging virus, he again promised the...

2 Canucks in quarantine

Jan 12, 2021 / 8:58 pm

The start of the Canucks' 2020-21 season just got a little bit tougher. The Canucks took off for Edmonton on Tuesday, ready to play their season opener on...

Canucks cancel practice

Jan 10, 2021 / 12:10 pm

The Vancouver Canucks released a statement through their Twitter account this morning letting fans know they've canceled practices and workouts for today...

Teammates scrap in training

Jan 10, 2021 / 7:45 am

The Vancouver Canucks' second scrimmage of their training camp was a lot more spirited than the first. It seems clear that everyone on the team is well...

Lethbridge hosts 2022 Brier

Jan 9, 2021 / 3:41 pm

The ENMAX Centre in Lethbridge is gearing up to host the 2022 Tim Hortons Brier, Curling Canada announced Friday. The Alberta city previously hosted the 2019...

Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

Jan 8, 2021 / 2:00 pm

Tommy Lasorda looked on from a suite at Globe Life Field in Texas, watching as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the World Series in Game 6 against the Tampa Bay...

Canada takes silver at WJC

Jan 5, 2021 / 8:58 pm

Team Canada settled for silver at this year's World Junior Championship after being shutout by Team USA 2-0 on Tuesday night in Edmonton. Alex Turcotte...

Canada seeks a two-peat

Jan 5, 2021 / 1:36 pm

Team Canada has been far and away the most dominant team at this year's World Junior Hockey Championship being played inside the Edmonton bubble. Canada,...

Big victory for Canada

Jan 4, 2021 / 6:45 pm

Team Canada and Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak will be playing for gold at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship after defeating Russia on Monday...

Canada takes on Russia

Jan 4, 2021 / 6:30 am

Team Canada is set to meet Team Russia at the first of two semifinal games at the world junior men's hockey championship in Edmonton today. The winner will...

Advancing to semis at WJC

Jan 3, 2021 / 10:40 am

Kelowna Rockets teammates went head-to-head Saturday night at the quarterfinals of the IIHF World Junior Championship. Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak and...

Premier League club sold

Dec 30, 2020 / 5:31 pm

Burnley became the latest Premier League club to become owned by Americans when a takeover was completed Wednesday. ALK Capital’s sports investment arm,...

Neymar denies big party

Dec 30, 2020 / 1:02 pm

Representatives for soccer superstar Neymar are trying to distance him from claims he has flouted pandemic warnings with a huge, multiday New Year's bash at...

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