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Ryan Smyth expected to retire from Oilers: reports
The Edmonton Oilers have called a news conference for Friday afternoon at Rexall Place, where veteran forward Ryan Smyth is expected to announce he's retiring following Saturday's season finale against Vancouver.
Atlanta Braves Set American Flag on Fire
The Atlanta Braves wanted to put on a good show for their fans before their 2014 home opener on Tuesday, but things didn't go as planned. During pregame introductions, the franchise decided to try something new...
Canucks fire general manager Mike Gillis
The Vancouver Canucks fired general manager and president of hockey operations Mike Gillis on Tuesday, less than a day after the team was officially eliminated from the playoffs for the first time in six seasons.
Canada captures sledge hockey bronze!
The Canadian men's sledge hockey team shook off its semifinal loss with a 3-0 win over Norway to take the bronze medal at the 2014 Paralympics on Saturday.
Defenceman Yannick Weber scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period as the Vancouver Canucks breathed a sigh of relief with a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on the Saturday night.
Shannon Szabados takes gold medal form to Oilers practice
Talk at the Edmonton Oilers practice today wasn't just about who was coming and going as the trade deadline loomed, but who was in net. "Just another player on the ice with just a little longer hair than the rest of them," laughed Canadian women's hockey
Team Canada not fazed by panicked hockey fans back home
SOCHI — The players on the Canadian men’s team are well aware of the anxiety they have caused back home with their lack of offence through four games at the 2014 Olympics. But they aren’t about to apologize for their lack of finish.
Carey Price to start for Canada in quarter-final game
Four years ago, Carey Price went ice fishing near his hometown of Anahim Lake, B.C., caught a couple rainbow trout and then settled in to watch Sidney Crosby put the entire country in a euphoric state with his golden goal.
Canada off to best start ever at Sochi Olympics
Canada is off to its best Winter Olympic start ever, with nine medals at the end of Day 4. That eclipses the country's previous best four-day showing, five medals (two gold, two silver, one bronze) at Vancouver 2010.
Brazil may face water shortages during World Cup, group says
Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, is on the verge of water rationing because of a severe drought and shortages are seen possible when the country hosts the World Cup football tournament in June and July, according to a non-profit group that monitors regio
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