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Boeheim suspended by NCAA for sweeping violations at Syracuse University NCAA

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - In a sweeping indictment of one of the United States' most decorated basketball programs, the NCAA suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games Friday and outlined a decade-long series of violations that included improper...

Williams hurt early, Wolves bow out in OUA semifinal

Jylisa Williams had scored all 10 points for the Lakehead Thunderwolves when she went down with an game-ending injury Friday night. The Wolves chance to upset the host Windsor Lancers in the first of two OUA women’s basketball semifinals...

Captain Christine Sinclair scores to lift Canada to 1-0 victory over South Korea SOCCER

LARNACA, Cyprus - Star striker Christine Sinclair scored to lift Canada's women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over South Korea at the Cyprus Cup on Friday. Sinclair scored her second goal of the tournament and 153rd of her career in the...

Witness: DNA of Aaron Hernandez matched cigarette butt at crime scene NFL

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's DNA matched genetic material found on a cigarette butt at the scene of a murder, a crime lab scientist testified Friday. Hernandez is on trial for murder in the June 2013 killing of Odin...

Saskatchewan's Laycock joins playoff teams at Canadian curling championship BRIER

CALGARY - A curling-mad province that hasn't won a Canadian men's championship in 35 years has produced a sort of fatalism there, according to this year's skip from Saskatchewan. Steve Laycock says he doesn't feel the weight of...

Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien out two-to-four weeks with upper-body injury NHL

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets will be without defenceman Dustin Byfuglien two to four weeks with an upper-body injury. "There's always the grey area of how injuries heal, but that's typical," Jets head coach Paul Maurice said of...

OPP charge several following drug raids CRIME

The following information has been provided by the Ontario Provincial Police (RED LAKE, ON) – On March 4, 2015, members of the OPP Community Drug Action Team, in partnership with the Dryden Police Service, the OPP Drug Enforcement Unit,...

Northern Ontario, Newfoundland, Canada claim Brier playoff berths BRIER

CALGARY - The Page playoff between the top two seeds at the Canadian men's curling championship showcases the best two teams of the preliminary round. Northern Ontario's Brad Jacobs (10-1) and Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador (9-2)...

Coyotes end 10-game losing streak on Gagner's shootout goal NHL

GLENDALE, Ariz. - The smile and look of relief on the face of Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan spoke volumes. Doan could live with missing a number of scoring chances of his own, because the Coyotes put an end to their longest losing streak —...

Gaborik scores 2 power-play goals, another in shootout for LA Kings' 4-3 win NHL

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - After the Los Angeles Kings finally won their first shootout since mid-October, their other feats and failures in the previous 65 minutes seemed puny in...

Warm weather, barren trails push start of Iditarod sled dog race farther north in Alaska SPORTS

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice. A weather pattern that buried the eastern U.S....

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