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Former Montreal Expos general manager Jim Fanning dies at age 87 OBITUARY

Jim Fanning, a longtime Montreal Expos general manager who spent over 60 years in a variety of roles in professional baseball, has died. He was 87. A Toronto Blue Jays spokesman confirmed Saturday that Fanning died, but had no other details. Fanning...

Kulemin scores with 9:27 left as Islanders force Game 7 with 3-1 win over Capitals NHL PLAYOFFS

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had a goal and assist,...

Blue Jays make history with 3 Canadian position players in lineup vs Rays TORONTO BLUE JAYS

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Toronto Blue Jays have made major league history by putting three Canadian-born position players in the starting lineup. The Blue Jays started catcher Russell Martin of Montreal and outfielders Michael Saunders of Victoria...

Man City closes in on Champions League qualification with top 4 looking set in Premier League SOCCER

MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City's disappointing season looks like ending with the consolation prize of Champions League qualification after an unconvincing win over...

Raptors not looking at history or odds ahead of must-win Game 4 vs. Wizards NBA

WASHINGTON - The Raptors know the history and the odds. They're just not too concerned with either of those things right now. No NBA team has rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a best-of-seven series. Toronto will try to change that as it faces...

Canada's Lois Fowler wins gold at women's world senior curling championship CURLING

SOCHI, Russia - Canada's Lois Fowler defeated Italy's Fiona Simpson 6-2 on Saturday to win gold at the women's world senior curling championship. Fowler and her team from Brandon, Man., scored a deuce in the first end and added two...

Major League Baseball hands down 6 suspensions, 7 fines stemming from Royals-White Sox brawl MLB

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox each lost Saturday without playing a game. Four members of the Royals and three from the White Sox were punished for their roles in a series-opening brawl and six of the players drew...

So close, yet so far; Penguins go quietly into off-season after quick exit against Rangers NHL PLAYOFFS

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins head into a long off-season with plenty of questions. Pittsburgh fell to the New York Rangers 4-1 in the opening round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Penguins lost all four games to New York by...

Dozens of students recognized at OSSTF awards banquet EDUCATION

The next generation appears to be in good hands. Dozens of high-school and adult-education students from Lakehead Public Schools on Saturday were rewarded for their hard...

Nino Niederreiter scores go-ahead goal, Wild beat Blues 4-1 to take 3-2 series lead NHL PLAYOFFS

ST. LOUIS - Devan Dubnyk forgot all about that six-goal embarrassment. The Minnesota Wild goalie with the short memory led his team to its biggest road win yet this season. "I can't go out and be a hero if I don't get the opportunity,"...

Canadiens goaltender Carey Price among finalists for Vezina Trophy

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is among the three finalists announced Friday for the 2014-15 Vezina Trophy. Devan Dubnyk of the Minnesota Wild and Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators are also finalists for the award,...

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