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McDonald on hunt for goalie, scoring after up-and-down season THUNDERWOLVES HOCKEY

Bill McDonald has a tough summer ahead. Facing the prospect of losing his top two scorers and a top-four defenceman, combined with the uncertainty of starting goaltender Jeff Bosch’s healthy, and the LakeheadThunderwolves coach and his staff...

Williams named OUA's top player THUNDERWOLVES

Jylisa Williams is a once-in-a-generation player. There was no doubt she was the most valuable  university woman’s basketball player in Ontario and on Wednesday...

Sleeping Giant Loppet registration down, but organizers optimistic about last-minute rush SPORTS

THUNDER BAY – Peter Gallagher is hoping a favourable weather forecast will lead to a last-minute spike in registrations for the Sleeping Giant Loppet. The 38th annual...

Alex Rodriguez to bat 2nd as designated hitter in return to Yankees on Wednesday

TAMPA, Fla. - Alex Rodriguez is batting second in the starting lineup as the designated hitter in his return to the New York Yankees. In his first game action in 17 months, A-Rod is to face Philadelphia's Kevin Slowey on Wednesday in the Yankees'...

Trooper who found fingerprints back on stand in trial of ex-NFL star player Aaron Hernandez COURT

FALL RIVER, Mass. - A Massachusetts state trooper is back on the stand in the murder trial of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, after testifying that he found the victim's fingerprints inside a car Hernandez had rented. Hernandez...

Sportsnet and TVA to broadcast World Cup of Hockey in Canada, ESPN in U.S. HOCKEY

NEW YORK, N.Y. - NHL partners Sportsnet and TVA have been awarded the exclusive media rights to broadcast the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Canada. ESPN, which has not aired NHL games since 2004, will have the exclusive rights in the United States....

Tsarnaev's lawyer admits defendant carried out Boston Marathon bombing, blames older brother CRIME

BOSTON - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committed the crime. But she argued...

Batter Up ... to speed: Spring baseball opens with changes designed to quicken games MLB

GOODYEAR, Ariz. - With large, glowing red numbers, the timer on the centre-field wall at Goodyear Ballpark ticked down Tuesday, counting off seconds and ushering in change. Baseball, the timeless game of endless summers, went on the clock. Major...

Kopitar, Lewis three points each as Kings beat Oilers to snap three-game slide EDMONTON OILERS

EDMONTON - Anze Kopitar and Trevor Lewis each had a goal and two assists as the Los Angeles Kings got a shot in the arm in their battle for a playoff position, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday. Matt Greene, Jeff Carter and Kyle Clifford...

TSN issues on-air apology to Phaneuf, Lupul and Cuthbert over offensive tweet TV

TORONTO - TSN has issued a public apology to Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf, his wife Elisha Cuthbert and Toronto forward Joffrey Lupul after the all-sports network aired an inflammatory fan tweet about Cuthbert and Lupul during Monday's NHL...

Northern Ontario out front at the Brier, Team Canada switches skips BRIER

CALGARY - John Morris shook up his team midway through the Canadian men's curling championship by demoting himself to third and handing the house to Pat Simmons to skip. Tuesday's switch produced the first back-to-back wins of the tournament...

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