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Gushue downs Balsdon to stay undefeated through Grand Slam of Curling

Gushue downs Balsdon to stay undefeated through Grand Slam of Curling

SAULT STE MARIE, Ont. — Brad Gushue keeps rolling through the third Grand Slam of Curling tournament of the season. Gushue, of St. John's, N.L., edged Greg Balsdon of Kingston, Ont.
Stepan, Fischer score in third, Coyotes beat Canadiens for first regulation win

Stepan, Fischer score in third, Coyotes beat Canadiens for first regulation win

MONTREAL — Coach Claude Julien called Montreal's loss against the league-worst Arizona Coyotes "embarrassing." The Canadiens blew three leads as the Coyotes came from behind to win 5-4 on Thursday to earn their first regulation victory of the season.
Hornqvist, Guentzel score in second period to lift Penguins over Senators

Hornqvist, Guentzel score in second period to lift Penguins over Senators

OTTAWA — Matt Murray's big save in the first period on Mike Hoffman may have been the turning point for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.
Nylander, Andersen come up big to lead Leafs past Devils for fifth straight win

Nylander, Andersen come up big to lead Leafs past Devils for fifth straight win

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock had a simple message for William Nylander after he ended a goal slump with the winner on Thursday. Nylander struck with 2.
Canadian Joey Votto falls short of National League MVP award in close vote

Canadian Joey Votto falls short of National League MVP award in close vote

When Canada's Joey Votto heard that he had narrowly lost out on the National League MVP award, the Cincinnati Reds star was more shocked than disappointed. Not shocked at losing. Shocked at how close the vote was.
CFL says it has had discussions with group looking for Halifax franchise

CFL says it has had discussions with group looking for Halifax franchise

TORONTO — The CFL said Thursday it has had talks with a group looking to secure an expansion franchise for Halifax.
Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams' Florida home

Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams' Florida home

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams' Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the U.S. Open, police said Thursday. The burglary happened between Sept.
Riders receiver Owens' focus is on returning to Grey Cup, not redemption

Riders receiver Owens' focus is on returning to Grey Cup, not redemption

A return to the Grey Cup — not redemption — is fuelling receiver Chad Owens. He will suit up for the Saskatchewan Roughriders when they visit Toronto in the East Division final this weekend.

CONCACAF to adopt with League of Nations format for member countries

TORONTO — CONCACAF has approved a "League of Nations" format for play within the 41-country confederation that covers North and Central America and the Caribbean.
After failed appeal, Toronto awaits disciplinary committee review of tunnel melee

After failed appeal, Toronto awaits disciplinary committee review of tunnel melee

TORONTO — After its failed appeal of Jozy Altidore's red card, Toronto FC is waiting for the other shoe to drop. Major League Soccer confirmed Thursday that its disciplinary committee is reviewing the halftime tunnel melee Nov.