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Friday, Nov 30

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Ancient Irish sport of hurling wins UNESCO heritage status

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The Irish sport of hurling -- often described as "the fastest game on grass" -- was granted UNESCO special status on Thursday, adding it to the register of "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity". "I am delighted that hurling has…

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Babcock says he thinks William Nylander is 'going to be a career Leaf'

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Toronto head coach Mike Babcock remains confident William Nylander and the Maple Leafs have a future together.

Thursday, Nov 29

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Broncos player who returned to team this month steps away to recover at home

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An injured player who returned to the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team earlier this month has decided to step away.

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Ottawa Redblacks defensive back Antoine Pruneau inks three-year extension

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The Redblacks signed Canadian defensive back Antoine Pruneau to a three-year extension on Thursday. In 84 career CFL games, all with Ottawa, the Montreal native has 293 defensive tackles, 54 on special teams, four sacks, eight…

Warriors game 'just another regular-season game,' Raptors' Lowry says

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Kyle Lowry refuses to entertain suggestions that playing two-time defending champions Golden State means more than any other game.

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Regina Pats trade Leschyshyn, Henry to the Lethbridge Hurricanes

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The Regina Pats have announced that they have traded Las Vegas Golden Knights prospect Jake Leschyshyn and Colorado Avalanche prospect Nick Henry to the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

18

Habs shake up lines as Byron return seems imminent

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With the Habs looking to end a five-game losing streak, the team was given some much needed good news on Thursday as Paul Byron seems to be close to a return.

06

Matthews returns from injury, scores two goals as Leafs down Sharks 5-3

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Auston Matthews had two goals and an assist in his return to the lineup following a month on the sidelines with a shoulder injury as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the San Jose Sharks 5-3 for their third straight victory Wednesday.

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Toronto Raptors coach instructed Kyle Lowry to work on range

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Kyle Lowry drilled a deep three-pointer during the Toronto Raptors' second-half comeback on Tuesday, arching back and kicking up his heels as he launched it.

02

Rush assistant coach Jimmy Quinlan resigns

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The Saskatchewan Rush announced on twitter that assistant coach Jimmy Quinlan has resigned to spend more time with his family.

Wednesday, Nov 28

23

Gov’t to wait on reports before changing Humboldt Broncos crash intersection

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The Saskatchewan government says it will wait to read the results of a report before making any changes to the intersection that was the site of the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

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Hockey may shift from 'midget' and other traditional names to age descriptors

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Traditional youth hockey age group names -- novice, peewee, atom, bantam and, most notably, midget -- could soon be revised as at least one provincial hockey organization has kickstarted the process that could eventually create a…

Foo Fighters to headline pre-Super Bowl concert in Atlanta

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The Foo Fighters will headline a pre-Super Bowl concert in Atlanta.

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Minor hockey authorities may scrap 'midget', other age group names

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Traditional youth hockey age group names -- novice, peewee, atom, bantam and, most notably, midget -- could soon be revised.

20

Football players face life in high school locker-room attack

Four Maryland 15-year-olds are out on bail but face life in prison after being charged as adults with first-degree rape in a locker room attack.

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Auston Matthews set to return to Maple Leafs' lineup after injury

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Star centre Auston Matthews will return to the Toronto Maple Leafs' lineup on Wednesday night against the visiting San Jose Sharks.

Victims, families of those killed in Broncos crash to receive different amounts from GoFundMe campaign

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Justice Neil Gabrielson on Wednesday morning accepted an advisory committee's recommendation that each family who lost a loved one in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will receive $525,000, which each survivor will receive $475,000.

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Recommendations approved on how to hand out Broncos GoFundMe cash

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A Saskatchewan judge has approved a committee's recommendation on how to distribute $15.2 million raised in a GoFundMe campaign after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

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Penguins stage third-period comeback, beat Jets 4-3

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The Pittsburgh Penguins old guard and young blood came together to rally past the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.

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Weber's return not enough as Habs fall to Canes 2-1

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Shea Weber's return from injury gave a big boost to the Montreal Canadiens even though they couldn't come away with the victory.

11

Laine's 5-goal performance turns Winnipeg man into millionaire

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A five-goal performance by the Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine over the weekend did more than just beat the St. Louis Blues.

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Senators stun Flyers with 3 goals in 3rd for 4-3 victory

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Brady Tkachuk scored twice in the third period and Matt Duchene scored the eventual winner with 2:59 left, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday night in the Flyers' first game since they fired general…

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Hang-glider holds on for his life after harness not attached

A Florida man spent his first hang-gliding ride dangling precariously from a control bar and the pilot's leg after the pilot forgot to strap him in.

Raptors beat Grizzlies 122-114

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Kyle Lowry had 24 points and six assists, Fred VanVleet added 18 points and Toronto used a 3-point shooting burst in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-114 on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, Nov 27

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Toronto FC starts work on reshaping roster after disappointing season

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Toronto FC has started work on reshaping its roster in the wake of a dismal MLS season.

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Erik Karlsson on return to Ottawa: 'It's going to be different and weird'

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Erik Karlsson tells a small group of reporters waiting near his locker that the only topic they really want to discuss -- his impending return to Ottawa as a member of the San Jose Sharks later this week -- is off limits.

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Weber to make debut as Habs captain in Tuesday tilt against Hurricanes

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The Canadiens will be trying to end a four-game losing streak when they take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night, and they’ll have a boost on the back end while they do it.

Maple Leaf Foods officially announces poultry facility for London

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Premier Doug Ford was among several politicians along with representatives from Maple Leaf Foods in London Tuesday morning to announce a new poultry facility for the forest city.