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Woman barred from playing for Calgary soccer club will take legal action against league

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Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé is taking legal action against the Premier Development League, which refused the 2016 Canadian Olympic bronze medallist a chance to play for the Calgary Foothills men's semi-pro soccer squad because it follows…

Jets goalie Hellebuyck consoles teammates who 'left their heart out there'

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After the final buzzer, Connor Hellebuyck went up to his teammates still on the ice, many bent over their sticks their heads hanging dejectedly, and gave them a pat and said a few words in what he agreed was an emotional moment.

Jets' promising playoff run halted by Golden Knights

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What started out as a promising West final for the Winnipeg Jets ended with a thud on Sunday. The Jets didn't have an answer for the expansion Vegas Golden Knights' speed, pressure, transition game and their aggressive and acrobatic goalie…

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Lou Lamoriello appears headed to New York Islanders

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Lou Lamoriello is reportedly leaving the Toronto Maple Leafs for a position with the New York Islanders.

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Canadians problems at Indy 500 continue as Wickens crashes in practice

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Robert Wickens crashed Monday during the second-to-last practice for the Indianapolis 500, another headache for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports just two days after top driver James Hinchcliffe failed to make the field for the showcase race.

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Bulldogs coach John Gruden overcomes Flint turmoil to reach Memorial Cup

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Nicholas Caamano's favourite memory of Bulldogs head coach John Gruden stems from their difficult days with the Flint Firebirds during the 2015-16 OHL season. Now they have a chance to win a Canadian junior hockey title with Hamilton.

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Serena Williams won't get seeding at French Open

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Serena Williams's return to Grand Slam tennis from maternity leave just got even tougher as French Open organizers announced Monday they will not give her a seeding, meaning the former world No. 1 risks facing highly ranked players in the…

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Injured Bronco ​Ryan Straschnitzki is grateful, determined and sometimes angry

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Seven weeks after being paralyzed from the chest down when a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team crashed, he has embarked on the thing a lot of athletes dread — two-a-day workouts.

Monday, May 21

Warriors thump Rockets to inch closer to NBA Finals once again

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Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, shooting over James Harden and driving past the Houston star as the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 on Sunday night…

Canada's Kia Nurse impresses in WNBA debut

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Canadian Kia Nurse had an impressive WNBA debut, scoring 17 points off the bench for the New York Liberty in a 80-76 road loss against the Chicago Sky.

Sunday, May 20

The House always wins: Vegas is going to the Cup

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The Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the Stanley Cup final on Sunday, eliminating the Winnipeg Jets with a 2-1 win in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.

Milos Raonic withdraws from French Open

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Milos Raonic will not be playing in this year's French Open, announcing his withdrawal from next week's tourney at Roland Garros in a Twitter post on Sunday.

Lightning keep Capitals at bay to close in on East title

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The Tampa Bay Lightning survived a furious late-game comeback from the Washington Capitals in Game 5 to win 3-2 and take a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference final.

Justify wins Preakness to keep Triple Crown chase alive

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Justify and Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith have won the Preakness. The three-yearold horse will have a shot to give trainer Bob Baffert another Triple Crown victory next month at the Belmont Stakes.

Saturday, May 19

Canada falls to Switzerland in semis at hockey worlds

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​Sweden strode into the final of the ice hockey world championship by crushing the United States 6-0 on Saturday. The defending champion set up a gold medal game on Sunday against Canada or Switzerland.

Ex-NFL QB Johnny Manziel strikes deal with Tiger-Cats

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Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, posting to his Twitter account on Saturday that joining the CFL "is the best opportunity for me moving forward and I’m eager for what the…

Friday, May 18

Jets looking to even series in Friday's 'must-win' Game 4 vs. Vegas Golden Knights

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The Winnipeg Jets are emphasizing the need to come out flying against the Vegas Golden Knights when the two clubs play the fourth game in their Western Conference final series Friday night.

Canadian pole vaulter Alysha Newman receives new poles fully paid for by Air Canada

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Canadian pole vaulter Alysha Newman received a brand new set of poles from Air Canada on Thursday morning, two weeks to the day her equipment was destroyed on a flight to Doha for a season-opening Diamond League meet.

Vasilevskiy helps Lightning weather Caps to even East final

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Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2 on…

Jets' Hellebuyck has no doubt he's the better goalie in West final

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After Winnipeg's 4-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 3 of the NHL's Western Conference final, Connor Hellebuyck said he liked his game better than Knights counterpart Marc-Andre Fleury's.

Thursday, May 17

Ryan O'Reilly's OT winner sinks Russia as Canada advances to world semifinals

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Canada will compete for a medal at the world hockey championship for the fourth straight year. Ryan O'Reilly scored the game winner on a 4-on-3 power play 4:57 into overtime Thursday as Canada beat Russia 5-4 and punched its ticket to the…

Sports leagues want a piece of the action from legalized gambling

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In the wake of this week's landmark Supreme Court ruling opening the door for legalized sports gambling in the U.S., pro leagues are working to ensure they get their cut — one way or another.