June 24th, 2016

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Canadians split their two matches on second day at 2016 Canada Cup

RICHMOND, B.C. – The host Canadian squad squad split their two matches on Friday at the 2016 Canada Cup international wheelchair rugby tournament after being upset by Japan 57-55 in evening play. It was Canada’s first loss to third-ranked Japan at a major international wheelchair rugby tournament. The Canadians, ranked No. 1 in the world, ... Read More »


Kevin Glenn leads Alouettes to season opening win over Blue Bombers

WINNIPEG – Kevin Glenn threw for 332 yards and a touchdown to veteran S.J. Green as the Montreal Alouettes defeated the Blue Bombers 22-14 Friday night in a game that was delayed because of lightning. The CFL season-opener for both clubs at Investors Group Field was put on hold with 6:57 left in the first ... Read More »


Perrin, Hoag lead Canada with 11 points each in 3-0 win over Korea

SASKATOON – Gord Perrin and Nick Hoag led Canada with 11 points apiece as it beat Korea in straight sets on Friday night in FIVB World League action. The Canadians took the match 25-20, 25-21, 25-20. “I think the guys stayed focused. Gord (Perrin) and Nick (Hoag) hadn’t been playing with the group (in World ... Read More »


Flames land Elliott from the Blues, filling urgent need for No. 1 goaltender

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Calgary Flames needed a fix for their troubled goaltending ranks and believe they landed one such solution. The Flames acquired Brian Elliott from the St. Louis Blues during the first round of the NHL draft on Friday night. Elliott boasted a .930 save percentage for the Blues last season and holds ... Read More »


Multiple fatalities reported in crash on highway in north Toronto

TORONTO – Multiple fatalities have been reported in a fiery multi-vehicle crash Friday night on Highway 400 in north Toronto. Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said that based on reports from paramedics at the scene, police believe that five people were killed and that the victims may include children. Schmidt, however, added that investigators ... Read More »


Winnipeg Jets add scoring and size at NHL draft with Laine and Stanley

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Winnipeg Jets added some scoring sizzle and size Friday in the NHL draft. Finnish winger Patrik Laine, taken second overall, looks primed to deliver goals right now. Towering defenceman Logan Stanley, chosen 18th, likely needs time to grow into his game. NHL Central Scouting ranked Laine No. 2 among European players ... Read More »


NewsAlert: Multiple fatalities reported in north Toronto crash

TORONTO – Multiple fatalities are reported in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on a highway in north Toronto. More to come... Read More »


Cabrera, Frazier lead White Sox to 3-2 win over Blue Jays

CHICAGO – Melky Cabrera homered, Todd Frazier drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the seventh, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Friday night. The White Sox started a six-game homestand on a winning note after taking three of four at Boston, while the Blue Jays lost ... Read More »


Lightning not giving up on possibility of re-signing Stamkos

BUFFALO, N.Y. – With time running out, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman isn’t ready to give up on the possibility of re-signing captain Steven Stamkos. Speaking at the NHL draft Friday night, Yzerman declined to provide an update on contract talks except to say he’s not ruling anything out, or “closing any doors.” ... Read More »


Taiwan protests after Cambodia deports suspects to China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Taiwan protested after Cambodia deported 25 Taiwanese internet scam suspects to rival China in the latest snub of the self-ruled island. The 25 Taiwanese and 14 Chinese were deported on a special plane dispatched by the Chinese government on Friday, said the chief of the Cambodian Interior Ministry’s Immigration Investigation Bureau, ... Read More »