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Banning any head contact would mean end of all hits in NHL, Bettman says

Banning any head contact would mean end of all hits in NHL, Bettman says

OTTAWA — The commissioner of the National Hockey League hit back Wednesday at the notion of banning any kind of head contact in hockey, telling a parliamentary panel that such a rule would be impossible to enforce and lead to the end of hitting in ho
Kentucky Derby favourite Omaha Beach scratched

Kentucky Derby favourite Omaha Beach scratched

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Favourite Omaha Beach was scratched from the Kentucky Derby because of a breathing problem Wednesday night.
Clear mind has Canada's Michael Gligic sixth on points list on Web.com Tour

Clear mind has Canada's Michael Gligic sixth on points list on Web.com Tour

It's not that Michael Gligic doesn't care about his results anymore. He's just learned to keep golf in its proper perspective, helping him relax on the course. That laid-back approach has helped the Canadian stay near the top of the Web.
Canada's sport and science minister slams ruling on Caster Semenya

Canada's sport and science minister slams ruling on Caster Semenya

Canada's sport and science minister was critical of an international decision that will force female athletes with unusually high levels of testosterone to medicate themselves to compete.
Canadian NCAA coach Paul Weir says Siakam's work ethic was evident early on

Canadian NCAA coach Paul Weir says Siakam's work ethic was evident early on

TORONTO — Pascal Siakam walked into Paul Weir's coaching office at New Mexico State one day and asked to borrow a book on basketball. It was a moment that spoke volumes about just how raw the scrawny rookie from Cameroon was.

Montreal Canadiens winger Jonathan Drouin has surgery on fractured nose

Montreal Canadiens winger Jonathan Drouin has undergone surgery for a "previously fractured nose," the club announced Wednesday.
Decorated equestrian Ian Millar announces retirement from show jumping

Decorated equestrian Ian Millar announces retirement from show jumping

Ian Millar promised his wife Lynn on several occasions that he would retire when show jumping was no longer fun.

Offensive lineman Zach Wilkinson looking forward to upcoming CFL draft

Zach Wilkinson's life is going to change immensely this week. On Thursday, the towering Northern Colorado offensive lineman is expected to be a first-round selection in the CFL Canadian college draft.
Olympic runner Semenya loses fight over testosterone rules

Olympic runner Semenya loses fight over testosterone rules

GENEVA — The sports world's highest court ruled Wednesday that Olympic champion Caster Semenya and other female runners like her with unusually high testosterone must take medication to reduce their levels of the male sex hormone if they want to comp
Storm beat the odds to meet No. 1 67's for J. Ross Robertson Cup

Storm beat the odds to meet No. 1 67's for J. Ross Robertson Cup

Guelph Storm captain Isaac Ratcliffe had almost nothing to play for in his first three years in the Ontario Hockey League.
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