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Canada's Ideson drops opener to U.S. at world wheelchair curling championship

Canada's Ideson drops opener to U.S. at world wheelchair curling championship

BEIJING — Canada's Mark Ideson dropped a 6-4 decision to American Matthew Thums in the opening game for both teams Saturday at the world wheelchair curling championship.
Shiffrin excels in World Cup skiing opener for her 70th win

Shiffrin excels in World Cup skiing opener for her 70th win

SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — A friendly pat on the back from her rival Petra Vlhova and a long hug from boyfriend Aleksander Aamodt Kilde in the finish area were Mikaela Shiffrin's rewards for excelling in the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Satur
Saudi-owned Newcastle backtracks on clothing request to fans

Saudi-owned Newcastle backtracks on clothing request to fans

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle has backtracked on its request for fans to stop wearing imitation Arab clothing to mark the purchase of the Premier League team by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund.

Canucks edge Silver Knights 3-2 in OT for first-ever home win

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Madison Bowey scored 2:44 into overtime, securing the newly minted Abbotsford Canucks a 3-2 victory over the Henderson Silver Knights in American Hockey League play on Friday.

WHL Roundup: Cougars claw out win over Royals, Thunderbirds blank Americans

VICTORIA — Craig Armstrong had a goal and an assist as the Prince George Cougars chewed out a 5-1 win over the Royals in Victoria in Western Hockey League action on Friday.
Oilers beat Vegas 4-3, extend season-opening win streak to 5

Oilers beat Vegas 4-3, extend season-opening win streak to 5

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zack Kassian scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Friday night. Edmonton stretched its season-opening win streak to five games.

Scoreboard for Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Friday's Games (All Times Eastern) MLB Post-season American League Championship Series Houston 5 Boston 0 (Houston wins series 4-2) --- CFL Montreal 37 Toronto 16 --- NHL San Jose 5 Toronto 3 Boston 4 Buffalo 1 Dallas 3 Los Angeles 2 (OT) Edmonton 5
Montreal Alouettes defeat Toronto Argonauts 37-16, take first place in East

Montreal Alouettes defeat Toronto Argonauts 37-16, take first place in East

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes played a statement game against the Toronto Argonauts on Friday, improving their win streak to four games with a 37-16 victory.

Berdin, Manitoba Moose blank Grand Rapids Griffins 1-0

WINNIPEG — Mikhail Berdin tallied 22 saves and the Manitoba Moose blanked the Grand Rapid Griffins 1-0 in American Hockey League action on Friday. Moose centre Cole Maier scored the game's lone goal unassisted 14:31 into the second period.
García, Alvarez help Astros oust Red Sox, reach World Series

García, Alvarez help Astros oust Red Sox, reach World Series

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the plate and the Houston Astros earned yet another trip to the World Series, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 Friday night in Game 6 of the AL Champions