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Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom, right, blocks the net on Edmonton Oilers winger Zach Hyman, centre, during first period NHL second-round playoff hockey action in Edmonton, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Oilers outlast Flames to grab 3-1 series lead

Oilers outlast Flames to grab 3-1 series lead

Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom, right, blocks the net on Edmonton Oilers winger Zach Hyman, centre, during first period NHL second-round playoff hockey action in Edmonton, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Jansen watches his three-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Jansen, Guerrero homer, Blue Jays beat Cardinals 8-1

Jansen, Guerrero homer, Blue Jays beat Cardinals 8-1

  • May 24, 2022
Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Jansen watches his three-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New York Rangers center Frank Vatrano (77) breaks away from Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce (22) in the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Rangers whip Hurricanes 4-1 to even series

Rangers whip Hurricanes 4-1 to even series

New York Rangers center Frank Vatrano (77) breaks away from Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce (22) in the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right), B.C. Premier John Horgan and B.C. Minister Minister of Tourism, Art, Culture, and Sport Melanie Mark watch a wheelchair curling demonstration with Invictus Games competitors during an announcement in support of the 2025 Invictus Games in Vancouver, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam

Federal, provincial governments pledge $15M each for 2025 Invictus Games in B.C.

Federal, provincial governments pledge $15M each for 2025 Invictus Games in B.C.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right), B.C. Premier John Horgan and B.C. Minister Minister of Tourism, Art, Culture, and Sport Melanie Mark watch a wheelchair curling demonstration with Invictus Games competitors during an announcement in support of the 2025 Invictus Games in Vancouver, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) team up to stop a shot by Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) during the third period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Monday, May 23, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) team up to stop a shot by Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) during the third period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Monday, May 23, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Calgary Flames forward Milan Lucic, centre, crashes down on Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith, hidden, as winger Josh Archibald joins in during third period NHL second round playoff hockey action in Edmonton, Sunday, May 22, 2022. Lucic was assessed a five-minute major and ejected from the third period of Sunday's Game 3 loss against Edmonton after barreling into Oilers goaltender Mike Smith. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Flames’ Lucic on Smith hit: ‘If I actually did charge, we both wouldn’t be playing’

Flames’ Lucic on Smith hit: ‘If I actually did charge, we both wouldn’t be playing’

Calgary Flames forward Milan Lucic, centre, crashes down on Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith, hidden, as winger Josh Archibald joins in during third period NHL second round playoff hockey action in Edmonton, Sunday, May 22, 2022. Lucic was assessed a five-minute major and ejected from the third period of Sunday's Game 3 loss against Edmonton after barreling into Oilers goaltender Mike Smith. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Canada’s Brock Webster runs for his second try against Scotland during HSBC Canada Sevens rugby action, in Vancouver, on Sunday, April 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada’s Brock Webster runs for his second try against Scotland during HSBC Canada Sevens rugby action, in Vancouver, on Sunday, April 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
CFL football seen during the Hamilton Tiger-Cats opening day training camp at Ron Joyce Stadium in Hamilton, Ont., Thursday, May 19, 2022. CFL players have rejected the new collective bargaining agreement with the league. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn

CFL players report to work after rejecting tentative agreement

Source: CFL has tabled a new offer to the players that reportedly included ratification bonus

CFL football seen during the Hamilton Tiger-Cats opening day training camp at Ron Joyce Stadium in Hamilton, Ont., Thursday, May 19, 2022. CFL players have rejected the new collective bargaining agreement with the league. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn
Former Canadian Football League wide receiver Josh Boden arrives at British Columbia Provincial Court for sentencing on two sexual assault convictions in Vancouver, B.C., on July 26, 2012. Boden is scheduled to be sentenced today for the murder of a woman in 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

UPDATED: Former CFL wide receiver’s sentencing rescheduled in B.C. for 2009 murder

Joshua Boden played for the B.C. Lions in 2007 but was released by the team in 2008

Former Canadian Football League wide receiver Josh Boden arrives at British Columbia Provincial Court for sentencing on two sexual assault convictions in Vancouver, B.C., on July 26, 2012. Boden is scheduled to be sentenced today for the murder of a woman in 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
St. Louis Cardinals relieving pitcher Andre Pallante (53) delivers during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Monday, May 23, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Arnold J. Ward)

Goldschmidt’s slam in 10th lifts Cards to 7-3 win over Jays

Goldschmidt’s slam in 10th lifts Cards to 7-3 win over Jays

St. Louis Cardinals relieving pitcher Andre Pallante (53) delivers during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Monday, May 23, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Arnold J. Ward)

Lightning sweep Panthers with two late goals

Lightning sweep Panthers with two late goals

Justin Thomas holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament in a playoff against Will Zalatoris at Southern Hills Country Club, Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Just in time, Thomas saves himself and a PGA Championship

Just in time, Thomas saves himself and a PGA Championship

Justin Thomas holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament in a playoff against Will Zalatoris at Southern Hills Country Club, Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Toronto Argonauts linebacker Henoc Muamba (10) runs with the ball against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, during first half CFL Eastern Conference final action in Toronto, on Sunday, December 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

CFL players vote to turn down new collective bargaining agreement with league

CFL players vote to turn down new collective bargaining agreement with league

Toronto Argonauts linebacker Henoc Muamba (10) runs with the ball against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, during first half CFL Eastern Conference final action in Toronto, on Sunday, December 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Bianca Andreescu of Canada returns the ball to Iga Swiatek of Poland during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Friday, May 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andrew Medichini

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu opens French Open with three-set victory

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu opens French Open with three-set victory

Bianca Andreescu of Canada returns the ball to Iga Swiatek of Poland during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Friday, May 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andrew Medichini
Denmark's players celebrate beside Canada's Damon Severson, right, after winning the group A Hockey World Championship match between Canada and Denmark in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 23 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Martin Meissner

Canada falls 3-2 to Denmark in men’s world hockey championship

Canada falls 3-2 to Denmark in men’s world hockey championship

Denmark's players celebrate beside Canada's Damon Severson, right, after winning the group A Hockey World Championship match between Canada and Denmark in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 23 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Martin Meissner
Edmonton Oilers winger Evander Kane, second right, celebrates his goal with teammates during second period NHL second round playoff hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Edmonton, Sunday, May 22, 2022. The Calgary Flames need to figure out a way to at least begin to contain Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Evander Kane, too. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Flames searching for answers to McDavid, Oilers with Edmonton eyeing 3-1 series lead

Flames searching for answers to McDavid, Oilers with Edmonton eyeing 3-1 series lead

Edmonton Oilers winger Evander Kane, second right, celebrates his goal with teammates during second period NHL second round playoff hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Edmonton, Sunday, May 22, 2022. The Calgary Flames need to figure out a way to at least begin to contain Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Evander Kane, too. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, lets in a goal from Edmonton Oilers winger Evander Kane during second period NHL second round playoff hockey action in Edmonton, Sunday, May 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Kane, McDavid, Draisaitl lead Oilers over Flames to take 2-1 series lead

EDMONTON — Evander Kane didn’t have a team four months ago. The…

Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, lets in a goal from Edmonton Oilers winger Evander Kane during second period NHL second round playoff hockey action in Edmonton, Sunday, May 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Bianca Andreescu of Canada returns the ball to Iga Swiatek of Poland during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Friday, May 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andrew Medichini

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu opens French Open with three-set victory

PARIS — Canadian Bianca Andreescu scored a three-set victory over Ysaline Bonaventure…

Bianca Andreescu of Canada returns the ball to Iga Swiatek of Poland during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Friday, May 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andrew Medichini
Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith, left, lets in a goal as Calgary Flames forward Elias Lindholm looks on during first period NHL second round playoff hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Friday, May 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Flames looking for ‘foundation’ after Game 2 loss: ‘We’re playing into their hands’

Calgary could be in big trouble against its high-flying provincial rival

Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith, left, lets in a goal as Calgary Flames forward Elias Lindholm looks on during first period NHL second round playoff hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Friday, May 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Russia’s Minister for Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov attends a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, May 21, 2022. Delegates from the United States and four other nations staged a walkout Saturday when the representative from Russia began his opening remarks at the meeting, officials said. (Kyodo News via AP)

U.S., Canada, other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker

BANGKOK — Delegates from the United States, Canada, and three other nations…

Russia’s Minister for Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov attends a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, May 21, 2022. Delegates from the United States and four other nations staged a walkout Saturday when the representative from Russia began his opening remarks at the meeting, officials said. (Kyodo News via AP)