Canada & World

Canada skip Brad Gushue celebrates his win over Sweden with Canada second Brett Gallant following the page 1-2 at the Men’s World Curling Championships in Edmonton, Friday, April 7, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Canada’s Gushue tops Edin in Page 1-2 game

EDMONTON — Canada’s Brad Gushue defeated Sweden’s Niklas Edin 7-4 in the…

Canada skip Brad Gushue celebrates his win over Sweden with Canada second Brett Gallant following the page 1-2 at the Men’s World Curling Championships in Edmonton, Friday, April 7, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Fowler joins 4-way tie at the top in Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rickie Fowler finally got to the top of the…

DeRozan leads Raptors past Heat 96-94

Raptors 96 Heat 94 TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan had a strong first…

Team meeting kickstarted Gushue’s strong run

Team meeting kickstarted Gushue’s strong run

EDMONTON — Sometimes a loss can do wonders for a team. In…

Team meeting kickstarted Gushue’s strong run
Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) and Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin (27) fight for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago. Players’ anger over the NHL’s decision not to go to the 2018 Olympics could foreshadow another ugly labor fight in a few years. If another labor war is brewing for the NHL, Toews won’t be caught off-guard. The Blackhawks captain shrugged when asked this past week about the bad, old days, like the lockout that wiped out the 2004-05 season and the delayed beginning of the 2012-13 season not all that long ago. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Anger over Olympic decision could mean another NHL labour war

If another labour war is brewing for the NHL, Jonathan Toews won’t…

Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) and Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin (27) fight for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago. Players’ anger over the NHL’s decision not to go to the 2018 Olympics could foreshadow another ugly labor fight in a few years. If another labor war is brewing for the NHL, Toews won’t be caught off-guard. The Blackhawks captain shrugged when asked this past week about the bad, old days, like the lockout that wiped out the 2004-05 season and the delayed beginning of the 2012-13 season not all that long ago. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Canada’s Brad Gushue clinches first seed

Canada’s Brad Gushue clinches first seed

EDMONTON — Canada’s Brad Gushue is the first to admit his St.…

Canada’s Brad Gushue clinches first seed
Morales hits grand slam, Blue Jays beat Rays 5-2

Morales hits grand slam, Blue Jays beat Rays 5-2

Blue Jays 5 Rays 2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kendrys Morales…

Morales hits grand slam, Blue Jays beat Rays 5-2

Canada’s Brad Gushue clinches first seed

EDMONTON — Canada’s Brad Gushue is the first to admit his St.…

Gushue posts ninth straight victory

Gushue posts ninth straight victory

Sabres snap Canadiens’ 5-game win streak with 2-1 victory BUFFALO, N.Y. —…

Gushue posts ninth straight victory
Bundy stymies Blue Jays and Orioles hit 2 HRs in 3-1 victory

Bundy stymies Blue Jays and Orioles hit 2 HRs in 3-1 victory

BALTIMORE — Dylan Bundy struck out eight over seven impressive innings, and…

Bundy stymies Blue Jays and Orioles hit 2 HRs in 3-1 victory
2015 coaching carousel pays off for Leafs, Oilers, Columbus

2015 coaching carousel pays off for Leafs, Oilers, Columbus

Mike Babcock, John Tortorella and Todd McLellan have plenty in common these…

2015 coaching carousel pays off for Leafs, Oilers, Columbus

Rogers relishing Canadian NHL teams headed to playoffs

What a difference a year makes. Last April, Scott Moore, president of…

Pistons blow 20-point lead, lose to Raptors, 105-102

Pistons blow 20-point lead, lose to Raptors, 105-102

Pistons blow 20-point lead, lose to Raptors, 105-102 DETROIT — Jonas Valanciunas’…

Pistons blow 20-point lead, lose to Raptors, 105-102
Prosecutor: Convict pro gambler linked to golfer Mickelson

Prosecutor: Convict pro gambler linked to golfer Mickelson

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor urged a jury on Wednesday to…

Prosecutor: Convict pro gambler linked to golfer Mickelson
Gushue posts ninth straight victory

Gushue posts ninth straight victory

EDMONTON — The numbers are in Brad Gushue’s favour at the Ford…

Gushue posts ninth straight victory
Washington Capitals left winger Alex Ovechkin skates before NHL hockey action against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

While some players pan NHL Olympic decision, Ovechkin threatens to ignore it

TORONTO — Erik Karlsson called it “crap.” Alex Ovechkin threatened outright disobedience.…

Washington Capitals left winger Alex Ovechkin skates before NHL hockey action against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
China coach Marcel Rocque speaks to skip Rui Liu during the 10th draw against Canada at the Men’s World Curling Championships in Edmonton, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

China coach Rocque back in familiar venue

EDMONTON — Sometimes when China curling coach Marcel Rocque strolls on the…

China coach Marcel Rocque speaks to skip Rui Liu during the 10th draw against Canada at the Men’s World Curling Championships in Edmonton, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Gushue beats China to remain unbeaten

Gushue beats China to remain unbeaten

EDMONTON — Canada’s Brad Gushue defeated China’s Rui Liu 9-4 on Tuesday…

Gushue beats China to remain unbeaten

Sportsnet hockey boss backs NHL move to skip Olympics

TORONTO — While fans and players have expressed disappointment and anger over…

Finland in semifinals after 4-0 victory over Sweden

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — Finland goalie Noora Raty finally enjoyed a bit…