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Weir prepares for Masters

Weir prepares for Masters

The week of the Masters has become one big routine for Mike Weir.
Tyler Zeller’s decision pays off with Final Four run for Tar Heels

Tyler Zeller’s decision pays off with Final Four run for Tar Heels

Tyler Zeller’s freshman year at North Carolina was supposed to be over, done in by a broken wrist just two games into the season.
Sports briefs - April 1

Sports briefs - April 1

Red Deer’s Breanna Beck played a major role in Alberta capturing the belle A division at the Western Canadian ringette championships in Saskatoon.
Vick to pay

Vick to pay

Michael Vick has agreed to pay the Atlanta Falcons at least US$6.5 million as part of his bankruptcy case, moving closer to cutting ties with a team that doesn’t want him back.
Late five-game slide has New Jersey Devils officials concerned

Late five-game slide has New Jersey Devils officials concerned

Head coach Brent Sutter didn’t need to watch the videotapes of the last five games to discover why the New Jersey Devils are on their longest losing streak of the season.

Fort St. John expecting tough series with Bentley

Fort St. John Flyers head coach Adam Brash has a good idea of what to expect when the Flyers open the McKenzie Cup against the Bentley Generals Thursday at the Arena.
Ducks above water in playoff race with win over Oilers

Ducks above water in playoff race with win over Oilers

Ducks 5 Oilers 3EDMONTON — The Ducks are officially back in the hunt.
Sports briefs - March 31

Sports briefs - March 31

Meghan Louis of the Red Deer Exelta Gymnastics Club captured the national open category at the Southern zones and trials to Westerns artistic meet during the weekend.
Stokoe quickly embraces biathlon

Stokoe quickly embraces biathlon

The first time Marni Stokoe picked up a rifle, she was hooked.

Oilers must use home ice in playoff hunt

EDMONTON — Common sense suggests playing five of their final six games at Rexall Place should be a big boost to the playoff hopes of the Edmonton Oilers, but as Craig MacTavish’s team has proven time and again, home ice might turn out to be a bust.