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Auger-Aliassime defeats Pospisil in first round of BNP Paribas Open

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Friday to advance to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Matt Stajan's third-period goal leads Flames over Senators

Matt Stajan's third-period goal leads Flames over Senators

OTTAWA — Calgary Flames goaltender David Rittich was one save short of his first career shutout in Buffalo on Wednesday. He came one penalty shot stop away from one in Ottawa Friday, but he doesn't care.

Mollie Jepsen wins bronze, Canada's first medal at Pyeongchang Paralympic Games

JEONGSEON, Korea, Republic Of — Mollie Jepsen has won the first medal for Canada at the Pyeongchang Paralympic Games. The 18-year-old from Vancouver captured bronze on Saturday in the women's standing downhill event with a time of one minute 34.
Whitecaps striker Kei Kamara to play 300th MLS game when Houston hosts Vancouver

Whitecaps striker Kei Kamara to play 300th MLS game when Houston hosts Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Striker Kei Kamara is scheduled to play his 300th Major League Soccer game Saturday when the Vancouver Whitecaps travel to face the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.

McMorris wins slopestyle title at Burton US Open for second straight year

VAIL, Colo. — Canadian Mark Morris became the first snowboarder to win the Burton U.S. Open slopestyle title in back-to-back years, scoring 88.1 points on his final run Friday.
Woods takes another big step, trails by 2 at Innisbrook

Woods takes another big step, trails by 2 at Innisbrook

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Canadian Corey Conners knew Tiger Woods had finished his second round at Innisbrook because he couldn't see him.
Ngoepe had busy off-season promoting baseball in South Africa

Ngoepe had busy off-season promoting baseball in South Africa

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Gift Ngoepe had quite the busy off-season .
Raptors give love to Charles Barkley after he taps them to make NBA Finals

Raptors give love to Charles Barkley after he taps them to make NBA Finals

TORONTO — Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley says Toronto is his favourite city in the world and that the Raptors are the best team in the NBA's Eastern Conference. The respect is more than mutual.
Animated rookie skip Greg Smith plots return to Brier, hopes for Gushue repeat

Animated rookie skip Greg Smith plots return to Brier, hopes for Gushue repeat

REGINA — Greg Smith will be cheering like mad for Brad Gushue to repeat as Canadian men's curling champion.
Maple Leafs set to host high-flying Penguins; Matthews likely to sit out again

Maple Leafs set to host high-flying Penguins; Matthews likely to sit out again

TORONTO — Morgan Rielly enjoys seeing Pittsburgh Penguins stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin spin their magic — when the Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman isn't on the ice trying to contain them, that is.