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NHL announces additional playoff tiebreaking procedure for Flyers and Panthers

NHL announces additional playoff tiebreaking procedure for Flyers and Panthers

NEW YORK — The NHL has never held a tiebreaker game for a playoff spot, but the ground rules have been set in the event one is needed this season.
Montreal mayor says "we're in" after meeting with backers of baseball's return

Montreal mayor says "we're in" after meeting with backers of baseball's return

MONTREAL — It was clear talks about bringing baseball back to Montreal went well when mayor Valerie Plante linked arms with Stephen Bronfman as they descended the stairs at city hall.
Breathe, re-evaluate, slow down: Advice for the golfer when a hole goes awry

Breathe, re-evaluate, slow down: Advice for the golfer when a hole goes awry

Almost everyone who has picked up a golf club knows the feeling. Shanking shot after shot into the woods. Approach shots continuously landing in the drink. Repeatedly trying to get your ball out of the bunker from hell.
Opponents reflect on careers of Henrik and Daniel Sedin ahead of final game

Opponents reflect on careers of Henrik and Daniel Sedin ahead of final game

Growing up in Vancouver, Morgan Rielly marvelled at the mastery of Henrik and Daniel Sedin. He often found himself in awe as the superstar twins spun their magic for the Canucks night after night, making the impossible look effortless.
James, Durant in 35-player US Olympic basketball team pool

James, Durant in 35-player US Olympic basketball team pool

LeBron James is putting himself in position to play in a fourth Olympics, and Kevin Durant and Chris Paul a third.
Whitecaps looking for more success on the road against Real Salt Lake

Whitecaps looking for more success on the road against Real Salt Lake

VANCOUVER — Brek Shea's critics have plenty of pointed questions about the way he plays soccer. They wonder about the Vancouver Whitecap midfielder's passion for the game.
UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York

UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York

NEW YORK — UFC star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee injured two fighters and forced the removal of three bouts on Saturday night from UFC's biggest card this year.
SKorean baseball league postpones games over pollution

SKorean baseball league postpones games over pollution

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea's rapidly worsening air pollution has forced the country's professional baseball league to postpone three games.
Toronto among cities to be visited as FIFA evaluates 2026 World Cup bids

Toronto among cities to be visited as FIFA evaluates 2026 World Cup bids

Toronto will be among the cities visited by FIFA as its bid evaluation task force considers a joint North American bid for the 2026 World Cup. FIFA said in a statement Friday that the task force will be in Toronto April 11-12.
More playoff teams at world curling championships liked by some, not others

More playoff teams at world curling championships liked by some, not others

LAS VEGAS — A more generous playoff format at the men's world curling championship is getting mixed reviews from skips.