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Tkachuk's shootout goal helps Flames top Flyers, end skid

Tkachuk's shootout goal helps Flames top Flyers, end skid

PHILADELPHIA — The Calgary Flames used a fortunate bounce to pick up a sorely needed win. Matthew Tkachuk scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Flames beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Saturday to stop a six-game slide.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers kicker Justin Medlock ready for Grey Cup microscope

CALGARY — If it comes down to it, Justin Medlock is ready. A handful of Grey Cups over the last four decades were decided by a walk-off field goal, or a winning three-pointer in the dying seconds of the game.
Mourinho wins first game at Spurs, Liverpool leaves it late

Mourinho wins first game at Spurs, Liverpool leaves it late

Tottenham’s decision to switch managers reaped instant rewards as Jose Mourinho got off to a winning start in his highly anticipated fourth coaching stint in the English Premier League.
'One blessed individual': Ticats Breaux living dream after near death experience

'One blessed individual': Ticats Breaux living dream after near death experience

CALGARY — It's been a long and winding road for Hamilton cornerback Delvin Breaux after a near death experience as a high school senior and countless stops along the way. He's hoping his third Grey Cup experience will finally lead to a championship.
Embattled Russian track president Dmitry Shlyakhtin resigns

Embattled Russian track president Dmitry Shlyakhtin resigns

MOSCOW — The president of the Russian track and field federation resigned on Saturday, two days after he was accused of obstructing an anti-doping investigation involving fake medical documents.
Canadians Moore-Towers, Marinaro take silver in pairs at NHK Trophy

Canadians Moore-Towers, Marinaro take silver in pairs at NHK Trophy

SAPPORO, Japan — Canada reached the medal podium twice on Saturday at the NHK Trophy with Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro taking silver in pairs and Roman Sadovsky adding a surprise bronze in men's competition.
Utah Jazz arena evacuated postgame due to suspicious package

Utah Jazz arena evacuated postgame due to suspicious package

SALT LAKE CITY — Minutes after an NBA game ended Friday night, the Utah Jazz’s home arena was evacuated because of a suspicious package.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL Pittsburgh 4 New Jersey 1 Ottawa 4 N.Y.
Thomas Chabot's two-point game helps Ottawa Senators past New York Rangers 4-1

Thomas Chabot's two-point game helps Ottawa Senators past New York Rangers 4-1

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have finally found a winning game plan. Anders Nilsson made 30 saves as the Senators beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Friday night for Ottawa's first three-game win streak of the season.
Celtics’ Kemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

Celtics’ Kemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

DENVER — Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye late in the second quarter, striking Ojeleye's abdomen area head-first and going down on to the court in a heap against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.