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Montreal Alouettes drop cheerleading team for financial reasons

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes say they are cutting their cheerleading team because of financial considerations. The CFL club informed the cheerleading team of its decision Wednesday.
Karina LeBlanc, Brittany Timko Baxter named to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Karina LeBlanc, Brittany Timko Baxter named to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

TORONTO — Karina LeBlanc and Brittany Timko Baxter, who won 242 caps for Canada between them in a combined 29 years of senior service, have been named to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame.
Laurent Hurtubise enjoying viral fame after hole-in-one at The American Express

Laurent Hurtubise enjoying viral fame after hole-in-one at The American Express

Internet fame is suiting Laurent Hurtubise just fine. It's been a whirlwind two weeks for Hurtubise after a video of the one-armed golfer sinking a hole-in-one at The American Express pro-am tournament went viral.
Fourth-ranked Canadian basketball women just 2 games away from ticket to Tokyo

Fourth-ranked Canadian basketball women just 2 games away from ticket to Tokyo

Eight victories in nine games over the past six months, and a best-ever No. 4 world ranking. And now just two wins stand between what's arguably Canada's strongest women's basketball team and a third consecutive Olympic Games berth.
Super Bowl betting brings big business to sports books

Super Bowl betting brings big business to sports books

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Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games NHL Colorado 6 Buffalo 1 Washington 4 Los Angeles 2 N.Y. Islanders 4 Dallas 3 (OT) Tampa Bay 4 Vegas 2 Boston 4 Vancouver 0 Columbus 1 Florida 0 (OT) Montreal 5 New Jersey 4 (SO) Anaheim 3 Ottawa 2 (SO) St.
AP sources: Red Sox agree to trade Betts, Price to Dodgers

AP sources: Red Sox agree to trade Betts, Price to Dodgers

BOSTON — Banking on Mookie Betts to be the missing piece in their World Series pursuit, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally pulled off a blockbluster deal with the cost-cutting Red Sox.
Sharks douse Flames 3-1, Joe Thornton arrives at 1,500 career NHL points

Sharks douse Flames 3-1, Joe Thornton arrives at 1,500 career NHL points

CALGARY — Sharks veteran Joe Thornton reached an NHL milestone in San Jose's 3-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday. Thornton assisted on a pair of goals to attain a career 1,500 points in the NHL.
Coyotes end 5-game losing streak with 3-0 win over Oilers

Coyotes end 5-game losing streak with 3-0 win over Oilers

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes were missing two of their best defencemen , not the ideal situation when facing two of the NHL's best scorers. The holes in the lineup only seemed to sharpen the Coyotes' focus.
Granlund stars in overtime as Nashville Predators edge Winnipeg Jets 2-1

Granlund stars in overtime as Nashville Predators edge Winnipeg Jets 2-1

WINNIPEG — Mikael Granlund knew it wasn't a perfect shot, but the result was. Granlund scored 1:11 into overtime to lift the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.