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Ville Heinola scores twice, including OT winner as Moose beat Rocket

Ville Heinola scores twice, including OT winner as Moose beat Rocket

MONTREAL — Ville Heinola scored his second goal of the night 53 seconds into overtime, and the Manitoba Moose edged the Laval Rocket 3-2 on Monday in American Hockey League action.
Finch aims to 'breathe some confidence' back into Wolves

Finch aims to 'breathe some confidence' back into Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS — When the Minnesota Timberwolves decided again to change coaches, president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas turned to one of the candidates he interviewed during the last search. The dossier on Chris Finch was still fresh.
Mariners CEO Mather resigns after derogatory remarks surface

Mariners CEO Mather resigns after derogatory remarks surface

In one 45-minute conversation, Kevin Mather undermined the Seattle Mariners far beyond being the organization with the longest playoff drought in baseball.
SS Bo Bichette has big expectations for upgraded Blue Jays

SS Bo Bichette has big expectations for upgraded Blue Jays

TORONTO — Shortstop Bo Bichette has big expectations for the upgraded Toronto Blue Jays. “I believe in the team, just like I did last year,” Bichette said Monday as the Blue Jays held their first full-squad workout in Dunedin, Florida.
Leafs' Muzzin out with broken facial bone; Andersen, Hyman, Thornton also injured

Leafs' Muzzin out with broken facial bone; Andersen, Hyman, Thornton also injured

TORONTO — The injuries are piling up for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Head coach Sheldon Keefe said at Monday's practice that defenceman Jake Muzzin has suffered a broken facial bone and will be out an undetermined amount of time.
Montreal Carabins lineman Lestage getting noticed despite lost 2020 football season

Montreal Carabins lineman Lestage getting noticed despite lost 2020 football season

Not playing football in 2020 hasn't stopped Montreal Carabins offensive lineman Pier-Olivier Lestage from being noticed. Canadian universities didn't play last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nurse happy for Finch, the latest Raptors assistant to earn an NBA head coach job

Nurse happy for Finch, the latest Raptors assistant to earn an NBA head coach job

Four months after he lost Nate Bjorkgren to the Indiana Pacers, Nick Nurse finds himself short an assistant coach once again. Nurse's longtime friend Chris Finch is the new head coach of the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves.
Toronto Argonauts sign former Carolina Panthers defensive lineman Kony Ealy

Toronto Argonauts sign former Carolina Panthers defensive lineman Kony Ealy

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts have signed American defensive lineman Kony Ealy and American offensive lineman Blake Camper. Ealy, 29, was selected in the second round (60th overall) of the 2014 NFL draft by the Carolina Panthers.
Canadian forward Evelyne Viens enjoying first taste of international soccer

Canadian forward Evelyne Viens enjoying first taste of international soccer

It has been an eventful 13 months for Canadian forward Evelyne Viens since being taken fifth overall by Sky Blue FC in the 2020 NWSL draft. The 24-year-old from L'Ancienne-Lorette, Que., made her pro debut in last summer's NWSL Challenge Cup.
Ex-Moose Jaw GM Alan Millar heads to Hockey Canada as director of player personnel

Ex-Moose Jaw GM Alan Millar heads to Hockey Canada as director of player personnel

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has hired former Moose Jaw Warriors general manager Alan Millar as its director of player personnel within the Program of Excellence.
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