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Matt Duchene, Blue Jackets beat Senators in Ottawa hours after trade

Matt Duchene, Blue Jackets beat Senators in Ottawa hours after trade

OTTAWA — Matt Duchene was appreciative of how short the walk was to join his new team Friday afternoon.
Carey takes top seed as playoff picture becomes clear at Scotties

Carey takes top seed as playoff picture becomes clear at Scotties

SYDNEY, N.S. — There will be a new champion at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts as the playoff picture finally became clear Friday night with the completion of the championship round.

Canada's Mirela Rahvela wins skeleton World Cup race, Maier third

CALGARY — Canada's Mirela Rahneva won a World Cup women's skeleton race on home ice Friday, posting the fastest time in both heats to prevail by about a half-second over Germany's Tina Hermann.
Simmering issues appear to have elite curling approaching a crossroads

Simmering issues appear to have elite curling approaching a crossroads

SYDNEY, N.S. — With several simmering issues steadily moving to the front burner, the Canadian curling scene appears headed for a crossroads at the elite level. Pick the subject. Residency. Merchandise. Sponsorship. Championship setups.
"I don't really like him;" Lowry's friendship with DeRozan tough to describe

"I don't really like him;" Lowry's friendship with DeRozan tough to describe

TORONTO — Kyle Lowry's intention was to do his two year's time in Toronto then hightail it to another NBA team. And so he barely spoke to DeMar DeRozan during those two years. Lowry was unhappy with the Raptors.

Canadian golfer Roger Sloan surges into contention at Puerto Rico Open

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico — Canada's Roger Sloan was one shot back of the lead after a windy second round at the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open. The 31-year-old from Merritt, B.C., shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to put him at 7 under for the tournament.
Senators trade centre Matt Duchene to Columbus for prospects, pick

Senators trade centre Matt Duchene to Columbus for prospects, pick

Matt Duchene needed more time to make the biggest decision of his career. The Ottawa Senators weren't able to wait any longer.

NHL suspends Oilers captain McDavid two games for check to head

NEW YORK — The NHL has suspended Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid two games for an illegal check to the head of New York Islanders defenceman Nick Leddy.

Former Portugal under-21 player Stephen Eustaquio commits to play for Canada

TORONTO — Former Portugal under-21 midfielder Stephen Eustaquio has committed to play for Canada. "I have big dreams when it comes to playing for Canada," the defensive midfielder said in a Canadian Soccer Association video.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting prostitute

Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting prostitute

JUPITER, Fla. — Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping- centre massage parlour in Florida, police said Friday.