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Nuggets beat Raptors 95-86 in matchup of conference leaders

Nuggets beat Raptors 95-86 in matchup of conference leaders

DENVER — In the fourth quarter, Jamal Murray's shot finally started falling. "About time," the Denver guard said. About time, too, to take the Nuggets as a serious, pesky threat.

Meaghan Benfeito, Francois Imbeau-Dulac top field at winter nationals

VICTORIA — Meaghan Benfeito survived a mistake on her final dive to win the women's 10-metre event, and Francois Imbeau-Dulac's consistency's carried him to victory in the men's three-metre final at the winter nationals diving competition on Sunday.

Ottawa's Homan edges Winnipeg's Einarson 4-1 to win second career National title

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. — Rachel Homan has captured her second career National title. The Ottawa skip edged Winnipeg's Kerri Einarson 4-1 in the final Sunday at the fourth stop on the Grand Slam of Curling circuit.
Tkachuk gets 1st goal in hometown, leads Flames over Blues

Tkachuk gets 1st goal in hometown, leads Flames over Blues

ST. LOUIS — Matthew Tkachuk spent his childhood dreaming of scoring an NHL goal in his hometown. It became reality Sunday.
B.C. hockey coach creates 'gear library' to remove cost barrier of sport

B.C. hockey coach creates 'gear library' to remove cost barrier of sport

VANCOUVER — Nicola Froese says she has always loved playing sports, but hockey was never on her radar because there are so many upfront costs to just trying it out.
Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen excelling in return to NHL after time in Europe

Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen excelling in return to NHL after time in Europe

VANCOUVER — Mikko Koskinen always knew he'd return to the NHL. The six-foot-seven Finnish goalie was taken 31st overall by the New York Islanders in the 2009 draft but logged just four games with the franchise before returning to Europe in 2011.
Ottawa's Isabelle Weidemann wins long-track speedskating silver at World Cup

Ottawa's Isabelle Weidemann wins long-track speedskating silver at World Cup

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands — Ottawa's Isabelle Weidemann won a silver medal in the women's 3,000 metres on Sunday at the long-track speedskating World Cup in Heerenveen, Netherlands.
Man United's season hits new low with 3-1 loss to Liverpool

Man United's season hits new low with 3-1 loss to Liverpool

Jose Mourinho chose his words carefully, and they proved to be as candid as they were concerning for Manchester United as its worst start to a Premier League season hit a new low. "Liverpool," Mourinho said, "is a better team than us.
Canada's Kim McRae finishes seventh at luge World Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Canada's Kim McRae finishes seventh at luge World Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y.

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Canada's Kim McRae finished in seventh place at the luge World Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. on Sunday morning.
Kicker Zach Medeiros among Toronto Argonauts free agent signings

Kicker Zach Medeiros among Toronto Argonauts free agent signings

TORONTO — Kicker Zach Medeiros, quarterback Noah Picton, and wide receiver Cole Watson all signed with the Toronto Argonauts on Sunday. Medeiros agreed to a deal through to 2020.