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Leafs say injured Tavares to return to off-season training program in one month

Leafs say injured Tavares to return to off-season training program in one month

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs say centre John Tavares is expected to return to his full off-season training program in a month after suffering an oblique injury. The team announced the news Saturday.
Canada to play in all three finals at Curling World Cup Grand Final

Canada to play in all three finals at Curling World Cup Grand Final

BEIJING — Canadian teams will play for all three championships at the Curling World Cup Grand Final.

Vancouver Giants post critical 4-3 win over Prince Albert Raiders in WHL final

LANGLEY, B.C. — The Vancouver Giants may have kept their season alive Friday night, but coach Michael Dyck says now they're simply looking forward to their next shift.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games World Hockey Championship At Kosice Slovakia Finland 3 Canada 1 Slovakia 4 United States 1 At Bratislava Slovakia Russia 5 Norway 2 Czech Republic 5 Sweden 2 --- AHL Playoffs Chicago 7 Iowa 4 (Wolves lead series 3-2) San Diego 4 Bakers
Fredy Montero scores, Vancouver Whitecaps beat Portland Timbers 1-0

Fredy Montero scores, Vancouver Whitecaps beat Portland Timbers 1-0

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps woke up Saturday morning sitting in the final playoff spot in Major League Soccer's Western Conference.
Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6

Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6

HOUSTON — After Stephen Curry bounced back from the first scoreless first half of his playoff career to score 33 points in the last two quarters and help the Golden State Warriors eliminate the Houston Rockets and advance to the Western Conference fi

Zito book to detail baseball career, religious belief

LOS ANGELES — Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion. "Curveball" will be published Sept. 17 by Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing.
Toronto Blue Jays edge Chicago White Sox 4-3 to end five-game losing skid

Toronto Blue Jays edge Chicago White Sox 4-3 to end five-game losing skid

TORONTO — When the bats are this cold, the Toronto Blue Jays need to make every hit count.

Calgary Flames sign defenceman Alexander Yelesin to entry-level contract

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Alexander Yelesin to a two-year entry-level contract.
Projected high draft pick Kaapo Kakko leads Finland to win over Canada

Projected high draft pick Kaapo Kakko leads Finland to win over Canada

KOSICE, Slovakia — Finland continued its recent domination of Canada in international hockey on Friday, winning 3-1 in the opening game for both teams at the world men's championship.