Canada's NHL teams - November 22-24

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Canada's teams had a pretty good weekend as the NHL wrapped up early in deference to the Grey Cup. They won six of their nine contests against American rivals. - By Jonathon Jackson

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  • Cardiff, Fulham fail to ease relegation fears

    Cardiff, Fulham fail to ease relegation fears

    By Josh Reich April 19 (Reuters) - The Premier League survival hopes of Cardiff City and Fulham remain no clearer after a draw with Stoke City and loss to Tottenham Hotspur respectively kept them marooned in the relegation zone with three matches … More »

    Reuters - 3 minutes 48 seconds ago
  • Saturday's Scoreboard

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    The Canadian Press - 6 minutes ago
  • Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

    Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

    Already the oldest boxer in history to win a world championship, Bernard Hopkins became the oldest to win a unification bout Saturday night as he captured a split 12-round decision over Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan. Two judges scored the fight … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • Wie rallies for third career LPGA win

    Wie rallies for third career LPGA win

    Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship. The 24-year-old American finished at 14-under 274 after coming into the final round trailing third-round leader … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • NBA-Highlights of Saturday's NBA playoff games

    (Adds late game) April 19 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association playoff games: - - - Warriors 109, Clippers 105 Guard Klay Thompson scored 22 points and forward David Lee added 20 points and 13 rebounds, and … More »

    Reuters - 20 minutes ago
  • Martins' goal lifts Sounders over Chivas

    Martins' goal lifts Sounders over Chivas

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Obafemi Martins scored in the 81st minute to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over Chivas USA on Saturday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • UPDATE 2-NHL-Highlights of Saturday's NHL playoff games

    (Adds late game) April 19 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League playoff games - - Blues 4, Blackhawks 3 (OT) Defenseman Barret Jackman scored 5:50 into overtime to give the St. Louis Blues their second … More »

    Reuters - 25 minutes ago
  • Ethier's HR leads Dodgers past Arizona

    Ethier's HR leads Dodgers past Arizona

    Dan Haren didn't let a little thing like a four-run inning discourage him. Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and the Dodgers rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Saturday. The right-hander struck out five in his fourth start of the … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Former U.S. soldier says his friendly-fire shots might have killed Tillman

    (Reuters) - A former U.S. Army Ranger who was in the same platoon as ex-NFL player Pat Tillman has stated in a television interview that he believes he might have fired the shots that killed Tillman in a 2004 friendly-fire incident in Afghanistan. … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • NBA playoffs open with 3 road wins

    NBA playoffs open with 3 road wins

    Indiana, Toronto and the Los Angeles Clippers all gave it away Saturday, a day when road teams enjoyed a slew of opening-day success. The Pacers lost to Atlanta 101-93, Toronto fell to Brooklyn 94-87 and the Clippers were topped by Golden State … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13 others. A section of the route … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Landeskog leads Avs to 2-0 series lead

    Landeskog leads Avs to 2-0 series lead

    Gabriel Landeskog scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a 2-0 series lead. The Wild were unable to contain the quickness of teenager Nathan … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Captain Puyol joins lengthy list of Barca abentees

    Captain Puyol joins lengthy list of Barca abentees

    Captain Carles Puyol has joined a long list of Barcelona absentees after feeling pain in his knee during training on Saturday, the champions said ahead of Sunday's La Liga game at home to Athletic Bilbao. Centre back Puyol, who turned 36 this … More »

    Reuters - 30 minutes ago
  • Landeskog scores twice as Avalanche beat Wild 4-2 to take 2-0 lead in series

    Landeskog scores twice as Avalanche beat Wild 4-2 to take 2-0 lead in series

    DENVER - Gabriel Landeskog scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a 2-0 series lead. The Wild were unable to contain the quickness of teenager … More »

    The Canadian Press - 30 minutes ago
  • Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche - 04/19/2014

    Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche - 04/19/2014

    Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche - 04/19/2014 … More »

    NHL Highlights - 31 minutes ago
  • Braves pull Kimbrel, hold off Mets 7-5

    Braves pull Kimbrel, hold off Mets 7-5

    Craig Kimbrel hardly ever needs help with the ninth inning. Jordan Walden nailed down the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled his star closer following a shaky performance in a 7-5 win over the New … More »

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  • The Grand Slam: Ryan Braun's ninth inning home run lifts Brewers over Pirates

    The Grand Slam: Ryan Braun's ninth inning home run lifts Brewers over Pirates

    Ryan Braun goes yard twice in Milwaukee's victory and more pitching woes for the Yankees. … More »

    Big League Stew - 32 minutes ago
  • Wie wins first tournament on home soil, at home

    REUTERS - Michelle Wie claimed her first LPGA win on American soil on Saturday, coming from four strokes behind to win the LOTTE Championship in her home state of Hawaii. The 24-year-old American fired a five-under 67 at Ko Olina Golf Club in the … More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • Werdum earns UFC heavyweight title shot with win over Browne at UFC on Fox event

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Brazilian heavyweight Fabricio Werdum earned a UFC heavyweight title shot after dominating Travis Browne en route to a one-sided decision win in the headliner of Saturday's UFC on Fox event. Browne came out aggressively to open the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 35 minutes ago
  • Durant scores 33, Thunder beat Grizzlies

    Durant scores 33, Thunder beat Grizzlies

    Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series. Russell Westbrook had 23 points and 10 rebounds … More »

    AP - Sports - 37 minutes ago
  • Braun's second HR in 9th lifts Brewers

    Braun's second HR in 9th lifts Brewers

    Ryan Braun already was being booed loudly and that was before he hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning. Braun hit two homers, including a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates … More »

    AP - Sports - 38 minutes ago
  • Marco Scandella streaks in for one-timer

    Marco Scandella streaks in for one-timer

    Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella cuts in and deflects in the one-timer past Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov in the 3rd period. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 39 minutes ago
  • Perez scores winner in 88th minute to lift FC Dallas to 2-1 win over Toronto FC

    Perez scores winner in 88th minute to lift FC Dallas to 2-1 win over Toronto FC

    FRISCO, Texas - Toronto FC ended a difficult early-season stretch with the kind of game they didn't want. The Reds were dominated in possession and conceded an astounding 16 corner kicks to Western Conference leader FC Dallas, but still managed to … More »

    The Canadian Press - 42 minutes ago
  • Padres hand Giants third straight loss

    Padres hand Giants third straight loss

    The San Diego Padres' rotation is living up to expectations. Eric Stults and three relievers combined on a four-hitter and Everth Cabrera hit a go-ahead triple to lead the Padres to a 3-1 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 45 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Saturday's MLB games

    (Adds later games) April 19 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's Major League Baseball games: - - Blue Jays 5, Indians 0 Left-hander Mark Buehrle pitched four-hit ball over seven scoreless innings and catcher Dioner Navarro had two … More »

    Reuters - 49 minutes ago
  • Butler Bombs

    Butler Bombs

    Caron Butler slashes into the lane and throws down the one-hand spike. … More »

    NBA.com - 53 minutes ago
  • Jackets get first playoff win in 2 OTs

    Jackets get first playoff win in 2 OTs

    Matt Calvert's first career playoff goal gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a badly needed boost. Calvert banged his own rebound past Marc-Andre Fleury 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned their first Stanley Cup playoff … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Ilya Bryzgalov dives back to deny Stastny

    Ilya Bryzgalov dives back to deny Stastny

    Minnesota Wild goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov dives back to make the glove save on Colorado Avalanche forward Paul Statsny to keep the score tied 1-1 in the 1st. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 59 minutes ago
  • Charlie Coyle gets goal in tight on Varlamov

    Charlie Coyle gets goal in tight on Varlamov

    Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle gets in front and puts the puck past Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov to make it 1-0 in the 1st period. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 59 minutes ago
  • MacKinnon sets up Landeskog for beauty

    MacKinnon sets up Landeskog for beauty

    Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon speeds in and drops it off for Gabriel Landeskog who rips it past Minnesota Wild goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 59 minutes ago
  • Avalanche go Tic-Tac-Toe on Landeskog goal

    Avalanche go Tic-Tac-Toe on Landeskog goal

    Colorado Avalanche forward Paul Stastny makes a spinning pass to set up forward Gabriel Landeskog for the goal past Minnesota Wild goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 59 minutes ago
  • Jimenez scores in 90th, Crew tie United

    - Hector Jimenez scored in the 90th minute to lift the short-handed Columbus Crew into a 1-1 tie with D.C. United on Saturday night. Jimenez took a long ball from Wil Trapp on the left flank and fired a perfect shot from 18 yards into the upper … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Golf-Wie wins first tournament on home soil, at home

    Michelle Wie claimed her first LPGA win on American soil on Saturday, coming from four strokes behind to win the LOTTE Championship in her home state of Hawaii. The 24-year-old American fired a five-under 67 at Ko Olina Golf Club in the final round … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Lyles' pitching, Morneau's HR key Rockies' win

    Lyles' pitching, Morneau's HR key Rockies' win

    Initially inserted into the Colorado Rockies' rotation as a stop-gap injury replacement, Jordan Lyles has rapidly become a fixture. Lyles pitched effectively into the eighth inning for his third straight win, Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer, and … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • RSL wins to remain only unbeaten team

    RSL wins to remain only unbeaten team

    Ned Grabavoy scored in the 78th minute, goalkeeper Nick Rimando fended off a flurry of late shots and Real Salt Lake defeated the Portland Timbers 1-0 Saturday night to remain Major League Soccer's only unbeaten team. Rimando got his 111th career … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Rangers' Lewis gets first win in 2 years

    Rangers' Lewis gets first win in 2 years

    Colby Lewis had to be reminded about his last victory for the Texas Rangers. Lewis allowed one run over 5 1-3 innings for his first win in nearly two years, after elbow surgery and a unique hip procedure, and the Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

    The rescuers moved quickly, minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear. By Saturday evening, the bodies of 13 Sherpa guides … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Calvert scores early in 2nd overtime; Blue Jackets stun Penguins 4-3 to even series

    Calvert scores early in 2nd overtime; Blue Jackets stun Penguins 4-3 to even series

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Matt Calvert's first career playoff goal gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a badly needed boost. Calvert banged his own rebound past Marc-Andre Fleury 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned their first … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Montreal Impact's winless streak grows with 4-0 loss to Sporting KC

    Montreal Impact's winless streak grows with 4-0 loss to Sporting KC

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Montreal Impact's winless streak has grown to seven. Sporting Kansas City handed Montreal a 4-0 defeat on Saturday — the Impact's worst loss to date — in front of 20,306 fans at Sporting Park, the venue's 40th consecutive … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Perez leads FC Dallas past Toronto FC

    Second-half substitute Blas Perez scored in the 88th minute to lift FC Dallas a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night. Perez entered in the 70th minute for David Texeira and scored his third goal of the season when the ball fell to his feet … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 24 minutes ago