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Canucks forward Dorsett 'at peace' with decision to end career due to spine  injury

Canucks forward Dorsett 'at peace' with decision to end career due to spine injury

VANCOUVER — Derek Dorsett never backed down from a challenge. But when confronted with the possibility of not being able to hug his two sons, Dorsett knew he made the right decision to step away from playing hockey.
Toronto FC players make the best of a chilly training session ahead of MLS Cup

Toronto FC players make the best of a chilly training session ahead of MLS Cup

TORONTO — Mother Nature offered a taste Wednesday of what MLS Cup final day offers — chilly temperatures with a twist. On Wednesday, it was a stiff, biting wind that swept across Toronto FC's largely unprotected practice fields like a Mongol horde.
Wrestler Bret Hart grappling with plastic surgeon over hand surgery

Wrestler Bret Hart grappling with plastic surgeon over hand surgery

CALGARY — Bret Hart has won numerous bouts over his professional wrestling career but now he's entering the legal ring in a lawsuit against a Calgary plastic surgeon. The legendary grappler, known as "The Hitman," has filed a lawsuit against Dr.
Putin will allow Russians to compete at Pyeongchang Olympics

Putin will allow Russians to compete at Pyeongchang Olympics

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin won't boycott the Pyeongchang Olympics. Putin said Wednesday his government will allow Russians to compete as neutral athletes at the upcoming games in South Korea.
Opposing MLS Cup final goalkeepers may be the best ever to wear Toronto FC red

Opposing MLS Cup final goalkeepers may be the best ever to wear Toronto FC red

TORONTO — Saturday's MLS Cup final will feature arguably Toronto FC's two finest goalkeepers. Stefan Frei, who played 82 games for Toronto from 2009 to 2013, led the league with 13 shutouts for Seattle this season.
Five players who Canada may lose from its Olympics roster if the KHL boycotts

Five players who Canada may lose from its Olympics roster if the KHL boycotts

Russia's ban from the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics could force Hockey Canada to drastically alter its course in assembling a men's national team.

Ellie Goulding, DJ Kygo to perform during Super Bowl week

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. — Ellie Goulding and DJ Kygo have been announced as the latest acts to perform in Minnesota during a star-studded Super Bowl week.

CP NewsAlert: Putin says he will not stop Russian athletes from competing

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will not stop the country's athletes from competing at Pyeongchang Olympics. James Ellingworth, The Associated Press
Russia's Olympic punishment stuns, pleases, dismays Canadian sport community

Russia's Olympic punishment stuns, pleases, dismays Canadian sport community

CALGARY — Canadian cross-country skier Devon Kershaw was floored by the International Olympic Committee's crackdown on Russia because he had zero faith anything would happen.
IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics — just not with their anthem playing or their nation's flag rising above them.