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Islanders fire GM Snow, coach Weight, Lamoriello is new GM

Islanders fire GM Snow, coach Weight, Lamoriello is new GM

Lou Lamoriello moved quickly to shake up the New York Islanders by firing coach Doug Weight and general manager Garth Snow and naming himself the team's new GM just two weeks after taking over as president of hockey operations.
Talk about political football: No Eagles at the White House

Talk about political football: No Eagles at the White House

WASHINGTON — Taking on the NFL and football's Super Bowl champs, President Donald Trump gave the boot to a White House ceremony for the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday and instead threw his own brief "Celebration of America" after it became clear most
Marlins select Canadian outfielder Pompey in third round of MLB draft

Marlins select Canadian outfielder Pompey in third round of MLB draft

Canadian Tristan Pompey was selected by the Miami Marlins in the third round of the MLB draft Tuesday while fellow countryman RJ Freure went to Houston in the sixth round.

Athletes emerge from Calgary forum demanding a voice in anti-doping conversation

CALGARY — Olympians and Paralympians at the first anti-doping forum organized by and for athletes experienced a political awakening in Calgary.

Boxer Floyd Mayweather is the champ on Forbes money list

NEW YORK — Floyd Mayweather is the champ at making money. Forbes magazine reported Tuesday that the boxer is again the highest paid athlete and for the fourth time in seven years.

Cyber expert says Colangelo investigation like"old-school detective work"

TORONTO — Investigators will look into everything from the time of tweets, to the browser used, and even the proximity of IP addresses to Bryan Colangelo's house to determine if the Philadelphia 76ers president is responsible for five burner Twitter

Bertrand Charest: four more women obtain right to be identified by name

MONTREAL — Four more women who were assaulted or allegedly assaulted by ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest when they were younger obtained the right on Tuesday to be identified by name.
Moore expects Cherry to come back next season, door open for Cole

Moore expects Cherry to come back next season, door open for Cole

TORONTO — Ask Sportsnet president Scott Moore about hockey commentator Don Cherry and one memorable road trip immediately comes to mind. They flew in to Winnipeg last year before driving together to Kenora, Ont., for a Hockey Day in Canada event.

Oakville Blue Devils look to impress in first Canadian Championship appearance

TORONTO — The Oakville Blue Devils started work early this season, looking to make the most of a berth in the newly expanded Canadian Championship.
Osmond undecided about skating return; looking forward to time off on her terms

Osmond undecided about skating return; looking forward to time off on her terms

For once, Kaetlyn Osmond is taking a break because she wants to. Canada's world figure skating champion is skipping the ISU Grand Prix circuit next fall as she ponders her future, and enjoys some time away from the competitive rink.