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"Playoff P" Paul George scores 36, leads Thunder past Jazz

OKLAHOMA CITY — On Saturday, Thunder forward Paul George told reporters about an alter-ego he calls "Playoff P." On Sunday, he gave the media, his teammates and the Utah Jazz a formal introduction.
Canadians enjoy Gold Coast Games even if medal haul didn't meet expectations

Canadians enjoy Gold Coast Games even if medal haul didn't meet expectations

GOLD COAST, Australia — While Canada fell well short of its goal of 100-plus medals at the Commonwealth Games, team officials say the true test of the Gold Coast Games will come two years from now at the Tokyo Olympics.

Koe stays perfect to win Players' Championship, Jones falls in women's final

TORONTO — Calgary's Kevin Koe maintained his perfect record en route to capturing the Players' Championship on Sunday while Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg failed to defend her title on the women's side.
Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins to 5-1 Game 3 over Flyers

Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins to 5-1 Game 3 over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists and Matt Murray stopped 26 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

CLEVELAND — Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off Cleveland's second-half rally for a stunning 98-80 victory Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference series, handing LeBron James and the Cavaliers' their first loss in the
Commonwealth Games under fire for not showing athletes entering closing ceremony

Commonwealth Games under fire for not showing athletes entering closing ceremony

GOLD COAST, Australia — A contrite Commonwealth Games boss Peter Beattie issued a mea culpa Monday for opting not to show the athletes enter Carrara Stadium in the televised portion of Sunday's closing ceremonies.
Broncos captain Logan Schatz remembered as a hard-working leader at funeral

Broncos captain Logan Schatz remembered as a hard-working leader at funeral

ALLAN, Sask. — Humboldt Broncos captain Logan Schatz was remembered as a kind, hard-working leader at his funeral on Sunday at a curling rink in his hometown of Allan, Sask.

Corrective to story about the funeral for Logan Boulet of the Humboldt Broncos

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — In a story that moved Saturday, April 14, The Canadian Press misidentified the source of a quotation about Logan Boulet of the Humboldt Broncos. It was from a teacher named Jared Heidinger, not Jacob Hedinger. The Canadian Press
Celtics survive wild finish, hold off Bucks 113-107 in OT

Celtics survive wild finish, hold off Bucks 113-107 in OT

Boston coach Brad Stevens loves the post-season because it offers a chance to "bust narratives." The Celtics took their first step toward shattering the belief they can't win without their biggest stars.
Broncos hockey player called a hero for saving other lives with organ donation

Broncos hockey player called a hero for saving other lives with organ donation

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Humboldt Bronco defenceman Logan Boulet was called a hero and given a standing ovation during his funeral Saturday in a southern Alberta arena after a few chants of "Logan" and "Boulet.