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Senators hope to start winning streak with outdoor win over rival Canadiens

Senators hope to start winning streak with outdoor win over rival Canadiens

OTTAWA — The NHL 100 Classic game could be the right tonic after a difficult month for the Ottawa Senators. The Senators take on the Montreal Canadiens at TD Place on Saturday night in an outdoor game to celebrate the NHL's 100th anniversary.

NBA 2K League ready to start talent search, with 17 teams watching closely

TORONTO — The search for the world's best NBA video gamers is officially on. With the NBA 2K League set to tip off next May with the Raptors and 16 other teams taking part, the first stage of gamer qualifying kicks off Jan. 1.
Canada's Walker, Snith earn bronze in doubles luge at World Cup stop

Canada's Walker, Snith earn bronze in doubles luge at World Cup stop

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Canadian lugers Tristan Walker and Justin Snith earned their first medals of the World Cup season after finishing third in doubles competition Friday. Calgary's Snith and Walker, from Cochrane, Alta.
Mounting Injuries: Canucks' Tanev out two to three weeks with a groin strain

Mounting Injuries: Canucks' Tanev out two to three weeks with a groin strain

VANCOUVER — Christopher Tanev has been added to the Vancouver Canucks' mounting injury list. Head coach Travis Green said after today's morning skate that the defenceman will be out two to three weeks with a groin strain.

Canadian skier Cassie Sharpe wins gold in halfpipe at Dew Tour

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Canada's Cassie Sharpe won gold in women's halfpipe skiing at the Dew Tour on Friday after amassing a big score on her second run that her competitors couldn't touch. The skier from Comox, B.C., laid down a clean run of 93.
NHL debuted 100 years ago with contract disputes, dodgy ice and plenty of goals

NHL debuted 100 years ago with contract disputes, dodgy ice and plenty of goals

OTTAWA — It was a night of sticky ice, last-minute player signings and a disappointingly small crowd.

Canadian Rose LaBreche to referee Six Nations women's match in Italy

TORONTO — Canadian Rose LaBreche will referee the England-Italy Six Nations Women's rugby game in February. The match is scheduled for Feb. 4 at the Stadio Mirabello in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Pete Rose defamation lawsuit dismissed after agreement

Pete Rose defamation lawsuit dismissed after agreement

PHILADELPHIA — A defamation lawsuit filed by Pete Rose last year against the lawyer who got him kicked out of baseball has been dismissed. Federal court documents show Rose's suit against John Dowd was dismissed Friday.
Vathje rakes silver, Rahneva earns bronze in skeleton World Cup race

Vathje rakes silver, Rahneva earns bronze in skeleton World Cup race

IGLS, Austria — Elisabeth Vathje earned silver and Canadian teammate Mirela Rahneva took bronze in a women's skeleton World Cup race on Friday. Vathje, from Calgary, finished with a combined time of one minute 49.
Manitoba hopes to attract curlers from around world to training centre

Manitoba hopes to attract curlers from around world to training centre

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government plans to set up a training centre for curling that could hold international events and attract athletes from outside the province.