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TORONTO -- It featured more drama than the hometown fans might have wanted, but Canada's remarkable streak of international hockey dominance remains intact. Canada won its 16th consecutive game in best-on-best competition, scoring twice in the final

2016-09-29 19:37:22.820

TORONTO -- It featured more drama than the hometown fans might have wanted, but Canada's remarkable streak of international hockey dominance remains intact. Canada won its 16th consecutive game in best-on-best competition, scoring twice in the final



TORONTO -- Many questioned whether Brad Marchand would be accepted on the Team Canada World Cup of Hockey roster. His reputation around the NHL and the hockey world wasn't a very good one outside of the Boston Bruins. He is known as a pest, the type

2016-09-29 19:32:12.320

TORONTO -- Many questioned whether Brad Marchand would be accepted on the Team Canada World Cup of Hockey roster. His reputation around the NHL and the hockey world wasn't a very good one outside of the Boston Bruins. He is known as a pest, the type



TORONTO -- Greatest hockey team ever? Let the argument begin. With apologies to the great Soviet national teams of yesteryear that were simply outstanding but didn't get to regularly test themselves against NHL players, Team Canada circa 2014-16 migh

2016-09-29 19:34:24.527

TORONTO -- Greatest hockey team ever? Let the argument begin. With apologies to the great Soviet national teams of yesteryear that were simply outstanding but didn't get to regularly test themselves against NHL players, Team Canada circa 2014-16 migh



CHASKA, Minn. -- Game on. After months of debate over the team rosters, four full days of practice rounds and an interminable opening ceremony, the first session of the Ryder Cup is finally set. The opening four matches are foursomes (alternate shot)

2016-09-29 09:37:39.307

CHASKA, Minn. -- Game on. After months of debate over the team rosters, four full days of practice rounds and an interminable opening ceremony, the first session of the Ryder Cup is finally set. The opening four matches are foursomes (alternate shot)



If John Sadler doesn't have a good day Saturday, it won't be for a lack of trying. Sadler and his primary patron, Hronis Racing, are taking swings in three Grade 1 events on the Santa Anita Park program with varying degrees of promise, ranging from

2016-09-29 13:19:10.983

If John Sadler doesn't have a good day Saturday, it won't be for a lack of trying. Sadler and his primary patron, Hronis Racing, are taking swings in three Grade 1 events on the Santa Anita Park program with varying degrees of promise, ranging from



CHASKA, Minn. -- While play hasn't officially started yet at the Ryder Cup (that comes Friday), there have still been plenty of happenings on the Hazeltine course. Here are a few things you might have missed Thursday: Jedi putt tricks? There

2016-09-29 12:41:17.920

CHASKA, Minn. -- While play hasn't officially started yet at the Ryder Cup (that comes Friday), there have still been plenty of happenings on the Hazeltine course. Here are a few things you might have missed Thursday: Jedi putt tricks? There



CHASKA, Minn. -- At first, I was going to write a column proposing 10 questions entering this week's Ryder Cup. Then I thought about maybe turning it into 10 predictions instead. Like a golf fan with dual citizenship, I didn't know which way to l

2016-09-29 09:16:22.443

CHASKA, Minn. -- At first, I was going to write a column proposing 10 questions entering this week's Ryder Cup. Then I thought about maybe turning it into 10 predictions instead. Like a golf fan with dual citizenship, I didn't know which way to l



CHASKA, Minn. -- Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin were a big part of the Ryder Cup's opening ceremony on Thursday, each of them serving as a reminder that while this competition may be fierce, it should be conducted with both honor and integrity. There

2016-09-29 09:17:44.107

CHASKA, Minn. -- Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin were a big part of the Ryder Cup's opening ceremony on Thursday, each of them serving as a reminder that while this competition may be fierce, it should be conducted with both honor and integrity. There



In one manner of thinking, the BCS and the College Football Playoff transformed college football from a regional to a national sport. The outcome of the Michigan-Wisconsin game Saturday has an impact on the Stanford-Washington winner and every other

2016-09-28 10:33:48.677

In one manner of thinking, the BCS and the College Football Playoff transformed college football from a regional to a national sport. The outcome of the Michigan-Wisconsin game Saturday has an impact on the Stanford-Washington winner and every other



CHASKA, Minn. -- The method will undoubtedly be questioned, as it was two years ago at a Gleneagles news conference where you couldn't thaw the ice with a blow torch. Another chill filled the air as Phil Mickelson spoke Wednesday at Hazeltine Nationa

2016-09-28 15:37:04.030

CHASKA, Minn. -- The method will undoubtedly be questioned, as it was two years ago at a Gleneagles news conference where you couldn't thaw the ice with a blow torch. Another chill filled the air as Phil Mickelson spoke Wednesday at Hazeltine Nationa



There is an old-fashioned reliability about California Chrome that is taken for granted in this age of speed figures and big-day performances. Put it this way: In a career of 23 races dating to his maiden special weight debut at Hollywood Park on Ap

2016-09-28 16:07:16.277

There is an old-fashioned reliability about California Chrome that is taken for granted in this age of speed figures and big-day performances. Put it this way: In a career of 23 races dating to his maiden special weight debut at Hollywood Park on Ap



CHASKA, Minn. -- My fellow Americans, now is the time we must stand together. Whether you're Trump or Hillary, whether you're conservative or liberal, it's time to put aside our differences and focus on the real issue facing our nation. This is Ryder

2016-09-28 15:26:55.600

CHASKA, Minn. -- My fellow Americans, now is the time we must stand together. Whether you're Trump or Hillary, whether you're conservative or liberal, it's time to put aside our differences and focus on the real issue facing our nation. This is Ryder



TORONTO -- One guy has more points over the past five seasons combined than any player in the NHL -- more than Sidney Crosby, Patrick Kane or Alex Ovechkin over that span. The other guy tied the all-time single-season record for wins last season en r

2016-09-28 13:59:30.920

TORONTO -- One guy has more points over the past five seasons combined than any player in the NHL -- more than Sidney Crosby, Patrick Kane or Alex Ovechkin over that span. The other guy tied the all-time single-season record for wins last season en r



CHASKA, Minn. -- Ryan Moore missed the phone call. It wasn't just a phone call he'd been hoping for in the hour since he'd lost the Tour Championship to Rory McIlroy in four extra playoff holes. It was a phone call he'd been waiting for since the ear

2016-09-28 12:51:40.787

CHASKA, Minn. -- Ryan Moore missed the phone call. It wasn't just a phone call he'd been hoping for in the hour since he'd lost the Tour Championship to Rory McIlroy in four extra playoff holes. It was a phone call he'd been waiting for since the ear



Our students in the DeVos Sports Business Management Graduate Program at the University of Central Florida were in the NFL league office two weeks ago. Leading off in an array of leaders from various departments to meet the students, commissioner Rog

2016-09-27 17:18:55.667

Our students in the DeVos Sports Business Management Graduate Program at the University of Central Florida were in the NFL league office two weeks ago. Leading off in an array of leaders from various departments to meet the students, commissioner Rog



TORONTO -- The disdain Zdeno Chara receives from hockey fans is completely unwarranted. The Boston Bruins defenseman is one of the most disliked players in the NHL, and he doesn't deserve to be. In fact, fans should appreciate the impact Ch

2016-09-28 11:20:57.857

TORONTO -- The disdain Zdeno Chara receives from hockey fans is completely unwarranted. The Boston Bruins defenseman is one of the most disliked players in the NHL, and he doesn't deserve to be. In fact, fans should appreciate the impact Ch