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Defending champion Kerri Einarson secures Hearts playoff berth

Defending champion Kerri Einarson secures Hearts playoff berth

CALGARY — Kerri Einarson took a significant step toward defending her Canadian women's curling championship by skipping her team to a playoff berth Saturday.
Nelly Korda leads LPGA as Sorenstam falls to bottom of pack

Nelly Korda leads LPGA as Sorenstam falls to bottom of pack

ORLANDO, Fla. — Nelly Korda surged into the lead Saturday in the Gainbridge LPGA with a 4-under 68 that left her in position to make it consecutive wins for the Korda family to start the season. Annika Sorenstam sank to the bottom.

Poehling, Vejdemo score as Laval Rocket down Manitoba Moose 2-1

WINNIPEG — Ryan Poehling scored the game winner Saturday as the Laval Rocket downed the Manitoba Moose 2-1. Lukas Vejdemo also scored for Laval (5-2-1), beating Moose goalie Arturs Silovs 7:18 into the first period.

Canadian Gustafson heads into final round of Bassmaster Elite event with overall lead

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A first-ever Bassmasters Elite Series win is within Canadian Jeff Gustafson's grasp. The angler from Kenora, Ont., continues to lead the Elite Series event on the Tennessee River heading into the final round Sunday.
Calgary Flames beat Ottawa 6-3 to end Senators' three-game win streak

Calgary Flames beat Ottawa 6-3 to end Senators' three-game win streak

OTTAWA — Juuso Valimaki and the Calgary Flames have been talking a lot lately about the importance of quality starts. The Finnish defenceman helped put his team's plan into motion Saturday afternoon at Canadian Tire Centre.

Cendrine Browne tops Canadian contingent at cross-country ski world championship

OBERSTDORF, Germany — Canada's cross-country ski team battled warm conditions and stiff competition at the World Nordic Ski Championships in Germany on Saturday.
Toronto star Auston Matthews won't play as Leafs face Oilers

Toronto star Auston Matthews won't play as Leafs face Oilers

EDMONTON — The Maple Leafs will be without star centre Auston Matthews when they take on the Edmonton Oilers Saturday. Toronto coach Sheldon Keefe says Matthews won't play due to a wrist injury that he's been dealing with for much of the year.

QMJHL teams set to return in New Brunswick, play halted in Halifax

CHICOUTIMI, Que. — The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's three teams in New Brunswick are set to return to the ice, while games have been postponed for a team in Nova Scotia.

Ottawa's Jared Schmidt finishes third at ski cross World Cup in Georgia

BAKURIANI, Georgia — Canada's Jared Schmidt has clinched his first podium on the ski cross World Cup circuit, finishing third in Georgia on Saturday.
Many curling traditions eschewed for '21 Hearts, jewelry routine changes for some

Many curling traditions eschewed for '21 Hearts, jewelry routine changes for some

It's a year of change at the Canadian women's curling championship in the Calgary bubble. The field was padded to 18 teams this year for the first time. There are no spectators at the Markin MacPhail Centre due to the pandemic.