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Ron Wilson fired: Maple Leafs Axe Coach

AP   |   March 2, 2012

TORONTO — Even Brian Burke had seen enough. After watching his Toronto Maple Leafs crash out of playoff position under coach Ron Wilson, the general...

Reaction to Ron Wilson firing

CBC   |   March 6, 2012

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The Toronto Maple Leafs fired coach Ron Wilson on Friday and replaced him with Randy Carlyle. See what the sports world had to say...

Rudy Gay scores go-ahead jumper as Grizzlies rally to beat Raptors 102-99

CP   |  James Bisson, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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TORONTO - Prior to Friday's game against Memphis, Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey identified Jose Calderon as one of his "closers" — a player...

Hossa scores tiebreaker as Chicago Blackhawks defeat Ottawa Senators 2-1

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators got beat by a couple of former teammates on Friday night.Marian Hossa scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second...

Struggling Toronto Maple Leafs fire coach Ron Wilson, hire Randy Carlyle

CP   |  Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press   |   March 3, 2012

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TORONTO - Even Brian Burke had seen enough.After watching his Toronto Maple Leafs crash out of playoff position and listening to fans calling for coach...

Hodgson meets former club Saturday as Sabres make rare visit to Vancouver

CP   |  Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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VANCOUVER - Cody Hodgson has resolved one issue regarding his trade from the Buffalo Sabres.He reclaimed his car Friday as he quietly snuck into Rogers...

Kampmann submits Alves in main event of televised UFC Australia card

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   March 3, 2012

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SYDNEY - Welterweight Martin (The Hitman) Kampmann rallied in the third round to submit Thiago (Pitbull) Alves on a televised UFC card Friday.Alves (24-8) seemed...

Friday's Scoreboard

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   March 9, 2012

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Friday's GamesNHLCalgary 5 Winnipeg 3Pittsburgh 2 Florida 1 (SO)Los Angeles 4 Detroit 3Chicago 4 N.Y. Rangers 3--AHLSt. John's 6 Hershey 1Toronto 5 Hamilton 0Norfolk 3...

Former Olympic champ Gushue chases elusive Brier title with inexperienced team

CP   |  Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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SASKATOON - Brad Gushue sounds like he's wrestling between aspiration and expectation.The skip of Newfoundland and Labrador has a young team with him at the...

Sabermetrics patriarch Bill James, to MIT stats crowd, gives thumbs up to "Moneyball" film

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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BOSTON - Sabermetrics patriarch Bill James was just fine with his absence from "Moneyball," though he admits it would have been nice to have been...

Canadiens showing signs of tougher play as they play out the season

CP   |  Sean Farrell, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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BROSSARD, Que. - When goaltender Carey Price was slashed hard by Stephane Veilleux during a 5-4 win over Minnesota this week, gritty winger Ryan White...

Tests, reference letters paint very different pictures of Graham James

CP   |  Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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WINNIPEG - Is disgraced former hockey coach Graham James a quiet, harmless rehabilitated sex offender or a calculating deviant whose predatory behaviour is likely to...

Leafs hope tough practice helps end slump against rival Canadiens

CP   |  Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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BROSSARD, Que. - Speculation swirls around the future of Ron Wilson, but it didn't stop the Toronto Maple Leafs coach from putting his team through...

Strikeforce shines spotlight on women's MMA with Canadians women waiting in wings

CP   |  Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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A former champion in his own right, K.J. Noons is taking a backseat to the women Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio."I think it's cool," Noons...

NFL: Saints had bounty program funded by players, in last 3 seasons, to hurt opponents

CP   |  Barry Wilner, The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NFL says that New Orleans Saints players maintained a bounty program over the last three seasons that targeted opponents with...

Colorado jury acquits former Denver Broncos player Perrish Cox of sexual assault charges

CP   |  P. Solomon Banda, The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. - A Colorado jury acquitted former Denver Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox of sexual assault charges on Friday, a verdict that was met...

With birdie-birdie finish, Tiger Woods makes cut with 68 in Honda Classic at PGA National

CP   |  Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Tiger Woods finally figured out what was going wrong on his last three holes. Now he can only hope it's...

'Wrath of Grapes' serves as 'highlight reel' of Cherry's broadcast controversies

CP   |  Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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TORONTO - There's a blunt disclaimer that kicks off the made-for-TV movie "Wrath of Grapes: The Don Cherry Story Part II.""The views or depictions contained...

Flyers forward van Riemsdyk out 4-6 weeks

CBC   |   March 6, 2012

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The following charts show the team's position at the beginning and end of the month. Of course, the position reflects the NHL approach of...

Baseball goes wild: Postseason field widens from 8 to 10, with 1-game playoff for wild card

CP   |  Ben Walker, The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - With less than a month to go before opening day, baseball at last decided who's in and who's out come October.Now,...

Former B.C. Lions head coach Wally Buono captures Annis Stukus Trophy

CP   |  Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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TORONTO - Five Grey Cup championships. Four Annis Stukus Trophies as the CFL's coach of the year. And yet Wally Buono believes the B.C. Lions...

Pirates RHP Burnett out 2 to 3 months after facial fracture

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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BRADENTON, Fla. - Newly acquired Pittsburgh pitcher A.J. Burnett is expected to miss two to three months while recovering from surgery for a facial fracture,...

Canadiens icon Jean Béliveau progressing well after stroke

CBC   |   March 6, 2012

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The Philadelphia Flyers announced on Friday that forward James van Riemsdyk will be out from four to six weeks. Van Riemsdyk will have surgery...

Don Cherry sends out 1st tweet

CBC   |   March 6, 2012

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Don Cherry, the irascible star of Coach's Corner on CBC's Hockey Night In Canada, dove into the social media waters Friday, sending out his...

Florida prep star Landus Anderson scoring, rebounding without full use of right arm and hand

CP   |  Brent Kallestad, The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Landus Anderson is one of the top high school players in the Florida Panhandle.He's averaged more than 19 points and eight rebounds...

English FA says no approach will be made for national team coach until 'back end of season'

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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BAGSHOT, England - The English Football Association says it will refrain from approaching any coaches about the vacant national team job until the "back end"...

Star power: Canadian IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe looks to break through

CP   |  Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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TORONTO - Driving at the front of the pack with one hand on the steering wheel, James Hinchcliffe is in his element.But not only is...

Director of Hungarian football club REAC kills himself after players suspected of match-fixing

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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BUDAPEST, Hungary - A Hungarian football club with several current and former players suspected of match-fixing says its director has killed himself.The Budapest-based REAC team...

Thursday's NBA Capsules: Durant has 18 in fourth quarter in Thunder rally

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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ORLANDO, Fla. - Kevin Durant scored 38 points, including 18 in the fourth quarter, and Russell Westbrook added 29 points and 10 rebounds as the...

NHL Capsules: Canucks blank Blues 2-0 to add to lead in league standings

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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VANCOUVER - Alex Burrows' early third-period goal gave Vancouver the lead, and the Canucks beat the St. Louis Blues 2-0 in a showdown for first...

Canucks retain first place overall in the NHL with win over upstart St. Louis

CP   |  Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

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VANCOUVER - Many fans were anxious to see how the newest Vancouver Canucks would fare in their first home game Thursday night.But in the end,...

Don Cherry Twitter: 'CoachsCornerCBC' Is Hockey Night In Canada Host's Twitter Account

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   March 2, 2012

Don Cherry has found a new outlet for his observations on the sport of hockey — Twitter.The 78-year-old commentator on Hockey Night in Canada's Coach's...

Calgary Flames cool down Phoenix Coyotes 4-2 after four straight losses

CP   |  The Associated Press   |   March 2, 2012

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GLENDALE, Ariz. - Even if this was not a "must" win, the Calgary Flames played like a worried team.Olli Jokinen capped Calgary's three-goal outburst in...
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