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Former ski coach Bertrand Charest seeks to have sentence halved by appeal court

MONTREAL — Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest is seeking to have his sexual-assault sentence reduced by at least half.

Kelowna Rockets beat Kamloops, Lethbridge, in bid to host 2020 Memorial Cup

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League's Kelowna Rockets will host the Memorial Cup in 2020. The WHL announced today that the 102nd edition of the Canadian Hockey League national championship will be held May 22-31, 2020 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, B.
Maurice tinkers with forward lines before Jets open season at St. Louis

Maurice tinkers with forward lines before Jets open season at St. Louis

WINNIPEG — Mathieu Perreault is looking forward to feeding the puck to Patrik Laine. The veteran is part of two newly formed lines Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice is testing out when the team opens its season Thursday in St. Louis.
Ex-girlfriend of Bills' McCoy alleges physical abuse

Ex-girlfriend of Bills' McCoy alleges physical abuse

ATLANTA — LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend says in a new court filing that the Buffalo Bills running back physically abused her and orchestrated a home invasion that left her beaten and bloodied.
Shanahan says Leafs expect their young stars to take less money to stay together

Shanahan says Leafs expect their young stars to take less money to stay together

TORONTO — Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan says the team expects its star players to make financial sacrifices to be part of what's hoped will be a long championship window in Toronto. And that begins with the still-unsigned William Nylander.
Ottawa Senators set to start post-Karlsson era without a captain

Ottawa Senators set to start post-Karlsson era without a captain

OTTAWA — With Erik Karlsson now lacing up his skates on the other side of the continent, the Ottawa Senators are going into the first year of their rebuild without a captain.
Maple Flavour: Eight Canadians in field for PGA Tour season opener

Maple Flavour: Eight Canadians in field for PGA Tour season opener

Some Canadian golfers are long-standing members of the PGA Tour, while others secured status for the 2018-19 season at the last minute. Add them all up and the CanCon will hit a record level at this week's Safeway Open.
Showalter fired as Orioles manager after 115-loss season

Showalter fired as Orioles manager after 115-loss season

BALTIMORE — Buck Showalter has been fired as manager of the Orioles, who made three playoff appearances under his guidance but this year staggered through the worst season since the team moved to Baltimore in 1954.
Jets sniper Laine lands critical hit on Canucks in 'Fortnite' Flap

Jets sniper Laine lands critical hit on Canucks in 'Fortnite' Flap

Patrik Laine is known for having a killer shot both on the ice and in the hit video game "Fortnite." Turns out, the Winnipeg Jets sniper can be just as deadly with his words.
Edmonton Oilers edge Cologne Sharks in exhibition game

Edmonton Oilers edge Cologne Sharks in exhibition game

COLOGNE, Germany — Ryan Strome scored the winner as the Edmonton Oilers beat the German league's Cologne Sharks 4-3 in overtime in an exhibition game on Wednesday.