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Trainer Mark Casse comfortable with War of Will being a Derby favourite

Trainer Mark Casse comfortable with War of Will being a Derby favourite

Mark Casse is comfortable heading to the US$1-million Louisiana Derby with a bull's eye firmly on his back. The Casse-trained War of Will is the early 6-5 favourite for the 1 1/8-mile race, which goes Saturday at Fair Grounds in New Orleans.

Les Canadiennes star Marie-Philip Poulin injured ahead of Clarkson Cup

MONTREAL — The CWHL's leading scorer is questionable to play in Sunday's Clarkson Cup. Les Canadiennes de Montreal forward Marie-Philip Poulin is said to be day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Curling's longstanding 10-versus-eight debate continues to simmer

Curling's longstanding 10-versus-eight debate continues to simmer

At the 1999 World Curling Federation's annual general meeting in Saint John, N.B., then-president Gunther Hummelt begged member federations to vote in eight-end games. Curling had just returned to the Winter Olympics a year earlier.
Cliff hopes for strong track season just weeks after breaking marathon record

Cliff hopes for strong track season just weeks after breaking marathon record

Ten days after she shattered the Canadian women's marathon record and ran the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifying standard, Rachel Cliff is in a holding pattern.

Trout's pocket about to get a lot deeper. What can he buy with US$432 million?

With Mike Trout close to finalizing a US$432-million, 12-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, the baseball superstar has more than a little spending money.

Longtime Carleton Ravens men's basketball coach Dave Smart taking new role

OTTAWA — One of the most successful coaches in Canadian university sport history is taking a new role at Carleton University. Ravens men's basketball coach Dave Smart has been hired as director, basketball operations for the Ottawa school.
Out of the Desert: Strome excelling with Blackhawks following trade from Coyotes

Out of the Desert: Strome excelling with Blackhawks following trade from Coyotes

Dylan Strome knew it was something he would have to fight through by himself.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu would like to take a 2-3 week break after Miami Open

Canada's Bianca Andreescu would like to take a 2-3 week break after Miami Open

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu will soon be ready for a break after her breakout start to the season. Andreescu, who has surged to No. 24 after starting the year at No.
Wolfpack founder Eric Perez part of consortium that has bought Hemel Stags

Wolfpack founder Eric Perez part of consortium that has bought Hemel Stags

TORONTO — Eric Perez, who helped bring professional rugby league to North America in the form of the Toronto Wolfpack, now has an ownership stake in another club.
Canadian shockers: Andreescu becomes latest underdog to stun sporting world

Canadian shockers: Andreescu becomes latest underdog to stun sporting world

Bianca Andreescu's run to the BNP Paribas Open title on in Indian Wells, Calif., certainly goes down as a major surprise.