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Maple Leafs thump Oilers 6-1 to complete emphatic three-game sweep

Maple Leafs thump Oilers 6-1 to complete emphatic three-game sweep

EDMONTON — The Maple Leafs talked a lot about finding consistency following last summer's disappointment in the NHL's post-season bubble.
Powell, Lowry do their bit but undermanned Raptors beaten handily by the Pistons

Powell, Lowry do their bit but undermanned Raptors beaten handily by the Pistons

TAMPA, Fla. — The undermanned Toronto Raptors, missing five players and seven staff members including head coach Nick Nurse, needed help Wednesday.

Andrew D'Agostini stops 31 shots to lead Marlies over Moose 4-2

TORONTO — Andrew D'Agostini stopped 31 shots as the Toronto Marlies doubled up the Manitoba Moose 4-2 on Wednesday in American Hockey League play.

Connor Zary scores twice, Garret Sparks makes 38 saves to lead Heat over Senators

OTTAWA — Connor Zary scored twice in the first period, then tacked on an assist as the Stockton Heat downed the Belleville Senators 4-1 on Wednesday in American Hockey League play.
Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II gets 14 years for rapes

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II gets 14 years for rapes

SAN DIEGO — Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offences against five women in Southern California, including one who was homeless when he attacked her in 2018.

Gary Sanchez goes deep, Yankees hit three home runs to beat Blue Jays 4-1

TAMPA, Fla. — Gary Sanchez hit the first of three home runs for New York, and the Yankees beat the Blue Jays 4-1 on Wednesday to hand Toronto its first loss of spring training.
Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports

Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools.
Davies, Zadorsky named Canada Soccer's players of the month for February

Davies, Zadorsky named Canada Soccer's players of the month for February

TORONTO — Alphonso Davies and Shelina Zadorsky have been named Canada Soccer’s players of the month for February.
Jacob Markstrom closes in on return for struggling Calgary Flames

Jacob Markstrom closes in on return for struggling Calgary Flames

CALGARY — As the Calgary Flames try to snap out of their malaise, the return of their star goalie appears imminent. Sidelined five games with lower-body injury, Jacob Markstrom put in a full practice Wednesday with the Flames.
Canada's David scores 2 as Lille wins to stay two points clear of PSG

Canada's David scores 2 as Lille wins to stay two points clear of PSG

PARIS — Canadian forward Jonathan David scored two late goals as Lille beat Marseille 2-0 to stay top of the French league on Wednesday. David, from Ottawa, scored in the 90th minute and again two minutes into injury time.