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Mackenzie Tour golfers ready to play as Canada Life Series begins at Bear Mountain

After a quiet summer, James Allenby is ready to finally play some competitive golf. Allenby, from Langley, B.C., will be in the field on Monday when the Canada Life Series tees off at Bear Mountain's Mountain Course in Victoria.
Canadian featherweight Gavin Tucker looks impressive in UFC win in Las Vegas

Canadian featherweight Gavin Tucker looks impressive in UFC win in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Canadian featherweight Gavin Tucker looked impressive in stopping Justin (The Guitar Hero) Jaynes in the third round on a UFC Fight Night card Saturday. The 34-year-old from Ship Cove, N.L.
University of Victoria and women's rowing coach sued over alleged verbal abuse

University of Victoria and women's rowing coach sued over alleged verbal abuse

VANCOUVER — A former member of the University of Victoria's varsity women's rowing team is suing the head coach and the university over allegations of demeaning and aggressive treatment. A statement of claim filed in B.C.

Saturday's Games

Saturday's Games NHL At Toronto Round Robin Philadelphia 4 Tampa Bay 1 At Edmonton Round Robin Vegas 4 Colorado 3 (OT) --- MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 8 Tampa Bay 4 (1st game) Cleveland 7 Chicago White Sox 1 Oakland 3 Houston 1 Tampa Bay 5 N.Y.

Flyers clinch top seed in East with 4-1 win over Lightning

TORONTO — Rookie Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Conference’s top seed through the playoffs.
5 Blue Jays pitchers combine on 4-hitter, beat Red Sox 2-1

5 Blue Jays pitchers combine on 4-hitter, beat Red Sox 2-1

BOSTON — Five Toronto pitchers combined on a four-hitter and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning on a groundout, lifting the Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday night.

Lightning's Hedman doesn't return for 2nd period vs. Flyers

TORONTO — Tampa Bay Lightning star defenceman Victor Hedman has been ruled out after appearing to twist his right ankle midway through the first period of an NHL playoff round-robin game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.

Team says technical issues from 'unprecedented demand' left Oilers raffle in limbo

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers' record-setting online 50/50 raffle from Friday with a total estimated pot of more than $15 million remained in limbo on Saturday as officials attempted to sort out technical problems that the team's management says wer
Tuch scores in OT, Knights beat Avs 4-3 for top seed

Tuch scores in OT, Knights beat Avs 4-3 for top seed

EDMONTON — Alex Tuch scored 4:44 into overtime, Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Saturday to earn the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.

Fraser Valley Bandits set to battle Edmonton Stingers in CEBL tourney final

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — The Fraser Valley Bandits will meet the Edmonton Stingers in the Canadian Elite Basketball League's Summer Series final on Sunday.