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VANCOUVER – An assault charge against Vancouver Whitecaps defender Sheanon Williams in connection with an alleged domestic incident last week was stayed by the Crown on Monday. A spokesperson for the B.C. Prosecution Service confirmed in an email the case won’t be pursued at this time, but the Crown does have one year to re-file The post Assault charge against Whitecaps defender Sheanon Williams stayed by the Crown appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
06.19 / 22:09
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A 16-year-old boy who was fatally mauled by a black bear during a weekend mountain race in Alaska reportedly called his brother while he was being chased by the animal in a rare predatory attack, a race official said Monday. Patrick Cooper of Anchorage was attacked Sunday afternoon after he got lost The post Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
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GLENDALE, Ariz. – Shane Doan was showered with tributes and applause following the final game of the 2016-17 season, the big send-off coming just in case the Arizona Coyotes captain decided to retire. Doan still hasn’t decided if he will retire, but he won’t play for the Coyotes if he does come back. The Coyotes The post Coyotes won’t offer captain Shane Doan a contract appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
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The Arizona Coyotes are moving on from Shane Doan, their long-time captain and franchise face. In a statement from team owner Andrew Barroway on Monday afternoon, the Coyotes said they would not offer Doan a contract for next season. “The time has come for us to move on and to focus on our young, talented The post Coyotes moving on from long-time captain Shane Doan appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
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As an Edmonton elementary school mourned the loss of a beloved teacher on Monday, Tim Hague’s death from injuries suffered during a boxing match sparked calls for stricter licensing requirements and better protection for fighters in the ring. Hague, 34, was injured in a second-round technical knockout loss to Adam Braidwood in a heavyweight bout The post Boxer Hague’s death sparks calls for better protection for fighters in the ring appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald -…
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Outstanding contributors to hockey in Canada were honoured in Saskatoon Monday. The city is hosting the 14th annual Hockey Canada Gala and Golf event running June 19-20. The Order of Hockey in Canada was awarded to several recipients as part of the prestigious annual fundraiser. Among the honourees– legendary NHL coach William “Scotty” Bowman. Bowman holds the record for most wins in league history, with 1,244 wins in the regular season and 223 in the Stanley Cup playoffs. With 14 Stanley C…
06.19 / 21:44
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 16-year-old boy who was fatally mauled by a black bear during a weekend mountain race in Alaska reportedly called his brother while he was being chased by the animal, a race official said Monday. Patrick Cooper of Anchorage was attacked Sunday afternoon after he got lost and veered off the trail during the juniors division of the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb race south of Anchorage. Earlier reports say he texted his mother, but race director Brad Precosky said he c…
06.19 / 21:44
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The Toronto Blue Jays have placed Joe Smith on the disabled list due to shoulder…
06.19 / 21:38
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Shane Doan was showered with tributes and applause following the final game of the 2016-17 season, the big send-off coming just in case the Arizona Coyotes captain decided to retire. Doan still hasn't decided if he will retire, but he won't play for the Coyotes if he does come back. The Coyotes issued a statement Monday saying the team will not offer Doan a contract, ending a 21-year relationship that began before the franchise moved to the Valley of the Sun. "The time h…
06.19 / 21:23
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The Toronto Maple Leafs have a unique opportunity to find a good right-shot defenceman by encouraging Vegas to draft and…
06.19 / 21:16
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In order to keep the Golden State Warriors’ core in tact, Kevin Durant has reportedly decided to opt out of his current two-year deal with intentions to still sign with the defending NBA champions this…
06.19 / 21:16
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Training is underway for the upcoming fall Tours for Cops for Cancer. The Tour de Rock and Tour de Coast get underway in September. Comox Valley rider Marc Yeon says participants are training hard to get into shape for the event – both physically and mentally. “Mentally it’s getting used to everything and adjusting [and] just knowing that there are gonna be hard days but you can always push through it,” he says. Yeon notes that, “it’s…
06.19 / 21:03
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Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek goes through each pick of the first round, predicting who will be picked where and…
06.19 / 20:34
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Hosting the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Calgary could cost the city $4.6 billion. Only half of that would be covered by revenue from the…
06.19 / 20:25
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HAMILTON — For the third time in five years, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will open their regular season against the arch-rival Toronto Argonauts. That's just fine with linebacker Simoni Lawrence. Hamilton will kick off the 2017 campaign visiting Toronto at BMO Field. The Ticats played the spoiler role to perfection last year, downing the Argos 42-20 in their first game at the refurbished outdoor venue. "It's my favourite place to play," said the colourful Lawrence. "I love everything about this…
06.19 / 20:19
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Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime launched himself into illustrious company when he won the Open de Sopra Steria in Lyon, France on Sunday. At 16 years and 10 months, the Montrealer became the seventh youngest tennis player in history to win an ATP Challenger title, sandwiched between Rafael Nadal at No. 6 and Novak Djokovic at eighth. The star-studded company had the well-spoken teen feeling "quite proud" on Monday. But better yet, the momentous accomplishment shows he's clearly on the …
06.19 / 20:19
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TORONTO — Canada's James Hinchcliffe feels quite comfortable racing at speeds a regular driver can't even begin to contemplate. It's when he's negotiating traffic off the IndyCar circuit that the nerves really come out. "To be honest, the road actually terrifies me," he said with a laugh while driving in Toronto's downtown core. "I feel much more comfortable doing 300 kilometres an hour on a racetrack than I do doing 100 on the 401 (highway)." Hinchcliffe stuck to the speed limit during a w…
06.19 / 20:19
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Cowboys and cowgirls showcased their ranching skills and bronc riding abilities during the annual Pincher Creek Cowboy Show on Father’s Day …
06.19 / 20:03
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TORONTO — Emotions run deep when Toronto FC plays in Montreal, so perhaps it's not surprising that midfielder Jonathan Osorio was a little unsettled at finding himself in the Impact dressing room last week. Osorio was with Canada for an international friendly against Curacao and the home side got the Montreal locker-room. "It was weird for me, personally," said Osorio. The 25-year-old midfielder from Brampton, Ont., will be back at Saputo Stadium, this time in the visitors' room, on Wedne…
06.19 / 19:36
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The Dust Devil Majors played their final two games on June 17, ending a fun season of sportsmanship and…
06.19 / 19:20
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