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Barnes powers Raptors past Nets 121-93

TORONTO – Gary Trent Jr. didn’t miss any of his shots in the first half but when his Toronto Raptors teammates missed open passes to him in the third, he started to struggle. A quick talk with head coach Darko Rajakovic turned that around. “Just pulled me out three minutes …

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Jones, Einarson, Homan & Sturmay playoff-bound at Scotties – Winnipeg

Ontario’s Rachel Homan, Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones, Canada’s Kerri Einarson and Alberta’s Selena Sturmay secured playoff berths at the Canadian women’s curling championship with victories on Wednesday. Homan (6-0), Sturmay (6-1), Einarson (6-1), and Jones (5-1) were assured of top-three finishes in their pools at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Three-time …

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Matthews scores 2 goals to hit 51 for the season

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 21, 2024 10:27 pm Updated February 22, 2024 2:04 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TEMPE, Ariz. – Toronto centre Auston Matthews has scored his 50th and 51st goal of the season in 54 games in the …

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Jays infielder Schneider feels like a rookie

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Davis Schneider is getting his first taste of big-league training camp even though he’s no longer a rookie. The infielder had a memorable debut with the Toronto Blue Jays last August by hitting a homer in his first at-bat after getting a callup from Triple-A Buffalo. Schneider …

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Manitoba Bisons hoops team hoping for long run at Canada West Championships – Winnipeg

The Manitoba Bisons and Winnipeg Wesmen men’s hoops teams are just three wins away from glory. All of the best university men’s basketball teams in Western Canada have gathered in Winnipeg this week with the University of Manitoba hosting this year’s Canada West Championships. The single elimination tournament tipped off …

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Manitoba city welcomes the addition of a new track for athletes, community members – Winnipeg

A new rubberized track in the city of Morden, Man., is just what two student athletes need. For teen athletes Jessica Kagan and Ava Earl, competitive running is something they both enjoy. A new addition to their community, in the form of an eight lane rubberized track, is key to …

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Power play stays hot, Brossoit rock solid as Winnipeg Jets dump Wild 6-3 – Winnipeg

There’s something about Central Division games that brings out the best in the Winnipeg Jets. After a lacklustre showing in Calgary on Monday night, the Jets bounced back with a 6-3 win over the Minnesota Wild Tuesday for their fourth win in their last five outings, improving to 13-3-1 against …

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Manitoba’s Jones drops first game at Scotties to Homan – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size In a battle of unbeatens Tuesday night, the Jennifer Jones rink finally suffered its first loss at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary. A back-and-forth battle with Ontario’s Rachel Homan ended with the Homan rink winning 7-5 to move to 5-0. …

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New Jays righty Rodriguez hopes to start this year

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Newly signed Blue Jays right-hander Yariel Rodriguez drew a crowd for his first throwing session at the team’s player development complex. With pitching coach Pete Walker and manager John Schneider among those watching behind him, the sound of Rodriguez’s fastball repeatedly pounding the catcher’s glove was distinct. …

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Kadri helps ignite Flames rally to ground Jets 6-3

Nazem Kadri had two goals and an assist Monday afternoon as the Calgary Flames rallied from a 3-1 deficit to post a 6-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. Oliver Kylington, Blake Coleman, Jonathan Huberdeau and Andrew Mangiapane also scored for Calgary (26-25-5), which snaps a three-game losing streak. Rasmus Andersson …

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