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Calgary Flames goalie Brian Elliott (1) lets in a goal scored by Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin in front of left wing Marcus Johansson (90) and Calgary Flames defenseman Michael Stone (26) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday
Ovechkin shines as Caps snap Elliott's streak, beat Flames
WASHINGTON - T.J. Oshie is leading the Washington Capitals in goals, but Alex Ovechkin is again leading them into the playoffs.
Ovechkin had a goal and two assists as the NHL-leading Capitals beat the surging Calgary Flames 4-2 Tuesday night and snapped goaltender Brian Elliott's franchise-record winning streak at 11 games.



Referees and linesman try to separate Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators players after the conclusion of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The Senators won 3-2. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Turris scores 2, Senators beat Bruins 3-2 to end 4-game skid
BOSTON - For the Ottawa Senators, snapping a four-game losing streak seemed almost secondary to the way they did it.
The Senators appeared ready for a return to the playoffs, ending an untimely skid with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.



United States' Adam Jones grounds out during the eighth inning of a semifinal in the World Baseball Classic against Japan, in Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Brandon Crawford scored on the ground out. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
US edges Japan 2-1, advances to WBC championship game
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Luke Gregerson's final strike breezed past Nobuhiro Matsuda, and the rain-drenched American players celebrated on the field while a soaked crowd roared through the evening mist.
A daylong downpour couldn't dampen this resilient United States club or its fans, who will finally get to root for the home team in a World Baseball Classic championship game.



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Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele lead Winnipeg Jets past Philadelphia Flyers 3-2
WINNIPEG - Blake Wheeler admitted it was a slow start for the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.
That's accurate, considering it took more than six minutes for either the Jets or Philadelphia Flyers to get a shot on goal. But once the scoreless first period was done, Wheeler got things rolling with linemates Mark Scheifele and Mathieu Perreault as the Jets earned their third consecutive victory with a 3-2 win over Philadelphia.



Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller (30) makes a pad save on a shot by Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Daniel Sedin scores in OT to lift Canucks over Blackhawks
CHICAGO - Daniel Sedin and the Vancouver Canucks finally found a way to win after surviving a barrage by one of the NHL's best and hottest teams.
Sedin scored a power-play goal 2:12 into overtime and the Canucks — all but eliminated from playoff contention — beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Tuesday night to end a six-game skid.



Puerto Rico's Carlos Correa celebrates after scoring in winning run on a hit by Eddie Rosario in the 11th inning of a semifinal against the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Puerto Rico in scarce supply of hair dye amid baseball fever
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Pharmacies and beauty stores across Puerto Rico are running out of hair dye as a growing number of men go blond in support of the island's baseball players who bleached their hair as a bonding ritual ahead of the World Baseball Classic.
What began as a joke among team members playing in California has spread across the island in a trend that spiked Tuesday just hours after Puerto Rico beat the Netherlands in 11 innings to reach the championship game undefeated in the tournament,



Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) drives to the net to set up teammate Toronto Raptors forward Patrick Patterson (54) as Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler (21) and Chicago Bulls forward Paul Zipser (16) defend during overtime NBA basketball action,
Finally: DeRozan scores 42 and Raptors end 11-game losing streak against Bulls
TORONTO - A fist fight and a fierce fourth-quarter comeback.
Sparked by an all-out brawl between Serge Ibaka and Robin Lopez, and shouldering the frustration of 11 straight losses to Chicago, the Toronto Raptors finally beat the Bulls on Tuesday.



The puck goes into the net past Montreal Canadiens goalie Al Montoya on a goal by Detroit Red Wings' Anthony Mantha (not seen) during overtime NHL hockey action in Montreal, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Mantha scores in overtime as Detroit Red Wings top Montreal Canadiens 2-1
MONTREAL - Anthony Mantha has been struggling of late but he came up big for the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
The burly winger scored at 4:10 of overtime to lift the Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens with his first goal since March 4 and only his second since Feb. 12.



Toronto Wolfpack to play Super League's Salford in next round of Challenge Cup
The Toronto Wolfpack will face the Salford Red Devils of the Super League in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.
Salford is where Toronto wants to be — in the top flight of English rugby league. The fledgling Wolfpack, the first transatlantic rugby league side, have entered the third tier of rugby league, looking to win promotion all the way to the Super League.



Canada's Devon Kershaw, Emily Nishikawa win first races at Ski Nationals
CANMORE, Alta. - Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw battled through difficult conditions to climb onto the top of the women's and men's podiums in the cross-country classic-ski interval start races on Tuesday at the 2017 Ski Nationals.
Fresh off competing in front of more than 50,000 strong at the World Cup Finals in Quebec City, two of the veterans of the National Ski Team handily won their first national titles of 2017.



Sanchez picks up win as Jays defeat Orioles 5-2 in Grapefruit League game
SARASOTA, Fla. - Aaron Sanchez picked up the win in his second Grapefruit League start as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Tuesday.
Sanchez surrendered one earned run on a solo homer to Chris Davis while striking out two and walking four over 3 1/3 innings.



Italian star Sebastian Giovinco back in training for Toronto after leg injury
TORONTO - Sebastian Giovinco was back at training with Toronto FC on Tuesday, seemingly as good as new.
The star striker made a quick trip home to Italy last week, pushing up a regularly scheduled appointment after being helped off the field March 11 in Philadelphia with a painful charley horse.



This photo released by MAGO on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 shows Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey after it was recovered by authorities in Mexico City. Brady’s jersey went missing from the locker room after the game, and immediately set off an investigation
Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies
MEXICO CITY - The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats and boasting to colleagues that he was there as a fan.
Mexican journalists who were in Houston for the game and interacted with Martin Mauricio Ortega, former director of the tabloid La Prensa, told The Associated Press that he brought multiple NFL memorabilia items, including a Kurt Warner jersey he h



Calgary Stampeders wide receiver DaVaris Daniels poses backstage after being named Most Outstanding Rookie at the CFL Awards held in Toronto on Thursday, November 24, 2016. The only goal the six-foot-two, 205-pound Daniels has for this season is helping Ca
Bitterness of Grey Cup loss remains with Stampeders' receiver Daniels
The bitterness of defeat remains within DaVaris Daniels.
The 2016 season was a solid one for the Calgary Stampeders receiver, who was the league's top rookie. But what drove the former Notre Dame star this off-season was working to avenge the club's heart-breaking 39-33 overtime Grey Cup loss to the Ottawa Redblacks last November at BMO Field.



Toronto FC adds experience to backline, signs veteran Jason Hernandez
TORONTO - Toronto FC added experience to its backline in the form of 12-year veteran Jason Hernandez on Wednesday, the latest piece in what the MLS team hopes will be a championship puzzle.
The 33-year-old centre back, who appeared in 31 games for New York City FC last season, has 285 career MLS regular-season and playoff appearances under his belt.



Newly-signed defender Jason Hernandez (left) poses with Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney in Toronto on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson
Toronto FC adds experience to backline, signs veteran Jason Hernandez
TORONTO - Toronto FC added experience to its backline in the form of 12-year veteran Jason Hernandez on Wednesday, the latest piece in what the MLS team hopes will be a championship puzzle.
The 33-year-old centre back, who appeared in 31 games for New York City FC last season, has 285 career MLS regular-season and playoff appearances under his belt.



Montreal Canadiens' Paul Byron (41) celebrates with teammates Andrew Shaw (65) and Phillip Danault (24) after scoring against the Ottawa Senators during third period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Sunday, March 19, 2017. On paper, the Canadiens should be a
Canadiens wary of upsets by non-playoff opponents in final 10 games
BROSSARD, Que. - On paper, the Montreal Canadiens should be able to coast into the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Beginning with a home game Tuesday night against Detroit, nine of Montreal's last 10 games of the regular season are against teams not currently in a playoff position. And they don't play again on back to back nights until the final two games at home against Tampa Bay on April 7 and at Detroit on April 8.



Ryan Cochrane of Canada shows off his silver medal from the men's 1500-metre freestyle at the 2012 Olympic Games in London on Saturday, August 4, 2012. Two-time Olympic medallist Cochrane is retiring from swimming.The 28-year-old from Victoria made the ann
Canadian swimmer Ryan Cochrane retires with Olympic, world championship medals
Ryan Cochrane is ready for his reinvention.
The 28-year-old from Victoria, a consistent medal producer during a thin time for Canada's swim program, announced his retirement from competition Tuesday. He ends his decorated career with two Olympic medals in the men's 1,500-metre freestyle — a silver and a bronze — and eight world championship medals, the most by a Canadian swimmer.