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American women seek more than $66M in damages from US Soccer

American women seek more than $66M in damages from US Soccer

Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part their gender discrimination suit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, part of a slew of court papers filed Thursday night ahead of a scheduled May trial.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL Toronto 4, Pittsburgh 0 Montreal 4, Washington 3, OT New Jersey 2, San Jose 1 Philadelphia 4, Columbus 3, OT Winnipeg 5, Ottawa 1 St.
Leafs respond after back-to-back poor showings with 4-0 victory over Penguins

Leafs respond after back-to-back poor showings with 4-0 victory over Penguins

TORONTO — After two listless, disheartening performances, Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe wanted to see "signs of life" from his team. Toronto delivered on Thursday night. Now the challenge is to bottle it moving forward.

Canada's Raonic downs Stebe to advance to quarterfinals at Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Canada's Milos Raonic downed Germany's Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open. Raonic, ranked No.
Scheifele snaps scoring drought with hat trick to lift Jets over Senators 5-1

Scheifele snaps scoring drought with hat trick to lift Jets over Senators 5-1

OTTAWA — Mark Scheifele broke out of a slump in style Thursday night, scoring three power-play goals to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Einarson, Homan, Jones clinch playoff spots in Tournament of Hearts

Einarson, Homan, Jones clinch playoff spots in Tournament of Hearts

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Manitoba, Ontario and the Jennifer Jones wild-card team secured playoff berths at the Canadian women's curling championship Thursday.
Ovechkin scores 699th goal, Capitals lose to Canadiens in OT

Ovechkin scores 699th goal, Capitals lose to Canadiens in OT

WASHINGTON — All eyes were on Alex Ovechkin needing two goals to reach 700 in his career. The other No. 8 on the ice scored twice instead.

Firing of Queen's track and field coach follows heated social-media comments

Steve Boyd compared University of Guelph track and field athletes to the experience faced by prisoners of war who conspire with their captors in social-media posts earlier this month.
2010 leader John Furlong urges Vancouver to bid for 2030 Winter Games

2010 leader John Furlong urges Vancouver to bid for 2030 Winter Games

While Vancouver celebrates the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the man who co-led the bid and headed the organizing committee wants the city to do it again in 2030.
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League delays vote on proposed fighting ban

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League delays vote on proposed fighting ban

DORVAL, Que. — Fighting still is permitted in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, at least for the time being.