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Canucks fire head coach Willie Desjardins after three seasons in charge

Canucks fire head coach Willie Desjardins after three seasons in charge On his final shift as coach of the Vancouver Canucks, Desjardins sent minor-league call-ups Michael Chaput and Jayson Megna out on the ice with centre Brandon Sutter to finish off a 5-2 loss Sunday in which the trio had been territorially abysmal against the Edmonton Oilers. Continua a leggere...

Bruins set to start series with Senators on Wednesday

There is recent history for the Bruins in a similar situation: as an undrafted rookie, Krug was an integral part of the 2013 team that went to the Stanley Cup Final vs. So one should expect a lot of neutral zone talk, a lot of low-scoring chess match gamesmanship and an entertainment value that hovers somewhere below the normal standard for Stanley Cup playoff hockey games. Continua a leggere...

US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup Canadian Victor Montagliani has already earned his place at world soccer's inner circle. CONCACAF has not hosted the World Cup since the tournament was played at nine US venues in 1994, and the region appears to be the leading contender for 2026, when soccer's premier event expands from 32 nations to 48. Continua a leggere...

North Carolina National Championship 2017: The Tar Heels are back on top

North Carolina National Championship 2017: The Tar Heels are back on top Jackson has been a 3-point threat all season. North Carolina's reserves up front include 6-9 senior Isaiah Hicks and 6-11 freshman Tony Bradley. I have no doubt that many of them were told they'd never be allowed to make it to this place if they chose Carolina, but they chose them anyway. Continua a leggere...

Assad says U.S. missile strike failed to achieve goal

Assad says U.S. missile strike failed to achieve goal Abadi called for an urgent global investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria, the statement added. "We will be discussing the possibility of further sanctions certainly on some of the Syrian military figures and indeed on some of the Russian military figures who have been involved in co-ordinating the Syrian military efforts and are thereby contaminated by the appalling behaviour ... Continua a leggere...

Rose looking forward to faster course on Day Three of Masters

Sergio and Justin played great golf. But it's not always that easy. It was a wonderful battle and if there is anyone you want to lose to it's Sergio. He almost blew his chance to win it in regulation after missing a birdie on 18 in Round 4. Continua a leggere...