April 24th, 2014

National Sports

Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg a game-time decision for Game 4 vs. Bruins

By The Canadian Press on April 24th, 2014

DETROIT – The Red Wings could get a big boost in their playoff series against the Bruins if Henrik Zetterberg is able to return for Game 4 tonight. Coach Mike Babcock called Zetterberg a game-time decision, pending a doctor’s appointment and pre-game warm-ups. Zetterberg has not played since the Sochi Olympics because of a herniated ... Read More »

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Bruins’ Bergeron, Blackhawks’ Toews, Kings’ Kopitar are Selke finalists

By The Canadian Press on April 24th, 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Patrice Bergeron, Jonathan Toews and Anze Kopitar are the finalists for the NHL’s Selke Trophy, awarded to the best defensive forward. Toews, captain of the Chicago Blackhawks, edged out Bergeron of the Boston Bruins for the honour last year. Kopitar is the first player in Los Angeles Kings franchise history to ... Read More »

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Toronto Raptors star DeMar DeRozan shows he can rise to playoff occasion

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press on April 24th, 2014

TORONTO – After a wobbly playoff debut, Raptors star DeMar DeRozan returned to attack mode for Game 2 against the Brooklyn Nets. The 24-year-old Toronto guard had just 14 points in Game 1, with eight of those coming from the free throw line, in a 94-87 loss to visiting Brooklyn that saw DeRozan miss 10 ... Read More »

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F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone rejects bribery charges, says he was blackmailed as trial opens

By Nesha Starcevic, The Associated Press on April 24th, 2014

MUNICH – Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone rejected accusations of bribery as he went on trial Thursday in a case that could threaten his grip on the sport, telling a Munich court that he was blackmailed by a German banker who received a disputed $44 million payment. Ecclestone said in a personal statement read out ... Read More »

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F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone disputes bribery accusations as he goes on trial in Germany

By The Associated Press on April 24th, 2014

MUNICH – Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has rejected accusations of bribery as his trial opened in Germany – telling a Munich court that the German banker at the centre of the case didn’t tell the truth. Ecclestone said in a statement read out in German by his lawyers Thursday that he was “grateful” to ... Read More »

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F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone’s bribery trial opens in Germany, could threaten grip on race series

By The Associated Press on April 24th, 2014

MUNICH – The trial of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on bribery charges has begun, in a case that could threaten the 83-year-old’s grip on the sport. Ecclestone talked with his lawyers and smiled as he took his place Thursday at the Munich state court. He’s accused of bribery and incitement to breach of trust, ... Read More »

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Patrick Kane scores in OT, Chicago Blackhawks beat St. Louis Blues 4-3 to even series

By Jay Cohen, The Associated Press on April 23rd, 2014

CHICAGO – Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Kane carried the puck down the left side as teammates Ben Smith and Brandon Saad rushed toward ... Read More »

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