Jennifer Jones was surprised at Wednesday's Canadian Olympic curling trials. The veteran Winnipeg skip watched as defending Canadian champion Rachel Homan's last rock draw attempt was heavy, giving Jones a steal in the 10th end and 7-6 victory.
As a young boy in Regina, Justin Warsylewicz was glued to his television during the broadcast of the 1994 Winter Olympic Games from Lillehammer, Norway, and he fell in love with the sport of speed skating.
Injuries continue to pile up for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Phil Kessel left practice early with an unspecified injury, and coach Randy Carlyle said he wasn't sure if the star winger would be able to play Thursday night against the Dallas Stars.
The NFL fined Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with Baltimore's Jacoby Jones on a kickoff return in the third quarter of a 22-20 loss to the Ravens last week.
Former Toronto Raptor Keon Clark, who has said he is trying to turn his life around, was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday in a plea agreement with prosecutors on weapons and driving under the influence charges.