The University of Ottawa will create a task force “on respect and equality” on campus, the president announced Thursday, in response to two recent allegations of sexual misconduct involving students.
Nine days after the Alouettes announced the veteran Higgins as their new head coach, he finally met with the media in the team's Olympic Stadium locker-room and introduced his coaching staff on Thursday.
As the girlfriend he shot lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers in her clenched mouth, a witness testified Thursday at the double-amputee runner's murder trial.
Nicolas Batum had 14 points and a career-high 18 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers routed Atlanta 102-78, a loss that marked the end of Hawks guard Kyle Korver's NBA-record streak of 127 games with a 3-pointer.
Team Canada isn't just another team, and the Heritage Classic isn't just another game. Because of that, no two decisions had a bigger impact on the NHL trade deadline than the original Team Canada roster and the Vancouver Canucks' starting goaltender for last weekend's outdoor game.
Tyler Bozak scored on a penalty shot and then got the winning goal 1:51 into overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday night, spoiling the New York debut of Martin St. Louis.
Martin Brodeur is staying with the New Jersey Devils. Despite speculation that the Devils were considering dealing the NHL's career leader in wins, the 41-year-old will finish his 20th consecutive season in New Jersey after Wednesday's trade deadline expired.
Roberto Luongo thought he could be part of a star goalie duo in Florida. Instead, Tim Thomas was gone before Luongo could suit up again for the Panthers. The Panthers traded Thomas to Dallas on Wednesday.
The Los Angeles Kings, hoping to mirror the success they had from their last big trade-deadline deal with Columbus, bolstered their offence by acquiring former scoring whiz Marian Gaborik from the Blue Jackets on Wednesday.
An Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher was flown to a hospital after a harrowing ordeal that included crashing his sled, hitting his head on a tree stump and getting knocked unconscious, and later falling through ice and breaking his ankle.