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Rory McIlroy wins back-to-back RBC Canadian Opens
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Rory McIlroy wins back-to-back RBC Canadian Opens

Rory McIlroy just has to fill out the paperwork and then he’ll be an honorary Canadian. The Northern Irishman fired an 8-under 62 to win his second RBC Canadian Open with a two-stroke victory over Tony Finau of the United States to finish at 19-under overall. McIlroy was beloved by Canadian fans all week, with...

‘Learning moment:’ Embarrassing loss to Flames was catalyst for Oilers’ playoff push
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‘Learning moment:’ Embarrassing loss to Flames was catalyst for Oilers’ playoff push

It was not the Edmonton Oilers’ finest hour, but a big loss to their Battle of Alberta archrivals might have been instrumental to their playoff push. The Calgary Flames pumped nine goals past the Oilers, in what could have been Edmonton’s most embarrassing outing of the season, when the teams last met on March 26. Yet the Oilers went...

Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames weigh in on NHL playoff Battle of Alberta
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Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames weigh in on NHL playoff Battle of Alberta

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1991 in a best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal starting May 17. Here are some key quotes from both teams: “We became a province in 1905 I believe, so that’s 116 years ago. How many people are in Alberta? Four and a half million maybe? What brings our...

Canada’s Leyla Fernandez Continues Magical Run
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Canada’s Leyla Fernandez Continues Magical Run

In the beginning, it looks like the magical run will come to an end. Leyla Fernandez started slow and was down 4-1 in the first set, but the Canadian of Ecuadorean and Filipino origin again showed her poise and maturity beyond her age to defeat world no. 2 Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-4,...