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San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jamie Squire, Pool)

Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 11:31pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.

It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series.

Tuesday's Scoreboard

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 11:17pm

Tuesday's Games

(All Times Eastern)

MLB

World Series

San Francisco 7 Kansas City 1

(first game of series)

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NHL

Boston 5 San Jose 3

N.Y. Rangers 4 New Jersey 3

Toronto 5 N.Y. Islanders 2

Montreal 2 Detroit 1 (OT)

Tampa Bay Lightning Ondrej Palat, right, from the Czech Republic, scores the game winning goal as Calgary Flames goalie Karri Ramo, from Finland, dives for the puck during overtime NHL hockey action in Calgary, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Palat scores winner as Tampa Bay beats Flames

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 11:16pm

CALGARY - After a costly giveaway the night before that cost his team the game, Tampa Bay left-winger Ondrej Palat felt he owed his team. He didn't wait long to make good on it.

Vancouver Canucks' Chris Tanev (8) has the puck stripped away by Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt (16) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Dallas. The Stars won 6-3. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Stars hold off Canucks to win 6-3

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 11:03pm

DALLAS - On one end of the ice, Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen was stopping a breakaway.

Seconds later, teammate Erik Cole fired the puck past Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller.

Raiders defenceman turned forward Mackenze Stewart barges between Ice goaltender Wyatt Hoflin and defenceman Troy Murray in pursuit of a loose puck.
Raiders defenceman turned forward Mackenze Stewart barges between Ice goaltender Wyatt Hoflin and defenceman Troy Murray in pursuit of a loose puck. Jeff D'Andrea, paNOW Staff

Raiders respond from distractions with 3-2 comeback win over Ice

By Jeff D'Andrea
October 21, 2014 - 10:09pm

With all the off-ice distractions surrounding the Prince Albert Raiders this week, they responded the best way they could with a gritty, character win.

The Raiders came back from an early 2-0 deficit to beat the Kootenay Ice 3-2 Tuesday at the Art Hauser Centre.

Winnipeg Jets' Grant Clitsome (24) takes out Carolina Hurricanes' Zach Boychuk (22) during first period NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Lowry scores first NHL goal in Jets win

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 10:07pm

WINNIPEG - Rookie Adam Lowry was sporting a smile and a special grey helmet after he scored his first NHL goal in Winnipeg's 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.

Montreal Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk, centre, celebrates with teammates Tomas Plekanec, left, and Alexei Emelin after scoring against the Detroit Red Wings during third period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Tuesday, October 21, 2104. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Desharnais OT lifts Habs 2-1 over Wings

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 10:01pm

MONTREAL - Alex Galchenyuk is showing that he wants to establish himself as a top offensive player for the Montreal Canadiens.

Toronto Maple Leafs left wing James van Riemsdyk reacts after scoring a goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Kessel's two goals lifts Leafs over Islanders 5-2

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 9:00pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - According to James van Riemsdyk, his linemate Phil Kessel was this close to discarding his sticks.

The New York Islanders may wish the high-scoring winger went through with it, as Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 win Tuesday night.

Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers (11) passes against North Carolina State in the first quarter of the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Rodgers didn't know much about Canadian football before joining the B.C. Lions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Humphrey

Aaron Rodgers' brother giving CFL a try

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 6:56pm

SURREY, B.C. - Jordan Rodgers didn't know much about Canadian football before joining the B.C. Lions, so he did what most people do when they need information fast.