- Two Canadian teams are looking to win their third-straight games on Friday night. The Calgary Flames lead the Colorado 1-0 on Kris Russell's fourth goal of the season in the second, while the Vancouver Canucks and Phoenix Coyotes are scoreless in the first. Follow the action with in-game stats and TSN's GameTracker.
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- Jonathan Drouin of the Halifax Mooseheads suffered a possible concussion in Friday's game against the Quebec Remparts in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Drouin was hit hard into the boards from behind by Remparts winger Adam Erne in the first period and did not return. A serious injury would have world junior championship implications for Team Canada.
- Johan Franzen and Tomas Tatar scored third-period goals and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Friday. Joakim Andersson also scored and Jonas Gustavsson made 10 saves for Detroit, which has won five of six. The 11 shots tied a New Jersey franchise record for fewest shots in a home game.
- The United States will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany in a tough first-round group at next year's World Cup that will take them on a lengthy 9,000-mile trip around Brazil. Making their seventh straight appearance at soccer's showcase, the Americans were drawn Friday into Group G and will open on June 16 in Natal against Ghana, which eliminated the Americans at the 2006 and 2010 tournaments
- The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without the services of Tyler Bozak for a lot longer than anticipated, as the club has placed him on the long-term injured reserve list. As per the National Hockey League's collective bargaining agreement, Bozak must remain there for a minimum of 10 games or 24 days.
- Kobe Bryant will make his long-awaited return from a torn left Achilles tendon when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night. In a dramatic video posted on his Facebook page before the Lakers played at Sacramento on Friday night, Bryant set his much-anticipated comeback date.
- Tiger Woods had a birdie putt on every hole and made 10 of them Friday to tie his own course record at Sherwood and take a two-shot lead in the World Challenge. Woods had a 10-under 62, matching the score he shot in the second round at Sherwood six years ago. That gave him a two-shot lead over Zach Johnson, who birdied the last hole for a 68.
- The Ottawa Redblacks introduced former Calgary Stampeders defensive co-ordinator Rick Campbell as the first head coach in franchise history on Friday. Campbell is a 15-year CFL coaching veteran but the Ottawa appointment is his first as a head coach.
- Sherry Middaugh fed off Rachel Homan's mistakes to cruise to a 10-4 win the women's semifinal at the Olympic Curling trials in Winnipeg Friday. She meets Jennifer Jones Saturday in the women's final. At 47, Middaugh is the oldest skip at the trials.
- Kevin Martin and John Morris won't have to wait long to renew acquaintances. The former teammates will meet in Saturday's men's semifinal as round-robin action wrapped up at the Canadian Olympic curling trials. Martin defeated Morris 7-6 in an extra end to clinch second in the men's standings.
- The Seattle Mariners appear to have gotten their man. According to ESPN Deportes' Enrique Rojas, the Mariners have agreed to a ten-year contract worth $240 million with free agent second baseman Robinson Cano. The Mariners would not offer comment on the story on Friday.
- Carlos Beltran has chosen pinstripes. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the OF has signed with the New York Yankees on a three-year deal. The 36-year-old is an eight-time All-Star and has spent the last two seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals.
- Mike Napoli and his beard are coming back to Beantown. WEEI Boston first reported that the first basemen will return to the Boston Red Sox next season. The deal is reportedly worth $32 million over two years. "The beard is coming back to Boston!!! Couldn't be happier!!," said Napoli in a tweet on Friday night.
- Accompanied by a couple of his scouts, Raptors GM Masai Ujiri was returning from a road trip to Syracuse, where he watched the Orange defeat the Hoosiers Tuesday evening. All the while he kept an eye on what was unfolding on the opposite end of the country. With the Raptors on the verge of a historic collapse, all he could do was watch the score. TSN Radio 1050's Josh Lewenberg has more.
- Everyone knows it isn't enough to buy a new smartphone. You need accessories to go with it, too. As a perennial best-seller, Apple's iPhone has become one of the most accessorized mobile devices out there. If you can imagine it, chances are it's available for sale somewhere. But availability and affordability don't always get along. Once you're finished buying the phone and you start paying the monthly bill, you'd be forgiven for not having leftover budget for cases, chargers and other necessities of modern mobile life. That's why the holiday season was invented. And why we've compiled this handy list of cheap - but not fall-apart-cheap - accessories for your iPhone. By Carmi Levy.