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Nigeria hoping to provide curling’s ‘Cool Runnings’ moment

For the first time in the history of curling, Nigeria is hitting the pebbled ice at a world curling championship. Yes, the African nation has a curling team. As Devin Heroux writes, the parallels to Jamaica’s 1988 bobsled team are running rampant in Norway as the team – who relishes the comparison – competes. CBC | Sports News

Sorry, Canada — the Leafs are your last hope to bring the Cup home

The Montreal Canadiens were the last Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup in 1993, and it’s a good bet the drought will continue. The Winnipeg Jets’ elimination at the hands of the St. Louis Blues on Saturday left one lonely Canadian team remaining in the playoffs: the Toronto Maple Leafs. CBC | Sports News