In a nutshell: As of 12:05 a.m. Sunday by Hartley Miller


–Canada crushed Germany 16-2 in its opening preliminary round match at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Edmonton. Taylor Gauthier of the PG Cougars is the third goalie on the Canadian team and did not dress. Canada will play Slovakia in its second game today (Sunday 3:00 PM PT).

–The Czech Republic lost its first game at the World Junior Tournament 7-1 to Sweden. Forward Filip Koffer of the Prince George Cougars is part of the Czech Republic team that will play Russia tonight (6:30).

NFL: (3 Saturday games)

Miami  26  Las Vegas  25
Tampa Bay  47  Detroit  7
San Francisco  20  Arizona  12

–There are a dozen games on the second last Sunday of the regular season including the (9-5) LA Rams at the (10-4) Seattle Seahawks (1:25 PM Kickoff).


–The Toronto Raptors are 0-2 after a 119-114 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. The Raptors visit Philadelphia on Tuesday.