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Ontario breezes into round-robin finale

It’s boiling down to the last-round clash tonight at the Tim Hortons Brier involving Glenn Howard (Ontario) and Kevin Koe (Alberta), the only former champions at the Credit Union Centre.

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Manitoba makes its Brier move

Ontario’s Glenn Howard, resplendent with a night off at the Tim Hortons Brier on Wednesday, was left atop the leaderboard when Manitoba’s Rob Fowler upended Alberta’s Kevin Koe 8-5, thereby temporarily solidifying the top three placings heading into the last day of round-robin play.

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Howard rises to the top

It was a clear case of the rich getting richer at the Tim Hortons Brier on Wednesday afternoon. Ontario’s Glenn Howard went top-of-the-table with an 8-1 record, turning a close contest against P.E.I. into a runaway 10-5 win.

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Alberta’s Koe wins battle of brothers

It was brother vs. brother at the Credit Union Centre on Wednesday morning but the result didn’t live up to the hype. Alberta’s Kevin Koe survived a couple of tough opening ends against Jamie Koe’s Territories team

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Alberta, Ontario share Brier lead

The Tim Hortons Brier form chart is beginning to run true to form. The two former champions in the field — Alberta’s Kevin Koe (2010) and Ontario’s Glenn Howard (2007) — headed into their last four round-robin assignments today and Thursday with 6-and-1 records.

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Alberta continues to apply Brier pressure

Alberta’s curling champs are beginning to look as solid as rent. Kevin Koe’s Calgary Glencoe unit won its sixth straight on Tuesday morning

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Koe cruises to 4-0

An Alberta clipper continues to roll through the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon at the Tim Hortons Brier, Canadian Men’s Curling Championship. Kevin Koe not only jumped his record to 4-0 on Monday afternoon, he did it in short order, beating Mike Gaudet’s P.E.I. crew 8-2 in eight ends.

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Territories, Ontario post third Brier wins

There’s no way Yellowknife’s Jamie Koe can match his best-ever Brier start at this edition of the Tim Hortons event. When he tagged Saskatchewan’s Scott Manners with a four-ender Monday morning in the eighth end which proved the crusher in a 9-5 victory, it gave the Territories skip a 3-and-1 record which isn’t too shabby.

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Polars prove to be Ontario-killers at Brier

A pair of surprises on the Tim Hortons Brier late shift on Sunday night left only one contender — Alberta’s Kevin Koe-skipped aggregation — undefeated heading into the next four days of round-robin skirmishes.

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On the rocks at 0-3

It’s definitely not the start Brad Gushue was looking for. The Newfoundlanders are staring at a 0-3 record after letting one get away to the still-perfect Ontario crew of Glenn Howard.

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Nova Scotians win third straight at Brier

The wins continued to pile up for unsung Nova Scotia at the Tim Hortons Brier on Sunday morning. Jamie Murphy and his rookie team from the CFB Halifax vaulted into a 5-2 lead at the half

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Bluenosers escape Brier gate with two wins

They may not sustain it for the week — not with co-favourites Kevin Koe and Glenn Howard breathing down their necks — but the rookie Nova Scotians skipped by Jamie Murphy experienced a first Tim Hortons Brier day to remember on Saturday at the Credit Union Centre.

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Ontario, rookie skips post opening wins

Glenn Howard of Ontario, who has been around for years, had an open hit to win his first game of the 87th Brier on Saturday afternoon at the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon.

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Tankard Times: Issue 1 from the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier

Enjoy the first issue of The Tankard Times, the Canadian Curling Association-supported daily newspaper at the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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Howard, Koe and Gushue head Tim Hortons Brier field

The Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto, begins Saturday, March 3 at the Credit Union Centre (formerly SaskPlace) in Saskatoon. It’s the 83rd edition of the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship

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