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Ontario’s Howard wins fourth Brier title

You can’t blame Glenn Howard for thinking it might never happen again. The Coldwater skip who has won seven straight Ontario curling titles while rarely suffering a defeat, went into Sunday night’s Tim Hortons Brier final with a dubious record of having won only one national final in the last five tries.

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Manitoba’s Fowler wins Brier bronze

What a difference a year makes. A matter of 365 days ago, at London’s Tim Hortons Brier, the bronze-medal playoff game was one that nobody wanted to play. Not Brad Gushue the winner. And definitely not Kevin Martin, the loser.

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Alberta advances to Brier final against Ontario

Alberta’s Kevin Koe twice scored four points in critical eighth ends Saturday at the Tim Hortons Brier to qualify for tonight’s championship final against Ontario’s Glenn Howard.

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Alberta advances to Brier semi-final

Based on previous confrontations, it was closer than most expected. For a time. Jamie Koe planned a different scenario for Saturday’s Page Three-Four playoff at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Ontario one win from Brier title

How familiar is this face in the Tim Hortons Brier final? Almost as familiar as the Tim Hortons logo in the curling arena, that’s how. The coffee and doughnut outfit became the Brier sponsor eight years ago.

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Only four survive Brier round robin

It was one of the most unlikely finishes in the history of the Tim Hortons Brier’s round-robin preliminaries. Following Thursday night’s final round at the Credit Union Centre, Ontario’s Glenn Howard (10-1) and Manitoba’s Rob Fowler (8-3) qualified for tonight’s Page One-Two playoff

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Polars control tie-breaker fate

The playoff scenario at the Saskatoon Tim Hortons Brier sorted itself out Thursday afternoon – mostly. As a result of the on-ice action, Territorial skip Jamie Koe controls his destiny and that of the field tonight when he takes on Jim Cotter (4-6) of B.C.

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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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Brothers Koe upstage Howard’s record-tying effort

The Koe brothers gave it their best shot to upstage Glenn Howard’s record-tying Brier appearance at the Credit Union Centre on Monday night. Alberta’s Kevin Koe directed his fifth straight victory without a defeat

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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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