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Alouettes give D-back Johnson one-year deal, extended running back Rutley two years

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 1:42pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 2:15pm

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes extended the contracts of running back Brandon Rutley and defensive back Jovon Johnson on Monday.

Four-year veteran Rutley inked a two-...

Montreal Impact fullback Ambroise Oyongo back after Africa Cup of Nations win

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 1:12pm Updated: February 20, 2017 - 1:30pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It's been a whirlwind two weeks for Montreal Impact fullback Ambroise Oyongo since helping Cameroon beat Egypt and win the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Laine, Kadri, McDavid named NHL's three stars of the week

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 11:11am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 12:30pm

NEW YORK — Winnipeg Jets right-wing Patrik Laine, Toronto Maple Leafs centre Nazem Kadri and Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid are the NHL's three stars of the week.

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Matthews or Laine? Sorting through the loaded Calder trophy race

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 10:30am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 11:00am

NHL rookie classes like this one don't come around very often.

It's been almost 25 years since we last saw three rookies hit both the 20-goal and 70 point plateaus in...

Toronto adds offence in form of Spanish attacking midfielder Victor Vazquez.

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 9:15am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 10:45am

CHAMPIONSGATE, Fla. — Toronto FC has landed a marquee attacking midfielder in Spain's Victor Vazquez.

The 30-year-old was part of Barcelona's youth system and won...

Toronto FC defender Clement Simonin thankful injury roller-coaster is over

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 8:27am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 10:00am

CHAMPIONSGATE, Fla. — Clement Simonin is without a contract at Toronto FC's training camp, his future up in the air.

But the French defender is all smiles these days....

Spotlight shifts to teams with less Champs League pedigree

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 8:07am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 8:30am

LONDON — After the Champions League knockout phase was opened by teams with a combined 24 European titles, the spotlight shifts to those with far less of a continental pedigree...

Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riot

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 7:47am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 8:15am

CAIRO — Egypt's highest appeals court on Monday upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot that killed over 70 fans in 2012, becoming one of the...

Schenn scores winner, Gostisbehere adds three assists as Flyers down Canucks 3-2

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 1:59am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 2:30am

VANCOUVER — Shayne Gostisbehere's career night helped the Philadelphia Flyers to a morale-boosting victory in their push for a playoff spot.

The second-year defenceman...

Derrick (The Black Beast) Lewis beats Travis (Hapa) Browne by knockout

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 1:04am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 1:30am

HALIFAX — Derrick (The Black Beast) Lewis used his power to defeat Travis (Hapa) Browne by knockout at 3:12 of the second round on Sunday in the main event of a UFC Fight Night...

Sunday's Games

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 12:01am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 12:30am

Sunday's Games

NHL

Philadelphia 3 Vancouver 2

Toronto 4 Carolina 0

Winnipeg 3 Ottawa 2

N.Y. Rangers 2 Washington 1

Detroit 5...

Senators lose Hoffman, Wingels and Stone to injury in loss to Jets

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:46pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:15pm

Ottawa coach Guy Boucher labelled his team's injury situation as a disaster.

The Senators failed to close in on Montreal for first place in the Atlantic Division after...

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