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NHL commissioner Bettman re-affirms that NHL won't participate in 2018 Olympics

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 5:28pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

PITTSBURGH — Gary Bettman shovelled a little more dirt on NHLers playing at the 2018 Olympics.

Speaking before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final in his annual state of the...

NHL awards 2018 all-star showcase to Tampa, 3-on-3 tournament returns

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 5:15pm

NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Lightning will host the 2018 NHL all-star showcase, the league announced Monday.

The mid-season event will take place Jan. 27-28 at Amalie Arena...

Battle to be Mitchell's backup an intense one at Calgary Stampeder camp

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 4:03pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 4:30pm

CALGARY — With Bo Levi Mitchell the undisputed No. 1 quarterback in Calgary, training camp intrigue at that position shifts to his backup.

The Stampeders dealt former No...

National women's team veteran Josee Belanger hangs up soccer cleats

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 3:59pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 4:30pm

MONTREAL — Josee Belanger, who helped Canada to a women's soccer bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics, has decided to hang up her cleats.

Belanger, 31, announced her...

Toronto Wolfpack await word on halfback Blake Wallace's ankle injury

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 3:48pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 4:15pm

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack may have lost Australian halfback Blake Wallace for a while.

The 24-year-old from Wollongong watched practice Monday wearing a walking...

Newcomer James Wilder Jr. looking to catch on with Toronto Argonauts

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 3:02pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 3:30pm

TORONTO — It's not hard to pick out James Wilder Jr. at the Toronto Argonauts training camp.

At six foot three and 232 pounds, the 25-year-old Tampa native is the ...

Boucher says Senators should be prepared to "start back at zero" next season

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 2:59pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 4:15pm

OTTAWA — Guy Boucher called the Ottawa Senators' playoff run a "gigantic step" in the right direction, but cautioned the team should be prepared to start "from scratch" next...

Montreal Alouettes release all-star linebacker Bear Woods

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 2:50pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 3:15pm

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes have released all-star linebacker Bear Woods.

The 30-year-old was named the CFL East Division defensive player of the year for the...

Whitecaps lead by a goal but impact confident of comeback in Canadian Cup second leg

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 2:32pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 3:00pm

MONTREAL — The Vancouver Whitecaps have the lead, but the Montreal Impact will have a lot on their side in the second leg of their Canadian Championship semifinal at Saputo...

Aerial Assault: B.C. Lions' receiving corps ready to roar in 2017

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 1:43pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 2:45pm

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Chris Williams is doing some extra work after a training camp session, cutting and stopping to test his surgically repaired knee under a trainer's watchful eye...

Canadians Raonic, Abanda advance to second round of French Open

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 12:52pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 1:15pm

PARIS — Fifth-seeded Milos Raonic is safely through to the second round of the French Open after sweeping past Steve Darcis of Belgium in straight sets.

The Canadian ...

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge, released

By The Canadian Press May 29, 2017 - 12:29pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 1:00pm

Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on a DUI charge in Jupiter, Florida, and spent nearly four hours in a county jail before he was released.

Woods, the 14-time major...