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Calgary native Anthony Woodson signs deal with hometown Stampeders

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 4:00pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

CALGARY — Running back Anthony Woodson has come home.

The Calgary native signed as a free agent with the Stampeders on Friday. His father, Tony, was a linebacker with...

'Like winning the lottery': Canadian rugby refugee to play in adopted hometown

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 3:55pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 5:30pm

BURNABY, B.C. — Admir Cejvanovic doesn't remember much about the refugee camp nestled on the border of Croatia and his native Bosnia.

Just a toddler at the time, he...

NYCFC star signing Maxi Moralez almost ended up wearing Toronto FC colours.

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 3:48pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 6:30pm

CHAMPIONSGATE, United States — Newly signed New York City FC designated player Maximiliano Moralez almost ended up wearing Toronto FC colours.

Toronto went hard after...

His injury nightmare behind him, Ben Spencer looks to make mark with Toronto FC

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 2:51pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 6:15pm

CHAMPIONSGATE, United States — At six foot five, forward Ben Spencer is hard to miss at Toronto FC practice. His journey there has taken him from New Mexico via Norway with a...

Toronto Argonauts sign Canadian defensive backs Matt Black, Matt Webster

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 2:13pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed Canadian defensive backs Matt Black and Matt Webster on Friday.

Black enters his ninth CFL season, all with Toronto. He has...

Blue Jays slugger Bautista ready for new season after injury-plagued 2016

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 2:05pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 2:30pm

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Jose Bautista has earned a reputation as a player who competes with passion and intensity.

But he doesn't want that to be mistaken for having a chip on...

Leafs hoping Marner can play Saturday vs. Sens; star rookie listed as day-to-day

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 1:27pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 2:00pm

TORONTO — He's yet to miss a game because of an apparent right shoulder injury but that hasn't stopped Toronto Maple Leafs players from being asked what it might be like...

B.C. Lions bolster receiving corps by signing veteran Chris Williams

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 1:23pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions added another big-play threat Friday, agreeing to terms with veteran receiver Chris Williams through the 2018 season.

The five-foot-eight, 175...

Hirscher wins giant slalom world title after plane incident

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 1:22pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 2:00pm

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — After an incident involving a military airplane delayed the race, Marcel Hirscher ended his long wait to win a world championship title in giant...

Wray Morrison: We've seen this before

By Wray Morrison February 17, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 12:22pm

As soon as word broke that Vince Young's representatives were talking with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the province got very excited.   Can you imagine a third-overall NFL...

Redblacks sign free-agent Canadian running back Pascal Lochard to two-year deal

By The Canadian Press February 17, 2017 - 12:13pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks signed free-agent Canadian running back Pascal Lochard to a two-year deal Friday.

The 26-year-old Montreal native dressed for 14 games with...

Saskatoon's Thomas Hasal is one of two goalkeepers named to Canada Soccer's roster for the CONCACAF U-20 championship tournament being held in Costa Rica from Feb. 17 to Mar. 5.

'It's up to us:' Saskatoon's Thomas Hasal joins Canada's national Under-20 team

By Ryan Brandt February 17, 2017 - 11:36am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 11:38am

From Saskatoon, to Vancouver,  to Costa Rica.

That is the last 12 months in the life of Thomas Hasal. The Saskatoon product is one of two goalkeepers for Canada's Under-...

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