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Winnipeg Blue Bombers poke fun at Calgary Stampeders coach with T-shirt

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are having a little fun with a controversial comment from Calgary Stampeders coach Dave Dickenson.

Vonn plans to return next season for races at Lake Louise

Lindsey Vonn can't bring herself to say goodbye to ski racing without one final run at her favourite course. So she intends to extend her farewell tour into next season.

Ottawa Senators sign veteran defenceman Justin Falk

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have bolstered their blue line with the addition of Justin Falk.
To 32 and beyond: Seattle may not be end of NHL expansion

To 32 and beyond: Seattle may not be end of NHL expansion

The NHL will soon have 32 teams if Seattle is approved as expected next week. An even balance between conferences. A cross-border rival for the Vancouver Canucks in the Pacific Northwest. Surely the league is done growing for a while? Maybe not.

Canada looks to leave FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup with bronze medal

Rhian Wilkinson knows all about the pain of missing out on a gold-medal game. She also understands what it takes to bounce back and step onto the podium.

Edmonton Oilers acquire forward Valentin Zykov off waivers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Valentin Zykov off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes. The 23-year-old native of St.
Montreal Formula 1 driver Lance Stroll joins father's Force India team

Montreal Formula 1 driver Lance Stroll joins father's Force India team

Montreal driver Lance Stroll is joining the Force India Formula 1 team. The team was purchased by Stroll's father, Lawrence, this past summer, creating instant speculation that Lance would drive for Force India in 2019.

Canadian women lose to New Zealand in final of Dubai Rugby Sevens

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — New Zealand downed Canada 26-14 Friday in the final of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, posting its fifth straight tournament win. The Black Ferns won the 2018-19 season opener in Glendale, Colo.
Mississauga MetroStars to kick off debut MASL season in Baltimore

Mississauga MetroStars to kick off debut MASL season in Baltimore

The Mississauga MetroStars jump into the deep end of the Major Arena Soccer League on Saturday, kicking off with a visit to the defending champion Baltimore Blast.
Returning captains tend to enjoy going back to old homes

Returning captains tend to enjoy going back to old homes

Like many before NHL team captains before him, San Jose Sharks captain Erik Karlsson figures to receive a rousing ovation when he makes his return to Ottawa on Saturday to face the Senators.