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Williams, Behar to miss Ottawa Redblacks contest versus B.C. Lions

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks will be without Canadian receiver Nate Behar and American tackle Ucambre Williams when they visit the B.C. Lions on Friday night.

Argos cornerback Peters not practising due to head ailment

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts could be without one of their top defenders Saturday when they visit the Calgary Stampeders. American cornerback Jamal Peters didn't practise Wednesday for the second straight day due to a head ailment.
NHL monitoring Aquilini's family court proceeding, after allegations of child abuse

NHL monitoring Aquilini's family court proceeding, after allegations of child abuse

VANCOUVER — The National Hockey League says it is monitoring the family court proceedings of Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini, who has denied accusations by ex-wife Tali'ah that he abused their children.

Blue Bombers, Riders to honour Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bomber and Saskatchewan Roughriders will honour Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation before their game Friday night.
Edmonton Elks look for their first home victory since 2019 campaign

Edmonton Elks look for their first home victory since 2019 campaign

Home field has been anything but an advantage for the Edmonton Elks. Edmonton (4-10) has dropped a CFL record-tying 14 straight games at Commonwealth Stadium.
Newcomer Otto Porter Jr. happy to be another veteran voice for talented young Raptors

Newcomer Otto Porter Jr. happy to be another veteran voice for talented young Raptors

VICTORIA — When Otto Porter Jr. was considering an offer from the Toronto Raptors, he didn't have to look far for a scouting report. "First thing he did (was call me)," Thaddeus Young said.
Royal Canadian Mint releases coin celebrating 50th anniversary of 1972 Summit Series

Royal Canadian Mint releases coin celebrating 50th anniversary of 1972 Summit Series

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Mint is commemorating the anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series with a $2 coin celebrating Canada's hockey triumph over the Soviet Union The 1972 Summit Series was an eight-game contest between Canada and the USSR, with ga

CFL, Roughriders jointly announce 2022 Grey Cup game officially sold out

TORONTO — The 109th Grey Cup is officially a sellout. Both the CFL and Saskatchewan Roughriders made the announcement Wednesday. The 2022 Grey Cup game will be played Nov. 20 at Mosaic Stadium with over 33,000 spectators on hand.
Financier gives seven-figure sum to Canada's alpine, para alpine and ski cross racers

Financier gives seven-figure sum to Canada's alpine, para alpine and ski cross racers

Alpine Canada's board chair has made a personal donation of $1.3 million to national alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racers to reduce the amount athletes pay out of their own pocket to race for their country.
Feds tell Canadian hockey players with KHL teams in Russia, Belarus to get out

Feds tell Canadian hockey players with KHL teams in Russia, Belarus to get out

Canadians continue to play hockey for Kontinental Hockey League teams in Russia and Belarus despite the Canadian government's warning to get out of those countries.