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Winnipeg Blue Bombers give D-lineman chance to earn NFL gig

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have released Canadian defensive lineman Jonathan Kongbo so he can pursue NFL opportunities. Kongbo, who was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo before moving to Surrey, B.C.
Edmonton's Chuba Hubbard named Big 12 top offensive player

Edmonton's Chuba Hubbard named Big 12 top offensive player

IRVING, Texas — Edmonton native Chuba Hubbard, the NCAA rushing leader, has been named the Big 12 offensive player of the year. Conference sacks leader James Lynch from Baylor was named top defensive player.
Centre Greg Worthington, halfback Ryan Brierley leave Toronto Wolfpack

Centre Greg Worthington, halfback Ryan Brierley leave Toronto Wolfpack

TORONTO — Two Toronto Wolfpack players are moving on with halfback Ryan Brierley joining Hull Kingston Rovers permanently while centre Greg Worthington goes to Featherstone Rovers on loan.

Canada's Jessie Fleming up for MAC Hermann Trophy for a second time

Canadian international Jessie Fleming is one of three finalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy, honouring the top NCAA soccer player. The 21-year-old UCLA midfielder, a senior from London, Ont.
Kyle Julius returning home to coach Canadian league's Fraser Valley Bandits

Kyle Julius returning home to coach Canadian league's Fraser Valley Bandits

Canada didn't have its own professional basketball league when Kyle Julius retired from playing in 2009.
Canada women win opening match but men beaten by Samoa at Dubai 7s

Canada women win opening match but men beaten by Samoa at Dubai 7s

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bianca Farella scored two early tries and Canada staved off a Russian rally in the second half to win its opening match 24-19 at the Dubai Sevens on Thursday.

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Nichushkin scores short-handed winner after Toronto gaffe as Avalanche top Leafs

Nichushkin scores short-handed winner after Toronto gaffe as Avalanche top Leafs

TORONTO — Frederik Andersen wanted to battle with his teammates. Coming off an ugly 6-1 loss in Philadelphia a night earlier — one where he was left hung out to dry late — Toronto's No.
Ennis records three points to help lift Senators over Oilers 5-2

Ennis records three points to help lift Senators over Oilers 5-2

EDMONTON — The Ottawa Senators didn't seem fazed by their short turnaround. Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists as Ottawa defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday, a night after shouldering a loss in Vancouver.

St. Pete won't allow Rays to share games with Montreal

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The mayor of St. Petersburg says the city will not allow the Tampa Bay Rays to pursue a plan to split home games between new stadiums that would be built in Florida and Montreal.