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Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson says GM Marc Bergevin has his full support

MANALAPAN, Fla. — Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson has given general manager Marc Bergevin a vote of confidence. Molson made the comments to reporters on Friday following the NHL board of governors meeting in Florida.

Canada's Fleming finalist for NCAA most outstanding female soccer player

Canadian soccer international Jessie Fleming has been named as one of three finalists for the 2017 women's MAC Hermann Trophy. The MAC Hermann Trophy is presented annually to the most outstanding U.S.

Linden: Vancouver Canucks excited at the prospect of a rival in Seattle

MANALAPAN, Fla. — Trevor Linden is looking forward to potentially driving to one of his team's road games in the near future.

NHL salary cap expected to rise to between $78M and $82M next season

MANALAPAN, Fla. — One day after the NHL took a big step towards an expansion franchise in Seattle, commissioner Gary Bettman said the league's existing 31 teams will be allowed to spend more next season. A lot more, in fact.
Frei played the villain against his old team in Sounders' MLS win last season

Frei played the villain against his old team in Sounders' MLS win last season

TORONTO — Stefan Frei began his Major League Soccer career for Toronto FC and played five seasons for the Canadian franchise.
MLS Cup teams ready to play, tired of pre-game media, hype and hoopla

MLS Cup teams ready to play, tired of pre-game media, hype and hoopla

TORONTO — While reporters shivered on the sidelines, the MLS Cup final teams just went about their business in their final practice Friday. Thanks to a strong biting wind, the temperature of -1 Celsius felt a lot frostier at BMO Field.
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss World Cup, banned 1 year

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss World Cup, banned 1 year

ZURICH — Peru captain Paolo Guerrero will miss the World Cup after being banned by FIFA for one year because of a positive test for cocaine.
Lawyer: No one at Michigan State knew about doc's assaults

Lawyer: No one at Michigan State knew about doc's assaults

DETROIT — A former federal prosecutor hired by Michigan State University says there's no evidence that campus officials knew a sports doctor was sexually abusing young female athletes.
Vonn happy to mix sport and politics ahead of Olympics

Vonn happy to mix sport and politics ahead of Olympics

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — Lindsey Vonn says she won't stop expressing her political views, though her main goal is regaining her Olympic downhill title.
Toronto, Seattle look to add to their respective success stories in MLS Cup

Toronto, Seattle look to add to their respective success stories in MLS Cup

TORONTO — One more chance. Or one more championship. For Toronto FC, Saturday's MLS Cup final is an opportunity for redemption and to punctuate a record-breaking season with an unprecedented treble, adding the Philip F.