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Canada chooses young basketball teams for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

The basketball adventure continues for Mambi Diawara and David Kapinga. Just 15 days after leading the University of Calgary to its first ever national men's basketball title, the two leave Monday for Australia and the Commonwealth Games.
CFLPA files grievance against CFL related to player safety and rehabilitation

CFLPA files grievance against CFL related to player safety and rehabilitation

TORONTO — The CFL Players' Association filed grievance against the CFL on Wednesday related to concussions.
Toronto FC gives Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez a new multi-year contract

Toronto FC gives Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez a new multi-year contract

Toronto FC rewarded Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez with a new contract Wednesday. The MLS champions tore up Vazquez's old deal and added a year's term to the new one. It's in keeping with other recent moves to lock up talent.

Canadian under-18 rugby sevens men caught up in Youth Olympic numbers game

TORONTO — The Canadian men's under-18 rugby sevens team did its part to qualify for the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires later this year. The young Canadians went undefeated at a qualifying tournament earlier this month, defeating the U.S.
Senators captain Erik Karlsson and wife Melinda thankful for support after death of son

Senators captain Erik Karlsson and wife Melinda thankful for support after death of son

Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson and his wife Melinda are expressing thanks for the support they have received after the death of their son.
IndyCar inks 3-year media rights deal with NBC Sports

IndyCar inks 3-year media rights deal with NBC Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — IndyCar has signed a new media rights package with NBC Sports Group that will dramatically increase its exposure next season and move the Indianapolis 500 to a different network for the first time since 1965.
Draisaitl has goal, 3 assists as Oilers whip Hurricanes 7-3

Draisaitl has goal, 3 assists as Oilers whip Hurricanes 7-3

RALEIGH, N.C. — Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers just kept throwing the puck on net over and over. It was a sound strategy, considering just about every shot they took seemed to be going in.
Fleury exits after 1st period but Vegas beats Canucks 4-1

Fleury exits after 1st period but Vegas beats Canucks 4-1

LAS VEGAS — For the second consecutive game, the Vegas Golden Knights looked like the same team that was so dominant for much of the season.
Tennis umpire who was accused of killing aims to clear name

Tennis umpire who was accused of killing aims to clear name

LOS ANGELES — Lois Goodman was walking out of a hotel on her way to judge a U.S. Open tennis match in New York in 2012 when police swept in to handcuff and arrest her in front of news cameras.
Calgary remains interested in 2026 bid, but awaits word from feds, province

Calgary remains interested in 2026 bid, but awaits word from feds, province

Calgary city council approved a slate of moves towards a possible bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics on Tuesday but they're contingent upon the federal and provincial governments contributing money towards it.