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Ottawa Redblacks sign American defensive backs Kanneh, Evans to contract extensions

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks signed American defensive backs Abdul Kanneh and Randall Evans to contract extensions Tuesday. Kanneh had three interceptions — one returned for touchdown — and 28 tackles in eight games with Ottawa last season.
Canada calls up Zachary Brault-Guillard for World Cup qualifier in El Salvador

Canada calls up Zachary Brault-Guillard for World Cup qualifier in El Salvador

Canada has called up defender Zachary Brault-Guillard ahead of its World Cup qualifier in El Salvador. The Canadian men will be without centre back Steven Vitoria, who picked up a second yellow card in Sunday's 2-0 win over the U.S.
Indigenous-led bid to bring 2030 Games to Vancouver and Whistler takes next step

Indigenous-led bid to bring 2030 Games to Vancouver and Whistler takes next step

VANCOUVER — An Indigenous-led partnership has taken the next step in exploring a potential bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Raptors end Hawks' 7-game win streak behind Trent, Siakam

Raptors end Hawks' 7-game win streak behind Trent, Siakam

ATLANTA — Gary Trent Jr. scored 31 points, Pascal Siakam added 23 and the Toronto Raptors snapped Atlanta’s seven-game winning streak with a 106-100 victory on Monday night.
Tim Stutzle finds OT winner as Senators edge Oilers 3-2

Tim Stutzle finds OT winner as Senators edge Oilers 3-2

OTTAWA — The last thing the Ottawa Senators want to see is Tim Stutzle fighting, but on this night the young centre will be forgiven after scoring a highlight reel goal in overtime to lead his team to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers. With 37.
Toronto Maple Leafs stage latest comeback win to beat New Jersey Devils 6-4

Toronto Maple Leafs stage latest comeback win to beat New Jersey Devils 6-4

TORONTO — The Maple Leafs hit the midseason mark of the season with another dramatic come-from-behind win, a six-game goal-scoring streak from Mitch Marner and a hat trick from Auston Matthews.
Halak, Boeser help Canucks top Blackhawks 3-1

Halak, Boeser help Canucks top Blackhawks 3-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach Bruce Boudreau likes his goaltender tandem of Thatcher Demko and Jaroslav Halak. It was Halak's turn on Monday night.
Team Canada's Einarson remains undefeated at Scotties with 10-5 win over Alberta

Team Canada's Einarson remains undefeated at Scotties with 10-5 win over Alberta

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Curling and kick-boxing seem like two sports at the opposite end of the spectrum, but Mackenzie Zacharias, skip of the Manitoba rink at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Thunder Bay, Ont., can connect the two.
NHL, players' association announces new changes to COVID-19 protocol

NHL, players' association announces new changes to COVID-19 protocol

The National Hockey League and its players' association announced new changes to its COVID-19 protocol, including a removal of daily tests for the fully vaccinated.

No venue change for trial of ex-NFL star's killer

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge refused Monday to move the scheduled April retrial of the man who fatally shot former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith in 2016.