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Edmonton Oilers goalie Stuart Skinner placed in NHL's COVID-19 protocol

Edmonton Oilers goalie Stuart Skinner placed in NHL's COVID-19 protocol

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers placed goaltender Stuart Skinner into the NHL's COVID-19 protocol on Monday.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers agree to terms with Canadian lineman Geoff Gray on extension

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension Monday with Canadian offensive lineman Geoff Gray. Gray, a Winnipeg native, was scheduled to become a free agent last month.
B.C. Lions add former defensive lineman John Bowman to their coaching staff

B.C. Lions add former defensive lineman John Bowman to their coaching staff

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions added former stalwart defensive lineman John Bowman to their coaching staff Monday. Bowman, the Montreal Alouettes career leader in sacks (134), will serve as the Lions defensive line coach this season.

Roughriders sign Canadian receiver Justin McInnis to contract extension

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed Canadian receiver Justin McInnis to a contract extension Monday. The six-foot-five, 205-pound McInnis had five catches for 83 yards last season. McInnis, of Pierrefonds, Que.
Djokovic lands in Serbia as questions arise over French Open

Djokovic lands in Serbia as questions arise over French Open

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic returned home Monday after being thwarted from defending his Australian Open title only to face a new predicament: He could be barred from the French Open this year, too, if he’s still not vaccinated against COV
Shapovalov overcomes errors in opening match, tops Serbia's Djere at Australian Open

Shapovalov overcomes errors in opening match, tops Serbia's Djere at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Denis Shapovalov overcame shaky moments and worked through a slew of unforced errors to defeat Serbia's Laslo Djere 7-6(3), 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(3) in the first round at the Australian Open Monday.
Former Canada captain Scott Arfield announces retirement from international soccer

Former Canada captain Scott Arfield announces retirement from international soccer

Former Canada captain Scott Arfield has announced his retirement from international soccer. The 33-year-old Glasgow Rangers midfielder said he was making the decision "with a heavy heart." "I have loved every minute representing Canada.
Reunion will have to wait, Lowry listed out for 'personal reasons' versus Raptors

Reunion will have to wait, Lowry listed out for 'personal reasons' versus Raptors

MIAMI — The Toronto Raptors' much-anticipated reunion with Kyle Lowry will have to wait a few weeks. The Miami Heat have listed Lowry out for Monday night's game against the visiting Raptors for personal reasons.
Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals to snap skid

Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals to snap skid

WASHINGTON — Elias Pettersson insisted he never worried throughout a monthlong drought about when his next goal would come. “Sometimes it just doesn't go your way,” he said. “I know what I’m capable of.

Linkletter races to eighth in Houston Half-Marathon in Canadian record time

Rory Linkletter knew he was under Canadian-record pace for most of Sunday's Houston Half-Marathon. But in the sheer effort of the final couple of kilometres, he lost track. "I couldn't do the math because I was running so hard," Linkletter said.