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Shovels in the ground as work begins on new $800-million arena for Calgary Flames

Shovels in the ground as work begins on new $800-million arena for Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Construction has begun on the new $800-million arena for the NHL's Calgary Flames.
Former Argonauts linebacker, broadcaster Peter Martin dead at 83

Former Argonauts linebacker, broadcaster Peter Martin dead at 83

TORONTO — Peter Martin, a former Toronto Argonauts linebacker who later became a Hall of Fame broadcaster, has died. He was 83. The Argonauts announced the news Monday morning on X, formerly known as Twitter.
Columbus Blue Jackets hire Dean Evason as their next coach

Columbus Blue Jackets hire Dean Evason as their next coach

The Columbus Blue Jackets hired Dean Evason as coach on Monday, filling the NHL's final vacancy two months before training camps open.
Maier throws for three touchdowns, leads Stampeders to 25-24 win over Lions

Maier throws for three touchdowns, leads Stampeders to 25-24 win over Lions

CALGARY — A five-yard touchdown catch by Clark Barnes at 6:14 of the fourth quarter proved to be the game-winning score for the Calgary Stampeders.

Canadian women settle for silver at U17 World Cup after 84-64 loss to U.S.

LEON — It was a big night for North American youth basketball, but Canada came up one podium step short of making it the best night ever.
Beltré, Helton, Mauer and Leyland inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Beltré, Helton, Mauer and Leyland inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Adrian Beltré, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton were pegged as athletic phenoms from a young age and all three lived up to expectations with their induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.

Dunlap becomes first player in PGA Tour history to win as an amateur and a pro in the same year

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Nick Dunlap became the first player in PGA Tour history to win as an amateur and a professional in the same year, rallying Sunday for a two-point victory in the Barracuda Championship.
Talkative Giants manager Bob Melvin ejected before first pitch at Colorado

Talkative Giants manager Bob Melvin ejected before first pitch at Colorado

DENVER (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Bob Melvin wasn't around for the finish Sunday as his team defeated the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. He didn't even make it to the start, for that matter.
Springer homers twice as Jays down Tigers 5-4 to avoid series sweep at Rogers Centre

Springer homers twice as Jays down Tigers 5-4 to avoid series sweep at Rogers Centre

TORONTO — In what has been a down-in-the-dumps season for the Toronto Blue Jays, George Springer has lifted the spirits of his teammates and manager in the past month.
Colton Herta dominates chaotic Honda Indy Toronto to earn first win of season

Colton Herta dominates chaotic Honda Indy Toronto to earn first win of season

TORONTO — Colton Herta celebrated his first NTT IndyCar Series win in over two years with doughnuts. Upon crossing the finish line at the Honda Indy Toronto on Sunday, the American immediately began spinning his car around in triumphant circles.