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Canadiens respond to Ovechkin’s hit on Drouin, beat Capitals

Canadiens respond to Ovechkin’s hit on Drouin, beat Capitals

WASHINGTON — By the time Capitals coach Todd Reirden called a timeout to tell his team to wake up, it was too late. Alex Ovechkin’s thunderous hit on Jonathan Drouin had already energized the Canadiens.
Paul Bissonnette joins Warriors after tweeting he could walk on to an NLL club

Paul Bissonnette joins Warriors after tweeting he could walk on to an NLL club

VANCOUVER — Paul Bissonnette is going to get his wish. Two days after tweeting that he could make a National Lacrosse League team as a walk on without having ever played a game, the Vancouver Warriors signed Bissonnette to a professional tryout.
Jury rules USA Swimming not liable in sexual abuse case

Jury rules USA Swimming not liable in sexual abuse case

STOCKTON, Calif. — A jury in California has ruled that USA Swimming was not negligent in the case of a former coach who sexually abused a 13-year-old swimmer, although she will receive $1,125,000 from two USA Swimming affiliates in a civil lawsuit.
Dickenson cool in Saskatchewan Roughriders head coaching hot seat

Dickenson cool in Saskatchewan Roughriders head coaching hot seat

REGINA — Craig Dickenson thinks his behaviour in a rocky start ultimately gained the trust of the Saskatchewan Roughriders in his first year as their head coach. The Roughriders went 1-3 out of the gates in 2019. Week 5 was a bye week.
Sportsnet exploring new formats for first intermission, Hall of Fame feature on tap this week

Sportsnet exploring new formats for first intermission, Hall of Fame feature on tap this week

TORONTO — Don't expect an immediate replacement for fired commentator Don Cherry on "Coach's Corner." In fact, it's possible that Sportsnet may eventually take the long-running "Hockey Night in Canada" segment in a different direction.
Canadian men will play Olympic basketball qualifying tournament in Victoria

Canadian men will play Olympic basketball qualifying tournament in Victoria

Hosting an Olympic qualifying tournament for men's basketball was simply too good an opportunity for Glen Grunwald to pass up.
Don Cherry's dismissal from Sportsnet a hot topic among Hockey Hall of Famers

Don Cherry's dismissal from Sportsnet a hot topic among Hockey Hall of Famers

TORONTO — Hayley Wickenheiser says she appreciates what Don Cherry has done for the game of hockey. She says she also often disagreed with what the colourful hockey commentator had to say.
Guy Carbonneau, Hayley Wickenheiser headline Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019

Guy Carbonneau, Hayley Wickenheiser headline Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019

TORONTO — Whenever the calendar flipped to June over the last 16 years, Guy Carbonneau's mind would start to wander.
Regular-season dominance doesn't always translate into CFL playoff success

Regular-season dominance doesn't always translate into CFL playoff success

TORONTO — Mike Kiselak fondly remembers the 1996 and '97 seasons with the Toronto Argonauts. Both years, Toronto posted 15-3 records — the best regular-season marks in the franchise's illustrious 146-year history.
Whitecaps hire longtime German soccer executive Axel Schuster

Whitecaps hire longtime German soccer executive Axel Schuster

VANCOUVER — The man hired as the Vancouver Whitecaps new sporting director says he cant simply wave a magic wand over the club.
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