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Defenceman Josh Morrissey signs eight-year extension with Winnipeg Jets

Defenceman Josh Morrissey signs eight-year extension with Winnipeg Jets

WINNIPEG — Josh Morrissey is exactly where he wants to be. The Winnipeg Jets announced Thursday the defenceman has signed an eight-year, US$50-million contract extension, one day before the start of training camp.
Canadian coach pondering roster options ahead of Rugby World Cup in Japan

Canadian coach pondering roster options ahead of Rugby World Cup in Japan

Some two weeks before Canada's opening match at the Rugby World Cup, coach Kingsley Jones is already having to shuffle the deck.
Borowiecki, Hainsey, Pageau named alternate captains for Ottawa Senators

Borowiecki, Hainsey, Pageau named alternate captains for Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — Defencemen Mark Borowiecki and Ron Hainsey and forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau will serve as alternate captains for the Ottawa Senators this season.
All eyes on Connor McDavid's rehabbed left knee as Edmonton Oilers begin camp

All eyes on Connor McDavid's rehabbed left knee as Edmonton Oilers begin camp

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers opened training camp Thursday with all eyes on, well, Connor McDavid's left knee. The Oilers' star centre has been skating strong and, based on recent pre-camp practices, injury-free.
Robin Fraser on a roll as he returns to to BMO Field with the Colorado Rapids

Robin Fraser on a roll as he returns to to BMO Field with the Colorado Rapids

TORONTO — Robin Fraser has done nothing but win since leaving Toronto FC to coach Colorado. The former TFC assistant coach returns Sunday, looking for his fourth straight victory in charge of the Rapids.
Halifax Thunderbirds' first NLL game will be against visiting New York

Halifax Thunderbirds' first NLL game will be against visiting New York

PHILADELPHIA — The Halifax Thunderbirds will open their inaugural National Lacrosse League season with a game against a fellow NLL newcomer. The Thunderbirds' 2019-20 season opener will be Dec.
Hall of Fame announces 122 nominees for class of 2020

Hall of Fame announces 122 nominees for class of 2020

CANTON, Ohio — First-time eligible candidates Troy Polamalu and Patrick Willis are among 122 modern-era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2020. The newly eligible players have a heavy defensive emphasis.
Oklahoma defensive lineman Gallimore tops CFL Scouting Bureau fall rankings

Oklahoma defensive lineman Gallimore tops CFL Scouting Bureau fall rankings

TORONTO — Neville Gallimore, a defensive lineman with the Oklahoma Sooners, topped the CFL Scouting Bureau's first top-20 prospects list for the 2020 draft. The list was released Thursday by the league.
Leigh Centurions coach dismisses allegations of dirty play from Toronto Wolfpack

Leigh Centurions coach dismisses allegations of dirty play from Toronto Wolfpack

TORONTO — The Leigh Centurions have dismissed Wolfpack coach Brian McDermott's accusations of foul play in Toronto's 46-12 rugby league win last Saturday.
Kelsey Mitchell's track cycling talent emerges in time for Tokyo 2020

Kelsey Mitchell's track cycling talent emerges in time for Tokyo 2020

CALGARY — Kelsey Mitchell did not own a bike when she was recruited into track cycling. Two years later, she's a world-record holder and winner of international gold. "I still don't see myself as a cyclist," Mitchell told The Canadian Press.
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