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Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

CHICAGO — Christian Yelich's easy smile and champagne-soaked T-shirt said it all. A division title is much more fun than a Triple Crown.

Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell tells Calgary to go for 2026 Winter Games

CALGARY — Gordon Campbell , B.C.'s premier when Vancouver and Whistler hosted the 2010 Winter Games, says Calgary should throw its hat into the ring for 2026.
Vancouver Canucks put veteran forward Sam Gagner on waivers

Vancouver Canucks put veteran forward Sam Gagner on waivers

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have placed veteran forward Sam Gagner on waivers, the club announced Monday. Gagner, 29, signed with Vancouver as an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2017, agreeing to a three-year, US$9.45-million contract.
'The choice was obvious:' Shea Weber named captain of the Montreal Canadiens

'The choice was obvious:' Shea Weber named captain of the Montreal Canadiens

BROSSARD, Que. — On a day when Quebecers headed to the polls to elect their new leaders, there was no vote needed for the Montreal Canadiens to select their new captain. The decision to give the "C" to all-star defenceman Shea Weber was "unanimous.

Dillon Dube, Juuso Valimaki make Calgary Flames' roster for opening night

CALGARY — Dillon Dube and Juuso Valimaki will start the NHL season with the Calgary Flames. The club announced on its official Twitter feed Monday that the rookies will be staying with the club for the time being.
Forge FC Bobby Smyrniotis named Forge FC technical director and head coach

Forge FC Bobby Smyrniotis named Forge FC technical director and head coach

Bobby Smyrniotis, unveiled as technical director and head coach of Forge FC, says his Hamilton-based Canadian Premier League team will combine attacking flair with hard work.

Maple Leafs kick off online gaming tournament, with finale at Scotiabank Arena

TORONTO — Having already brought the Raptors and Toronto FC into the esports world, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment is now looking for the best hockey video gamers.
Roughriders control their own destiny in quest for home playoff contest

Roughriders control their own destiny in quest for home playoff contest

The Saskatchewan Roughriders haven't hosted a home playoff game since 2013, but they are firmly in control of changing that. The Riders earned a 34-29 home win Sunday over the Montreal Alouettes.

With expectations sky-high after Tavares addition, Leafs ready to get rolling

TORONTO — Auston Matthews was asked at the start of training camp what John Tavares can expect in his first season with the Toronto Maple Leafs. "This," he replied, motioning to the throng of television cameras and microphones in his face. "All day.
Five NHL players looking to have breakout seasons in 2018-19

Five NHL players looking to have breakout seasons in 2018-19

TORONTO — All-stars Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov helped lead Tampa Bay to the top of the Eastern Conference standings last season and a league-high 54 wins, but it was the breakout performances from forwards Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde that