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Leafs coach Mike Babcock knows he could be on the hot seat if Toronto falters

Leafs coach Mike Babcock knows he could be on the hot seat if Toronto falters

Mike Babcock is aware his seat will be a little warmer than usual this season. And if things don't go according to plan for the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, it could get positively scalding.
Toronto FC looks to consolidate playoff position as familiar faces visit Sunday

Toronto FC looks to consolidate playoff position as familiar faces visit Sunday

Toronto FC returns home Sunday to host some familiar faces as the Colorado Rapids visit BMO Field. Toronto coach Greg Vanney will see former assistant Robin Fraser, a longtime friend and former teammate, in the other coach's box.
Trading places: Humphries could become latest Canadian to switch countries

Trading places: Humphries could become latest Canadian to switch countries

Two-time Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries won't be the first high-profile Canadian athlete to represent another country if she gets her wish to compete for the United States.
Woodbine Mile win could earn filly Got Stormy more comparisons to Tepin

Woodbine Mile win could earn filly Got Stormy more comparisons to Tepin

TORONTO — For Mark Casse, the comparisons are inevitable. On Saturday, Casse will chase a third victory in the $1-million Ricoh Woodbine Mile with filly Got Stormy, the early 8-5 favourite.
Mitchell puts unbeaten record on the line as Stampeders host Ticats

Mitchell puts unbeaten record on the line as Stampeders host Ticats

CALGARY — Bo Levi Mitchell's return to the Calgary Stampeders isn't good news for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Mitchell will make his third straight start Saturday when Calgary (7-4) hosts Hamilton (9-2) on Saturday night.
4 Nations tournament cancelled because of Swedish boycott

4 Nations tournament cancelled because of Swedish boycott

STOCKHOLM — The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation has cancelled the Four Nations women's hockey tournament in November because it can't guarantee its players' participation due to an ongoing pay dispute.
UFC lightweights Gaethje, Cowboy Cerrone 'enemies' heading into Vancouver tilt

UFC lightweights Gaethje, Cowboy Cerrone 'enemies' heading into Vancouver tilt

VANCOUVER — Outside of the octagon, UFC fighters Justin (The Highlight) Gaethje and Donald (Cowboy) Cerrone consider each other buddies. That won't be the case on Saturday, however, when the lightweights headline a televised card at Rogers Arena.
Saints' gashed defensive front happy to have Onyemata back

Saints' gashed defensive front happy to have Onyemata back

NEW ORLEANS — Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata has returned from suspension not a moment too soon for New Orleans' defensive front.

Thursday's Games

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Report: Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to slide for U.S.

Report: Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to slide for U.S.

CALGARY — Two-time Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for the United States and has filed a lawsuit against Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton to obtain her release, according to a CBC report.