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Scheidegger beats Einarson in wild-card game at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Scheidegger beats Einarson in wild-card game at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

SYDNEY, N.S. — After a 36-hour cross-country trip to get to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Casey Scheidegger wanted her appearance to last more than one game. A draw to the four-foot ring for the win did the trick.
Veterans Diana Matheson, Erin McLeod back with Canada team for Algarve Cup

Veterans Diana Matheson, Erin McLeod back with Canada team for Algarve Cup

Veterans Diana Matheson and Erin McLeod return to the Canadian lineup for the Algarve Cup later this month. Both players were not summoned for last month's camp in Spain and friendly win over Norway as a precaution after rehabbing injuries.
Ottawa, provincial governments commit to addressing abuse in sports

Ottawa, provincial governments commit to addressing abuse in sports

Canadian politicians are banding together to address harassment, abuse and discrimination in sports, but details on their plans remain slim. Kirsty Duncan, Canada's Minister of Science and Sport, announced in Red Deer, Alta.

IceDogs fined $250,000, stripped of draft picks for recruiting violations

TORONTO — The Ontario Hockey League has fined the Niagara IceDogs $250,000 and stripped the club of its first-round selections at the 2019 and 2021 OHL Priority drafts for what the league calls a "violation of player recruitment policies.

Veteran CFL defensive back Johnson tweets he's becoming a college coach

Jovon Johnson is trading his cleats in for a whistle this season. The veteran CFL defensive back tweeted Friday he's accepted an offer to become the defensive backs coach at Defiance College in Ohio.

Canada's Stephen Ames, Sandy Lyle share PGA Tour Champions lead

NAPLES, Fla. — Playing partners Sandy Lyle and Calgary's Stephen Ames matched the course record at 8-under 63 to share the first-round lead Friday in the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic.

Star striker Fredy Montero returning to Vancouver Whitecaps

VANCOUVER — Star striker Fredy Montero is returning to the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Major League Soccer club announced on Friday that it has signed the 31-year-old Colombian forward to a two-year deal.

Canada's Brayden Schnur posts another upset at New York Open

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Canadian qualifier Brayden Schnur has made an improbable run to the semifinals at the ATP Tour's New York Open.
Striker Terrence Boyd ready to put his body on the line for Toronto FC

Striker Terrence Boyd ready to put his body on the line for Toronto FC

TORONTO — With Sebastian Giovinco now picking up a paycheque eight time zones away and Jozy Altidore working his way back to match fitness after ankle surgery, Toronto FC fans are about to get a dose of Terrence Boyd. It should be fun.
Saskatchewan Roughriders re-sign all-star Canadian kicker Brett Lauther

Saskatchewan Roughriders re-sign all-star Canadian kicker Brett Lauther

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders added a free agent, kept one of their own and signed Canadian kicker Brett Lauther to a one-year extension through 2020 on Friday. Lauther, of Truro, N.S.