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Olympic champion Biles back on US national gymnastics team

INDIANAPOLIS — Simone Biles is back on the U.S. women's gymnastics team.
Outfielder Ezequiel Carrera out-righted to triple-A Buffalo by Blue Jays

Outfielder Ezequiel Carrera out-righted to triple-A Buffalo by Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Outfielder Ezequiel Carrera was out-righted to the Toronto Blue Jays triple-A affiliate on Thursday. Although now on the Buffalo Bisons' roster, he will return to the Blue Jays' major league camp as a non-roster invitee.

As curling changes, young skips still learn from those who came before

REGINA — Greg Smith claims he packed approximately 400 pieces of gum as he prepared to travel to the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier.
Family, friends excited as player from Saskatchewan First Nation makes NHL debut

Family, friends excited as player from Saskatchewan First Nation makes NHL debut

EDMONTON — About two dozen proud and excited fans were planning to attend an Oilers game in Edmonton on Thursday night to cheer on an Indigenous player making his NHL debut.
Former NFL head coach Glanville to serve as Ticats defensive co-ordinator

Former NFL head coach Glanville to serve as Ticats defensive co-ordinator

HAMILTON — June Jones and Jerry Glanville are together again. Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach Jones unveiled his staff Thursday, and Glanville will serve as the club's defensive co-ordinator.
Ticats rookie receiver Haynes believes he's the CFL's fastest player

Ticats rookie receiver Haynes believes he's the CFL's fastest player

Akeem Haynes has yet to play a down in the CFL, but the rookie receiver believes he's the league's fastest player. "Without a doubt," said the 25-year-old Calgary resident, who signed last month with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Seattle NHL group says it received over 25,000 deposits for season tickets

Seattle NHL group says it received over 25,000 deposits for season tickets

SEATTLE — A group looking to bring NHL hockey to Seattle says it has received over 25,000 deposits for season tickets through a ticket drive.
Finalists all Canadian as Bach, Gabel, Watts vie for Kazmaier Award

Finalists all Canadian as Bach, Gabel, Watts vie for Kazmaier Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The three finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award as player of the year in U.S. university women's hockey are from Canada, USA Hockey announced Thursday. Boston University forward Victoria Bach of Milton, Ont.
Bettman heads to Calgary but talks about new arena for Flames not on agenda

Bettman heads to Calgary but talks about new arena for Flames not on agenda

EDMONTON — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is heading to Calgary on Friday but says anything to do with a new arena for the Flames franchise is not on the agenda. He says he'll meet with sponsors, some season ticket holders, and team officials.
Eskimos offensive lineman Batiste retires to join Oakland Raiders staff

Eskimos offensive lineman Batiste retires to join Oakland Raiders staff

Edmonton Eskimos offensive lineman D'Anthony Batiste retired Thursday to become the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the NFL's Oakland Raiders.