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Track and field athlete Anderson-Richards completes two-month anti-doping ban

OTTAWA — Tacuma Anderson-Richards, who competes in track and field, has completed a two-month ban for an anti-doping infraction the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport announced on Monday.
Toronto Maple Leafs trim roster to 26 players, more moves expected on defence

Toronto Maple Leafs trim roster to 26 players, more moves expected on defence

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs moved closer to their opening day roster with a round of cuts Monday, but decisions remain on the blue line.
Faster start, longer finish the goals for the Calgary Flames this season

Faster start, longer finish the goals for the Calgary Flames this season

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames' 2016-17 season started slow and ended too quickly.
Report of Jagr joining Flames has young Calgary players buzzing

Report of Jagr joining Flames has young Calgary players buzzing

CALGARY — The possibility of a hockey idol walking through their dressing room door had the youngest Calgary Flames shaking their heads in amazement Monday.

Officer who tackled James Blake sues for defamation

NEW YORK — The police officer who tackled former pro tennis player James Blake in a mistaken arrest filed a defamation lawsuit Monday against the athlete, the police department and the watchdog group prosecuting his misconduct case.
Braves general manager, scout chief resign amid MLB probe

Braves general manager, scout chief resign amid MLB probe

ATLANTA — John Coppolella was forced to resign as Braves general manager Monday after an investigation by Major League Baseball revealed serious rules violations in the international player market.

Stampeders, Bombers looking good heading into stretch run of CFL regular season

It will be an interesting stretch run in the CFL's West Division. Calgary (CFL-best 12-1-1 record) has already clinched a home playoff game. The Stampeders are off this week before visiting the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Oct. 13.
"Dancing with the Stars" star Hinchcliffe says he actually can't dance at all

"Dancing with the Stars" star Hinchcliffe says he actually can't dance at all

TORONTO — James Hinchcliffe is recognized as much for his performance on the "Dancing with the Stars" as he is for his on-track exploits on the IndyCar circuit.
Canadian driver Hinchcliffe looks to rebound from disappointing 2017 season

Canadian driver Hinchcliffe looks to rebound from disappointing 2017 season

TORONTO — Canada's James Hinchcliffe started his IndyCar season with a bang and ended it with a whimper. It was all part of the learning process for the 30-year-old driver from Oakville, Ont., who has completed seven seasons on the circuit.
With rebuild in full swing, Vancouver Canucks not rushing prospects

With rebuild in full swing, Vancouver Canucks not rushing prospects

VANCOUVER — After missing the playoffs a third time in four years, the Vancouver Canucks looked in the mirror last spring and finally came to terms with a reality that was clear for almost everyone else to see. The team is rebuilding.