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Richard Moreau earns another trainer of the year honour at O'Brien Awards

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Richard Moreau earned his fifth straight O'Brien bronze in the trainer of the year category at the 2017 O'Brien Awards on Saturday night. The Puslinch, Ont., native led all Canadian trainers with 277 victories and over $3.
Connor Hellebuyck makes 25 saves, Winnipeg blanks Colorado 3-0

Connor Hellebuyck makes 25 saves, Winnipeg blanks Colorado 3-0

WINNIPEG — Connor Hellebuyck appreciates his Winnipeg teammates sacrificing their bodies to help him look good. Hellebuyck made 25 saves for his fifth shutout of the season as the Jets blanked the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday.
Rask extends success streak, Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-1

Rask extends success streak, Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-1

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask watched his own defenceman redirect a Toronto player's shot into the net behind him. The way he's been playing, he could still joke about it afterward.

Canadian men's sevens squad falls to Argentina in Challenge Trophy semifinal

HAMILTON, New Zealand — The Canadian men's sevens squad fell 14-12 to No. 4 Argentina on Saturday in the Challenge Trophy semifinal at the New Zealand leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series.

Canada falls to Uruguay, misses second chance to qualify for Rugby World Cup

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Canada missed its second chance to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, falling 70-60 to Uruguay after a two-game, aggregate-points series.
Lewis, Moss, Owens, Urlacher highlight 8-person Hall class

Lewis, Moss, Owens, Urlacher highlight 8-person Hall class

MINNEAPOLIS — Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher terrorized opposing offences from the middle of the field. Randy Moss and Terrell Owens did the same to defences on the outside.

Roughriders release defensive back Kacy Rodgers II to pursue NFL opportunity

REGINA — Defensive back Kacy Rodgers II was released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday to pursue an NFL opportunity. The 25-year-old spent the last two seasons with the Roughriders and played in 25 regular-season games.

Canadiens' Drouin leaves game after being hit in upper body by Alzner shot

Montreal Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin left a game against the Anaheim Ducks early in the second period Saturday afternoon after being hit by a slapshot from teammate Karl Alzner.
Jackson: I'm not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

Jackson: I'm not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

MINNEAPOLIS — Together again? Not so much. Janet Jackson has shut down any rumours that she will be joining Justin Timberlake during this year's Super Bowl halftime show.

Closer Roberto Osuna loses arbitration case with Blue Jays, two others win

Toronto closer Roberto Osuna lost his salary arbitration case with the Blue Jays on Saturday. Osuna, who was eligible for arbitration for the first time, will make $5.3 million after asking for $5.8 million.