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Canadian international defender Dejan Jakovic joins Los Angeles FC

Canadian international defender Dejan Jakovic joins Los Angeles FC

LOS ANGELES — Expansion Los Angeles FC has signed Canadian international defender Dejan Jakovic. The 32-year-old centre back played in the NASL for the New York Cosmos last season. He spent five seasons in MLS at D.C.
Canadian defender Allysha Chapman goes to North Carolina in NWSL dispersal draft

Canadian defender Allysha Chapman goes to North Carolina in NWSL dispersal draft

Canadian international defender Allysha Chapman went 10th overall to the North Carolina Courage in Tuesday's dispersal draft of Boston Breakers players. The Breakers officially folded Sunday, reducing the NWSL to a nine-team league.
MSU official: Ex.-Gov. Engler to be named interim president

MSU official: Ex.-Gov. Engler to be named interim president

LANSING, Mich. — Former Gov.

Gymnastics coach charged with allegedly sexually assaulting teen girl

A gymnastics coach has been charged with numerous sexual offences involving a teen girl, police west of Toronto said Tuesday.
OLYMPIC PREVIEW: Canada sends 'strongest team ever' to Winter Olympics, broadens target

OLYMPIC PREVIEW: Canada sends 'strongest team ever' to Winter Olympics, broadens target

Canada's ambition "to contend for No. 1" at the Pyeongchang Olympics is a shift from the two previous Winter Games, where the publicly stated goal by the country's top sport officials was to finish first in the race for the most medals.
Pistons land Griffin from Clippers as LA sheds another star

Pistons land Griffin from Clippers as LA sheds another star

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Detroit Pistons dramatically shook their struggling roster by acquiring one of the NBA's top players in Blake Griffin in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers.

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie to embark on cross Canada road trip

TORONTO — CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie is hitting the road next month. The CFL announced Tuesday Ambrosie will travel across Canada to meet with fans in all its markets in February.
Governor orders criminal probe of Texas gymnastics ranch

Governor orders criminal probe of Texas gymnastics ranch

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered a criminal investigation Tuesday into claims that former doctor Larry Nassar abused some of his victims at the Karolyi Ranch, a Texas facility that was the training ground for U.S. women's gymnastics.
Wolfpack captain Josh McCrone ready to help grow rugby league in North America

Wolfpack captain Josh McCrone ready to help grow rugby league in North America

Josh McCrone gets two new countries in one in joining the Toronto Wolfpack. The 30-year-old halfback from Temora, Australia, is currently putting the final touches to his family's new home near the Wolfpack's English training centre in Manchester.
Putin says Russia hopes to turn page on doping at Olympics

Putin says Russia hopes to turn page on doping at Olympics

MOSCOW — While branding the World Anti-Doping Agency's key witness a "nutjob," Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he hopes Russia can soon leave its years of doping scandals behind.