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Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-sign receiver Darvin Adams to contract extension

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 2:18pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 3:30pm

WINNIPEG — Darvin Adams chose family over free agency.

The six-foot-two, 200-pound receiver signed a contract extension through the 2019 season with the Winnipeg Blue...

AP source: Bautista and Blue Jays working hard on return

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 2:08pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 2:30pm

TORONTO — Outfielder Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are "working really hard" to bring him back to the club, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told the...

Chiefs' playoff loss tough for Canadian Duvernay-Tardif to accept

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 1:22pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 2:15pm

It's an ending Laurent Duvernay-Tardif didn't see coming and will need time to accept.

The NFL season came to a bitter close for Kansas City's Canadian offensive lineman...

Edmonton Eskimos sign international wide receiver Vidal Hazelton

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 12:07pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 12:45pm

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have signed Vidal Hazelton, who joined the team's practice roster last year after being part of a wide receiver purge by Toronto.

The New...

Backstrom named first star of the week as surging Capitals move to top of NHL

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK — Washington Capitals centre Nicklas Backstrom, Boston Bruins left-wing Brad Marchand and Carolina Hurricanes left-wing Brock McGinn are the NHL's three stars of the...

Burns' big season; Staal, Maroon and Gagner producing at bargain price

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 10:57am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:15am

When the San Jose Sharks traded for former Minnesota Wild first-round pick Brent Burns, they believed they were getting a difference-maker on the back-end.

But even the...

Toronto FC stars Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley hard at work already

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 10:16am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:45am

CARSON, Calif. — The off-season was all too short for Toronto FC stars Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley, with international soccer quick to call.

Toronto players aren't...

Eugenie Bouchard opens Aussie Open with first-round win

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 9:54am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:15am

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has advanced to the second round of the Australian Open.

The native of Westmount, Que., ousted American...

Federer returns with a win, joins Murray in 2nd round

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 9:49am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:15am

MELBOURNE, Australia — Roger Federer shanked a few shots and was unsettled by how nervous he felt after six months on the sidelines, despite the familiar surroundings at the...

Dominant third quarter lifts Toronto Raptors to 116-101 win over Knicks

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 8:11am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 8:30am

TORONTO — Late in the third quarter Sunday afternoon, Kyle Lowry threw his arms in the air gesturing the Air Canada Centre crowd to stand up and cheer.

The fans needed...

After whirlwind season, Hearn and DeLaet hope for a straightforward 2017

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 8:45am

After a whirlwind 2016 that included a trip to the Rio Olympics, Canadian golfers David Hearn and Graham DeLaet are looking forward to a more straightforward year on the PGA...

The Latest: Late start, fast finish for Eugenie Bouchard

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 7:42am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:00am

MELBOURNE, Australia — The Latest from the Australian Open on Monday (all times local):

11:55 p.m.

Eugenie Bouchard was late starting her first-round match, so...

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