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With core intact, Impact look to go farther than East final in 2017

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 3:50pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 4:15pm

MONTREAL — On the surface, the only noticeable change in the Montreal Impact this season is the absence of superstar Didier Drogba.

But the Chelsea legend who tore up...

Montreal Impact sign former TFC defender Daniel Lovitz

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 3:04pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact have signed former Toronto FC defender Daniel Lovitz to a one year contract, with an option for two more years.

Lovitz, 25, was kept on...

Toronto Wolfpack to face the London Broncos in fourth round of Ladbrokes Cup

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 2:21pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

PLYMOUTH, England — The Toronto Wolfpack will play at the London Broncos in the fourth round of the knockout Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

Toronto, the first translatlantic...

Darling Evans, Vokey are the newest inductees into Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 1:03pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:30pm

Bob Vokey was in Toronto for a golf seminar three years ago, and while driving along Highway 403 that slices through suburban Oakville, he spotted the Canadian Golf Hall of...

Senators add winger Viktor Stalberg for playoff push

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 12:47pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:30pm

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators added another piece for their playoff push, picking up speedy winger Viktor Stalberg from the Carolina Hurricanes for a third round pick on Tuesday...

Cutline: Josh Bartel punts the ball during a Roughriders practice on Parliament Hill in October 2016.

Roughriders extend Australian punter Josh Bartel

By Arielle Zerr February 28, 2017 - 12:05pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 12:05pm

The Roughriders Australian quotient is set to stay the same through the 2019 season.

Punter Josh Bartel has signed a contract extension with the club that keeps in him...

Wray Morrison: Boatmen now afloat

By Wray Morrison February 28, 2017 - 11:47am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

There were parts of Tuesday's Argos news conference that were alarming – and parts that were comforting – to Toronto football fans.

The alarming part came when president...

Ex-Buffalo Sabre won't face charges in youth hockey brawl

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:22am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:15pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Former Buffalo Sabres player Andrew Peters won't face charges following an on-ice brawl involving the youth hockey team he coaches.

The Erie County...

How expansion is throwing a wrench into the NHL trade deadline

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:00pm

Members of the Calgary Flames' front office have all been asking general manager Brad Treliving how expansion will affect the NHL trade deadline.

His answer: "It adds...

Nelly scolds Mike Piazza for dissing St. Louis restaurants

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:04am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:30am

Nelly has promised to bring baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza back to eat in the rapper's hometown of St. Louis after Piazza spoke ill of the city's restaurant scene.


NHL 100: From Wayne Gretzky to Patrick Roy, CP looks at memorable trades

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:00am

While the NHL's introduction of a salary cap has made it more difficult for teams to make trades, there's still a long history of wheeling and dealing.

Ahead of the...

Race promoter: Canadian Grand Prix to continue till at least 2029

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 9:31am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 10:30am

BARCELONA, Spain — The Canadian Grand Prix will be held at least until 2029, race promoter Francois Dumontier said Tuesday.

Dumontier said extending the Canadian Grand...