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After a strong start, Calgary Flames get early breather in short NHL season

After a strong start, Calgary Flames get early breather in short NHL season

CALGARY — Just three games into a condensed season, the Calgary Flames are already on a break.

B.C. coroner calls for better safety training after young BMX champ dies at fish farm

VICTORIA — The death of a Canadian BMX riding champion in a workplace accident at a Vancouver Island fish farm has prompted recommendations for safety training improvements.
Jays make free-agent splash by landing star outfielder Springer with lucrative deal

Jays make free-agent splash by landing star outfielder Springer with lucrative deal

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays' brass appeared confident through a quiet off-season that the team was in position to be a player in 2021 and beyond.
B.C. Lions sign offensive lineman Joel Figueroa to contract extension

B.C. Lions sign offensive lineman Joel Figueroa to contract extension

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions have signed offensive lineman Joel Figueroa to a contract extension.
AP source: New Lions coach Campbell getting 6-year deal

AP source: New Lions coach Campbell getting 6-year deal

The Detroit Lions have landed the coach they coveted from the start of their search, agreeing to terms with Dan Campbell.
Jonathan Osorio upbeat about what lies ahead for Canadian men's soccer team

Jonathan Osorio upbeat about what lies ahead for Canadian men's soccer team

Much has changed since Toronto FC midfielder Jonathan Osorio first attended a Canadian national team camp in March 2013. All for the good.
Iowa offensive lineman Alaric Jackson remains top-ranked prospect for 2021 CFL draft

Iowa offensive lineman Alaric Jackson remains top-ranked prospect for 2021 CFL draft

They haven't played football since 2019, but Calgary offensive lineman Logan Bandy and Saskatchewan defensive back Nelson Lokombo are still garnering attention.
Calgary runs out of runway to host world freestyle, snowboard championships

Calgary runs out of runway to host world freestyle, snowboard championships

CALGARY — Increasingly uncomfortable with a shrinking timeline, the world governing body of skiing halted Calgary's pursuit of the world freestyle and snowboard championships next month.
Colts QB Rivers, 39, retires from NFL after 17 seasons

Colts QB Rivers, 39, retires from NFL after 17 seasons

INDIANAPOLIS — When Philip Rivers first started tossing footballs as a high-school ball boy, he heaved them any way he could. The throwing motion stuck — and success soon followed.
Canadian brothers Marcello and Matteo Polisi eagerly await MLS SuperDraft

Canadian brothers Marcello and Matteo Polisi eagerly await MLS SuperDraft

Marcello and Matteo Polisi have turned heads on the soccer field at Simon Fraser University. On Thursday, the brothers from Coquitlam, B.C., hope to take their game to the next level at the 2021 MLS SuperDraft. "It's very exciting.