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Maple Leafs prepare for Oilers with McDavid primed to return from suspension

Maple Leafs prepare for Oilers with McDavid primed to return from suspension

TORONTO — Leaning up against a screen in the locker room at the Maple Leafs' practice facility, Auston Matthews looked slightly annoyed by one particular query. "What, for you, stands out about (Connor) McDavid?" Toronto's star centre was asked.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign American running back Cameron Marshall to deal

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed American running back Cameron Marshall on Tuesday. The five-foot-11, 215-pound Marshall appeared in three games last season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Former CFL star Chad Owens arrested, charged with one count of assault

Former CFL star Chad Owens arrested, charged with one count of assault

TORONTO — Former CFL star Chad Owens has been arrested and charged with one count of assault. According to Peel regional police, Owens was arrested Monday and appeared in court Tuesday. No further details were provided.
Deadline for Sens arena deal approaches with no extension to be granted

Deadline for Sens arena deal approaches with no extension to be granted

OTTAWA — Canada's Heritage Minister says there will be no extension of a Thursday deadline to resolve a dispute over a plan to build a community featuring a new downtown arena for the Ottawa Senators.
Bisons' Iizuka attempting to become first female to play U Sports football

Bisons' Iizuka attempting to become first female to play U Sports football

Reina Iizuka is Canadian university football's best-kept secret. The five-foot-seven, 160-pound defensive back is entering her third year at the University of Manitoba, having been a red-shirted player on the Bisons in 2018.

Canadian international Janine Beckie looks to add to silverware collection in 2019

TORONTO — Janine Beckie has already lifted one trophy this week. Plenty more await this year. On Wednesday the 24-year-old striker is set to celebrate her 50th cap as fifth-ranked Canada opens Algarve Cup play against No.
Terry Sawchuk film 'Goalie' traces triumphs and tragedy of hockey great

Terry Sawchuk film 'Goalie' traces triumphs and tragedy of hockey great

In tracing the triumphant but ultimately tragic life of goalie great Terry Sawchuk, screenwriter-director Adriana Maggs had plenty of clippings and statistics to help her depict his stellar on-ice record.
Canadian Ryan Hunter aiming to crack Kansas City Chiefs' roster in 2019

Canadian Ryan Hunter aiming to crack Kansas City Chiefs' roster in 2019

Ryan Hunter is thankful he's spending his off-season in Kansas City and not the upstart American Alliance of Football. The AAF began its inaugural season earlier this month, it rosters full of players looking to earn another NFL opportunity.
'I never gave up': Track cyclist Simmerling rebounds from horrific injury

'I never gave up': Track cyclist Simmerling rebounds from horrific injury

VANCOUVER — A year ago, Canada's first three-sport Olympian was broken. Georgia Simmerling had crashed during a ski cross competition weeks before the Pyeongchang Olympics where she was expected to be a medal contender.
Hamilton's Alena Sharp's new life balance paying dividends on the LPGA Tour

Hamilton's Alena Sharp's new life balance paying dividends on the LPGA Tour

Most golfers look for balance in their swing. Hamilton's Alena Sharp found it in her life and is now reaping the benefits on the LPGA Tour. Sharp was named Golf Canada's player of the week on Feb.