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Rams sign longtime Packers LB Clay Matthews to 2-year deal

Rams sign longtime Packers LB Clay Matthews to 2-year deal

LOS ANGELES — Linebacker Clay Matthews agreed to a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday, returning to his native Southern California after a decade with the Green Bay Packers.

Female Aussie rules player receives online abuse over photo

MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian rules football player says she was subjected to "sexual abuse on social media" following publication of a picture of her kicking the ball during a match in the AFL Women's league.
Former Als player Lapointe says time is of the essence to purchase club

Former Als player Lapointe says time is of the essence to purchase club

Time is of the essence for Eric Lapointe. The former CFL running back remains interested in putting together a group to purchase the Montreal Alouettes. However, Lapointe needs to know very soon exactly what the franchise's status is.

Canada loses twice at world women's curling championship to fall to 3-4

SILKEBORG, Denmark — Canada's Chelsea Carey has some work to do to make the playoffs at the world women's curling championship after dropping both of her games on Tuesday.
Trainer Mark Casse comfortable with War of Will being a Derby favourite

Trainer Mark Casse comfortable with War of Will being a Derby favourite

Mark Casse is comfortable heading to the US$1-million Louisiana Derby with a bull's eye firmly on his back. The Casse-trained War of Will is the early 6-5 favourite for the 1 1/8-mile race, which goes Saturday at Fair Grounds in New Orleans.

Les Canadiennes star Marie-Philip Poulin injured ahead of Clarkson Cup

MONTREAL — The CWHL's leading scorer is questionable to play in Sunday's Clarkson Cup. Les Canadiennes de Montreal forward Marie-Philip Poulin is said to be day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Curling's longstanding 10-versus-eight debate continues to simmer

Curling's longstanding 10-versus-eight debate continues to simmer

At the 1999 World Curling Federation's annual general meeting in Saint John, N.B., then-president Gunther Hummelt begged member federations to vote in eight-end games. Curling had just returned to the Winter Olympics a year earlier.
Cliff hopes for strong track season just weeks after breaking marathon record

Cliff hopes for strong track season just weeks after breaking marathon record

Ten days after she shattered the Canadian women's marathon record and ran the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifying standard, Rachel Cliff is in a holding pattern.

Trout's pocket about to get a lot deeper. What can he buy with US$432 million?

With Mike Trout close to finalizing a US$432-million, 12-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, the baseball superstar has more than a little spending money.

Longtime Carleton Ravens men's basketball coach Dave Smart taking new role

OTTAWA — One of the most successful coaches in Canadian university sport history is taking a new role at Carleton University. Ravens men's basketball coach Dave Smart has been hired as director, basketball operations for the Ottawa school.