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Trench battle expected to be key as Eskimos battle Ticats in CFL East Final

Trench battle expected to be key as Eskimos battle Ticats in CFL East Final

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos eviscerated the Montreal Alouettes through the air last week — but in Sunday's CFL East final against the league-leading Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the passing game may well be won in the trenches.
Facing former team in West Division final gives Bombers QB Collaros more motivation

Facing former team in West Division final gives Bombers QB Collaros more motivation

WINNIPEG — Zach Collaros will be fuelled by more than playoff excitement on Sunday.

Facing former team in West Division final gives Bombers QB Collaros more motivation

WINNIPEG — Zach Collaros will be fuelled by more than playoff excitement on Sunday.
Small group of Cherry supporters protest his firing outside Rogers headquarters

Small group of Cherry supporters protest his firing outside Rogers headquarters

TORONTO — About 20 people gathered peacefully outside Rogers headquarters on Wednesday afternoon to protest the firing of hockey commentator Don Cherry.
Former Vancouver Canucks defenceman Jason Garrison sues financial adviser

Former Vancouver Canucks defenceman Jason Garrison sues financial adviser

VANCOUVER — A former National Hockey League defenceman is suing his financial adviser claiming negligent advice led to investment decisions that cost far more than the multimillion-dollar salary he earned during a six-year contract with the Vancouver
Toronto FC players, front office cite plenty to be proud off despite MLS Cup loss

Toronto FC players, front office cite plenty to be proud off despite MLS Cup loss

TORONTO — While the MLS Cup final loss in Seattle still stings, Toronto FC players and staff spoke confidently Wednesday about the club's place in Major League Soccer and the prospects of going after more trophies.

Canada's star-studded women's team leaving nothing to chance Olympic qualifying

Canadian women's basketball coach Lisa Thomaidis is undecided on whether she's a fan of FIBA's new Olympic qualifying format. "Ask me next week when we've gone through this next one," Thomaidis said this week from Edmonton.
Bill Murray shows up to Vancouver Canucks game with Peter Farrelly

Bill Murray shows up to Vancouver Canucks game with Peter Farrelly

VANCOUVER — Actor Bill Murray made a surprise appearance at Tuesday's Vancouver Canucks game — along with filmmaker Peter Farrelly, a fistful of 50-50 raffle tickets, and what appears to be a Hudson's Bay scarf.
Toronto FC deal Canadian Jay Chapman to Inter Miami for general allocation money

Toronto FC deal Canadian Jay Chapman to Inter Miami for general allocation money

Toronto FC have sent Canadian midfielder Jay Chapman to expansion Inter Miami FC for US$100,000 in general allocation money. The 25-year-old Chapman signed as a homegrown player in January 2015 after two years with the Toronto FC academy.
NHL Notebook: Vigneault's return, Cherry's uncertain CHL future, Makar's rise

NHL Notebook: Vigneault's return, Cherry's uncertain CHL future, Makar's rise

The last time Alain Vigneault got fired, it didn't take him long to find work.