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Former Ottawa Rough Riders head coach George Brancato dead at age 88

Former Ottawa Rough Riders head coach George Brancato dead at age 88

George Brancato may have cemented his legacy as a giant in Ottawa sports when he coached the Rough Riders to their last ever Grey Cup title, but another football legend remembers Brancato's aptitude for teaching the game from way back in his playing
Workforce women tapped to fund success of Canada's female athletes

Workforce women tapped to fund success of Canada's female athletes

When softball player and Olympic 2022 hopeful Natalie Wideman was handed a cheque and told the money came from women she did not know, she was speechless. "I instantly broke down crying," said the 27-year-old from Mississauga, Ont.

Glen Abbey owners, Town of Oakville, Ont., each win round in development fight

TORONTO — The owners of the storied Glen Abbey golf course and the Town of Oakville, Ont., each won a round on Wednesday in their fight over the proposed destruction and redevelopment of the property.

Canada beats Ireland for third straight win at ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Canada improved to 3-0-0 at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier on Wednesday, defeating Ireland by 10 runs.

Guard Shamorie Ponds signs two-way deal with Toronto Raptors

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed guard Shamorie Ponds to a two-way contract. The first-year pro averaged 2.3 points and 6.7 minutes in three pre-season appearances with Houston after playing with the Rockets' Summer League team in Las Vegas.
NHL Notebook: Krueger's Sabres taking hot start in stride, TO troubles

NHL Notebook: Krueger's Sabres taking hot start in stride, TO troubles

Joe Thornton's eyes lit up when the conversation pivoted to Ralph Krueger. "Just a fantastic guy," said the veteran centre. "Just a phenomenal guy to be around.

Shapovalov loses, injured Auger-Aliassime drops out at Erste Bank Open

VIENNA — The Canadian singles contingent is out of the Erste Bank Open after a loss and a withdrawal on Wednesday. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont.
Winnipeg Jets claim veteran defenceman Luca Sbisa off waivers from Anaheim Ducks

Winnipeg Jets claim veteran defenceman Luca Sbisa off waivers from Anaheim Ducks

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets scooped up some blue-line help Wednesday, claiming defenceman Luca Sbisa off waivers.
Liam Fraser bides his time with Toronto FC but believes he is ready for more

Liam Fraser bides his time with Toronto FC but believes he is ready for more

NEW YORK — Toronto FC midfielder Liam Fraser is biding his time. It's been three months since the 21-year-old last started in MLS play.
Ottawa Senators place forwards Colin White and Artem Anisimov on injured reserve

Ottawa Senators place forwards Colin White and Artem Anisimov on injured reserve

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have placed forwards Colin White and Artem Anisimov on injured reserve, the club announced Wednesday.