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International players 'excited to make dreams come true' in CFL

SURREY, B.C. — A crew of international athletes are looking forward to their first shot at playing in the CFL, but they know they have a lot to learn first. Defensive lineman Octavio Gonzalez is one of three Mexican players looking to crack the B.C.

Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore fined for reckless misconduct

NEW YORK — Major League Soccer has fined Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore an undisclosed amount for reckless misconduct. The incident occurred in the 82nd minute of Toronto's 2-1 loss to visiting Philadelphia on Saturday.
Holloway to put featherweight title on line against Edgar at UFC 240 in Edmonton

Holloway to put featherweight title on line against Edgar at UFC 240 in Edmonton

Max (Blessed) Holloway will put his UFC featherweight title on the line against former lightweight title-holder Frankie (The Answer) Edgar at UFC 240 in Edmonton on July 27.
'Fresh and new' B.C. Lions look to build chemistry at training camp

'Fresh and new' B.C. Lions look to build chemistry at training camp

SURREY, B.C. — It's been a busy off-season for B.C. Lions quarterback Mike Reilly. First came February's blockbuster signing that saw the former Edmonton Eskimo ink a four-year, $2.9-million contract with the club.
Nurse: Momentum from thrilling series can help the Raptors versus Milwaukee

Nurse: Momentum from thrilling series can help the Raptors versus Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Coach Nick Nurse has overheard conversations about his team's huge Game 7 win while waiting for his Uber in the lobby of his condo.
CFL, CFL Players' Association into marathon collective bargaining talks

CFL, CFL Players' Association into marathon collective bargaining talks

TORONTO — The CFL and CFL Players' Association are now into marathon bargaining.
Calgary Stampeders training camp offers unusual amount of job opportunity

Calgary Stampeders training camp offers unusual amount of job opportunity

CALGARY — Business as usual is head coach Dave Dickenson's approach to Calgary Stampeders training camp. But the business of football could throw a wrench into the reigning Grey Cup champion's season preparations.
Leafs sign team president Brendan Shanahan to six-year extension through 2024-25

Leafs sign team president Brendan Shanahan to six-year extension through 2024-25

TORONTO — Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan has signed a six-year contract extension through 2024-25, the club announced Tuesday.
Ebersol gets Hall of Fame award for radio, TV contributions

Ebersol gets Hall of Fame award for radio, TV contributions

CANTON, Ohio — Dick Ebersol has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, which is presented annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
A look at how the Raptors match up with the Bucks in their Eastern Conference showdown

A look at how the Raptors match up with the Bucks in their Eastern Conference showdown

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will play in the NBA Eastern Conference final for just the second time in team history when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday to kick off a best-of-seven series.