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Browns beat streak, win first NFL game in 635 days

Baker Mayfield erased any doubts about why the Browns selected him with the No. 1 overall pick

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Canada’s goal is to play in a medal game at World Cup in Spain

Canada’s goal is to play in a medal game at World Cup in Spain

The 2014 women’s world basketball championships were a coming out party for Canada.

Canada’s goal is to play in a medal game at World Cup in Spain
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo, people walk by a poster for the Sapporo Asian Winter Games, displayed at the main media center in Sapporo on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

The Japanese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake.

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo, people walk by a poster for the Sapporo Asian Winter Games, displayed at the main media center in Sapporo on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)
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Humboldt Broncos player joins his hometown Saskatoon Blades as coaching assistant

Humboldt Broncos player joins his hometown Saskatoon Blades as coaching assistant

One of the Humboldt Broncos hockey players injured in a bus crash that killed 16 people has joined his hometown Western Hockey League team as an assistant to the coaches.

Humboldt Broncos player joins his hometown Saskatoon Blades as coaching assistant
Jackpot! Golden Knights get star Pacioretty from Canadiens

Jackpot! Golden Knights get star Pacioretty from Canadiens

In a deal announced late Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, the Vegas Golden Knights have acquired All-Star forward Max Pacioretty from the Montreal Canadiens for Tomas Tatar, prospect Nick Suzuki and a 2019 second-round pick.

Jackpot! Golden Knights get star Pacioretty from Canadiens
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Serena Williams loses game for arguing during US Open loss to Osaka
Serena Williams loses game for arguing during US Open loss to Osaka
Former Canadian Olympic Committee boss to lead Toronto esports franchise

Former Canadian Olympic Committee boss to lead Toronto esports franchise

After leading Canada’s Olympic charge for seven years, Chris Overholt is now looking to help Toronto make its mark on the esports map.

Former Canadian Olympic Committee boss to lead Toronto esports franchise
Calgary 2026 bid details to be rolled out as city gears up for plebiscite

Calgary 2026 bid details to be rolled out as city gears up for plebiscite

Calgarians are about to get a close look at what hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games would entail.

Calgary 2026 bid details to be rolled out as city gears up for plebiscite
Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler gets $41.25M five-year extension

Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler gets $41.25M five-year extension

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have signed captain Blake Wheeler to a five-year contract extension worth $41.25 million, with an average annual value of $8.25 million.

Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler gets $41.25M five-year extension
CFL balls are photographed at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers stadium in Winnipeg Thursday, May 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

A look at the Canadian Football League at the halfway mark

It’s Labour Day in the CFL, and for many, the unofficial start of the season.

CFL balls are photographed at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers stadium in Winnipeg Thursday, May 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Canadian curlers Jennifer Jones, Brent Laing win mixed doubles event

Canadian curlers Jennifer Jones, Brent Laing win mixed doubles event

Canadian curlers Jennifer Jones and Brent Laing are off to a winning start to the season.

Canadian curlers Jennifer Jones, Brent Laing win mixed doubles event
Henderson posts rare feat, joining small group of Canadians to win at home
Henderson posts rare feat, joining small group of Canadians to win at home
Brooke Henderson, of Canada, tees off on the seventh hole during the first round of the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament at Shoal Creek, Thursday, May 31, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. Brooke withdrew from the tournament before the start of the second round for personal reasons. The LPGA tweeted Friday that the native of Smiths Falls, Ont., will be returning home to Ottawa to be with her family. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women’s Open, first Canadian since 1973

20-year-old Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ontario, has now won seven LPGA Tour titles

Brooke Henderson, of Canada, tees off on the seventh hole during the first round of the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament at Shoal Creek, Thursday, May 31, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. Brooke withdrew from the tournament before the start of the second round for personal reasons. The LPGA tweeted Friday that the native of Smiths Falls, Ont., will be returning home to Ottawa to be with her family. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Whalley Major Allstars celebrate their Canadian Little League Championship win Saturday in Quebec. (Photo: Twitter.com/WLLBALL)

Team Canada’s next game postponed at Little League World Series

They’re back in action on Wednesday against Peurto Rico

Whalley Major Allstars celebrate their Canadian Little League Championship win Saturday in Quebec. (Photo: Twitter.com/WLLBALL)
Team Canada poses poses with their silver medals after they lost to the United States in women’s baseball at the Pan Am Games in Ajax, Ont., on July 26, 2015. Canada opens play Wednesday at the women’s World Cup in Viera, Fla. The successful women’s program has five medals from eight World Cups since the biennial tournament began in 2004. But they have yet to win gold. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press)

Canada’s team chasing elusive gold medal at women’s baseball World Cup

Canada, ranked No. 2 behind Japan, opens play Wednesday against No. 10 Hong Kong

Team Canada poses poses with their silver medals after they lost to the United States in women’s baseball at the Pan Am Games in Ajax, Ont., on July 26, 2015. Canada opens play Wednesday at the women’s World Cup in Viera, Fla. The successful women’s program has five medals from eight World Cups since the biennial tournament began in 2004. But they have yet to win gold. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press)
Breeders’ Stakes contender Aheadbyacentury gallops over the E.P.Taylor turf course under jockey Luis Contreras at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Woodbine Entertainment Group, Michael Burns

Aheadbyacentury looking for Triple Crown breakthrough in the Breeders’ Stakes

The consistent Aheadbyacentury has $513,800 in career earnings, including $311,250 this year thanks in large part to his Triple Crown performances.

Breeders’ Stakes contender Aheadbyacentury gallops over the E.P.Taylor turf course under jockey Luis Contreras at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Woodbine Entertainment Group, Michael Burns
Canada crushes Sweden to win Hlinka Gretzky Cup under-18 tournament
Canada crushes Sweden to win Hlinka Gretzky Cup under-18 tournament
Training camp ramps up in Kamloops as the schedule for the IIHF 2019 World Junior Championships in Vancouver and Victoria is released. (Twitter/HC_WJC)

Schedule released for world junior hockey championship in B.C.

Vancouver and Victoria ready to host, as Canada conducts training camp in Kamloops

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Training camp ramps up in Kamloops as the schedule for the IIHF 2019 World Junior Championships in Vancouver and Victoria is released. (Twitter/HC_WJC)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) makes a save as Ottawa Senators right wing Mark Stone (61) looks for a the puck during the third period of game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Ottawa Senators sign Mark Stone to a one-year deal worth US$7.35M

The Ottawa Senators avoided arbitration with Mark Stone, signing the winger to a one-year deal Friday.

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) makes a save as Ottawa Senators right wing Mark Stone (61) looks for a the puck during the third period of game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand