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Newman, Mendoza will be ESPN's 1st all-female baseball duo

Melanie Newman made history earlier this season when she was part of Major League Baseball's first all-women's broadcast.
Leafs star Matthews practices for first time since wrist surgery

Leafs star Matthews practices for first time since wrist surgery

Toronto Maple Leafs star centre Auston Matthews participated in his first team practice Tuesday since undergoing off-season wrist surgery. Matthews skated with the main practice group for about half an hour before leaving the ice.

Montreal Alouettes appoint scouting director Archambault as defensive assistant coach

MONTREAL — Bryan Archambault has added duties with the Montreal Alouettes. The Alouettes appointed Archambault as a defensive assistant coach. He'll also remain the club's Director of National Scouting, a position he assumed in February 2020.
Women's hoops coach Thomaidis, Canada Basketball agree to part ways

Women's hoops coach Thomaidis, Canada Basketball agree to part ways

TORONTO — Lisa Thomaidis will not return as head coach of Canada's national women's basketball team, ending a run of nearly a decade at the helm of the program.
Ekman-Larsson has two points as Canucks down Flames 4-2 in pre-season action

Ekman-Larsson has two points as Canucks down Flames 4-2 in pre-season action

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — For Conor Garland, a goal is a goal, even if it comes in a pre-season game. Every tally brings much-needed confidence heading into the NHL season, he said.

Senators' Ridley Greig gets two-game suspension for cross-checking

Ottawa Senators forward Ridly Greig has been suspended for a pre-season game and a regular-season game for cross-checking Winnipeg Jets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois.

Hockey Canada calls off World Junior A, para hockey and women's under-18 tournaments

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has cancelled the 2021 men's World Junior A Challenge, the Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup and the national under-18 women's championship because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the organization says.

Sex assault case against Lance Armstrong's son dropped

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas district attorney has rejected a felony sexual assault charge filed earlier this year by Austin police against the son of former cyclist Lance Armstrong. Luke Armstrong was charged in April related to an incident in 2018.
CF Montreal midfielder Victor Wanyama calls end to international career with Kenya

CF Montreal midfielder Victor Wanyama calls end to international career with Kenya

MONTREAL — CF Montreal midfielder Victor Wanyama, a former Kenya captain, is retiring from international football. Wanyama made his senior debut in 2007 at age 15. He went on to score seven goals in 56 games with the Kenyan national team.
Forge FC ready for another challenge on the road in the CONCACAF League

Forge FC ready for another challenge on the road in the CONCACAF League

With eight of its past 11 Scotiabank CONCACAF League matches having taken place away from home, Forge FC is all too familiar with playing on hostile ground.