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Veteran kicker Paredes named CFL's top performer after kicking six field goals in win

Veteran kicker Paredes named CFL's top performer after kicking six field goals in win

TORONTO — Rene Paredes of the Calgary Stampeders and Montreal Alouettes Jake Wieneke and David Menard were named the CFL's top performers Tuesday. Paredes was named the No. 1 performer after kicking six field goals in Calgary's 39-10 win over the B.
Olympic track cycling champ Kelsey Mitchell rides whirlwind into world championship

Olympic track cycling champ Kelsey Mitchell rides whirlwind into world championship

Kelsey Mitchell didn't have time for a post-Olympic letdown. Just over two months after winning track cycling's women's sprint in Tokyo, the 27-year-old from Sherwood Park, Alta., will attempt to pair a world championship gold with her Olympic gold.
MacKinnon clears COVID protocols, could play for Avs at Caps

MacKinnon clears COVID protocols, could play for Avs at Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon has cleared NHL coronavirus protocols and could make his season debut Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals.
About a third of Premier League players not fully vaccinated

About a third of Premier League players not fully vaccinated

LONDON (AP) — Almost a third of Premier League soccer players have yet to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus and about 20% have yet to receive a first dose.
USOPC says it is trying to help Humphries' Olympic quest

USOPC says it is trying to help Humphries' Olympic quest

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76ers suspend Simmons 1 game for conduct detrimental to team

76ers suspend Simmons 1 game for conduct detrimental to team

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Ben Simmons has been suspended by the Philadelphia 76ers for one game due to conduct detrimental to the team. Simmons will miss the 76ers’ season opener Wednesday night at New Orleans.
Bjorkgren, Mitchell to fill in for Nick Nurse during upcoming FIBA competitions

Bjorkgren, Mitchell to fill in for Nick Nurse during upcoming FIBA competitions

Toronto Raptors assistants Nate Bjorkgren and Nathaniel Mitchell will fill in for Nick Nurse on the Canadian men's basketball bench at upcoming FIBA events.
Blue Bombers can clinch first-place finish in West Division with victory over Lions

Blue Bombers can clinch first-place finish in West Division with victory over Lions

TORONTO — After punching their playoff ticket last week, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers can solidify a shorter route to the 2021 Grey Cup. The Bombers (9-1) can cement top spot in the West Division on Saturday with a home victory over the B.C.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers acquire veteran kicker Sergio Castillo in deal with B.C. Lions

Winnipeg Blue Bombers acquire veteran kicker Sergio Castillo in deal with B.C. Lions

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers acquired American kicker Sergio Castillo from the B.C. Lions on Tuesday for a conditional 2022 fourth-round pick.
Manager Aaron Boone re-signed by Yankees to 3-year contract

Manager Aaron Boone re-signed by Yankees to 3-year contract

NEW YORK — Manager Aaron Boone was re-signed by the New York Yankees to a three-year contract with a club option for 2025 after four winning but unsuccessful seasons.