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Canada's Auger-Aliassime bested by Herbert at Open Sud de France

MONTPELLIER, France — France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert downed Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6 (2), 7-5 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Open Sud de France.
Veteran quarterback Matt Nichols signs contract with Toronto Argonauts

Veteran quarterback Matt Nichols signs contract with Toronto Argonauts

TORONTO — Matt Nichols wasn't out of work long. According to a CFL source, the veteran quarterback signed a three-year deal with the Toronto Argonauts on Thursday. The move comes after Nichols was released by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Jan. 28.
Hamilton head coach Orlondo Steinauer unveils 2020 Ticats coaching staff

Hamilton head coach Orlondo Steinauer unveils 2020 Ticats coaching staff

HAMILTON — Orlondo Steinauer will have plenty of familair faces on the sidelines with him this season. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach unveiled his 2020 coaching staff Thursday and it includes nine returnees from last year's squad.
Olympic berth on the line for Canadian women as they face Costa Rica in California

Olympic berth on the line for Canadian women as they face Costa Rica in California

CARSON, Calif. — Coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller is throwing out the form chart as eighth-ranked Canada takes on No.
King angry at CBS promo of interview questions about Bryant

King angry at CBS promo of interview questions about Bryant

NEW YORK — In the wake of a social media backlash, CBS' Gayle King says she is embarrassed and angry with how the network promoted part of her interview with WNBA star Lisa Leslie that concerned the late Kobe Bryant.
Flames captain Mark Giordano out week-to-week with hamstring injury

Flames captain Mark Giordano out week-to-week with hamstring injury

Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving says the team "dodged a big bullet" with defenceman Mark Giordano, who will be out week-to-week with right hamstring injury.
Oilers prospect Raphael Lavoie making Chicoutimi Sagueneens a Memorial Cup threat

Oilers prospect Raphael Lavoie making Chicoutimi Sagueneens a Memorial Cup threat

TORONTO — Forward Raphael Lavoie had a hunch his days with the Halifax Mooseheads were coming to an end even before he left to represent Canada at the world junior hockey championship in December.
Scamurra leads U.S. over Canada 3-1 in fourth game of Rivalry Series

Scamurra leads U.S. over Canada 3-1 in fourth game of Rivalry Series

VANCOUVER — Hilary Knight and her U.S. teammates served up a dose of revenge for a decade-old grudge in Game 4 of the women's hockey Rivalry Series on Wednesday. The U.S. earned a 3-1 win over Canada and took a 3-1 lead in the series.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu not scheduled to play singles at Fed Cup

Canada's Bianca Andreescu not scheduled to play singles at Fed Cup

BIEL, Switzerland — The Canadian Fed Cup team became a major underdog in its tie against Switzerland when reigning U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu was not included in the singles matches at Thursday's draw ceremony.
Canadian duo first after pairs short program at Four Continents figure skating

Canadian duo first after pairs short program at Four Continents figure skating

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Canadians Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro placed first in Thursday's pairs short program ahead of two Chinese couples — including the reigning world champions — to open the ISU Four Continents figure skating comp