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Eskimos enter 2017 with high-flying offence, suspect defence, and penalty woes

Eskimos enter 2017 with high-flying offence, suspect defence, and penalty woes

EDMONTON — The fortunes of the Edmonton Eskimos in 2017 rest on a high-flying offence, fixing a suspect defence, and spiking a recurring problem with penalties.
Wawrinka, Raonic lose in 1st round at Queen's

Wawrinka, Raonic lose in 1st round at Queen's

LONDON — Stan Wawrinka and Canada's Milos Raonic slumped to straight-sets losses in the first round of the Queen's grass-court tournament on Tuesday in a blow to their preparations for Wimbledon.

2026 Winter Games will cost Calgary $4.6 billion: bid exploration committee

CALGARY — The price tag for Calgary to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will be about $4.6 billion, according to a bid exploration committee.
Emotional Braidwood offers condolences to Hague family in video statement

Emotional Braidwood offers condolences to Hague family in video statement

EDMONTON — Boxer Adam Braidwood fought back tears in a video statement where he offered condolences to the family of Tim Hague, who died after losing to the former CFL player in a heavyweight boxing match on Friday night.
Riders pull the plug on Vince Young experiment, still expect better offence in 2017

Riders pull the plug on Vince Young experiment, still expect better offence in 2017

REGINA — Call it the comeback story that wasn't. Among the Saskatchewan Roughriders' many off-season moves at quarterback, the signing of former Texas Longhorn and NFL quarterback Vince Young garnered the most attention.
Connor McDavid should win first MVP in shadow of NHL expansion draft

Connor McDavid should win first MVP in shadow of NHL expansion draft

Connor McDavid is likely to win his first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP later week, but will anyone notice? Expansion draft selections will be revealed during the NHL awards meaning the spotlight will likely drift from McDavid, Auston Matthews and other awa
Boxer Hague's death sparks calls for better protection for fighters in the ring

Boxer Hague's death sparks calls for better protection for fighters in the ring

As an Edmonton elementary school mourned the loss of a beloved teacher on Monday, Tim Hague's death from injuries suffered during a boxing match sparked calls for stricter licensing requirements and better protection for fighters in the ring.
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

MADRID — A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday.
Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

MADRID — A Spanish judge has summoned Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to court to answer questions after he was accused of tax fraud by a state prosecutor. The Portugal international will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No.

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