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Canada's Clayton to fight Navarrete this week for two minor titles

MONTREAL — Custio Clayton won't wait long for his shot at a pair of minor boxing titles.

Canada U20 team takes on U.S. in first leg of World Rugby Trophy qualifier

EDMONTON — Centre George Barton will captain the Canadian under-20 team in the first leg of its Junior World Rugby Trophy qualifier against the U.S. on Tuesday.
Rogers Sportsnet says average audience for Stanley Cup up 18 per sent over 2016

Rogers Sportsnet says average audience for Stanley Cup up 18 per sent over 2016

TORONTO — An average of 2.67 million Canadian viewers tuned in to see the Stanley Cup final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators, Rogers Sportsnet said in a release Monday.
Panthers new coach Bob Boughner says team's future is bright

Panthers new coach Bob Boughner says team's future is bright

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers went into this off-season with a very specific plan regarding what they thought they wanted for the team's next head coach. Then they met with Bob Boughner. And their plan changed on the spot.
Sidney Crosby caps stunning and perhaps unprecedented two-year run with Cup

Sidney Crosby caps stunning and perhaps unprecedented two-year run with Cup

The Pittsburgh Penguins were basking in the glory of their first Stanley Cup since 2009 at about this point last year, but Kris Letang already sensed Sidney Crosby looking ahead to future feats.
Canada veteran Bernier, teenager Davies excited to face Curacao in friendly

Canada veteran Bernier, teenager Davies excited to face Curacao in friendly

MONTREAL — Veteran Patrice Bernier and teenager Alphonso Davies were like the Odd Couple at the Canadian soccer team camp last week.
Sidney Crosby fans celebrate Cup win with pilgrimage to famous dryer

Sidney Crosby fans celebrate Cup win with pilgrimage to famous dryer

HALIFAX — Mere hours after Sidney Crosby won his third Stanley Cup, the hometown museum that touts itself as "Home of the Sidney Crosby Exhibit" was already coveting new keepsakes.

UNB names new women's varsity hockey coach after discrimination battle

FREDERICTON — The University of New Brunswick has named a head coach for the women's varsity hockey team as the program is reinstated after a lengthy human rights battle.
Riders head coach/GM says QB Young out 4-6 weeks with torn hamstring

Riders head coach/GM says QB Young out 4-6 weeks with torn hamstring

REGINA — Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Vince Young has a torn hamstring and will likely be out of action for about four to six weeks.
August trial set in ex-CFL player McKnight's death

August trial set in ex-CFL player McKnight's death

NEW ORLEANS — The man charged in the shooting death of former CFL and NFL running back Joe McKnight is scheduled to go on trial in August. A judge in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna on Monday set an Aug.