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Toronto Argonauts dip into free agency to sign defensive back Yell

Toronto Argonauts dip into free agency to sign defensive back Yell

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed American defensive back Ronnie Yell to a one-year contract Saturday. Yell, 26, became a free agent Tuesday. Yell joins the Argos after four seasons with the B.C. Lions.
NewsAlert: Canada's Samuel Girard wins gold in men's 1,000 metres

NewsAlert: Canada's Samuel Girard wins gold in men's 1,000 metres

GANGENUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Canada's Samuel Girard has won gold in men's 1,000-metre short-track speedskating at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The Ferland-et-Boilleau, Que., native finished in one minute 24.650 seconds in his Olympic debut.
CP NewsAlert: Canada's Boutin wins bronze in women's 1,500 short-track

CP NewsAlert: Canada's Boutin wins bronze in women's 1,500 short-track

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian short-track speedskater Kim Boutin has her second bronze medal of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games after finishing third in the women's 1,500 metres. Boutin, from Sherbrooke, Que.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL Winnipeg 6 Colorado 1 Philadelphia 2 Columbus 1 (OT) N.Y. Islanders 3 Carolina 0 Dallas 2 St.
Wheeler, Scheifele have three-point games to help Jets down Avalanche

Wheeler, Scheifele have three-point games to help Jets down Avalanche

WINNIPEG — Scoring twice and adding an assist to end a 15-game goal drought was no big deal for Blake Wheeler. The Winnipeg Jets captain basically shrugged off the notable numbers he delivered as the Jets downed the Colorado Avalanche 6-1 on Friday.

Canada looks to down Brazil for first win in Americas Rugby Championship

LANGFORD, B.C. — Doug Fraser will win his first cap and fellow debutante Cam Polson could join him off the bench Saturday when Canada hosts Brazil in Americas Rugby Championship play at Westhills Stadium.
Miami-Dade County sues seeking money from sale of Marlins

Miami-Dade County sues seeking money from sale of Marlins

Miami-Dade County is suing former Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria and the new ownership group led by Derek Jeter, seeking money from the $1.2 billion sale of the team.
Centre Mikael Backlund signs six-year contract to stay with Calgary Flames

Centre Mikael Backlund signs six-year contract to stay with Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Forward Mikael Backlund decided not to test free agency this summer and re-signed a multi-year contract extension with the Calgary Flames. The Flames announced on Friday that the two sides agreed to a six-year deal worth US$32.
Stroman angry at Blue Jays over negativity in arbitration

Stroman angry at Blue Jays over negativity in arbitration

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman met with Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins on Friday, a day after the 26-year old right-hander's salary arbitration loss triggered him to vent on Twitter. Stroman received a raise from $3.
Vancouver Whitecaps sign Kendall Waston through 2019, option for 2020

Vancouver Whitecaps sign Kendall Waston through 2019, option for 2020

Vancouver Whitecaps FC have re-signed centre back Kendall Waston through 2019, with an option for 2020. The team announced the move Friday and called Waston a key player on their backline.