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At least 6 reported dead in crush at African Cup soccer game

At least 6 reported dead in crush at African Cup soccer game

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — At least six people died in a crush outside a stadium hosting a game at Africa's top soccer tournament in Cameroon on Monday, a local government official said, realizing fears over the capacity of the country to stage the con
Vancouver Canucks name former agent Emilie Castonguay assistant GM

Vancouver Canucks name former agent Emilie Castonguay assistant GM

VANCOUVER — Emilie Castonguay never let being a woman get in the way as she blazed a trail through the hockey world — and she doesn't expect gender to be an issue as she continues her journey.

Argonauts re-sign Canadian defensive back Boateng, add receiver Coxie

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts have re-signed Canadian defensive back Matt Boateng and signed American wide receiver Damonte Coxie. The 25-year-old Boateng played in 12 games with Toronto last season. The native of Ajax, Ont.

Running back James Wilder Jr. signs one-year extension with Edmonton Elks

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed running back James Wilder Jr. to a one-year contract extension on Monday. Wilder, who was scheduled to hit the free-agent market next month, racked up 996 total yards and three touchdowns in 2021.
Cooper Gallant looking to become fourth Canadian on Bassmaster Elite Series circuit

Cooper Gallant looking to become fourth Canadian on Bassmaster Elite Series circuit

He caught his first largemouth bass at age five. Nineteen years later, Cooper Gallant is aiming to join the world's top professional bass circuit. The articulate 24-year-old from Bowmanville, Ont.
Moguls star Kingsbury leads Canada's 24-member freestyle team for Beijing

Moguls star Kingsbury leads Canada's 24-member freestyle team for Beijing

Mikaël Kingsbury has already captured Olympic gold. He's climbed the World Cup podium more than a hundred times. But Canada's moguls superstar believes he'll be better than ever in Beijing.

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign receiver Darvin Kidsy, defensive back Will Sunderland

The Saskatchewan Roughriders bolstered their roster on Monday with the signings of wide receiver Darvin Kidsy and defensive back Will Sunderland. Both players are U.S. imports with National Football League experience.
Ortiz, Clemens, Bonds to be close calls for Hall of Fame

Ortiz, Clemens, Bonds to be close calls for Hall of Fame

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, with eight MVPs and seven Cy Young Awards between them, are in the bottom of the last inning in their Hall of Fame bids. Either they get in Tuesday — and it’s going to be close — or Cooperstown may elude them entirely.

Offensive lineman Zack Williams re-signs with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have re-signed Canadian offensive lineman Zack Williams. Williams, who was set to become a free agent next month, played all 14 games with the Stamps last season, including 13 starts at left guard.
Canada's Auger-Aliassime advances to QF at Australian Open with victory over Cilic

Canada's Auger-Aliassime advances to QF at Australian Open with victory over Cilic

MELBOURNE, Australia — Some 24 hours after Denis Shapovalov reached his first Australian Open men’s singles quarterfinal, his friend and countryman Félix Auger-Aliassime joined him in the final eight.