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Viewers flock to Weather Channel for Hurricane Ian coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weather Channel reached its biggest audience in five years last week when Hurricane Ian made its destructive landfall in western Florida. The average audience of 3.
NHLers reflect on another wild summer of goalie musical chairs: 'It's crazy'

NHLers reflect on another wild summer of goalie musical chairs: 'It's crazy'

Andrei Vasilevskiy doesn't pay attention to off-season NHL news. The signings, the trades, the big moves just aren't on the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender's radar.
AGCO establishes Oct. 31 deadline for sports-betting operators

AGCO establishes Oct. 31 deadline for sports-betting operators

TORONTO — Sports betting in Ontario will see some definitive changes by month's end. On Tuesday, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced it has set Oct.
Blue Jays-Orioles game rained out, doubleheader on Wednesday

Blue Jays-Orioles game rained out, doubleheader on Wednesday

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays were rained out Tuesday night and are scheduled to play a doubleheader Wednesday to end the regular season. There is little significance to these last two games.
Vancouver Whitecaps hand CEO Axel Schuster four-year contract extension

Vancouver Whitecaps hand CEO Axel Schuster four-year contract extension

VANCOUVER — Axel Schuster was never concerned about signing a long-term deal to remain CEO and sporting director of the Vancouver Whitecaps. He believed a contract extension would come as he continued planning for the club's future.
Redblacks Lorenzo Mauldin IV leading CFL in sacks with club-record 14

Redblacks Lorenzo Mauldin IV leading CFL in sacks with club-record 14

Lorenzo Mauldin IV has been a menace to CFL quarterbacks this season. The Ottawa Redblacks defensive lineman has amassed a CFL-high/club-record 14 sacks. He also leads the league in multi-sack games with five.
Hockey Canada's board chairs defend organization's leadership, decisions

Hockey Canada's board chairs defend organization's leadership, decisions

OTTAWA — Hockey Canada's board chairs, past and present, played defence amid parliamentary grilling over the hockey body's handling of alleged sexual assaults and how money was paid out in lawsuits.
Toronto Arrows sign Canadian international fly half Shane O'Leary

Toronto Arrows sign Canadian international fly half Shane O'Leary

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows bolstered their backs Tuesday by signing Canadian international fly half Shane O’Leary for the 2023 Major League Rugby season.

Canada beats Thailand at women's volleyball world championship

LODZ, Poland — Alexa Gray and Kiera Van Ryk each scored 25 points as Canada topped Thailand 3-1 at the FIVB women's volleyball world championship on Tuesday. Canada, which opened the event with losses to defending champion Serbia and No.
Ohio walleye scandal deals big blow to tournament fishing

Ohio walleye scandal deals big blow to tournament fishing

They fish tournaments for a living so Canadians Jeff Gustafson and Chris Johnston aren't surprised by the public backlash created by the disqualification of two anglers from an Ohio walleye event after lead weight and fillets were discovered in their