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Oilers sign defenceman Eric Gryba to two-year contract extension

Oilers sign defenceman Eric Gryba to two-year contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Eric Gryba to a two-year contract extension. Gryba, 29, appeared in 40 games with the Oilers last season, posting six points (two goals, four assists) and 65 penalty minutes.
Canadian rugby coach Ric Suggitt dies suddenly at age of 58

Canadian rugby coach Ric Suggitt dies suddenly at age of 58

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canadian rugby coach Ric Suggitt, who guided national teams on both side of the border, has died. He was 58.
Whitecaps teen star Davies headlines young Canadian Gold Cup squad

Whitecaps teen star Davies headlines young Canadian Gold Cup squad

Vancouver Whitecaps rising star Alphonso Davies headlines a young Canadian squad for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Randy Chevrier retires a Calgary Stampeder after 16-year pro football career

Randy Chevrier retires a Calgary Stampeder after 16-year pro football career

CALGARY — Longtime long-snapper Randy Chevrier has retired a Calgary Stampeder. The 41-year-old from Montreal played the majority of his 16-year professional football career with the Stampeders from 2005 to 2015.
Serena's latest shot: pregnant and nude on magazine cover

Serena's latest shot: pregnant and nude on magazine cover

NEW YORK — Serena Williams is showing off her pregnancy with a nude photo on the cover of the August issue of Vanity Fair.
Ray, Green, Mincy named top performers for Week 1 of CFL season

Ray, Green, Mincy named top performers for Week 1 of CFL season

Toronto quarterback Ricky Ray and slotback S.J. Green and Montreal defensive back Jonathon Mincy have been named the top performers for Week 1 of the CFL season.
Review: Proper concussion assessment procedures weren't followed at '14 World Cup

Review: Proper concussion assessment procedures weren't followed at '14 World Cup

TORONTO — An avid soccer fan, Toronto-based neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Cusimano gets concerned every time he sees a player stay on the pitch after showing symptoms of a head injury.
WADA allows Russian doping agency to run drug testing again

WADA allows Russian doping agency to run drug testing again

KAZAN, Russia — The World Anti-Doping Agency has partly restored drug-testing duties to the Russian anti-doping agency.

Calgary track to host 2021 world luge championship after renovation

BERCHTESGADEN, Germany — Calgary will host the 2021 world luge championship. The world governing body of the sport awarded the championship to Calgary at its recent congress. The city previously hosted the world championship in 1990, 1993 and 2001.
LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur

LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur

LOS ANGELES — LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring. The outspoken father of NBA Draft No.