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Alouettes ditch school bus rides to practice, look forward to charter flights

MONTREAL — There will be no more travelling to practice in yellow school buses for the Montreal Alouettes.
Alouettes new quarterback Durant excited for first game against Roughriders

Alouettes new quarterback Durant excited for first game against Roughriders

MONTREAL — Darian Durant hasn't had to wait long for his first game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Veteran Brandon Whitaker marvels at Mike Pringle's CFL rushing records

Veteran Brandon Whitaker marvels at Mike Pringle's CFL rushing records

Records are made to be broken but Brandon Whitaker doesn't see Mike Pringle's CFL rushing marks being eclipsed any time soon.
Montreal's Boucher hopes NBA teams can look past knee injury on draft night

Montreal's Boucher hopes NBA teams can look past knee injury on draft night

TORONTO — While his fellow draft prospects have been sprinting up and down NBA courts in countless professional auditions, Canada's Chris Boucher has finally graduated to running in the University of Oregon pool, the weightlessness of the water cushi
Warren Sapp to donate brain for medical research

Warren Sapp to donate brain for medical research

MIAMI — Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. Sapp announced Tuesday that his brain will go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death.

Innsbruck says hosting 2026 Olympics 'doable and affordable'

VIENNA — A feasibility study has suggested Innsbruck could host the 2026 Winter Olympics on a budget of 1.175 billion euros ($1.3 billion), but the Austrian city will need the approval of its residents before deciding on a bid.
Blackhawks' Hossa to miss all next season with skin disorder

Blackhawks' Hossa to miss all next season with skin disorder

Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire upcoming NHL season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin condition he's been dealing with for years.

Ravech replacing Berman as ESPN's Home Run Derby broadcaster

BRISTOL, Conn. — Karl Ravech is replacing Chris Berman as the broadcaster for ESPN's coverage of the All-Star Home Run Derby.
Halifax approves downtown soccer stadium for new professional league team

Halifax approves downtown soccer stadium for new professional league team

Halifax is a step closer to capturing a coveted new FIFA-sanctioned professional soccer franchise after city councillors unanimously signed off on a pop-up stadium at a downtown municipal sports field Tuesday.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games MLB American League Texas 6 Toronto 1 Baltimore 6 Cleveland 5 L.A. Angels 8 N.Y. Yankees 3 Minnesota 9 Chicago White Sox 7 Boston 8 Kansas City 3 Houston 8 Oakland 4 Seattle 5 Detroit 4 (10 innings) National League St.