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Food banks to benefit as mayors of Toronto and Calgary make Grey Cup bet

TORONTO — The mayors of Toronto and Calgary say they've agreed to the terms of the traditional Grey Cup bet as the Argonauts and Stampeders prepare to meet Sunday in Ottawa.
First men's World Cup downhill training run cancelled in Lake Louise

First men's World Cup downhill training run cancelled in Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — The first training run of the men's World Cup downhill season was cancelled Wednesday in Lake Louise, Alta. The men are scheduled to race a downhill Saturday followed by Sunday's super-G at the ski resort west of Calgary.
Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for life

Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for life

ATLANTA — The Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international signing rules from 2015-17.
Ricky Ray, Argonauts arrive to practice amid nearby police incident

Ricky Ray, Argonauts arrive to practice amid nearby police incident

OTTAWA — The Toronto Argonauts had a dramatic welcome to practice on Wednesday. The players were disembarking the team bus at the University of Ottawa while an incident involving police played out on the adjacent Highway 417.
Lake Louise World Cup kicks off Olympic season for deep Canadian men's ski team

Lake Louise World Cup kicks off Olympic season for deep Canadian men's ski team

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Manuel Osborne-Paradis was OK with the cancellation of last year's World Cup in Lake Louise, Alta. The Canadian man who has won the most medals in Lake Louise couldn't race there in 2016 because he was otherwise occupied.
B.C. Lions' loss in 2004 Grey Cup game still stings Dave Dickenson

B.C. Lions' loss in 2004 Grey Cup game still stings Dave Dickenson

OTTAWA — Time has done little to diminish the disappointment of Dave Dickenson's last Grey Cup visit to Ottawa. Dickenson was the surprise starter for the B.C. Lions ahead of league MVP Casey Printers in the 20014 championship game.
Beauty be damned, Toronto FC machine keeps rolling in the MLS playoffs

Beauty be damned, Toronto FC machine keeps rolling in the MLS playoffs

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In sport, as in life, aesthetics sometimes go out the window. If every toilet in your home is plugged, you don't need a plumber who looks like Fabio. You want a professional with a plunger who can get the job done.
Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation Wednesday by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China, calling him an "ungrateful fool.
Sochi gold medallist  among 4 Russians banned for doping

Sochi gold medallist among 4 Russians banned for doping

MOSCOW — Two more Russian athletes were stripped of their Olympic medals from the 2014 Sochi Games on Wednesday, leaving the United States as the country with the most medals.

Australia routs Canada Ravens 88-0 in women's Rugby League World Cup

SYDNEY, Australia — Maddie Studdon set up five tries and score one as Australia routed the Canada Ravens 88-0 on Wednesday in women's Rugby League World Cup action.