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With no World Cup for US this year, Altidore shifts focus

For Jozy Altidore, this was supposed to be the time when the United States was preparing for this summer's World Cup. That changed early in October when the Americans got bounced from the tournament. The stunning failure shifted Altidore's focus.

Friends and family rally around ailing Canadian soccer player Drew Beckie

TORONTO — Drew Beckie went to Europe in search of a soccer team. Instead the former Ottawa Fury defender found himself struck by a serious virus.

Washington trades Canadian international Lindsay Agnew to the Houston Dash

HOUSTON — The Houston Dash acquired Canadian international Lindsay Agnew in a trade with the Washington Spirit on Tuesday. Houston sent Washington the third overall pick in Thursday's NWSL draft, getting Agnew and the No. 6 pick in return.

Olympic veterans Crawford and Green lead Canadian biathlon team to Pyeongchang

CALGARY — Two-time Olympians Rosanna Crawford and Brendan Green headline Canada's biathlon team for the next month's Pyeongchang Games. Crawford and Green were part of the quartet that finished 11th in the mixed relay at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics

OTTAWA — Not since Kurt Browning at the 1994 Lillehammer Games has a figure skater carried the Canadian flag into an opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
Toronto Argonauts sign defensive back Caleb Ham, running back Ben Malena

Toronto Argonauts sign defensive back Caleb Ham, running back Ben Malena

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed defensive back Caleb Ham, the son of Canadian Football Hall of Famer Tracy Ham, to a three-year contract Tuesday. The Argos also signed back Ben Malena to a one-year deal.

Earnhardt interested in becoming minority owner of Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhard Jr. says he is interested in becoming a minority owner with the NFL's Carolina Panthers.
IOC visits Calgary to discuss potential of hosting 2026 Winter Games

IOC visits Calgary to discuss potential of hosting 2026 Winter Games

CALGARY — Members of the International Olympic Committee are in Calgary this week to meet with the city's Olympic project team. Calgary city council is deciding whether to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

CFL suspends Campbell for two games following positive test for banned substance

TORONTO — The CFL suspended offensive lineman Bruce Campbell of the Saskatchewan Roughriders for two games Tuesday after testing positive for a banned substance.
B.C. Lions sign defensive back T.J. Lee to contract for upcoming season

B.C. Lions sign defensive back T.J. Lee to contract for upcoming season

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions signed defensive back T.J. Lee to a contract extension through the 2018 season Tuesday. Lee was eligible to become a free agent next month.