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Christine Sinclair named Canadian Women's player of the year for the 14th time

Christine Sinclair named Canadian Women's player of the year for the 14th time

TORONTO — Canada teammate Jordyn Huitema hadn't been born when Christine Sinclair won her first Canadian Women's Player of the Year Award in 2000. Eighteen years later, Sinclair's remarkable soccer career continues to impress.
Whitecaps trade captain Waston to Cincinnati for cash, future considerations

Whitecaps trade captain Waston to Cincinnati for cash, future considerations

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have traded former captain Kendall Waston to FC Cincinnati in exchange for US$450,000 of general allocation money, $300,000 of targeted allocation money, a 2019 international roster spot and future considerations.
In The Rings: Curlers grumble about new timing system used at Canada Cup

In The Rings: Curlers grumble about new timing system used at Canada Cup

Matt Dunstone said the new timing system used at curling's Canada Cup "has got to go." Braeden Moskowy felt it was "all cons, no pros" while Brent Laing simply called it "terrible.
ESPN signs Jessica Mendoza to multiyear extension

ESPN signs Jessica Mendoza to multiyear extension

Jessica Mendoza will have more of a presence on various ESPN platforms starting next baseball season. Mendoza signed a multiyear extension with ESPN to remain part of the "Sunday Night Baseball" announcer's booth and make more studio appearances.

Valour FC makes English striker Stephen Hoyle its first international signing

Stephen Hoyle got a taste of Canada during a brief tryout with Toronto FC in 2013. Now the English striker is looking forward to settling in Winnipeg as Valour FC's first international signing.
Leafs prospect Liljegren's world junior availability in jeopardy after injury

Leafs prospect Liljegren's world junior availability in jeopardy after injury

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Timothy Liljegren's chances of playing for Sweden at the world junior hockey championship are in jeopardy. The 19-year-old Marlies defenceman suffered a high ankle sprain Dec.
Toodle-oo Tulo: Blue Jays release veteran shortstop Troy Tulowitzki

Toodle-oo Tulo: Blue Jays release veteran shortstop Troy Tulowitzki

TORONTO — Troy Tulowitzki had no plans to be anything but a starting shortstop upon his return from injury. The Toronto Blue Jays felt it was unlikely he'd be able to play regularly at an above-average level.
Former NHL executive Brian Burke invests in his second favourite sport -- rugby

Former NHL executive Brian Burke invests in his second favourite sport -- rugby

TORONTO — Former NHL executive Brian Burke's love for rugby started after his hockey playing career ended. Having won the Calder Cup with the AHL's Maine Mariners in 1978, he started that fall at Harvard Law School.
Leman in limbo waiting for weather to launch start of World Cup ski cross season

Leman in limbo waiting for weather to launch start of World Cup ski cross season

Brady Leman will find out what it's like racing as the reigning Olympic men's ski cross champion, if the season ever starts.
Bahamian forward Leashja Grant thankful for second chance at Lakehead

Bahamian forward Leashja Grant thankful for second chance at Lakehead

TORONTO — One of Canadian university's most dominant players was a grocery cashier at a corner store in Nassau only a couple of seasons ago. U.S.