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CFL Players' Association grieving Simoni Lawrence's two-game suspension

CFL Players' Association grieving Simoni Lawrence's two-game suspension

TORONTO — The CFL Players' Association informed the CFL on Wednesday night it's grieving the two-game suspension handed down by the league to Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence.

New York Islanders hire Jim Hiller an assistant coach

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have hired Jim Hiller as an assistant coach. The Islanders announced the addition to Barry Trotz's staff Wednesday. Hiller spent the past four seasons as an assistant with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

YouTube's first MLB game will be Phillies-Dodgers on July 18

YouTube's first live broadcast of a Major League Baseball game will be July 18 when the Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers. MLB and YouTube are partnering to live stream 13 games after the All-Star break.

Canadian women's field hockey team ties favoured Spain in tourney opener

VALENCIA, Spain — The Canadian women's field hockey team tied host Spain 1-1 in the opener for both teams on Wednesday at the FIH Hockey Series Finals. Brienne Stairs of Kitchener, Ont., tied the game for Canada, ranked 21st in the world.
Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed

LAS VEGAS — Alex Meruelo was approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday.

Canadian junior hockey team names roster for summer camp

CALGARY — Six members of last season's squad have been invited to the Canadian national junior hockey team's summer development camp. Forty-three players will be at the camp, July 27 to Aug. 4 in Plymouth, Mich.
Kat Surin hopes to follow in her father's Olympic footsteps

Kat Surin hopes to follow in her father's Olympic footsteps

VANCOUVER — As a kid, Kat Surin never really thought her father was that different than the other dads.

Canadian women's basketball team loses to Great Britain in exhibition game

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom — The Canadian women's basketball team completed a European tour with an 0-4 record after a 67-53 loss to Great Britain in an exhibition game on Wednesday. Ruth Hamblin of Houston, B.C.
Ottawa Redblacks look to improve in Week 2 against Saskatchewan Roughriders

Ottawa Redblacks look to improve in Week 2 against Saskatchewan Roughriders

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks are confident things can only get better. That being said, Ottawa has little to complain about after pulling off a 32-28 come-from-behind win against the defending champion Calgary Stampeders in its season opener.
Canadian women look to defeat Dutch for third straight win at Women's World Cup

Canadian women look to defeat Dutch for third straight win at Women's World Cup

REIMS, France — Canada goes into its final group game against the Netherlands on Thursday at the Women's World Cup knowing it is already assured of a berth in the knockout stage whatever the result.