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Canada's Brooke Henderson tees it up at first major of women's golf season

Canada's Brooke Henderson tees it up at first major of women's golf season

Brooke Henderson has started the LPGA Tour season on a wave, one she hopes to ride into the first major of the season. The 26-year-old golfer from Smiths Falls, Ont.
A look at some previous lifetime bans from professional team sports leagues

A look at some previous lifetime bans from professional team sports leagues

Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter isn't the first person to receive a lifetime ban from a professional sports league in North America.
Marc-Andre Fleury signs a $2.5M extension with the Wild to return for next season at age 40

Marc-Andre Fleury signs a $2.5M extension with the Wild to return for next season at age 40

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed goalie Marc-Andre Fleury to a one-year, $2.5 million contract extension on Wednesday, bringing back the veteran for his age-40 season. Fleury, who turns 40 on Nov.
Canada edged by reigning champion Costa Rica in CONCACAF futsal quarterfinal

Canada edged by reigning champion Costa Rica in CONCACAF futsal quarterfinal

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Defending champion Costa Rica held on to edge Canada 3-2 in quarterfinal play Wednesday at the CONCACAF Futsal Championship, ending the Canadian men's hope of reaching the FIFA Futsal World Cup.
Canadiens hope to take a step next season, but not at expense of long-term plan

Canadiens hope to take a step next season, but not at expense of long-term plan

BROSSARD, Que. — The Montreal Canadiens' brass is committed to reversing the team’s trend of missing the playoffs. But general manager Kent Hughes and executive vice-president Jeff Gorton won’t deviate from their long-term plans to do so.
Veteran skip Brad Jacobs announces departure from Team Carruthers

Veteran skip Brad Jacobs announces departure from Team Carruthers

WINNIPEG — Veteran skip Brad Jacobs is a free agent after announcing Wednesday that he is parting ways with Reid Carruthers and his Manitoba-based curling team.
Raptors backup centre Jontay Porter gets lifetime ban from NBA

Raptors backup centre Jontay Porter gets lifetime ban from NBA

TORONTO — Jontay Porter has been banned from the NBA for life. The former Toronto Raptors backup centre's punishment was announced on Wednesday after the NBA completed its investigation into gambling allegations against Porter.
Masai Ujiri: Toronto Raptors' culture remains strong after challenging season

Masai Ujiri: Toronto Raptors' culture remains strong after challenging season

TORONTO — A year ago, Masai Ujiri declared that the Toronto Raptors had to change their culture. But after a challenging and disappointing 2023-24 season, the team's president said that their culture is just fine.
USA Basketball announces its men's team for the Paris Olympics

USA Basketball announces its men's team for the Paris Olympics

USA Basketball studied every men's basketball game it has played for about two decades and a clear trend eventually appeared. When the defense isn't good enough, the Americans tend to get themselves into trouble.
Robertson, Barriault add Canadian content to Conor McGregor comeback UFC 303 card

Robertson, Barriault add Canadian content to Conor McGregor comeback UFC 303 card

Canadians Gillian (The Savage) Robertson and Marc-Andre (Powerbar) Barriault have been added to Conor McGregor's comeback fight card. Robertson, ranked 15th among strawweight contenders, will face No.