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Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign OL Stanley Bryant to one-year extension

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-signed offensive lineman Stanley Bryant to a one-year contract extension Thursday. Bryant was named the CFL's top lineman for a second straight season in November.
Toronto FC heads for warmth of California to start training camp in earnest

Toronto FC heads for warmth of California to start training camp in earnest

TORONTO — After medicals and two days of fitness training indoors in the frigid north, Toronto FC heads to the warmth and real grass of California on Friday to start training camp in earnest.
Another McKeever steps onto cross-country skiing's international stage

Another McKeever steps onto cross-country skiing's international stage

Xavier McKeever's earliest memory of cross-country skiing with his parents is being used as a training aid. Robin McKeever and Milaine Theriault towed their toddler instead of a tire up hills during workouts.

Raptors' Lowry, Leonard, Anunoby and Valanciunas to sit out Phoenix game

TORONTO — Kyle Lowry, Kawhi Leonard and OG Anunoby are sitting out Toronto's game Thursday against the visiting Phoenix Suns. The Raptors could be down by as many as five players.

Edmonton Eskimos sign Canadian kicker Hugh O'Neill to contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos re-signed Canadian kicker/punter Hugh O'Neill on Thursday to a contract extension through the 2020 season. O'Neill appeared in all 18 regular-season games with Edmonton last year. He posted a 45.

Gladys Knight to sing national anthem at the Super Bowl

NEW YORK — Gladys Knight will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she's proud to use her voice to "unite and represent our country" in her hometown of Atlanta.
Canada's Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov advance at Australian Open

Canada's Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov advance at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Milos Raonic and Denis Shapovalov have advanced to the third round of the Australian Open.
Canada's Conners on his way to full PGA Tour card with fast start to 2019 season

Canada's Conners on his way to full PGA Tour card with fast start to 2019 season

Corey Conners was working on his putting last Friday when fellow Canadian Mackenzie Hughes offered some advice. Hughes pointed out that if Conners tucked in his right elbow a little bit, it would improve his setup.
Montreal Impact sign Argentine striker Maxi Urruti to new three-year deal

Montreal Impact sign Argentine striker Maxi Urruti to new three-year deal

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact have signed Argentine striker Maximiliano Urruti to a new three-year contract, with an option year for 2022.

Journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead

ACCRA, Ghana — Police in Ghana say an investigative journalist whose work exposing corruption in African soccer led to the downfall of a member of the sport's high-powered FIFA Council has been shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike.