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Edmonton Elks sign Canadian receivers Smith, Jones to extensions

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed Canadian receiver Tevaun Smith and Mike Jones to one-year extensions Thursday. The two were scheduled to become free agents Feb. 8.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign veteran Canadian safety Adeleke

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed veteran Canadian defensive back Tunde Adeleke to a two-year contract extension Thursday. Adeleke, 26, started 12 games at safety for Hamilton last season.
Winnipeg Jets place Nikolaj Ehlers on injured reserve after knee-on-knee hit

Winnipeg Jets place Nikolaj Ehlers on injured reserve after knee-on-knee hit

NASHVILLE — Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers has been placed on injured reserve after taking a knee-on-knee hit from Washington defenceman Dmitry Orlov.

NCAA ratifies new constitution, paving way to restructuring

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA member schools voted to ratify a new, pared-down constitution Thursday, paving the way for a decentralized approach to governing college sports that will hand more power to schools and conferences.

Calgary Stampeders sign Canadian offensive lineman Sceviour to extension

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders signed Canadian offensive lineman Ryan Sceviour to a two-year contract extension Thursday. The six-foot-four, 311-pound Calgary native was slated to become a free agent next month.
Canadian women's curling championship gets go-ahead in Thunder Bay

Canadian women's curling championship gets go-ahead in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The Canadian women's curling championship has the green light to proceed in Thunder Bay. The 18-team Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Fort William Gardens opens Jan.
Rays say split-season plan with Montreal rejected by MLB

Rays say split-season plan with Montreal rejected by MLB

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays' proposed plan to split the season between Florida and Montreal has been rejected by Major League Baseball. Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg announced the news on Thursday.
Kripps, Appiah, de Bruin have eyes on bobsled medal podium in Beijing

Kripps, Appiah, de Bruin have eyes on bobsled medal podium in Beijing

After piloting his two-man sled to glory at the Pyeongchang Olympics, Justin Kripps turned his attention to perfecting his four-man driving.

Report: MLB officials shut down Tampa Bay Rays' split-city plan with Montreal

TAMPA, Fla. — It appears that Major League Baseball is shutting down a proposed plan that would have seen the Rays split their home schedule between Tampa Bay and Montreal.

World Rugby delays sevens events in Vancouver and Los Angeles

Vancouver's stop on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is being delayed two months due to the pandemic. The HSBC Canada Sevens, originally slated for Feb. 26-27 at B.C.