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Toronto FC, defender Gregory van der Wiel officially end messy breakup

Toronto FC, defender Gregory van der Wiel officially end messy breakup

Toronto FC has severed ties with Gregory van der Wiel, paying the veteran Dutch defender to go away. The two sides had been at odds since a training camp bust-up between the 31-year-old player and coach Greg Vanney.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Dalton Pompey diagnosed with concussion

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Dalton Pompey diagnosed with concussion

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Dalton Pompey has been diagnosed with a concussion, the team said Friday.
NHL called in Cree helps revive, sustain Indigenous language: hockey analyst

NHL called in Cree helps revive, sustain Indigenous language: hockey analyst

An NHL game called in Plains Cree is a step toward keeping Indigenous languages alive, says a hockey analyst.

CFL rules committee recommending second challenge for head coaches

TORONTO — If a CFL head coach's first challenge is successful, the league's rules committee is recommending he get a second one this season.
Canadian men's soccer squad runs deep with talent: coach

Canadian men's soccer squad runs deep with talent: coach

VANCOUVER — Canadian striker Jonathan David didn't expect to be an immediate sensation in Belgian soccer. But in his first season with Koninklijke Atletiek Associatie Gent, the Ottawa-raised 19-year-old has already put away eight goals in 23 matches.

Holtby says he won't go with Capitals to White House

ARLINGTON, Va. — Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby said Friday he will not join his teammates next week for a White House celebration of their Stanley Cup championship.
Embattled Senators owner Melnyk calls out media, Ottawa mayor Watson

Embattled Senators owner Melnyk calls out media, Ottawa mayor Watson

OTTAWA — Embattled Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has once again incurred the wrath of some his team's fans after making contentious comments on an Ottawa radio show Friday morning.

Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

RISING SUN, Ind. — Former NFL cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino.

2 hats are better than 1: Mendoza happy with ESPN, Mets role

NEW YORK — Jessica Mendoza has heard the ribbing. An ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" analyst since 2015, she added a part-time role last month as a New York Mets baseball operations adviser.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu rallies for dramatic win over Irina-Camelia Begu

Canada's Bianca Andreescu rallies for dramatic win over Irina-Camelia Begu

MIAMI — Everything was completely different for Bianca Andreescu at the Miami Open on Thursday compared to her victory in the final of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday in Indian Wells, Calif.