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Ken Harrelson wins Frick Award for broadcast excellece

SAN DIEGO — Ken “Hawk" Harrelson, a former player who called Chicago White Sox games for 34 years, on Wednesday won the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick award for excellence in broadcasting. “It’s just such an honour ,” Harrelson said.
San Jose Sharks fire coach Peter DeBoer

San Jose Sharks fire coach Peter DeBoer

The slumping San Jose Sharks fired coach Peter DeBoer on Wednesday less than seven months after playing in the Western Conference final.
AP source: Roark, Blue Jays agree to $24M, 2-year contract

AP source: Roark, Blue Jays agree to $24M, 2-year contract

SAN DIEGO — Right-hander Tanner Roark and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Atalanta, Atlético complete Champions League lineup

Atalanta, Atlético complete Champions League lineup

MILAN — For the first time in history only five countries will be represented in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Raptors missing injured guard Fred VanVleet for a second straight night

Raptors missing injured guard Fred VanVleet for a second straight night

TORONTO — Raptors guard Fred VanVleet missed Wednesday's game against the visiting Los Angeles Clippers with a right knee contusion.
Canadian receiver Michael Klukas re-signs with Calgary Stampeders

Canadian receiver Michael Klukas re-signs with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders signed Canadian receiver Michael Klukas on Wednesday. Klukas spent his first full season as member of the Stampeders in 2019, making 11 starts in 13 games played.

Calgary Stampeders promote Pat DelMonaco to offensive co-ordinator

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have promoted Pat DelMonaco to offensive co-ordinator.
Rock climbing's Olympic debut, and its growing popularity come with challenges

Rock climbing's Olympic debut, and its growing popularity come with challenges

Gus Alexandropoulos knew there was a risk the growing hordes of rock climbers flocking to his new outdoor climbing space might harm the environment, but was still disappointed by how quickly they did so.

Ottawa Fury FC sells USL Championship franchise rights to Miami FC

Ottawa Fury FC, which suspended operations last month, has sold its USL Championship franchise rights to Miami FC. The Miami club, owned by Riccardo Silva, is managed by former Ottawa coach and GM Paul Dalglish.

Nova Scotia hockey officials form task force to combat racism, discrimination

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's governing body for amateur hockey has assembled a task force to deal with discrimination in the sport after an Indigenous player said he was subjected to racist taunts during a recent game in Cape Breton.