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Senators hire Peter MacTavish as assistant GM to fill void left by Randy Lee

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have found Randy Lee's replacement, naming Peter MacTavish as the team's new assistant general manager on Monday.
Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The Japanese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake.
Clayton Riddell, co-owner of Flames and founder of Paramount Resources, dies at 81

Clayton Riddell, co-owner of Flames and founder of Paramount Resources, dies at 81

CALGARY — Clay Riddell, billionaire businessman and co-owner of the Calgary Flames, has died. He was 81. The Flames confirmed his death in a statement on Sunday.
Betances blows save, Yanks fall to Jays with Red Sox next

Betances blows save, Yanks fall to Jays with Red Sox next

NEW YORK — Red Sox-Yankees in late September — as sure a thing as exists for baseball's schedule makers. AL East powers, historic foes, duking it out for a division title. Not this time.

Sangmoon Bae wins Web.com Tour Finals event in Boise; Canada's Sloan runner up

BOISE, Idaho — Canadian Roger Sloan has earned himself a PGA Tour card for next season with his runner-up performance on Sunday.

Sunday's Games

Sunday's Games NFL Indianapolis 21 Washington 9 New Orleans 21 Cleveland 18 Tennessee 20 Houston 17 Miami 20 N.Y. Jets 12 L.A.
Olynyk 'very appreciative' of Canadian players picking up where they left off

Olynyk 'very appreciative' of Canadian players picking up where they left off

LAVAL, Que. — Kyle Landry and Joel Anthony didn't think twice about bending their six-foot-nine, 30-something bodies into airplane seats for nearly 19 hours of travel.
New Era: Raonic seals Canada's Davis Cup victory as Nestor officially retires

New Era: Raonic seals Canada's Davis Cup victory as Nestor officially retires

TORONTO — For a quarter of a century Canada's Davis Cup team revolved around doubles specialist Daniel Nestor.
Jay Beagle showing fitness, leadership at Vancouver Canucks training camp

Jay Beagle showing fitness, leadership at Vancouver Canucks training camp

WHISTLER, B.C. — The NHL season has yet to begin, but Jay Beagle is already making an impression on his Vancouver Canucks teammates. The 32-year-old centre's speed, fitness and leadership all turned heads at training camp in Whistler, B.C.
Jets sign defenceman Josh Morrissey to 2-year, US$6.3-million contract

Jets sign defenceman Josh Morrissey to 2-year, US$6.3-million contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with restricted free agent Josh Morrissey on a two-year, US$6.3-million contract, the team announced Sunday.