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Montreal Alouettes GM Maciocia dips into free-agent waters to shore up club's defence

Montreal Alouettes GM Maciocia dips into free-agent waters to shore up club's defence

Danny Maciocia held true to his word Tuesday. Last week, the Montreal Alouettes GM said he expected to look for defensive help in CFL free agency. Maciocia did just that Tuesday, signing six defensive players hours after the free-agent period began.
McBean: Canadian athletes understand Tokyo will be unlike any other Olympics

McBean: Canadian athletes understand Tokyo will be unlike any other Olympics

From social distancing to careful monitoring to zero tolerance for a positive test.
Rivalry Renewed: Leafs, Canadiens set to battle for North Division bragging rights

Rivalry Renewed: Leafs, Canadiens set to battle for North Division bragging rights

The Maple Leafs and Canadiens haven't been here in quite some time.
Former linebacker Solomon Elimimian announces his retirement after 10 CFL campaigns

Former linebacker Solomon Elimimian announces his retirement after 10 CFL campaigns

Solomon Elimimian, the only pure defensive player to win the CFL's outstanding player award, is calling it a career. The veteran linebacker confirmed Tuesday he has retired. The six-foot, 225-pound Elimimian played 10 CFL seasons with the B.C.

AHL announces February schedule for Canadian Division, says more games to come

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Play in the American League's five-team Canadian Division will begin Friday. The league announced the February portion of its Canadian schedule in a Tuesday release.
Penguins tap Hextall as GM, Burke as president of hockey ops

Penguins tap Hextall as GM, Burke as president of hockey ops

PITTSBURGH — Ron Hextall's relationship with the Pittsburgh Penguins is complicated. His mandate as the team's new general manager is not. The Penguins hired Hextall on Tuesday to build a team capable of winning the Stanley Cup. Not in five years.
Bell abandoning all-sports format at radio stations in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Hamilton

Bell abandoning all-sports format at radio stations in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Hamilton

Bell's decision to dump an all-sports format at three Canadian radio stations is likely all about profit, says one media industry expert.

Edmonton forward Zack Kassian sidelined after getting injured in Ottawa fight

OTTAWA — Oilers forward Zack Kassian, who left the ice after a fight Monday, has been ruled out of Tuesday's rematch with the Senators with more time on the sidelines expected.

Peter McCrory elected president of Triathlon Canada

VICTORIA — Peter McCrory has been elected president of Triathlon Canada. He replaces Les Pereira, who stepped down from the organization's board of directors last week. McCrory is also director of the Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary.
Canada should consider hosting 2022 Winter Olympics, says Green Leader Annamie Paul

Canada should consider hosting 2022 Winter Olympics, says Green Leader Annamie Paul

OTTAWA — Canada should support moving the 2022 Olympics outside China over its "genocidal campaign" against the Uighur Muslim minority, says Green Leader Annamie Paul, and consider offering to play a role in hosting the global competition instead.