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Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86

Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES — Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin in 1968, died Wednesday. He was 86.
Canadian defensive lineman Daniel Joseph enjoying a banner first campaign at NC State

Canadian defensive lineman Daniel Joseph enjoying a banner first campaign at NC State

Daniel Joseph is making quite the first impression at North Carolina State University. The six-foot-three, 265-pound defensive lineman from Brampton, Ont., has a team-high 6.
Nurse says a positive attitude around living and playing in Tampa is key

Nurse says a positive attitude around living and playing in Tampa is key

When Nick Nurse coached Derby of the British Basketball League back in the early 1990s, the team could only afford to book the Moorways Centre practice hall two nights a week. Nurse and his team would arrive for a 7 p.m.

Professional wrestling legend Pat Patterson of Montreal dies at 79

Pro wrestling trailblazer Pat Patterson has died at the age of 79. WWE announced the passing of the Hall of Famer on Wednesday morning.
Hamilton's Forge FC headed to Honduras next in CONCACAF Champions League quest

Hamilton's Forge FC headed to Honduras next in CONCACAF Champions League quest

Hamilton's Forge FC is headed to Honduras for another attempt to secure a berth in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, the confederation's top-tier club competition.
Sliding into a new sport: CFLers turn to bobsled after football season wiped out

Sliding into a new sport: CFLers turn to bobsled after football season wiped out

Montreal Alouettes running back Shaquille Murray-Lawrence is used to psyching himself up to sprint down a field, evading a crush of muscled men the entire way.
Miles, Brodeur-Jourdan both given new roles on 2021 Montreal Alouettes coaching staff

Miles, Brodeur-Jourdan both given new roles on 2021 Montreal Alouettes coaching staff

MONTREAL — Barron Miles and Luc Brodeur-Jourdain will have added responsibilities with the Montreal Alouettes in 2021. The Alouettes promoted Miles to defensive co-ordinator and Brodeur-Jourdain was named offensive line coach Wednesday.
Chef de mission Josh Dueck relishes challenges 2022 Beijing Paralympics pose

Chef de mission Josh Dueck relishes challenges 2022 Beijing Paralympics pose

Josh Dueck knows the role of chef de mission for Canada's Paralympic team during these unparalleled times comes with huge and unique challenges. It's a big reason why the three-time Paralympic medallist wanted the job.
Veteran CFL receiver Armanti Edwards remains a quarterback at heart

Veteran CFL receiver Armanti Edwards remains a quarterback at heart

Armanti Edwards is a receiver by trade but a quarterback at heart. The 32-year-old American continues to prepare for his first CFL season with the Edmonton Football Club after the league cancelled the 2020 campaign due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forge FC loses penalty shootout to Haitian side in CONCACAF League quarterfinal

Forge FC loses penalty shootout to Haitian side in CONCACAF League quarterfinal

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Forge FC lost a heartbreaker to Haiti's Arcahaie FC in Scotiabank Champions League quarterfinal play Tuesday, conceding a cheap goal on a goalkeeping blunder in regulation time and then losing a penalty shootout.
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