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B.C. Lions sign veteran starter Vernon Adams Jr. to contract extension

B.C. Lions sign veteran starter Vernon Adams Jr. to contract extension

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions signed starting quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. to a contract extension Wednesday that will keep him with the CFL club through the 2026 season. Adams, 31, was slated to become a free agent following the 2024 campaign.
Capitals' Nic Dowd, a top trade candidate, is day to day with an upper-body injury

Capitals' Nic Dowd, a top trade candidate, is day to day with an upper-body injury

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd, one of the top candidates to change places ahead of the NHL trade deadline , is day to day with an upper-body injury.
Many players from the 2022 Beijing Olympics are making an impact in the NHL

Many players from the 2022 Beijing Olympics are making an impact in the NHL

Just two years ago, hockey at the Beijing Olympics went ahead without NHL players because of COVID-19 pandemic-related scheduling issues . "Gosh, that feels like so long ago," said Matthew Knies, who played for the United States. “It’s crazy.
Canadian wingback Mo Farsi signs contract extension with Columbus Crew

Canadian wingback Mo Farsi signs contract extension with Columbus Crew

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Crew have signed Canadian wingback Mohamed Farsi to a contract extension through the 2027 season with a club option for 2028.
NLL's New York team to move to Ottawa and be renamed Black Bears starting next season

NLL's New York team to move to Ottawa and be renamed Black Bears starting next season

OTTAWA — The National Lacrosse League is returning to Ottawa, a move that league commissioner Brett Frood calls an "immense opportunity.
Dabrowski, Routliffe advance to women's doubles quarterfinals in Dubai

Dabrowski, Routliffe advance to women's doubles quarterfinals in Dubai

DUBAI CITY, United Arab Emirates — The second-seeded team of Ottawa's Gabriela Dabrowski and New Zealand's Erin Routliffe advanced to the women's doubles quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 5-7, 6-2, 10-6 second-round win over Chin
Canada returning to 2025 world senior men's tackle football tournament

Canada returning to 2025 world senior men's tackle football tournament

OTTAWA — Canada is returning to the world senior men's tackle football championship. The Canadian men's national team will compete in the 2025 International Federation of American Football event, the bulk of which will be held in Germany.
Just 23 per cent of Proline bettors predicted Eastern Conference's NBA all-star win

Just 23 per cent of Proline bettors predicted Eastern Conference's NBA all-star win

Most Proline bettors didn't see the Eastern Conference winning the NBA's annual all-star game. The East defeated the Western Conference 211-186 on Sunday, the first time one team has cracked the 200-point plateau.
Rangers and forward Jonny Brodzinski agree on a 2-year contract extension

Rangers and forward Jonny Brodzinski agree on a 2-year contract extension

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers and forward Jonny Brodzinski have reached an agreement on a two-year contract extension. General manager Chris Drury announced the deal on Wednesday.
Hellebuyck on decision to re-up with Jets: 'I've got it really good in Winnipeg'

Hellebuyck on decision to re-up with Jets: 'I've got it really good in Winnipeg'

Connor Hellebuyck was content to let the process unfold organically.