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Calgary Stampeders sign Alberta-born long snapper Aaron Crawford

Calgary Stampeders sign Alberta-born long snapper Aaron Crawford

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed Canadian long snapper Aaron Crawford. The native of Medicine Hat, Alta., played in 98 games with Hamilton from 2013 to 2019. Crawford has 23 career special-teams tackles.
Montreal Alouettes GM Maciocia says his team won't be near top of 2021 CFL salary cap

Montreal Alouettes GM Maciocia says his team won't be near top of 2021 CFL salary cap

Danny Maciocia is still crunching the numbers. but the Montreal Alouettes general manager is certain his '21 budget for player salaries will be under the CFL-mandated salary cap. The cap remains at $5.
Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid named NHL North Division's top player for January

Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid named NHL North Division's top player for January

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid is the NHL North Division's star of the month for January. McDavid had an NHL-high 22 points in January and tied for the league lead in goals for the month with eight.
Name Change: Rogers Cup tennis tournament renamed National Bank Open

Name Change: Rogers Cup tennis tournament renamed National Bank Open

TORONTO — Tennis Canada has renamed its annual showcase tennis event after announcing a 10-year partnership with a bank.
Canadian defenders Kwame Awuah, Dominic Samuel return to Forge FC for 2021 season

Canadian defenders Kwame Awuah, Dominic Samuel return to Forge FC for 2021 season

HAMILTON — Canadian defenders Kwame Awuah and Dominic Samuel will be back with Canadian Premier League champion Forge FC for the 2021 season. The Hamilton-based team picked up contract options on both players.
Canadian defender Callum Montgomery signs with Minnesota United

Canadian defender Callum Montgomery signs with Minnesota United

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Canadian defender Callum Montgomery has signed a new contract with Minnesota United FC. The Loons acquired the 23-year-old from Lantzville, B.C., in a December trade that sent FC Dallas a fourth-round draft pick in 2022.
Canadian women's basketball team in group with Spain, Serbia, South Korea at Olympics

Canadian women's basketball team in group with Spain, Serbia, South Korea at Olympics

MIES, Switzerland — The Canadian women's basketball team will have a chance to exact revenge on Spain at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Canada was placed into Group A with Spain, Serbia and South Korea in the draw on Tuesday.
Gaudreau extends point streak to 8 games, adds shootout winner as Flames down Jets

Gaudreau extends point streak to 8 games, adds shootout winner as Flames down Jets

WINNIPEG — Johnny Gaudreau put in a little extra work to keep his hot start going.

Novak Djokovic gets it done for Serbia against Canadians Raonic and Shapovalov

MELBOURNE, Australia — World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Serbian teammate Filip Krajinovic came back to beat Canadians Milos Raonic and Denis Shapovalov in a deciding doubles match at the ATP Cup on Tuesday.
Jeff Petry scores twice, Montreal Canadiens trounce Vancouver Canucks 6-2

Jeff Petry scores twice, Montreal Canadiens trounce Vancouver Canucks 6-2

MONTREAL — He may be sitting among the NHL's top scoring defencemen, but Jeff Petry is keeping his focus simple — just do what it takes to win.