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Canada earns four medals in judo at Pan American Championships in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Four Canadians earned medals at the Pan American Judo Championships on Saturday, including one gold medal.

Canada's Oldham, Hendrickson both miss podium at slopestyle events in Austria

A pair of Canadians finally opened their World Cup freestyle ski seasons on Saturday in Stubai, Austria. Parry Sound, Ont. native Megan Oldham finished just short of the podium in fourth place during the women's slopestyle event.

AP source: Tristan Thompson to Celtics, Gordon Hayward to Hornets

Tristan Thompson and Gordon Hayward have found new homes. Thompson agreed on a two-year, $19 million contract to join the Celtics — ending his nine-year stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a person with knowledge of the deal told the AP.
Report: Serge Ibaka leaves Toronto Raptors, joins Los Angeles Clippers as free agent

Report: Serge Ibaka leaves Toronto Raptors, joins Los Angeles Clippers as free agent

Free agent centre Serge Ibaka has reportedly signed a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. Ibaka signed a two-year contract worth $19 million with a player option in the second season, according to reports from The Athletic and ESPN.
Fred Sasakamoose, one of NHL's first Indigenous players, "presumed" COVID-19 positive

Fred Sasakamoose, one of NHL's first Indigenous players, "presumed" COVID-19 positive

Fred Sasakamoose, one of the first Indigenous athletes to play in the National Hockey League, has been hospitalized over a presumed positive COVID-19 test.

QMJHL Roundup: Luke Henman scores twice as Armada clip Cataractes 5-4

BOISBRIAND, Que. — Luke Henman scored twice as the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada defeated the Shawinigan Cataractes 5-4 in Blainville-Boisbriand on Saturday evening. Henman scored the first of his two goals in the first period, tying the game at 2-2.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats win random draw for first overall selection of '21 CFL draft

Hamilton Tiger-Cats win random draw for first overall selection of '21 CFL draft

TORONTO — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will have the first selection of the 2021 CFL draft. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie made the announcement Saturday.
Hockey Canada "non-core" staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Hockey Canada "non-core" staff member tests positive for COVID-19

A "non-core member" of Hockey Canada's National Junior Team staff has tested positive for COVID-19. Hockey Canada's senior vice-president of national teams Scott Salmond says the team learned of the positive test Saturday morning.

Columbus beats New York 3-2 to reach Eastern semifinals

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Pedros Santos, Darlington Nagbe and Gyasi Zardes scored and the Columbus Crew beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday to advance to the MLS Eastern Conference semifinals. Third-seeded Columbus will play Nov.

Orlando City tops NYCFC in wild MLS shootout to advance

ORLANDO, Fla. — Benji Michel's goal in a second penalty shootout and a late save by a reserve defender summoned to play goalie helped send Orlando City into the MLS Eastern Conference semifinals with a wild 1-1 (6-5) victory over NYCFC on Saturday.