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Penguins preseason game moved from "Hockeyville" winner

PITTSBURGH — A suburban Pittsburgh ice rink that won the right to host a Pittsburgh Penguins preseason contest will instead have to settle for a ticketed practice by the Stanley Cup champions after the facility was deemed unfit to host an NHL game.
Happ strikes out 10, Blue Jays top White Sox 5-1

Happ strikes out 10, Blue Jays top White Sox 5-1

CHICAGO — Pitching in his home state for the first time since 2013, J.A. Happ looked more like the 20-game winner from a year ago than he has lately.

Canadians Milos Raonic, Eugenie Bouchard move on with wins at Citi Open

WASHINGTON — Canada's Milos Raonic advanced to the third round of the Citi Open on Wednesday with a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (8) win over France's Nicolas Mahut.
CFL implements new video review rule, limits coaches to one challenge

CFL implements new video review rule, limits coaches to one challenge

TORONTO — Randy Ambrosie wants players and coaches to decide CFL games on the field, not the replay booth.

Wax museum seeks Tom Brady's help to improve 'creepy' statue

BOSTON — A new wax museum is asking New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for help to improve a wax replica of him that has been ridiculed online.
Struggling Impact close to signing Canadian international midfielder Piette

Struggling Impact close to signing Canadian international midfielder Piette

MONTREAL — The expected signing of Canadian national team midfielder Samuel Piette is about the only thing anyone on the Montreal Impact has to smile about lately.
At birthplace of NFL, last stop for football art collection

At birthplace of NFL, last stop for football art collection

CANTON, Ohio — It's the last chance for football fans to see a one-of-a-kind art exhibition devoted exclusively to football, now on display in the birthplace of the NFL.

MacDonald to represent Canada at world driving championships, replacing suspended Campbell

James MacDonald will represent Canada at harness racing's upcoming 2017 world driving championships, replacing the suspended Brandon Campbell. Campbell received a $4,000 fine and suspension through Jan.
CFL rushing leader Jerome Messam can expect physical welcome from Argos defence

CFL rushing leader Jerome Messam can expect physical welcome from Argos defence

TORONTO — Being the CFL rushing leader will earn Jerome Messam a physical homecoming. The six-foot-three, 255-pound Toronto native leads the Calgary Stampeders into BMO Field on Thursday night against the Argonauts.
Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian dies at 94

Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian dies at 94

Ara Parseghian reached the pinnacle of his profession at Notre Dame and endured the most painful personal losses as a father and grandfather.