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Canadian Andrew Nicholson making the most of the Chinese league's hiatus

Canadian Andrew Nicholson making the most of the Chinese league's hiatus

Andrew Nicholson was vacationing in Bali during the Chinese New Year break when he got the call that would send him home to Canada. The coronavirus was spreading across China, and the Chinese Basketball Association was suspending its season.
Wolfpack hooker James Cunningham out for six months after hamstring surgery

Wolfpack hooker James Cunningham out for six months after hamstring surgery

The Toronto Wolfpack's depleted squad has taken another hit with James Cunningham sidelined by hamstring surgery. The 25-year-old hooker/scrum half went down in the Wolfpack's 32-10 loss at Wigan Warriors last Thursday.
Montreal Canadiens send defenceman Marco Scandella to St. Louis Blues for picks

Montreal Canadiens send defenceman Marco Scandella to St. Louis Blues for picks

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens traded defenceman Marco Scandella to St. Louis on Tuesday for the Blues' second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021.
"Shut up" comment in curling exposes coaches' frustration about fairness

"Shut up" comment in curling exposes coaches' frustration about fairness

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Curling being a sport of etiquette, a "shut up" uttered on ice level raises eyebrows that outright profanity in sports like hockey does not.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign free-agent linebacker Micah Awe to deal

Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign free-agent linebacker Micah Awe to deal

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed American linebacker Micah Awe to a two-year contract on Tuesday. The six-foot 225-pound Awe had been on the free-agent market for a week.
Jets acquire defenceman DeMelo from Senators for third-round pick

Jets acquire defenceman DeMelo from Senators for third-round pick

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets acquired defenceman Dylan DeMelo from the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. DeMelo has 10 assists and 31 penalty minutes in 49 games for the Senators this season.
Montreal Impact hope coach Henry's international experience will be an asset

Montreal Impact hope coach Henry's international experience will be an asset

The Montreal Impact are hoping new coach Thierry Henry's vast experience on the international stage translates into CONCACAF Champions League success.

Canada's Milos Raonic through to second round at Delray Beach Open

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Canada's Milos Raonic advanced to the second round of the Delray Beach Open tennis tournament with a 6-2, 6-2 win over lucky loser Denis Istomin on Tuesday. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont.
Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom to miss two to three weeks with shoulder injury

Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom to miss two to three weeks with shoulder injury

EDMONTON — Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom has joined captain Connor McDavid on the sidelines. Edmonton says Klefbom will be out of action for two to three weeks with a shoulder injury.

Canadian teams continue to roll at world junior curling championships

KRASNOYARSK, Russia — Canada's women's team improved to 5-1 with a pair of wins Tuesday at the world junior curling championships. Mackenzie Zacharias's rink from Altona, Man.