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Charity near and dear to CFL offensive lineman Josiah St. John's heart

With his football future in limbo, Josiah St. John is taking some time to kick the rust off his jump shot. The hulking six-foot-five, 309-pound offensive lineman is currently a CFL free agent after three seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Federal government set to develop code of conduct for sport in Canada

Federal government set to develop code of conduct for sport in Canada

OTTAWA — The federal government is developing a comprehensive code of conduct aimed at protecting athletes from abuse and harassment at all levels — from the playground to the Olympic Games.

Ex-Phillies star Howard joins ESPN's 'Baseball Tonight' crew

BRISTOL, Conn. — Former Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard has joined ESPN as an analyst on "Baseball Tonight." The network said Thursday that Howard will start in early March. He also will appear on other television and radio formats at ESPN.
Canadian MMA star Georges St-Pierre says he wanted to retire at top of his game

Canadian MMA star Georges St-Pierre says he wanted to retire at top of his game

MONTREAL — Canada's Georges St-Pierre said Thursday that he's leaving mixed martial arts at the top of his game, expressing few regrets as he formally announced his exit from the sport. The 37-year-old from St-Isidore, Que.
New Zealand fly half Sam Malcolm leads the Toronto Arrows in MLR play

New Zealand fly half Sam Malcolm leads the Toronto Arrows in MLR play

The Toronto Arrows have packed their Major League Rugby lineup with Canadian talent in their inaugural season. But the Arrows look to 23-year-old New Zealander Sam Malcolm to quarterback their attack from fly half.

Felix Auger-Aliassime takes big step with run to quarterfinals in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO — Felix Auger-Aliassime has entered uncharted territory after an uneven start to 2019.
Canadian men's rugby team looks to rebound against Chile in ARC play

Canadian men's rugby team looks to rebound against Chile in ARC play

After losses in Uruguay and Brazil, 21st-ranked Canada looks to get back on track Friday when it hosts No. 29 Chile in the Americas Rugby Championship. A revolving-door roster and unexpected dump of snow ahead of the game at Langford, B.C.
Veteran NHLers Ryan Spooner, Luke Scheen seek fresh starts in Vancouver

Veteran NHLers Ryan Spooner, Luke Scheen seek fresh starts in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — This hasn't been the NHL season that Ryan Spooner expected.
Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

DURHAM, N.C. — Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils' opening possession Wednesday night.
Gaudreau snaps goal drought to help Flames double up Islanders 4-2

Gaudreau snaps goal drought to help Flames double up Islanders 4-2

CALGARY — The drought is over for Johnny Gaudreau. Gaudreau's first goal in 10 games and 30th of the season was one of two third-period goals for the Calgary Flames in a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders.