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Saskatchewan Roughriders sign veteran receiver Carter to contract extension

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign veteran receiver Carter to contract extension

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed receiver Duron Carter to a one-year contract extension Monday. The six-foot-five, 205-pound Carter, a CFL all-star last season, was scheduled to become a free agent Feb. 13.

Akash Gill makes history for Canada with century at ICC U19 Cricket World Cup

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — All-rounder Akash Gill notched the first century by a Canadian batsman in an ICC U19 Cricket World Cup match as Canada defeated Papua New Guinea by 80 runs Monday.
No quarter a given: Djokovic, Thiem out; Chung, Sandgren in

No quarter a given: Djokovic, Thiem out; Chung, Sandgren in

MELBOURNE, Australia — Six-time champion Novak Djokovic was stunned in straight sets by Hyeon Chung not long after Tennys Sandgren upset No. 5 Dominic Thiem at the Australian Open.
Mutko says Russia's Olympic athletes will be young, clean

Mutko says Russia's Olympic athletes will be young, clean

MOSCOW — A new generation of young, talented and, above all, clean Russian athletes will compete at next month's Pyeongchang Olympics, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko.

Coaches, players, volunteers increasingly targeted in sports lawsuits: expert

VANCOUVER — Sports insurance lawsuits have moved beyond targeting teams and leagues and are increasingly zeroing in on coaches, players and even volunteers, an industry expert says.

Sunday's Games

Sunday's Games NFL Playoffs AFC Championship New England 24 Jacksonville 20 NFC Championship Philadelphia 38 Minnesota 7 --- NHL Winnipeg 1 Vancouver 0 Philadelphia 2 Washington 1 (OT) Vegas 5 Carolina 1 San Jose 6 Anaheim 2 Los Angeles 4 N.Y.
Hellebuyck with 29 saves, Laine scores only goal as Jets blank Canucks 1-0

Hellebuyck with 29 saves, Laine scores only goal as Jets blank Canucks 1-0

WINNIPEG — Connor Hellebuyck believes he's calm in the crease. The Winnipeg Jets goaltender had to be that as he held off the Vancouver Canucks to ensure Patrik Laine's first-period goal was the only one needed in a 1-0 victory on Sunday.
Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7

Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7

PHILADELPHIA — With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing.

Carey downs Englot 10-5 for Grand Slam of Curling's Canadian Open title

CAMROSE, Alta. — Chelsea Carey won the Canadian Open on Sunday for her first career Grand Slam of Curling title. Carey scored four in the eighth end to turn a close game into a blowout, downing Michelle Englot 10-5 in the championship draw.

Canada's Teal Harle wins slopestyle final at Mammoth Mountain, McEachran third

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, Calif. — Teal Harle earned his second career World Cup victory by winning the slopestyle final on Sunday at Mammoth Mountain that sealed his spot on Canada's Olympic freestyle ski team. The Campbell River, B.C., native scored 90.