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Redblacks hope to limit mistakes against provincial rival Argonauts

OTTAWA — For the Ottawa Redblacks, it's all about making smart choices right now. Winless heading into Saturday's game against the Toronto Argonauts (1-1), the Redblacks (0-1-1) know they can't afford any missed opportunities.
Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein credits family for helping him find balance

Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein credits family for helping him find balance

TORONTO — Just 27, Canadian welterweight Jordan (Young Gun) Mein already has 40 pro fights and one retirement under his belt.

Veteran cornerback Johnson takes on leadership role with Riders

REGINA — Jovon Johnson credits Roughrider veterans like Eddie Davis for helping him as a young cornerback breaking into the league.
Raptors officially re-sign point guard Lowry, forward/centre Ibaka

Raptors officially re-sign point guard Lowry, forward/centre Ibaka

TORONTO — With a rich new contract in his back pocket that will keep him in Toronto for three more years, Kyle Lowry joked he now needs a Canadian passport.

Former Calgary Stampeders tackle George Hansen dies at 83

CALGARY — Former Calgary Stampeders tackle George Hansen has died at age 83. The Stampeders confirmed Hansen's death in a release Friday.
Wolfpack wingers Liam Kay, Jonny Pownall making their mark in Toronto

Wolfpack wingers Liam Kay, Jonny Pownall making their mark in Toronto

TORONTO — When the Toronto Wolfpack braintrust sat down to build a rugby league team from scratch, director of rugby Brian Noble wondered why coach Paul Rowley made wingers Liam Kay and Jonny Pownall a priority.
Spotlight firmly on Stroll after brilliant podium in Baku

Spotlight firmly on Stroll after brilliant podium in Baku

SPIELBERG, Austria — The spotlight is on teenage driver Lance Stroll at this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix following his brilliant podium finish two weeks ago.
Mexico coach Osorio banned from Gold Cup for insults

Mexico coach Osorio banned from Gold Cup for insults

ZURICH — Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has been effectively banned from the Gold Cup by FIFA for insulting match officials.
Oilers sign veteran forward Jussi Jokinen to one-year deal

Oilers sign veteran forward Jussi Jokinen to one-year deal

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed veteran forward Jussi Jokinen to a one-year contract. The 34-year-old Finn had 28 points (11 goals, 17 assists) and 39 penalty minutes in 69 games with Florida last season.
Toronto FC's Michael Bradley, Sebastian Giovinco headed to MLS all-star game

Toronto FC's Michael Bradley, Sebastian Giovinco headed to MLS all-star game

Toronto FC stars Michael Bradley and Sebastian Giovinco are headed to the 2017 MLS all-star game. The all-stars will face Spain's Real Madrid on Aug. 2 at Soldier Field in Chicago.