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Raptors president Masai Ujiri working on selling Kawhi Leonard on Toronto

Raptors president Masai Ujiri working on selling Kawhi Leonard on Toronto

TORONTO — The sales pitch normally comes before the deal, but Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri is doing things the other way around with Kawhi Leonard.
CFL receptions leader Nik Lewis retires as a Calgary Stampeder

CFL receptions leader Nik Lewis retires as a Calgary Stampeder

CALGARY — Nik Lewis is retiring as a member of the Calgary Stampeders. The CFL's career leader in receptions signed a one-day contract with Calgary before announcing his retirement on Friday.
Nichols, Bombers looking to rebound from disappointing loss versus Argos

Nichols, Bombers looking to rebound from disappointing loss versus Argos

TORONTO — Matt Nichols has a 24-hour rule when it comes to dealing with losses, but the Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback needed twice that long to get over last weekend's collapse against the B.C. Lions.
Canucks sign defenceman Stecher to 2-year contract worth $2.325 million per year

Canucks sign defenceman Stecher to 2-year contract worth $2.325 million per year

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Troy Stecher to a two-year deal valued at US$2.325 million per year. The 24-year-old from Richmond, B.C., recorded one goal and 10 assists over 68 games last season, his second in the NHL.
Suspect confesses in killing of Olympic figure skater

Suspect confesses in killing of Olympic figure skater

MOSCOW — One of two men detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of killing Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has confessed, authorities said Friday.
High jumper Ukhov among top Russians facing doping cases

High jumper Ukhov among top Russians facing doping cases

MOSCOW — Some of Russia's best known track and field athletes are facing doping cases, including former Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov.
Impact's strong form to be tested during tough West Coast road trip

Impact's strong form to be tested during tough West Coast road trip

MONTREAL — The solid form shown by the Montreal Impact since the start of June is about to be tested on a challenging West Coast road trip.
Permanent memorial site at Broncos crash site sought, but no decision yet

Permanent memorial site at Broncos crash site sought, but no decision yet

REGINA — A community foundation set up after the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash is hoping for a permanent memorial at the site.

World Cup stewards to be punished over Pussy Riot protest

MOSCOW — The chief organizer of Russia's World Cup says stewards will be punished after protesters ran onto the field during the final.
Special Olympics begins 50th anniversary festivities with Global Day of Inclusion

Special Olympics begins 50th anniversary festivities with Global Day of Inclusion

Katie Xu is having one of the most exciting weeks of her young life.