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    NFL 'ghosts' Twitter-trolling Trump

    NFL 'ghosts' Twitter-trolling Trump


    ​No matter what other challenges his administration faces, President Donald Trump is keeping up his running commentary on the NFL — tweeting Tuesday about the football league's TV ratings and suggesting it bar players from kneeling during the...

    ​No matter what other challenges his administration faces, President Donald Trump is keeping up his running commentary on the NFL — tweeting Tuesday about the football league's TV ratings and suggesting it bar players from kneeling during the national anthem.

    Refs refund $15 after match-fixing fails, end up banned for life

    Refs refund $15 after match-fixing fails, end up banned for life


    Four soccer referees in the southern African country of Malawi have been banned for life for match-fixing after they received just $20 between them to fix a game and returned $15 to the team doing the bribing because it still...

    Four soccer referees in the southern African country of Malawi have been banned for life for match-fixing after they received just $20 between them to fix a game and returned $15 to the team doing the bribing because it still lost.

    Karina LeBlanc issues appeal for help after hurricane hits Dominica

    Karina LeBlanc issues appeal for help after hurricane hits Dominica


    Former Canadian national soccer team goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc took to social media with an appeal for help as she tried to connect with her grandmother and other family members on the hurricane-ravaged island of...

    Former Canadian national soccer team goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc took to social media with an appeal for help as she tried to connect with her grandmother and other family members on the hurricane-ravaged island of Dominica.

    Oleksiak, Masse headline Canadian swim team for Commonwealth Games

    Oleksiak, Masse headline Canadian swim team for Commonwealth Games


    Olympic champion Penny Oleksiak and world champion backstroker Kylie Masse will lead Canada's swim team into the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Ten of the 26 athletes named by Swimming Canada are under the age of...

    Olympic champion Penny Oleksiak and world champion backstroker Kylie Masse will lead Canada's swim team into the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Ten of the 26 athletes named by Swimming Canada are under the age of 20.

    Is Canadian athletics really 'fine' after disappointing world championships?

    Is Canadian athletics really 'fine' after disappointing world championships?


    Despite failing to win a single medal at the recent IAAF world athletics championships in London, Canadian officials don’t see a problem. But were the issues simply injuries an a bad virus or does Athletics Canada have something to worry...

    Despite failing to win a single medal at the recent IAAF world athletics championships in London, Canadian officials don’t see a problem. But were the issues simply injuries an a bad virus or does Athletics Canada have something to worry about?

    Dwyane Wade close to joining LeBron in Cleveland: reports

    Dwyane Wade close to joining LeBron in Cleveland: reports


    Dwyane Wade is reportedly close to joining LeBron James in Cleveland, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Wade and James reached four consecutive NBA Finals with Miami, winning two...

    Dwyane Wade is reportedly close to joining LeBron James in Cleveland, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Wade and James reached four consecutive NBA Finals with Miami, winning two titles.

    Georges Laraque calls Penguins' White House visit 'an embarrassment'

    Georges Laraque calls Penguins' White House visit 'an embarrassment'


    Former NHLer Georges Laraque has come out against the Pittsburgh Penguins' decision to visit the White House, as NFL and NBA players continue to take heat from U.S. President Donald...

    Former NHLer Georges Laraque has come out against the Pittsburgh Penguins' decision to visit the White House, as NFL and NBA players continue to take heat from U.S. President Donald Trump.

    Olympic wrestler turned Russian lawmaker appeals doping punishment

    Olympic wrestler turned Russian lawmaker appeals doping punishment


    A lawmaker in Russia's state parliament has given evidence to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in his appeal against being stripped of one of his three Olympic wrestling titles for...

    A lawmaker in Russia's state parliament has given evidence to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in his appeal against being stripped of one of his three Olympic wrestling titles for doping.

    NCAA coaches among 10 charged with fraud, corruption

    NCAA coaches among 10 charged with fraud, corruption


    Four college basketball coaches were among those facing federal charges Tuesday in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities...

    Four college basketball coaches were among those facing federal charges Tuesday in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said.

    Pat Tillman's widow doesn't want husband's memory 'politicized'

    Pat Tillman's widow doesn't want husband's memory 'politicized'


    Marie Tillman, the widow of former NFL player and Army Ranger Pat Tillman, says that her husband's service "should never be politicized in a way that divides...

    Marie Tillman, the widow of former NFL player and Army Ranger Pat Tillman, says that her husband's service "should never be politicized in a way that divides us."

    CFL Power Rankings: Stamps putting the boots to all comers

    CFL Power Rankings: Stamps putting the boots to all comers


    Having won eight in a row, the Calgary Stampeders could be forgiven for looking ahead to the West Division...

    Having won eight in a row, the Calgary Stampeders could be forgiven for looking ahead to the West Division final.

    NHL preview: Edmonton Oilers are good, and everyone knows it now

    NHL preview: Edmonton Oilers are good, and everyone knows it now


    The Edmonton Oilers will start the 2017-18 season facing higher expectations after making huge strides last year with the help of captain Connor McDavid and coach Todd...

    The Edmonton Oilers will start the 2017-18 season facing higher expectations after making huge strides last year with the help of captain Connor McDavid and coach Todd McLellan.

    Yankees' Canadian coach rejuvenated by Aaron Judge and 'Baby Bombers'

    Yankees' Canadian coach rejuvenated by Aaron Judge and 'Baby Bombers'


    From Derek Jeter to Aaron Judge, Canada's Rob Thomson has had a front-row seat for the best the New York Yankees have had to offer the past 28...

    From Derek Jeter to Aaron Judge, Canada's Rob Thomson has had a front-row seat for the best the New York Yankees have had to offer the past 28 years.

    'Bigger than football': Why the NFL took a knee

    'Bigger than football': Why the NFL took a knee


    Pro football, a sport known to skew conservative with Southern powerhouse college programs and military pageantry in the NFL, has dragged its heels when it comes to overt political activism. But not this time. Not after U.S. President Donald Trump forced...

    Pro football, a sport known to skew conservative with Southern powerhouse college programs and military pageantry in the NFL, has dragged its heels when it comes to overt political activism. But not this time. Not after U.S. President Donald Trump forced their hand, experts say.

    As athletes protest, Crosby and NHL strike an off-key chord

    As athletes protest, Crosby and NHL strike an off-key chord


    It turns out Sidney Crosby, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the rest of the NHL have decided to take a knee after...

    It turns out Sidney Crosby, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the rest of the NHL have decided to take a knee after all.

    Top 5 other times athletes protested​

    Top 5 other times athletes protested​


    After President Donald Trump called for protesting NFL'ers to be fired, over 200 of them did it anyway. We have seen many athletes perform protests over the years, and Rob Pizzo counts down five of...

    After President Donald Trump called for protesting NFL'ers to be fired, over 200 of them did it anyway. We have seen many athletes perform protests over the years, and Rob Pizzo counts down five of them.

    NHL has lots of work to do before gaining foothold in China

    NHL has lots of work to do before gaining foothold in China


    If the NHL's recent foray into China proved anything, it's that the sport is in its infancy just five years out from the Beijing Winter...

    If the NHL's recent foray into China proved anything, it's that the sport is in its infancy just five years out from the Beijing Winter Games.

    Debilitating grief grips biathlete Rosanna Crawford as Olympics loom

    Debilitating grief grips biathlete Rosanna Crawford as Olympics loom


    For Canadian biathlon athlete Rosanna Crawford, dealing with the death of her brother Jordan has added another layer of uncertainty and fleeting hope as she targets her third Olympic appearance at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South...

    For Canadian biathlon athlete Rosanna Crawford, dealing with the death of her brother Jordan has added another layer of uncertainty and fleeting hope as she targets her third Olympic appearance at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

    Aaron Judge makes history with 50th home run

    Aaron Judge makes history with 50th home run


    Aaron Judge has broken Mark McGwire's major league record for home runs by a rookie, going deep twice on Monday to raise his total to...

    Aaron Judge has broken Mark McGwire's major league record for home runs by a rookie, going deep twice on Monday to raise his total to 50.