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Sporting world salutes Larry Walker after Canadian gets Hall call

Larry Walker became the second Canadian to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Tuesday. Walker, who started his career with the Montreal Expos, and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter form the class of 2020.

TSN hockey broadcaster apologizes for comments about alleged incident from 2005

TSN hockey analyst Kevin Sawyer has apologized for comments he made on a Winnipeg Jets broadcast earlier this month about an alleged incident when he was an assistant coach with a junior team in 2005.
Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball's highest honour on Tuesday.
In The Rings: One-two-three punch sets up women's curling showdown in Manitoba

In The Rings: One-two-three punch sets up women's curling showdown in Manitoba

Perennial curling powerhouse Manitoba will be well represented at next month's Scotties Tournament of Hearts with three teams from the province essentially guaranteed to play at the national playdowns.
Defender Rocco Romeo makes move to Toronto FC first team as homegrown player

Defender Rocco Romeo makes move to Toronto FC first team as homegrown player

TORONTO — Rocco Romeo, who served as a ball boy at Toronto FC games growing up, has signed a first-team contract with the MLS team as a homegrown player. The 19-year-old defender from Richmond Hill, Ont.

Whitecaps acquire Ghanaian midfielder Owusu from Israeli club FC Ashdod

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have acquired Ghanaian central midfielder Leonard Owusu from Israeli Premier League side FC Ashdod.
Canada women's soccer team reduces roster to 20 ahead of CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Canada women's soccer team reduces roster to 20 ahead of CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Canada coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller has trimmed his roster to 20 ahead of next week's CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament, with Jenna Hellstrom and 15-year-old Olivia Smith dropping to alternate status.

Condors player Brandon Manning suspended five games for using racial slur

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League has suspended Bakersfield Condors defenceman Brandon Manning five games for using a racial slur against Ontario Reign left-wing Bokondji Imama.
Canadian Liam Fraser ready for his Toronto FC close-up in Bradley's absence

Canadian Liam Fraser ready for his Toronto FC close-up in Bradley's absence

Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney, looking to diffuse expectations, says it will take more than one player to replace injured captain Michael Bradley. But it seems clear Liam Fraser is next man up.

Grey Cup-champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers shuffle their coaching staff

Buck Pierce is the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' new offensive co-ordinator. The Bombers promoted Pierce to the post Tuesday. He replaces Paul LaPolice, who is now the Ottawa Redblacks head coach. Pierce will continue as Winnipeg's quarterback coach.