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Blue Bombers sign Canadian centre Couture to one-year contract extension

Blue Bombers sign Canadian centre Couture to one-year contract extension

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension with Canadian centre Michael Couture. The six-foot-four, 305-pound native of Burnaby, B.C. will return for his sixth season with Winnipeg.
Montreal Alouettes re-sign Canadian running back Antwi to two-year deal

Montreal Alouettes re-sign Canadian running back Antwi to two-year deal

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes re-signed Canadian running back Jeshrun Antwi to a two-year deal Monday. The six-foot, 220-pound Antwi ran for 176 yards on 36 carries (4.9-yard average) in 14 games last season.
Cavalry FC captain Nik Ledgerwood calls a close to playing career

Cavalry FC captain Nik Ledgerwood calls a close to playing career

CALGARY — Cavalry FC captain Nik Ledgerwood, whose Canada career spanned a decade, has announced his retirement. The 37-year-old from Lethbridge, Alta.
Calgary Stampeders re-sign linebacker Jameer Thurman and running back Ka'Deem Carey

Calgary Stampeders re-sign linebacker Jameer Thurman and running back Ka'Deem Carey

CALGARY — Linebacker Jameer Thurman and running back Ka'Deem Carey are staying put. The Calgary Stampeders re-signed both Thurman and Carey on Monday. The two players were eligible to become free agents Feb. 8.
While Canada men leave World Cup qualification permutations to others, Qatar beckons

While Canada men leave World Cup qualification permutations to others, Qatar beckons

John Herdman said all the right things Sunday after Canada dispatched the United States at Hamilton's Tim Hortons Field to move closer to qualifying for 2022 World Cup.
Blue Bombers agree to contract extension with national receiver Drew Wolitarsky

Blue Bombers agree to contract extension with national receiver Drew Wolitarsky

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with national receiver Drew Wolitarsky on Monday. The six-foot-two, 225-pound Wolitarsky was scheduled to become a free agent next week.
Former Maple Leafs coach, Hershey Bears star Mike Nykoluk dead at 87

Former Maple Leafs coach, Hershey Bears star Mike Nykoluk dead at 87

TORONTO — Mike Nykoluk, who captained the Toronto Marlboros to a Memorial Cup title and went on to coach the NHL's Maple Leafs for three and a half seasons, has died. He was 87. The Maple Leafs confirmed Nykoluk's death on Twitter.
Liam Gill to replace injured Derek Livingston on Canadian snowboard team

Liam Gill to replace injured Derek Livingston on Canadian snowboard team

Canada's Derek Livingston will not compete in men's snowboard halfpipe at the Beijing Olympics after sustaining a lower-body injury during a recent training run. Livingston, from Aurora, Ont., will be replaced by Calgary's Liam Gill in the event.
Ticats sign veteran Canadian receiver Lemar Durant to CFL contract

Ticats sign veteran Canadian receiver Lemar Durant to CFL contract

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed free-agent Canadian receiver Lemar Durant on Monday. Durant, 29, was released by the B.C. Lions on Jan. 21. Durant played nine games with B.C.
Veteran offensive lineman Figueroa signs extension with Lions

Veteran offensive lineman Figueroa signs extension with Lions

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions signed veteran American offensive lineman Joel Figueroa to a contract extension Monday. Figueroa, 32, was slated to become a free agent next week. Figueroa is entering his ninth CFL season and fourth with B.C.