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B.C. Lions sign free agents Robertson Prukop and Harty to one-year deals

B.C. Lions sign free agents Robertson Prukop and Harty to one-year deals

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions didn't waste any time trying to fill the void created by the departure of all-star defensive lineman Mathieu Betts.
CFL all-star Jamal Peters among three players signed by Hamilton Tiger-Cats

CFL all-star Jamal Peters among three players signed by Hamilton Tiger-Cats

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed free-agent defensive back Jamal Peters and receiver Luther Hakunavanhu while re-signing receiver Terry Godwin II on Tuesday. The moves came on the first day of CFL free agency.
Laine, agency criticize podcast for 'reprehensible' remark about suicide

Laine, agency criticize podcast for 'reprehensible' remark about suicide

Patrik Laine and his agency criticized an insensitive comment about suicide made on a podcast Monday in reference to the Columbus Blue Jackets forward, who is currently receiving care from the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.
Ken Ploen, two-way star who led Winnipeg to four Grey Cups, dead at 88

Ken Ploen, two-way star who led Winnipeg to four Grey Cups, dead at 88

WINNIPEG — Ken Ploen, a two-way star who led the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to four Grey Cup titles, has died at 88. The Blue Bombers confirmed Ploen's death in a statement Tuesday. A cause of death was not given.
Toronto Argonauts sign Canadian free agents Tunde Adeleke, Fraser Sopik

Toronto Argonauts sign Canadian free agents Tunde Adeleke, Fraser Sopik

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts shored up their Canadian content on the opening day of CFL free agency. Toronto signed defensive backs Tunde Adeleke and Kerfalla Exume, linebacker Fraser Sopik and fullback Albert Awachie on Tuesday.
Decorated Canadian curler Jennifer Jones to retire from women's team curling

Decorated Canadian curler Jennifer Jones to retire from women's team curling

Jennifer Jones will leave women's curling still loving it, but she's ready for change in her life.
Canadian Mathieu Betts signs contract with NFL's Detroit Lions

Canadian Mathieu Betts signs contract with NFL's Detroit Lions

Canadian Mathieu Betts, one of the CFL's most coveted free agents, is returning to the NFL. The CFL's outstanding defensive player last season has signed a contract with the Detroit Lions, the NFL team announced Tuesday.
Montreal's Lu Dort opportunistic approach to rebounds helping Oklahoma City Thunder

Montreal's Lu Dort opportunistic approach to rebounds helping Oklahoma City Thunder

Montreal's Lu Dort is becoming more of an opportunist on the court for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Dort is averaging 3.8 rebounds per game this season but he had nine as Oklahoma City dropped the Sacramento Kings 127-113 on Sunday.
Saskatchewan Roughriders add punch to running attack by signing A.J. Ouellette

Saskatchewan Roughriders add punch to running attack by signing A.J. Ouellette

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have added some punch to their running attack in the form of A.J. Ouellette.
Yariel Rodríguez’s Toronto Blue Jays' contract allows him to earn up to $47.5 million over 5 years

Yariel Rodríguez’s Toronto Blue Jays' contract allows him to earn up to $47.5 million over 5 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuban pitcher Yariel Rodríguez’s $32 million, five-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays contains options, escalators and performance bonuses that allow the 26-year-old right-hander to earn up to $47.5 million as a starter and $37.