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Work on new Calgary Flames arena paused due to budgetary issues

Work on new Calgary Flames arena paused due to budgetary issues

CALGARY — Work on a new arena for the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames has been put on hold due to budgetary issues. The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation says it made a presentation to city council at a closed-door meeting earlier this week.
Undrafted Montreal native Dort continues to smash "glass ceilings" in NBA

Undrafted Montreal native Dort continues to smash "glass ceilings" in NBA

Nelson Osse sat with Luguentz Dort at the 2019 NBA draft at the Barclays Center in New York. The Montreal coach, who'd known Dort since he was 12, was there to share in the celebratory moment when Dort's name was called.
Bichette hits 2nd homer in 9th, Blue Jays beat Yankees 5-4

Bichette hits 2nd homer in 9th, Blue Jays beat Yankees 5-4

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Bo Bichette matched slugger Aaron Judge in the power department and got to take the final trot.
AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year

AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year

Starting next season, major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition.

Laurentian University axes hockey, swimming amid financial problems

SUDBURY, ONT. — Laurentian University is cutting its hockey and swimming Voyageurs teams because of the school's financial woes. The moves are part of the university's restructuring after filing for creditor protection this winter. The Sudbury, Ont.
AHL postpones three Marlies games due to league COVID-19 protocols

AHL postpones three Marlies games due to league COVID-19 protocols

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League has postponed three Toronto Marlies games over the next week due to league COVID-19 protocols.
Sabres' Eichel ruled out for rest of season with neck injury

Sabres' Eichel ruled out for rest of season with neck injury

Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel won't play the rest of the season because of a neck injury. The team said Wednesday that Eichel has a herniated disk and is expected to be healthy for the start of next season.
Source: Ottawa won't provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021

Source: Ottawa won't provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021

TORONTO — Once again, the CFL will not get an interest-free loan from the federal government. The two sides have maintained informal dialogue since last August when the CFL cancelled plans for an abbreviated 2020 season.
Canada's Jonathan David back training with Lille after recovering from ankle injury

Canada's Jonathan David back training with Lille after recovering from ankle injury

LILLE, France — Canadian striker Jonathan David, injured in a Ligue 1 game April 3, returned to training with Lille on Wednesday.

John Furlong pitches a broader B.C. bid for 2030 Winter Games

CALGARY — A 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games that encompasses more of B.C. than the Lower Mainland and a ski resort town will be part of John Furlong's pitch to the Vancouver Board of Trade on Friday.