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Cooper to guide Team Canada in Beijing, so long as NHL players compete

Cooper to guide Team Canada in Beijing, so long as NHL players compete

CALGARY — If NHL players are able to participate at the upcoming Beijing Olympics — and that remains a big "if" — Canada will have a two-time Stanley Cup champion behind its bench.

Long-time Penguins radio announcer Mike Lange retires

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins radio play-by-play announcer Mike Lange is stepping away from the booth.
Toronto's BMO Field to host 3 World Cup qualifying matches in September, October

Toronto's BMO Field to host 3 World Cup qualifying matches in September, October

Toronto will host three Canadian World Cup qualifying matches in September and October. BMO Field will be the site for Canadian men's games against Honduras on Sept. 2, El Salvador on Sept. 8 and Panama on Oct. 13.
New this week: 'CODA,' Chance the Rapper film and 'Heels'

New this week: 'CODA,' Chance the Rapper film and 'Heels'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Two Toronto Arrows named to Major League Rugby's first all-star team

Two Toronto Arrows named to Major League Rugby's first all-star team

Toronto Arrows co-captains Lucas Rumball and Ben LeSage have been named to Major League Rugby's first all-star team for the 2021 season.
Veselinovic scores, Whitecaps take yet another draw against L.A. Galaxy

Veselinovic scores, Whitecaps take yet another draw against L.A. Galaxy

CARSON, Calif. — The Vancouver Whitecaps settled for yet another draw on Sunday, battling the L.A. Galaxy to a 1-1 tie.
CF Montreal goalkeeper James Pantemis enters COVID-19 protocols

CF Montreal goalkeeper James Pantemis enters COVID-19 protocols

WASHINGTON — CF Montreal says goalkeeper James Pantemis has been placed in COVID-19 protocols. The club says in a release that it "continues to follow and abide by all of the COVID-19 protocols as set out by the MLS.
Raptors re-sign restricted free agent Gary Trent Jr. to multi-year deal

Raptors re-sign restricted free agent Gary Trent Jr. to multi-year deal

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have re-signed restricted free agent Gary Trent Jr. to a multi-year contract. The 22-year-old guard had career-best numbers last season in 58 games and 38 starts between Toronto and the Portland Trail Blazers.

Kamara continues hot streak, D.C. United beats Montreal 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ola Kamara scored in his fifth consecutive game, Andy Najar scored his first MLS goal since 2011, and D.C. United beat Montreal 2-1 on Sunday night. Kamara's goal in the 54th minute — his sixth in his last five appearances — gave D.
Mitchell's friends cheer gold medallist while wearing her old racing skin suits

Mitchell's friends cheer gold medallist while wearing her old racing skin suits

EDMONTON — As Kelsey Mitchell was cycling for Olympic gold in Tokyo, her friends back home in Edmonton were donning her old racing skin suits and cheering her on as they watched the track competition on Nicole Ruptash's deck.