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AP source: NBC keeps Premier League, deal $2.7B+ for 6 years

AP source: NBC keeps Premier League, deal $2.7B+ for 6 years

NBC has achieved one of its major objectives over the past year, retaining U.S. rights to broadcast the Premier League for another six years. The Premier League announced the deal on Thursday. NBC will pay more than $2.
Ohtani voted AL MVP for 2-way season, Harper wins NL honor

Ohtani voted AL MVP for 2-way season, Harper wins NL honor

NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani was unanimiously voted American League MVP on Thursday for a two-way season not seen since Babe Ruth, and Bryce Harper earned the National League honor for the second time.
Quebec premier announces plan to boost number of Quebecers in NHL

Quebec premier announces plan to boost number of Quebecers in NHL

MONTREAL — Faced with declining interest in hockey among young people in Quebec, Premier François Legault on Thursday unveiled a strategy to increase the number of Quebecers in the National Hockey League — and to boost Quebecers' pride in their natio
Veteran long-snapper Randy Chevrier is back with the Calgary Stampeders

Veteran long-snapper Randy Chevrier is back with the Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Randy Chevrier is back with the Calgary Stampeders. The veteran long-snapper signed with Calgary on Thursday, along with linebacker/long snapper Ben Whiting.
Canucks 'trying to find solutions' after dismal start to season: GM

Canucks 'trying to find solutions' after dismal start to season: GM

VANCOUVER — Jim Benning didn't envision the Vancouver Canucks struggling mightily to start the season. The general manger made big moves to bolster his roster over the off-season and thought he'd solved some lingering issues.
Youngster Harker looking to lead Riders to win in regular-season finale versus Ticats

Youngster Harker looking to lead Riders to win in regular-season finale versus Ticats

It won't determine where Saskatchewan finishes in the West Division, but the Roughriders' regular-season finale means a lot to Isaac Harker. Harker will start at quarterback Saturday when Saskatchewan (9-4) visits the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (7-6).
Canadian QB Nathan Rourke closes out the season under centre for Lions

Canadian QB Nathan Rourke closes out the season under centre for Lions

VANCOUVER — Two teams on the wrong side of the race bar will close out their 2021 CFL seasons on Friday, when the B.C. Lions host the Edmonton Elks. For the Lions, team pride, personal milestones and a rookie showcase will be the motivating forces.
A possible home playoff date and maintaining momentum provide incentive for Alouettes

A possible home playoff date and maintaining momentum provide incentive for Alouettes

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes have plenty of incentive to close out their regular season with a win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday.
Jose Berrios agrees to seven-year deal with Blue Jays to raise his family in Toronto

Jose Berrios agrees to seven-year deal with Blue Jays to raise his family in Toronto

TORONTO — Jose Berrios wasn't sure what he or his family would think of Toronto when he was traded to the Blue Jays in late July. Within two months, they had fallen in love with the team and the city.
Canada's Tajon Buchanan runner-up as MLS young player of the year

Canada's Tajon Buchanan runner-up as MLS young player of the year

Canadian winger Tajon Buchanan finished runner-up to FC Dallas forward Ricardo Pepi as the 2021 MLS Young Player of the Year. The 22-year-old from Brampton, Ont., who plays for the New England Revolution, received 31.