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Griner lawyer: WNBA star had doctor's note for cannabis use

Griner lawyer: WNBA star had doctor's note for cannabis use

KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — A lawyer for WNBA star Brittney Griner at her drug possession trial in Russia on Friday gave the court a U.S. doctor's letter recommending she use medical cannabis to treat pain.
Canadian women beat Jamaica 3-0, will face U.S. in CONCACAF W Championship final

Canadian women beat Jamaica 3-0, will face U.S. in CONCACAF W Championship final

MONTERREY, Mexico — Almost a year after Canada downed the U.S. in the Tokyo Olympic semifinal, they meet again — this time with Olympic qualification on the line. The top-ranked U.S.
Call-up Zerpa works five strong innings as patchwork Royals lineup tops Blue Jays 3-1

Call-up Zerpa works five strong innings as patchwork Royals lineup tops Blue Jays 3-1

TORONTO — John Schneider's debut as interim Blue Jays manager was a comfortable rout. His followup game Thursday was a 3-1 loss to a last-place Kansas City team missing almost half of its regular lineup.

Montreal Alouettes acquire rights to Laurent Duvernay-Tardif in trade with Calgary

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes acquired the rights to offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif from the Calgary Stampeders on Thursday in exchange for two conditional picks.
Elks complete 32-31 comeback win over Alouettes with fourth-quarter push

Elks complete 32-31 comeback win over Alouettes with fourth-quarter push

MONTREAL — At the start of the fourth quarter, the Edmonton Elks were down 31-18. Chris Jones’ team was relying on quarterback Taylor Cornelius who had not had a start yet this season.

Toronto Maple Leafs sign defencemen Benn, Mete to one-year deals

TORONTO, Ohio — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defencemen Jordie Benn and Victor Mete to one-year contracts on Thursday. The average annual value of both contracts is US$750,000. Benn, a 34-year-old from Victoria, B.C.

Roussin-Weber have ace, take lead in LPGA Tour's team event

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Pauline Roussin made a hole-in-one and teamed with fellow rookie Dewi Weber to take a three-stroke lead Thursday in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, leaving Annika Sorenstam and Madelene Sagstrom five shots behind.
Blue Jays interim skipper Schneider getting settled in to new role

Blue Jays interim skipper Schneider getting settled in to new role

TORONTO — The home manager's office had that just-moved-in feel Thursday as John Schneider held court with reporters in the room for the first time since being named interim skipper of the Toronto Blue Jays a day earlier.
Riders' kicker Lauther hoping to walk out of Raymond Field with a victory

Riders' kicker Lauther hoping to walk out of Raymond Field with a victory

HALIFAX — Brett Lauther has some unfinished business to take care of Saturday afternoon. The veteran kicker will return to Raymond Field in Wolfville, N.S.

Winnipeg Jets sign defenceman Kyle Capobianco to two-year contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Kyle Capobianco to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$762,500. Capobianco, 24, collected nine points (two goals, seven assists) in 45 games with the Arizona Coyotes last season.