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Bryan Bickell is taking the next step toward his goal of returning to the Carolina Hurricanes while fighting multiple sclerosis. Waived on Thursday, he's expected to be assigned to their AHL affiliate in Charlotte, N.C. more »
Long before he became the first black person to head a significant North American pro sports league, New York native Jeffrey Orridge saw the CFL, and Canada itself, as a place where he could find acceptance and achieve his goals. more »