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Manziel cleared for return, but unlikely to start for Als against Ottawa

Johnny Manziel is out of concussion protocol, but it looks certain that Antonio Pipkin will start a third straight game at quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes.

Habs captain Pacioretty remains uncertain of future in Montreal

Amid months of trade rumours mentioning his name, Pacioretty wanted to see if he was still a Montreal Canadien before sending out invitations for the tournament that helped raise money for both the team's and his own charitable foundations.

Manziel rejoins Alouettes teammates at practice after 2-game absence

Johnny Manziel was back at Montreal Alouettes practice on Monday but Antonio Pipkin took the first reps with the starters. Manziel missed two games while under concussion protocol and two practices last week.

Canadian triathlete Tyler Mislawchuk cracks top 10 in Montreal

Mario Mola of Spain won the Montreal Triathlon on Sunday for his fourth victory on the ITU World Series circuit this year. Mola finished the 1.5-kilometre swim, 40 km cycle and 10 km run in one hour 47 minutes 36 seconds.

Canadian triathlete Joanna Brown finishes 4th at Montreal World Series event

Vicky Holland of Britain cruised to victory in the women's ITU World Series triathlon on Saturday in Montreal. Joanna Brown of Carp, Ont., draped in a Canadian flag, crossed the finish line fourth at one minute 10 seconds off the lead.

Mislawchuk leads Canadian contingent heading into Montreal triathlon

Ashleigh Gentle is looking to repeat her performance at last year's Montreal triathlon, minus the bout of laryngitis. The Australian overcame a nasty sore throat to win the women's ITU World Series event in 2017 and is back to defend her title on Saturday.

Alouettes QB Johnny Manziel misses practice, unlikely to play vs. Argos

Quarterback Johnny Manziel was not at the Montreal Alouettes' practice on Tuesday after missing a week while on concussion protocol. A team spokesman would not confirm that he remains under concussion protocol.

Manziel expected to play for Als in Edmonton despite missing practice

Johnny Manziel wasn't at the Montreal Alouettes' first practice of the week, but coach Mike Sherman expects him to be in the lineup on Saturday in Edmonton. There were fears that Manziel suffered a concussion when he took a crushing hit while trying to run the ball over the goalline for a touchdown over the weekend.

Halep outlasts Stephens in 3-set thriller to win Rogers Cup

Simona Halep has won the women's Rogers Cup for a second time. The world's top-ranked player defeated third-seeded Sloane Stephens 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-4 in a see-saw battle that featured 15 service breaks at IGA Stadium on Sunday.

Sloane Stephens to face top-seeded Simona Halep in Rogers Cup final

Simona Halep defeated Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-1 in the semifinals of the women's Rogers Cup on Saturday and will face American Sloane Stephens in the final.

U.S. Open champ Stephens tops veteran Navarro to reach Rogers Cup quarters

Sloane Stephens says she isn't overly excited about the hard court tennis season even if it leads to the tournament that brought her biggest victory — the U.S. Open.

Canada's Francoise Abanda can't handle Sloane Stephens at Rogers Cup

There are no Canadians left in women's Rogers Cup singles play. U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens made short work of local favourite Francoise Abanda 6-0, 6-2 in the second round on Wednesday.
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Impact settle for draw with last-place D.C. United

Yamil Asad scored in the 70th minute to give D.C. United and their new star striker Wayne Rooney a 1-1 draw with the Montreal Impact on Saturday night.
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Johnny Manziel has disastrous CFL debut as Ticats romp Als

Johnny Manziel's CFL debut was a disaster as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats picked off four passes en route to a 50-11 romp over the Montreal Alouettes on Friday night.

Manziel plans to keep it simple with 1-5 Alouettes

Johnny Manziel isn't looking to take the Canadian Football League by storm, he just wants to get the Montreal Alouettes winning again.