Seattle signs DB Bradley McDougald, K John Lunsford (The Associated Press)

March 22nd, 2017
The Seattle Seahawks have added depth in the secondary by signing defensive back Bradley McDougald. Seattle announced the signing of McDougald and kicker John Lunsford on Wednesday night. McDougald spent the past four seasons with Tampa Bay.

Hip Check: William Nylander scores his 20th of the year, nabs more bonus cash

March 22nd, 2017
Hip Check: William Nylander scores his 20th of the year, nabs more bonus cash

Toronto Maple Leafs' rookie William Nylander extended his point streak to nine games, scoring the winning goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Leafs climb up standings with win over Blue Jackets

March 22nd, 2017
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William Nylander and Leo Komarov each had a goal and an assist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Calvillo, Simon headline CFL Hall of Fame’s class of 2017

March 22nd, 2017
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They spent their CFL careers on different squads but quarterback Anthony Calvillo and receiver Geroy Simon will now forever be teammates.

National Football League roundup (Reuters)

March 22nd, 2017
(The Sports Xchange) - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell claims he has heard the average fan's discontent about the pace of the game and intends to do something about it. In an email addressed to the fans on Wednesday, Goodell wrote that the NFL will make a series of changes that will help improve "the flow and pace of the game, and commercialization and the number of necessary disruptions to the game on the field." Goodell promised in the email that the league will tweak in-game timing and replay reviews, with next season to feature starting of a clock after a player goes out of bounds and the duration of halftime. - - NFL owners could vote next week at the league meetings on the Oakland Raiders' proposed move to Las Vegas.

National Football League roundup (Reuters)

March 22nd, 2017
(The Sports Xchange) - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell claims he has heard the average fan's discontent about the pace of the game and intends to do something about it. In an email addressed to the fans on Wednesday, Goodell wrote that the NFL will make a series of changes that will help improve "the flow and pace of the game, and commercialization and the number of necessary disruptions to the game on the field." Goodell promised in the email that the league will tweak in-game timing and replay reviews, with next season to feature starting of a clock after a player goes out of bounds and the duration of halftime. - - NFL owners could vote next week at the league meetings on the Oakland Raiders' proposed move to Las Vegas.

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

March 22nd, 2017
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell claims he has heard the average fan's discontent about the pace of the game and intends to do something about it. In an email addressed to the fans on Wednesday, Goodell wrote that the NFL will make a series of changes that will help improve "the flow and pace of the game, and commercialization and the number of necessary disruptions to the game on the field." Goodell promised in the email that the league will tweak in-game timing and replay reviews, with next season to feature starting of a clock after a player goes out of bounds and the duration of halftime. - - NFL owners could vote next week at the league meetings on the Oakland Raiders' proposed move to Las Vegas.

Jets sign defensive lineman Mike Pennel to 1-year deal (The Associated Press)

March 22nd, 2017
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have signed former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Mike Pennel to a one-year deal.

Jaguars sign tight end Mychal Rivera to 2-year contract (The Associated Press)

March 22nd, 2017
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent tight end Mychal Rivera to a two-year contract. Rivera spent the first four years of his NFL career in Oakland, where he caught 146 passes for 1,413 yards and 10 touchdowns in 61 games. A sixth-round draft pick from Tennessee in 2013, Rivera had 38 receptions for 407 yards and four touchdowns as a rookie.

Former assistant ski coach says Bertrand Charest had ‘intense’ relationship with students

March 22nd, 2017
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Alexandre Lussier testified that hearing the ex-ski coach make comments about his female athletes' bodies made him uncomfortable, but none of the athletes ever came to him to complain.