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Ottawa Senators bring longtime broadcaster Pierre McGuire into front office

Monday, July 12th, 2021
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NHL analyst and former head coach Pierre McGuire is joining the Ottawa Senators as senior vice president of player development.

Bodybuilder powers through pandemic to compete in sport’s ‘Super Bowl’

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
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COVID-19 has closed gyms and cancelled contests, but Ottawa's Jamie Offrey has powered through the pandemic to ready himself for one of bodybuilding's pre-eminent events this week.

Sens Foundation cuts ties with Ottawa Senators

Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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The Ottawa Senators Foundation is cutting ties with Capital Sports & Entertainment, the owner of the Senators hockey team, the charitable foundation said in a news release Thursday.

Ottawa’s new pro rugby team named the Aces

Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Sticking with the red and black theme, the team will start playing in the Europe-based, three-tier Rugby Football League in 2021.

Pro rugby to hit the field in Ottawa in 2021

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Starting next year, Ottawa will be home to a new professional rugby team that will play half its games in Europe.

Senators fire new CEO Jim Little

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Just two months after hiring him, the Ottawa Senators have dismissed CEO Jim Little for "conduct inconsistent with the core values of the Ottawa Senators and the National Hockey League."

Gatineau youth baseball team scraps Astros name, colours over cheating scandal

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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The Aylmer Astros youth baseball team is changing its branding inspired by the Major League Baseball team tainted by a cheating scandal.

Ottawa Redblacks player blindsided by Trump tweet

Friday, February 28th, 2020
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RJ Harris didn't make a heroic play. He didn't take a controversial political stance. He didn't really do anything but have the same name as a Pennsylvania radio show host who supports Donald Trump.

Redblacks owner aiming to resurrect pro soccer in Ottawa

Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Jeff Hunt, an Ottawa businessman who played a major role in bringing the CFL back to the nation's capital, has confirmed he's now trying to do the same thing for professional soccer.

Hockey player checked from behind in rec game awarded $700K

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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A beer league hockey player who suffered a head injury almost eight years ago should get more than $700,000 from the player who crashed into him, an Ontario court has ruled.