The NFL rewarded the San Francisco Bay Area on Tuesday with hosting rights for the 2016 championship game, slotting the 50th Super Bowl in the 49ers' high-tech Santa Clara stadium scheduled to open next year.
Golf's governing bodies approved a new rule Tuesday that outlaws the putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, going against two major golf organizations that argued long putters are not hurting the game.
Wide receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux is returning to the B.C. Lions. Arceneaux played the 2009 and 2010 seasons with the Lions before spending two years in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins and New York Jets.
The main event on a June 15 UFC pay-per-view card in Winnipeg has been scrapped. The UFC has confirmed a bantamweight title defence by Renan Barao, who was to face No. 4 contender Eddie Wineland, is now off because Barao was injured during training.