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CALGARY - Olympic bronze medallist Jan Hudec has undergone knee surgery and will not race in the world alpine ski championship next month. Facundo Roncaglia Jersey .The 33-year-old Calgarian tied for third in the super-G at the Sochi Games last year. It was Canadas first Olympic alpine ski medal in two decades.Hudec suffered a torn meniscus racing the mens downhill on Dec. 19 in Val Gardena, Italy. He recently returned to Calgary and underwent arthroscopic surgery Thursday, Alpine Canada said in a statement posted on its website.“I had to step back to make the right choice,” Hudec said. “I tried to put everything into perspective, where the season is currently at, in addition to the fact that I want to continue skiing.I am not done racing, I don’t want this to be my last year. I made this decision, looking long-term and what is in the best interest for myself, my body and next season.”It was the eighth knee surgery of Hudecs career and the seventh on his right knee. The skier has posted on Twitter his excitement that his hospital gown tied at the side, instead of the back.Team doctor Stephen French said the goal is to have Hudec ready to compete again next season.The Canadian mens speed team will also be without Erik Guay for the Feb. 2-15 world championship in Beaver Creek, Colo.Guay, the 2011 world downhill champion, is still rehabilitating after a pair of off-season knee surgeries last year. He is Canadas most decorated World Cup downhiller with 22 career medals.Hudec won silver in the downhill at the 2007 world alpine championship. He started this season with four top-20 results, including a ninth-place finish in the super-G at Lake Louise, Alta.“I want to be at world champs this year, Hudec said. I really enjoy Beaver Creek, the tracks and the atmosphere. To miss the world championships there is difficult. But everything else points to this being the right decision for me.” Lionel Messi Jersey . Sources tell TSN that union executives travelled to select CFL cities Monday to open dialogue with players and answer questions. After the tentative deal was reached Saturday night, several players posted messages of frustration and disappointment on social media - and that carried over into Sunday on both the web and the field. Nicolas Gaitan Jersey . The 29-year-old from Port Colborne, Ont., who trains out of San Diego, will fight bantamweight champion (Rowdy) Ronda Rousey on July 5 in the co-main event of UFC 175 in Las Vegas. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants have agreed to terms keeping linebacker Jon Beason on the roster. A person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press that the veteran entering his eighth NFL season will return to the Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. Beason was acquired from Carolina last October for a seventh-round pick after he lost his job. He played well for New York, which had been weak in the middle of its defence. The 29-year-old Beason was a first-round draft pick of the Panthers in 2007 and made the All-Pro team in 2008. New York also re-signed placekicker Josh Brown and safety Stevie Brown, and officially signed guard Geoff Schwartz, running back Rashad Jennings and centre J.D. Walton. New York also waived linebacker Marcus Dowtin on Wednesday. Josh Brown set a franchise record in 2013 by making 17 consecutive field goals in his first season with the Giants. He hit 23 of 26 field goal attempts, a percentage of 88.5 that is third highest in Giants history. Brown also made all 31 extra points for 100 points. At Philadelphia, Brown scored all of the Giants points in a 15-7 victory on field goals of 40, 44, 33, 46 and 27 yards. He was the first Giant to kick three field goals of 40 yards or longer in a game since 1991, when Matt Bahr did it. A 12-year veteran, Brown previously played for the Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams. Stevie Brown missed last season with a knee injury after a strong 2012 campaign. He tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in a preseason game against the Jets and underwwent surgery two weeks later. Ever Banega Jersey. In his first season with the Giants in 2012, Brown had 11 starts at strong safety and led the team and tied for second in the NFL with eight interceptions. Browns eight interceptions were the most by a Giant since Willie Williams had 10 in 1968 and his 307 interception return yards broke the former Giants single-season record of 251, set by Hall of Famer Emlen Tunnell in 1949 and matched by Dick Lynch in 1963. Brown twice intercepted two passes in a game. Stevie Brown played in 23 games with Oakland and Indianapolis before joining the Giants. The deals with Schwartz and Jennings address the Giants two biggest needs. Schwartz has played with Carolina, Minnesota and the Chiefs, and joins the Giants after they waived-injured centre David Baas, who missed most of last season with neck and knee injuries. With Chris Snee returning for an 11th season, Schwartz would fill the hole at left guard, and that would allow Kevin Boothe to play centre if he can be re-signed. Justin Pugh will be the right tackle and Will Beatty will return at left tackle, if he can get over the broken leg he sustained in the final game of the regular season. Walton could challenge Boothe for the centres job, and if he claimed it the Giants would have depth at guard, too. The running back situation was iffy because of the uncertainty involving former first-round pick David Wilson. He had surgery for a neck injury and his future is a question mark. 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