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Canada goes undefeated, advances to semis at FIBA 3x3 Women's Series

MONTREAL — Canada's on track for its third straight FIBA 3x3 Women's Series tournament title after going undefeated on Friday in group play.
'Lucky, no?' Nadal fights past Berrettini into US Open final

'Lucky, no?' Nadal fights past Berrettini into US Open final

NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal found himself trailing in a tight first set against a bigger, younger opponent who was finding ways to cause trouble in their U.S. Open semifinal.

Beezie Madden prevails in six-way jump off to win Tourmaline Oil Cup

CALGARY — All Beezie Madden wanted to do was have a clean ride aboard her horse Darry Lou. She accomplished just that to capture the Tourmaline Oil Cup and the top prize of $44,125 at the Spruce Meadows Masters on Friday night.
MLB, union to discuss opioids testing after Skaggs death

MLB, union to discuss opioids testing after Skaggs death

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and the players' association will discuss the possibility of more widespread testing for opioids following the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.
Andreescu's coach knows Canadian needs to play 'complete match' in final

Andreescu's coach knows Canadian needs to play 'complete match' in final

NEW YORK — Before the U.S. Open began, Patrick Mouratoglou predicted Bianca Andreescu would be in the final. He was right. Serena Williams's coach also is confident the rising Canadian tennis star will be No. 1 in the world one day.
Struggling Redblacks look to turn struggling season around against Argos

Struggling Redblacks look to turn struggling season around against Argos

OTTAWA — With eight games remaining, the struggling Ottawa Redblacks know time is running short to turn the season around and make a run at the playoffs.
Bombers defence ready for another crack at Riders as rivals clash in Banjo Bowl

Bombers defence ready for another crack at Riders as rivals clash in Banjo Bowl

WINNIPEG — Willie Jefferson is always a formidable foe, but on Saturday there may be a bit more fire in his belly.
Canada wraps up Rugby World Cup preparations with final warmup against U.S.

Canada wraps up Rugby World Cup preparations with final warmup against U.S.

Canada wraps up its Rugby World Cup preparations against the U.S. on Saturday with coach Kingsley Jones fielding a strong side for the game at B.C. Place Stadium.

Carolina signs former Leafs defenceman Jake Gardiner to 4-year deal

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed former Toronto defenceman Jake Gardiner to a four-year contract. Under terms of the deal announced Friday by Carolina general manager Don Waddell, Gardiner will make an average of $4.
Maple Leafs star Matthews content to stay out of Marner contract talks

Maple Leafs star Matthews content to stay out of Marner contract talks

CHICAGO — Not usually one to shy away from the limelight, Auston Matthews is more than happy to sit this one out.