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Canada loses to host Brazil in opening match at FIFA U-17 World Cup

BRASILIA, Brazil — Host Brazil dominated Canada in a 4-1 win Saturday, opening the FIFA U-17 World Cup in style. Canada, playing in its seventh U-17 World Cup, is still looking for its first win with 15 losses and four draws.
Banks sets Hamilton reception record as Tiger-Cats down Alouettes 38-26

Banks sets Hamilton reception record as Tiger-Cats down Alouettes 38-26

MONTREAL — They call him Brandon "Speedy" Banks for a reason. Banks caught three touchdowns on 201 yards to lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to a 38-26 victory over the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday afternoon in a potential CFL East final preview.
Pulisic scores 3 for Chelsea; City wins in Premier League

Pulisic scores 3 for Chelsea; City wins in Premier League

Christian Pulisic seemed to surprise himself with his hat trick for Chelsea.
Outdoor NHL games a weather adventure for ice crews, players and coaches

Outdoor NHL games a weather adventure for ice crews, players and coaches

REGINA — Derek King has made hockey ice in enough football and baseball stadiums to know he can't beat Mother Nature. He has to work with her.
Canadian star Andreescu ready to face idol Halep in WTA Finals debut

Canadian star Andreescu ready to face idol Halep in WTA Finals debut

Bianca Andreescu has grown accustomed to competing against players she grew up idolizing after facing — and beating — so many of them during her breakout season on the WTA Tour this year.
Canadian ice dancer Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier second at Skate Canada

Canadian ice dancer Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier second at Skate Canada

KELOWNA, B.C. — Canada's Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier sit second after the short dance at Skate Canada. Toronto's Gilles and Poirier, from Unionville, Ont., scored 82.58 points and narrowly trail Americans Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue (83.
Washington Capitals complete comeback, down Canucks 6-5 in shootout

Washington Capitals complete comeback, down Canucks 6-5 in shootout

Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat says his team simply wasn't good enough to steal a win from the Washington Capitals on Friday night.

Silvana Tirinzoni enters Masters playoffs with perfect record

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Reigning world champion Silvana Tirinzoni will carry a perfect record into the playoffs at the first Grand Slam of Curling event of the season.
Altuve, Astros show up in World Series, win Game 3 in DC 4-1

Altuve, Astros show up in World Series, win Game 3 in DC 4-1

WASHINGTON — The World Series finally showed up back in Washington, 86 years later — and, sparked by José Altuve, the Houston Astros finally showed up in this World Series.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games MLB Post-season World Series Houston 4 Washington 1 (Washington leads series 2-1) --- CFL Winnipeg 29 Calgary 28 --- NHL Colorado 6 Vegas 1 Toronto 4 San Jose 1 Arizona 5 New Jersey 3 N.Y.