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Chris Sale snaps Fenway losing streak, beats Blue Jays 5-0

Chris Sale snaps Fenway losing streak, beats Blue Jays 5-0

BOSTON — That was a relief. And not a bad start, either.
British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show

British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show

PORTRUSH, Ireland — An emotional opening shot by Darren Clarke. A shocking one by Rory McIlroy. Tiger Woods had his worst score to start a British Open. Brooks Koepka quickly got into contention again. Emiliano Grillo made a 1. David Duval made a 14.
Wolfpack winger Adam Higson returns home to join Leigh Centurions

Wolfpack winger Adam Higson returns home to join Leigh Centurions

TORONTO — Winger Adam Higson has left the Toronto Wolfpack to rejoin Leigh Centurions. The 32-year-old back has spent the last two seasons with Toronto after leaving Leigh following its relegation from Super League in 2017.

Canadian Mike Woods keeps going in Tour de France despite broken ribs

Ignoring two broken ribs, Canadian Mike Woods finished 88th in Thursday's 209.5-kilometre Stage 12 of the Tour de France.
British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show

British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show

PORTRUSH, Ireland — An emotional opening shot by Darren Clarke. A shocking one by Rory McIlroy. Tiger Woods had his worst score to start a British Open. Brooks Koepka quickly got into contention again. Emiliano Grillo made a 1. David Duval made a 14.

Long-range rocket by Manny Aparicio turns heads south of the border

TORONTO — York 9 FC captain Manny Aparicio won the fledgling Canadian Premier League some exposure south of the border when his long-range rocket against Pacific FC cracked ESPN SportsCenter's Top 10.
Ron Francis has big hopes as GM of Seattle's new NHL club

Ron Francis has big hopes as GM of Seattle's new NHL club

SEATTLE — Ron Francis has all kinds of eye-popping statistics attached to his Hall of Fame career. He averaged more than point a game, is second in NHL history in assists behind Wayne Gretzky and fifth in career points.

MLS academies make up Canadian entry at CONCACAF Boys' Under-15 Championship

TORONTO — The Canadian Soccer Association has named 18 players from the three Canadian MLS team academies for its entry at the CONCACAF Boys' Under-15 Championship next month in the U.S. The tournament will run Aug. 3-12 in Bradenton, Fla.
Unbeaten Winnipeg Blue Bombers not taking Ottawa Redblacks lightly

Unbeaten Winnipeg Blue Bombers not taking Ottawa Redblacks lightly

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers may be odds-on favourites to extend their season-opening winning streak to five games, but you'll never get them to admit it. Every week they're 0-1, says star running back Andrew Harris.
Golf Canada's 2020 Olympic preparations on track with qualifying formula helping

Golf Canada's 2020 Olympic preparations on track with qualifying formula helping

Fifteen years ago, golfers didn't have to worry about making the Olympics. The sport hadn't been featured at a Games since 1904 when Canada's George Lyon won gold.