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Tuesday July 7 2015
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Djokovic wins 5th-set shootout against Anderson to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals TENNIS

LONDON - Novak Djokovic survived a one-set shootout with big-serving Kevin Anderson on Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals and keep up his bid for a third Wimbledon title. The top-ranked Djokovic beat the 14th-seeded South African 7-5 in the...

Local NHL stars take part in Easter Seals skate (17 photos) HOCKEY

Thunder Bay’s local NHLers have always been generous with their time. No one knows that better than the organizers of the annual Easter Seals Celebrity Skate, which...

Thunderbolts return from ManSask with major medal haul SPORTS

Thunder Bay Thunderbolts Swim Club Media Release Thunder Bay – Hunt, Johnsen lead Thunderbolts at ManSask Long Course Championships Zoe Hunt and Cameron Johnsen of the Thunderbolts Swim Club led their team of 25 swimmers at the 2015 ManSask...

Raonic out, Pospisil in for Canada's Davis Cup tie against Belgium SPORTS

TORONTO - Canada's Davis Cup tennis team will be without its top-ranked player when it faces Belgium in quarter-final action next week. Tennis Canada said in a release Tuesday that world No. 8 Milos Raonic will miss the quarter-final tie due...

Rangers Stepan, Oilers Krushelnyski join Staal Foundation Open celebrity lineup STAAL FOUNDATION OPEN

Derek Stepan and Mike Krushelnyski are the latest NHL celebrities to join the Staal Foundation Open cause. The duo were officially announced on Tuesday. Stepan, a...

Border Cats edged in extra innings in Rochester BORDER CATS

The Border Cats losing streak has grown to four games, despite battling back from a three-run deficit on Monday night.  William Paschal, the No. 8 hitter in the Rochester Honkers lineup, singled off Cats reliever Donnie Sellers with one out...

Sale's strikeout streak ends, still pitches White Sox past Blue Jays 4-2 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

CHICAGO - Chris Sale's bid for a record strikeout streak ended, but he pitched a six-hitter that led the Chicago White Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Monday night in...

Reports: Raptors sign Canadian guard Cory Joseph to four-year deal TORONTO RAPTORS

TORONTO - Canadian guard Cory Joseph has agreed to a contract with the Toronto Raptors. The Pickering, Ont., native agreed to a four-year contract worth US$30 million, according to multiple media reports. Deals can't become official until...

Advantage Serena: Serena Williams beats Venus 6-4, 6-3 to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals TENNIS

LONDON - Serena Williams extended her mastery over big sister Venus, and kept alive her bid for Grand Slam history. In the 26th career meeting between the siblings, Serena dominated with her steady serve and big hitting from the back of the court...

World's number 1 golfer Rory McIlroy says ruptured ligament in left ankle playing soccer GOLF

LONDON - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews. Just as excitement was building toward a...

Canada's Pospisil beats Troicki to advance to Wimbledon quarterfinals TENNIS

LONDON - Unseeded Canadian Vasek Pospisil rallied for a five-set victory over Viktor Troicki on Monday to reach the Wimbledon singles quarterfinals for the first time in his...

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