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Wednesday July 1 2015
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Milos Ranoic edges veteran Tommy Haas in second round of Wimbledon TENNIS

LONDON - One of the young guns in men's tennis knocked out one of the game's veterans at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Seventh-seeded Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., defeated Tommy Haas 6-0, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4) on Court No. 1 to advance to...

Border Cats blank MoonDogs in second-half opener BORDER CATS

Carter McEachern showed the Canada Day crowd he can do it all. The Thunder Bay-born third baseman collected two hits in three trips to the plate, walked once, stole two...

Maple Leafs trade star winger Phil Kessel to Penguins for picks, prospects

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs completed a blockbuster trade to send star winger Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Toronto gets winger Nick Spaling, prospects Kasperi Kapanen and Scott Harrington, a third-round pick and a conditional first...

Former Hawks small forward DeMarre Caroll en route to Toronto Raptors TORONTO RAPTORS

TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors have made a big free-agency move, agreeing to sign DeMarre Carroll. The former Atlanta Hawks small forward announced the news on his Instagram and Twitter accounts. Carroll has reportedly agreed to a four-year...

IOC praises Tokyo's 2020 Olympic plans, calms concerns over national stadium costs

TOKYO - IOC Vice-President John Coates tried to calm concerns over the rising cost of Tokyo's new National Stadium while praising preparations for the 2020 Games on Wednesday. The city has been arguing with the central government over how costs...

Kei Nishikori pulls out of second-round match at Wimbledon with recurrence of calf injury TENNIS

LONDON - After fighting through a calf injury in the first round at Wimbledon, Kei Nishikori couldn't even step onto Centre Court for his second match. The fifth-seeded...

Canucks trade defenceman Kevin Bieksa to Ducks for second-round pick NHL

Kevin Bieksa knew the Vancouver Canucks were trading him. It was just a matter of where. For several weeks, Bieksa came to terms that his time in Vancouver was coming to an end. After it looked like he was almost headed to the San Jose Sharks last...

Chicago Blackhawks trade F Brandon Saad to Columbus Blue Jackets; Sharp could stay in Chicago NHL

CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season. Right up until Tuesday afternoon. With contract talks at a stalemate on the eve of NHL free agency, the Stanley Cup champions parted with Saad in a...

Flames sign defenceman Dougie Hamilton to US$34.5-million, 6-year deal HOCKEY

Bruins general manager Don Sweeney didn't think Dougie Hamilton would have been "comfortable" signing-long term in Boston. The defenceman was more than comfortable to make that commitment in Calgary. Hamilton signed a US$34.5-million,...

Lloyd, O'Hara score US beats Germany 2-0 for a place in the Women's World Cup final WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

MONTREAL - Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup. Lloyd's penalty kick in the 69th minute...

Ortiz, Bradley Jr. lead Red Sox past Blue Jays 4-3; Toronto drops two straight TORONTO BLUE JAYS

Mookie Betts had a pair of hits and also reached base on an error for Boston (36-43), which has won three in a row. Eduardo Rodrgiuez (4-2) struck out four, giving up an earned...

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