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Tuesday June 30 2015
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Bouchard loses in first round at Wimbledon TENNIS

LONDON - LONDON - Not even a return to Wimbledon could pull Eugenie Bouchard out of her tailspin. Bouchard lost for the 12th time in 14 matches on Tuesday, falling to Chinese qualifier Duan Ying-Ying 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the first round. In the...

Olympic gold medallist Mikkelson taps Twitter for help with baby name

CALGARY - Olympic gold medallist Meaghan Mikkelson and her husband are turning to Twitter for baby names. Mikkelson, a two-time gold medallist in women's hockey, and her husband Scott Reid are expecting a son in September. They're asking...

Jays' Donaldson tops overall in all-star voting; balloting ends Thursday night MLB

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Toronto's Josh Donaldson isn't about individual accolades, even if it includes being the leading vote getter for the upcoming all-star game. Donaldson has moved into top spot in fan voting for the upcoming event, overtaking...

Blue Jays' potent offence silenced by Buchholz in 3-1 loss to Red Sox TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO - Jose Bautista's potent bat has been unusually silent lately. But Toronto manager John Gibbons doesn't see any reason for concern. Bautista's hitless...

IOC wants 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizers to finalize plans for new stadium

TOKYO - Tokyo organizers of the 2020 Olympics have been asked to finalize plans for the main stadium by the International Olympic Committee after it was confirmed that building costs have almost doubled. IOC President Thomas Bach told the head...

Cats fall in ninth to earn doubleheader split BORDER CATS

Johnny York was sailing along Monday night until the ninth inning hit. The Thunder Bay Border Cats starter was touched for a pair of difference-making runs in Duluth’s final at bat as the Huskies rallied at home to take the nightcap of a...

Chill drop second straight on road CHILL

For the first time in franchise history, the Springfield Synergy have downed the Thunder Bay Chill. Alejandro Mentasti and Richard Olson scored second-half goals for the Synergy, breaking open a 1-1 tie to send the home side to a 3-1 victory....

Easter Seals confirms NHLers taking part in annual skate

The always popular Celebrity Skate for Easter Seals has confirmed at least five NHLers will be on hand for the July 7 event. St. Louis Blues defenceman Robert Bortuzzo, Nashville goalie Carter Hutton will be joined at the Thunder Bay Tournament...

Sam back in Alouettes camp, says issues settled and hopes to earn spot on CFL team CFL

MONTREAL - Michael Sam says the personal issues he had are behind him and he is ready to earn his place on the Montreal Alouettes. Sam, the most prominent active football player to declare publicly that he is gay, had his first on-field practice...

Victimized Canadian defender Lauren Sesselmann fires back at World Cup critics WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

TORONTO - Canadian defender Lauren Sesselmann, victimized at the Women's World Cup, has shot back at her critics. In an Instagram posting, the 31-year-old centre back talks of her pain in the wake of a handling error that led to the first goal...

Cats upset Huskies in afternoon tilt

Greg Weissert and the Thunder Bay Border Cats played first-half spoilers on Monday. Weissert struck out 11 and did not allow a run in seven innings, leading the Cats to a 3-1 win over the host Duluth Huskies in the first game a Northwoods League...

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