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Saturday July 4 2015
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Retirement of St. Louis sparks debate: Is he a Hockey Hall of Famer? NHL

Martin St. Louis was a Stanley Cup, Hart and two-time Art Ross Trophy winner, Olympic gold medallist and 1,000-point scorer. The only question that remains after he announced his retirement Thursday is if St. Louis is a Hockey Hall of Famer. ...

Canada won't have star rookie Andrew Wiggins on Pan American Games team NBA

TORONTO - Three NBA players are on the tryout roster for Canada's men's basketball team for the Pan American Games. But there's no Andrew Wiggins. Anthony Bennett, Andrew Nicholson and Sim Bhullar make up the NBA content on the...

CP NewsAlert: Canada's Milos Raonic eliminated from third round of Wimbledon TENNIS

LONDON - Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic has been eliminated from Wimbledon. The No. 7 seed lost 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (3), 6-3 to 26th-seeded Nick Kyrgios of Australia. Raonic was a semifinalist at last year's tournament. He appeared to...

Oilers sign first overall pick Connor McDavid to three-year entry-level contract NHL

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with centre Connor McDavid on a three-year entry-level contract. The 18-year-old phenom spent the last three seasons with the OHL's Erie Otters. He was selected by the Oilers with the...

Blue Bombers lose home opener and quarterback Drew Willy against Tiger-Cats CFL

WINNIPEG - Zach Collaros passed for 354 yards and two touchdowns as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats scored six majors in a 52-26 rout of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday. Drew Willy, Winnipeg's starting quarterback, left the field with a suspected...

Boy oh Boyd: Blue Jays rookie shelled as Red Sox take series finale 12-6 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO - Blue Jays left-hander Matt Boyd was hoping to build on the decent big-league debut he made last week. His second career start couldn't have gone much worse. Boyd was unable to record a single out on Thursday night as the Red Sox...

Benedetti tossed, Cats score two in ninth to steal win from MoonDogs BORDER CATS

Danny Benedetti should get thrown out of games a little more often. Benedetti, the first-year Thunder Bay Border Cats manager, was livid after the second-base umpire called...

Canucks make sweeping front-office changes, firing Gilman, Henning, Crawford NHL

VANCOUVER - The Mike Gillis era is long gone now for the Vancouver Canucks. On Thursday the Canucks cleaned out their front office, firing three Gillis regime holdovers in vice-president of hockey operations and assistant general manager Laurence...

LA Kings' Voynov pleads no contest in abuse case for fight with wife after Halloween party

TORRANCE, Calif. - Los Angeles Kings defenceman Slava Voynov pleaded no contest to a misdemeanour Thursday in a domestic violence incident with his wife that escalated after...

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal optimistic going into seventh Tour de France

TORONTO - Coming off a fifth-place finish at the Giro D'Italia, Canadian Ryder Hesjedal embarks on his seventh Tour de France campaign Saturday. And the 34-year-old...

Wimbledon upset: Rafael Nadal knocked out in 2nd round by qualifier Dustin Brown TENNIS

LONDON - Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his...

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