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After coaching Crosby-led Penguins, Bylsma faces big rebuilding challenge in Buffalo NHL

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The circumstances have changed for Dan Bylsma in taking over as coach of the young and rebuilding Buffalo Sabres. The expectations have not for someone previously accustomed to coaching the Sidney Crosby-led Pittsburgh Penguins....

Federer, Sharapova and other favourites rolling into 4th round at French Open TENNIS

PARIS - Stepping onto centre court to take on 88th-ranked Damir Dzumhur, Roger Federer was on his guard. The 17-time Grand Slam champion had been caught cold at a previous...

Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case NFL

NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Saints football player Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four...

Police to take on Superior Collegiate in charity basketball contest POLICE

The Superior Collegiate Gryphons senior boys basketball team will get a chance on Friday afternoon to show local law enforcement how the game is played. The team will take on a team of officers from the Thunder Bay Police Service, the OPP and...

Vikings, Saints win high school soccer crowns SOCCER

The Hammarskjold Vikings are the high school boys soccer champions. David Hoier and Eric Watson scored for the Vikings, who took down the St. Ignatius Falcons 2-0 to win the title. In the girls championship game, Morgan Perozak tallied the...

CFL extends its broadcast agreement with TSN and RDS by three more years CFL

TORONTO - TSN and RDS have extended their broadcast agreement with the CFL by three years through the 2021 season. Commissioner Jeffrey Orridge made the announcement Thursday at the league's Inside The CFL event. "The CFL’s partnership...

Verrier scores 2 as Remparts top Oceanic 5-2, advance to Memorial Cup semifinal

QUEBEC CITY, Que. - The Quebec Remparts got their revenge on the Rimouski Oceanic, but a tougher challenge awaits at the Mastercard Memorial Cup. Jerome Verrier scored twice and the host Remparts turned the tables on the Rimouski with a 5-2 victory...

Ahead of presidential election, Blatter says vote for Russia and Qatar the root of FIFA crisis SOCCER

ZURICH - The worst corruption crisis in soccer history stems from the governing body's decision to award Russia and Qatar the next two World Cup tournaments, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Friday. Blatter spoke at the FIFA congress hours...

Cats stung by potent Willmar attack BORDER CATS

WILMAR, MINN.-- The Thunder Bay Border Cats pitching staff came crashing back to Earth on Thursday night. After opening the season with two straight wins, allowing just two earned runs in the process, the Cats staff gave up 19 hits en route to...

Official Pan Am Games song features Juno Award winner Serena Ryder PAN AM GAMES

TORONTO - Canadian artist Serena Ryder has lent her voice to the official song of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. The Games' organizing committee and official broadcaster CBC announced the release of "Together We Are One"...

Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau after 5 playoff appearances in 5 seasons NBA

CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau on Thursday, saying a change was needed from the strong-willed coach who took his team to the playoffs in each of his five seasons. Thibodeau went 255-139 with the Bulls, good for a .647 winning percentage...

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