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Thursday July 2 2015
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Seven-time all-star Martin St. Louis announces retirement from NHL NHL

Martin St. Louis announced his retirement Wednesday after 16 NHL seasons, a Stanley Cup, Olympic gold medal and a handful of individual trophies to show for his career. The Laval, Que., native was a seven-time all-star who won the Hart Trophy as...

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...

Defenceman Robert Bortuzzo re-signs with St. Louis NHL

Robert Bortuzzo is back with the St. Louis Blues. The Thunder Bay defenceman signed agreed to contract terms with the NHL team, Blues officials announced on Thursday. Bortuzzo, who played Junior A hockey for the Fort William North Stars,...

Chill snap two-game losing streak in Chicago CHILL

The Thunder Bay Chill are in control of their playoff destiny. The Premier Development League club on Wednesday snapped a two-game losing slide, downing the Chicago Fire U-23s 2-0 on the road to retake top spot in the Heartland Division. Chicago,...

Pospisil defeats 30th seed Fognini, advances to third round at Wimbledon TENNIS

LONDON - Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil is through to the third round of Wimbledon after posting a four-set win over 30th seed Fabio Fognini of Italy. Emulating fellow Canadian Milos Raonic, Vasek fired 23 aces en route to a 6-3, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3...

Draft one of many hockey highlights for Blackwood in June SPORTS

THUNDER BAY -- Mackenzie Blackwood had a whirlwind June. Career-wise the Thunder Bay goaltender learned where he might one day play, when the New Jersey Devils made the...

WWE goes to federal court seeking to block former wrestlers from suing over head injuries SPORTS

HARTFORD, Conn. - World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring. The Stamford-based company,...

Swiss say US has filed formal request to extradite 7 FIFA officials arrested in May SPORTS

GENEVA - The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked...

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