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Friday August 28 2015
11:04 PM EDT

Al Arbour, who coached 1980s Islanders to four Stanley Cups, dies at 82 HOCKEY

The winner of four straight Stanley Cups as coach of the 1980s New York Islanders dynasty, Al Arbour commanded immediate respect from his players and contemporaries around the league. Members of the hockey community remembered Arbour on Friday...

Tulowitzki, Donaldson go back-to-back, Jays down Tigers MLB

TORONTO - Troy Tulowitzki and Josh Donaldson hit back-to-back homers as the Toronto Blue Jays topped the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday night. Jose Bautista also went deep for Toronto (72-56) and Edwin Encarnacion extended his hit streak to 23 games...

Christabel Nettey comes in 4th in women's long jump at world championships

BEIJING, China - The highlights of the women's long jump were being replayed on the TV screens in the media mixed zone, and Canada's Christabel Nettey paused briefly to watch, chin on hands. The 24-year-old from Surrey, B.C., had just finished...

Tiger-Cats fall to Alouettes, end 10 game win streak at Tim Hortons Field CFL

HAMILTON - Backup quarterback Tanner Marsh ran in for a touchdown to lead the Montreal Alouettes to a 26-23 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday. It was the Ticats' first-ever loss at Tim Hortons Field since it opened last season. ...

Oriol Servia honouring Justin Wilson by driving late friend's No. 25 Honda in season finale

SONOMA, Calif. - Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale. Andretti Autosport announced Thursday that series veteran Oriol Servia will drive Wilson's No. 25 Honda at Sonoma Raceway this weekend. Wilson...

Taking down Bolt: Cameraman does what 200-meter sprinters cannot at world championships

BEIJING, China - Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match. Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 metres to win his 10th career gold medal at the world championships....

Eugenie Bouchard working with tennis legend Jimmy Connors before U.S. Open TENNIS

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is working with tennis legend Jimmy Connors on a temporary basis in preparation for the U.S. Open. Bouchard said in a statement through her agent Mary Jane Orman that she has been friends with Connors for a few years and...

Gallardo earns 100th victory, DeShields helps Texas end Blue Jays' 5-game winning streak, 4-1 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

ARLINGTON, Texas - Yovani Gallardo earned his 100th career victory, Delino DeShields kept running all the way home and the Texas Rangers ended Toronto's five-game winning...

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins, known to fans as 'Chocolate Thunder' has died at age 58

Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's office said Dawkins died Thursday morning...

Mike Richards charged by RCMP in Manitoba with possession of controlled substance RCMP

EMERSON, Man. - Police in Manitoba have charged NHL player Mike Richards with possession of a controlled substance. The RCMP say he is due to appear in provincial court...

Whitecaps beat Impact in second leg to win Amway Canadian Championship MLS

VANCOUVER - Russell Teibert yearned to play in the Wednesday night's second leg of the Amway Canadian Championships — and he did not disappoint. The 22-year-old from Niagara Falls, Ont., who has been used mainly as a substitute lately,...

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