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Thursday September 3 2015
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Alouettes quarterback carousel takes another turn as Marsh starts against Lions CFL

MONTREAL - Another game, another new starter for the Montreal Alouettes. Tanner Marsh is expected to start Thursday night when the Alouettes (4-5) host the slumping B.C. Lions (3-5). Montreal won the first meeting of the season 23-13 in Vancouver...

Raonic overcomes back problems, advances to third round at US Open SPORTS

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canada's Milos Raonic is through to the third round of the U.S. Open after defeating Spain's Fernando Verdaso 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1). Raonic, seeded 10th in New York, needed just 26 minutes to win the first set. But...

FIFA panel led by Olympic veteran Carrard starts work on reforms SPORTS

BERN, Switzerland - A panel steering reforms of football's crisis-hit governing body started work Wednesday on its mission to help FIFA change and restore its credibility. Former IOC director general Francois Carrard chaired a 12-member group...

World champions Duhamel, Radford up the ante by adding new quad throw SPORTS

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Canada's world pairs champions don't plan on giving up any ground to the rest of the field. So when Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford got wind that other pairs skaters were trying to perfect the quad throw Salchow, a difficult...

Penguins star Sidney Crosby remains the gold standard of EA NHL video game NHL

TORONTO - Once again, Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby is the gold standard of EA Sports' NHL video game. "NHL 16" gives Crosby a 96 player rating, ahead of Chicago Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews (94), Montreal Canadiens star goalie...

New Raptor Scola throws down 35 points as Argentina beats Canada 94-87

MEXICO CITY - Luis Scola gave Canada's talented but inexperienced basketball team a lesson on just how hard it is to qualify for the Olympic Games. The veteran power forward scored 35 points and added a game-high 13 rebounds to lead Argentina...

Toronto FC says Sebastian Giovinco adductor injury is not serious SOCCER

TORONTO - Toronto FC does not expect star forward Sebastian Giovinco to miss too much action with his adductor injury. Giovinco has pulled out of the Italian squad because of the injury, which prompted him to leave Toronto's 2-1 win over Montreal...

'Concussion' director defends film, says no compromises were made for NFL NFL

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theatres, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking...

Goins hits two-run homer in 10th inning for Blue Jays' 5-3 win over Indians TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO - Ryan Goins can barely remember the biggest moment of his career. Goins hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 5-3 win over...

CFL commissioner Orridge to enjoy historic first Labour Day weekend CFL

TORONTO - CFL commissioner Jeffrey Orridge's first Labour Day weekend will be a historic one. On Monday, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-3) host the Toronto Argonauts (6-3) while the Edmonton Eskimos (6-3) face the Calgary Stampeders (7-2). The...

With Boston out, Los Angeles City Council poised to vote Tuesday on 2024 Olympic Games bid SPORTS

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A month after Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate. The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to authorize...

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