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Canada's Milos Raonic beats American qualifier Jared Donaldson at Rogers Cup TENNIS

TORONTO — Milos Raonic has warmed up to the same song at every match of the Rogers Cup — "My House" by Flo Rida. The song is already omnipresent at sporting events, but it especially reflects how Raonic wants to play at the ATP...

Stampeders out to avenge season-opening loss when they host the Lions CFL

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders still remember the disappointing start they had to the CFL season. Calgary jumped out to a 17-6 lead on the road against the B.C. Lions in its season opener on June 25, but the Stampeders ultimately dropped...

Canada's Bouchard exits Rogers Cup as qualifier Kucova posts comeback win TENNIS

MONTREAL — The pressure got to Eugenie Bouchard and it put Canada's top women's tennis player out of the US$2.4 million Rogers Cup. After impressive wins over...

Matt Nichols leads Bombers to first win at Commonwealth Stadium since 2006 CFL

EDMONTON — The back-up plan worked out well for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday night. A switch to Matt Nichols as the starting quarterback paid off as the Blue...

Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeiro OLYMPICS

MOSCOW — A depleted Russian team departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal. Team members left on a charter flight from Moscow's Sheremetevo...

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard advances to third round at Rogers Cup TENNIS

MONTREAL — Canadian Eugenie Bouchard learned from her loss at Wimbledon earlier this month to turn the tables on her opponent. That strategy has her in the third round...

Warren Sapp bitten by shark during Florida Keys lobster trip

MARATHON, Fla. — Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys. A photo posted by a fishing charter boat's account on Instagram Wednesday appears to show...

Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off OLYMPICS

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team. Fencers became the latest team...

Travis scores walk-off winner on wild pitch as Blue Jays top Padres in extras TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO — Devon Travis was doing his best Carlton Fisk impression: hopping down the first-base line, hoping a ball would stay fair instead of hook foul. A fair ball...

Toronto Blue Jays acquire outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from Padres

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays added some outfield depth for the stretch drive Tuesday by acquiring Melvin Upton Jr. from the San Diego Padres in exchange for pitching prospect Hansel Rodriguez. Upton is batting .256 this season with 16...

Quebec paralympic athlete gets back one of two stolen bikes SPORTS

QUEBEC — A Quebec paralympic cyclist whose two racing bicycles were stolen just weeks before the Rio Games has one of them back in her possession. "It needs a bit of love but it (the damage) is superficial," Marie-Eve Croteau told...

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