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Smoak, Morales go deep in ninth inning as Blue Jays walkoff Athletics

Smoak, Morales go deep in ninth inning as Blue Jays walkoff Athletics

TORONTO — Justin Smoak tied the game with a two-run homer in the ninth, and Kendrys Morales followed with a solo shot as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 3-2 walkoff win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.

Canadian Philip Bester announces retirement at Granby National Bank Challenger

MONTREAL — Canadian Philip Bester has decided to retire. The 28-year-old Bester made the announcement on Wednesday at the Granby National Bank Challenger.

Nichols says he respects Alouettes defence, but Hebert isn't buying it

WINNIPEG — Kyries Hebert hasn't slowed down on the football field — and his wit is still quick off of it. The Montreal linebacker will play the 150th game of his 12-year CFL career when the Alouettes face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday.
McDavid disappointed at NHL decision to not participate in 2018 Olympic Games

McDavid disappointed at NHL decision to not participate in 2018 Olympic Games

TORONTO — Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid said he's disappointed that the NHL won't be sending players to the Winter Olympic in South Korea next year.

New Impact defender Deian Boldor eager to play but may have to wait

MONTREAL — Deian Boldor is eager to get started with the Montreal Impact, but the Romanian defender may have to wait to make his Major League Soccer debut.
Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor reunited as pairing for first round of Canadian Open

Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor reunited as pairing for first round of Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ont. — When Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor begin the opening round of the RBC Canadian Open on Thursday afternoon, it's going to feel more like a trip down memory lane than a national championship on the PGA Tour.

Canada claims bronze in 4x1-- mixed medley relay at world swimming championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Canada picked up its second swimming medal at the world aquatic championships with a bronze in the 4x100-metre mixed medley on Wednesday. Kylie Masse of LaSalle, Ont.
Lions, Eskimos to square off in battle of West Division co-leaders

Lions, Eskimos to square off in battle of West Division co-leaders

It's only the sixth week of the regular season, but there's plenty on the line when the Edmonton Eskimos meet the B.C. Lions on Friday night. Edmonton (4-0) is the league's lone remaining unbeaten team while B.C.

Canada knocks off Mexico 64-43 to book spot in FIBA women's U19 World Cup

UDINE, Italy — Canada clinched its spot in the quarter-finals of the women's FIBA U19 World Cup with a 64-43 win over Mexico in the round of 16 Wednesday.

Canadian women feeling confident as they head to Ireland for Rugby World Cup

TORONTO — Canada heads to the Women's Rugby World Cup ranked third in the world and believing it can take down the top two if it plays to its potential. "I think we feel very prepared," said veteran winger Elissa Alarie.