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Canadian gymnast Spence wins bronze in women's vault at Youth Olympics

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Canadian gymnast Emma Spence won bronze in the women's vault on Saturday at the Youth Olympic Games. The 15-year-old Spence, from Cambridge, Ont., scored a combined 13.483 for third place.
Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

MILWAUKEE — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers know all about performing in the post-season . Backed into a tough spot Saturday, the red-headed slugger delivered once again.
CJ Gable runs in two TDs, Eskimos beat Redblacks 34-16

CJ Gable runs in two TDs, Eskimos beat Redblacks 34-16

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos regained their focus before it was too late. CJ Gable ran in a pair of touchdowns as the Eskimos kept themselves in the playoff picture with a 34-16 victory over the Ottawa Redblacks on Saturday.

Western Mustangs remain unbeaten after 33-0 rout of Ottawa Gee-Gees

OTTAWA — The unbeaten Western Mustangs defeated the Ottawa Gee-Gees 33-0 on Saturday afternoon to lock up top spot in the Ontario Universities Athletics football standings. Western (7-0) entered play in the No.

Desert Encounter overtakes Thundering Blue to win Canadian International

TORONTO — Andrea Azteni proved Saturday he's a cool customer in traffic.
Blue Bombers dump Roughriders 31-0 to extend winning streak to four games

Blue Bombers dump Roughriders 31-0 to extend winning streak to four games

WINNIPEG — Adam Bighill was signed by the Blue Bombers for his leadership and tenacious talents. He delivered big time on Saturday.

Some football players injured in Alberta crash remain in hospital

RAYMOND, Alta. — A Mormon church official in southern Alberta says two young football players who were seriously injured in a highway crash this week are recovering, while a third boy appears to have stabilized.
Jim Taylor, fierce fullback for mighty Packers, dies at 83

Jim Taylor, fierce fullback for mighty Packers, dies at 83

Jim Taylor, the ferocious Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers' unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday. He was 83.
Wideman scores two goals as Ottawa Senators top Los Angeles Kings 5-1

Wideman scores two goals as Ottawa Senators top Los Angeles Kings 5-1

OTTAWA — There was a time when Chris Wideman wondered if he would ever score another goal in the NHL. He scored twice Saturday to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
McDavid scores on power play, Oilers edge Rangers 2-1

McDavid scores on power play, Oilers edge Rangers 2-1

NEW YORK — Cam Talbot had every reason to celebrate as the buzzer sounded and the Edmonton Oilers cemented their first win of the season.