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Ex-NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray remembered as great communicator and valiant fighter

Ex-NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray remembered as great communicator and valiant fighter

OTTAWA — Bryan Murray, an NHL coaching giant known for his rapier wit, acute hockey sense and, ultimately, courage in his fight against cancer, has died. He was 74. The Ottawa Senators confirmed Murray's death in a release on Saturday.

Ontario wins most medals as Canada Games finishes with closing ceremony

WINNIPEG — Ontario swimmer Hanna Hendersen finished the Canada Games with a record 11 medals as the 50th anniversary of the event concluded on Sunday with the closing ceremony.
Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win Rogers Cup

Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win Rogers Cup

TORONTO — Sleep-deprived and physically drained, Elina Svitolina could have been excused for a flat performance Sunday. Instead she fought through the fatigue and toppled yet another top-10 opponent for her fifth WTA Tour title of the season.
Bishop finishes fifth in women's 800, Canada leaves worlds empty-handed

Bishop finishes fifth in women's 800, Canada leaves worlds empty-handed

LONDON — On a dreamy night two years ago at Birds Nest Stadium in Beijing, Melissa Bishop raced to a silver medal in the 800 metres — and it was just one of an extraordinary three medals for Canada on that day.
Ryan Goins continues to stay clutch as Blue Jays cruise to win over Pirates

Ryan Goins continues to stay clutch as Blue Jays cruise to win over Pirates

TORONTO — Ryan Goins isn't a fan of the Blue Jays wearing red jerseys. Toronto made a collective team decision to opt for their more traditional white jerseys on Sunday and it led to a 7-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Canada downs Wales 15-0 for second win at women's rugby World Cup

DUBLIN — Magali Harvey sealed Canada's second win of the women's rugby World Cup with a late try as the Canadians downed Wales 15-0 on Sunday. Harvey scored her first try of the game — and Canada's second — in the 81st minute.
West Point grad Rowley takes long route to major leagues

West Point grad Rowley takes long route to major leagues

TORONTO — Trying to maintain his throwing arm in the midst of a 30-month stint with the U.S. Army often proved challenging for Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Chris Rowley. Fortunately, his company medic was willing to co-operate .
Man United, Tottenham make winning starts in Premier League

Man United, Tottenham make winning starts in Premier League

MANCHESTER, England — Two summer signings costing $150 million inspired Manchester United to an easy victory in its opening Premier League match of the season.

AP source: Michael Jordan has small stake in Jeter group

MIAMI — A person familiar with the situation says NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan has a small stake in Derek Jeter's investment group that reached an agreement to buy the Miami Marlins.

Rogers Cup in Montreal sets world record for attendance at one-week tournament

MONTREAL — The Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament in Montreal set a world record for attendance at a one-week tournament.