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Packers beat Seahawks 17-9 to take NFC heavyweight match

Packers beat Seahawks 17-9 to take NFC heavyweight match

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A marquee season opener between two NFC heavyweights turned into a defensive slugfest. The Green Bay Packers — not the menacing Seattle Seahawks — landed the momentum-swinging punch.

Brooklyn Moors earns two medals, Canada takes home three at World Challenge Cup

HUNGARY, Hungary — Brooklyn Moors led Canada at the artistic gymnastics World Challenge Cup by winning a gold and bronze medal at the weekend competition. Moors, from Cambridge, Ont.
Sweet 16: Nadal beats Anderson for 3rd US Open, 16th major

Sweet 16: Nadal beats Anderson for 3rd US Open, 16th major

NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch — and that's exactly what it was.

Canada's Anne-Catherine Tanguay wins Symetra Tour event

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Anne-Catherine Tanguay won the Symetra Tour's Garden City Charity Classic on Sunday at windy Buffalo Dunes to put herself in good position to earn an LPGA Tour card.
Houston returns to football as Harvey recovery continues

Houston returns to football as Harvey recovery continues

HOUSTON — With all eyes on the tunnel leading under the stands, J.J. Watt emerged. He raised a Texas flag skyward before screaming "let's go," sending NRG Stadium into a frenzy.
Oilers sign veteran centre Chris Kelly to professional tryout contract

Oilers sign veteran centre Chris Kelly to professional tryout contract

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers signed veteran forward Chris Kelly to a professional tryout contract on Sunday. Kelly played in all 82 regular season games last season for the Ottawa Senators and scored five goals and seven assists.
Stafford's 4 TDs lift Lions to 35-23 win over Cardinals

Stafford's 4 TDs lift Lions to 35-23 win over Cardinals

DETROIT — Matthew Stafford was forced to play defence after his first pass of the season, and failed to stop an opponent from returning his interception for a touchdown. Like the rest of the Detroit Lions, he knows how to bounce back.

Val Sweeting defends Tour Challenge curling title; Brad Gushue wins men's

REGINA — Edmonton's Val Sweeting defended her Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge title on Sunday with a 6-5 comeback win over Anna Hasselborg of Sweden. Sweeting trailed 5-2 after five ends, but scored three in the sixth to tie the match.
Fournette, strong defence lead Jaguars over Texans 29-7

Fournette, strong defence lead Jaguars over Texans 29-7

HOUSTON — Celebrations of the Jacksonville Jaguars' win over the Houston Texans were tempered by concerns for their state as Hurricane Irma made landfall on Sunday, with the mammoth storm threatening to affect all of Florida.
Hurricane Irma knocks Miami Marlins' radio broadcast off air

Hurricane Irma knocks Miami Marlins' radio broadcast off air

ATLANTA — The Miami Marlins' radio broadcast was off the air Sunday because of technical problems at its flagship station caused by Hurricane Irma.