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Warner takes over as captain of Winnipeg T20 team

Warner takes over as captain of Winnipeg T20 team

KING CITY, Ont. — The Winnipeg Hawks appointed controversial Australian opening batsman David Warner as captain of their Global T20 Canada team on Wednesday. The 31-year-old cricketer replaces the injured West Indian Dwayne Bravo as skipper.

Defending champ Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

NEW YORK — Joey "Jaws" Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for an 11th time.
Women's field increases for Canada Cup of curling in Estevan, Sask.

Women's field increases for Canada Cup of curling in Estevan, Sask.

ESTEVAN, Sask. — An extra women's curling team has been added to the field for the Home Hardware Canada Cup in December.
Canadian track star Melissa Bishop thrilled to be new mother

Canadian track star Melissa Bishop thrilled to be new mother

WINDSOR, Ont. — World championship track medallist Melissa Bishop is the proud mother of a new baby girl. The native of Eganville, Ont., tweeted she gave birth to Corinne Chidera on Monday morning in Windsor, Ont.
Reilly, Masoli and Williams named CFL top performers of the month

Reilly, Masoli and Williams named CFL top performers of the month

TORONTO — Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli was named a CFL top performer of the month on Wednesday along with wide receiver D'Haquille (Duke) Williams and quarterback Mike Reilly of the Edmonton Eskimos.

Koreas begin basketball friendlies in latest peace gesture

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The rival Koreas on Wednesday began two days of friendly basketball games in Pyongyang in their latest goodwill gesture amid a diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea.

Zimbabwe rugby team sleeps on street in Tunisia

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Rugby's world governing body has intervened after Zimbabwe's national team was forced to sleep on the street in Tunisia following problems with accommodation and visas.
Koreas begin basketball friendlies in latest peace gesture

Koreas begin basketball friendlies in latest peace gesture

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The rival Koreas on Wednesday began two days of friendly basketball games in Pyongyang in their latest goodwill gesture amid a diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea.

Scores and Schedule

Tuesday's Games World Cup At St. Petersburg, Russia Sweden 1 Switzerland 0 At Moscow England 1 Colombia 1 (England wins on penalty kicks 4-3) --- MLB American League Houston 5 Texas 3 Cleveland 6 Kansas City 4 Seattle 4 L.A.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games World Cup At St. Petersburg, Russia Sweden 1 Switzerland 0 At Moscow England 1 Colombia 1 (England wins on penalty kicks 4-3) --- MLB American League Houston 5 Texas 3 Cleveland 6 Kansas City 4 Seattle 4 L.A.