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UFC's Jones suspended 15 months by USADA; can return in fall

UFC's Jones suspended 15 months by USADA; can return in fall

LOS ANGELES — Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is eligible to return to competition by late October after completing a 15-month suspension for a doping violation. The U.S.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about domestic violence after an investigation released Wednesday substantiated numerous incidents of sexual haras
Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

VALENCIA, Spain — Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in his first Champions League match for Juventus, leaving the Portugal star in tears as he walked off the pitch.

Canadian owner Brad Grant close to winning Pacing Triple Crown with Stay Hungry

DELAWARE, Ohio — A terrific 2018 harness-racing season could get even better for Canadian Brad Grant. The trucking magnate from Milton, Ont., watched his filly, Atlanta, win the Hambletonian on Aug. 4.
Ty Rattie, Jesse Puljujarvi stepping up on right wing for Oilers in camp

Ty Rattie, Jesse Puljujarvi stepping up on right wing for Oilers in camp

EDMONTON — Ty Rattie and Jesse Puljujarvi are stepping up at training camp for the Edmonton Oilers, a team that has wide open competition at the right wing spot and needs to shore it up to rise in the standings this season.
Good time to be basketball fan:Grunwald to take that message to corporate Canada

Good time to be basketball fan:Grunwald to take that message to corporate Canada

TORONTO — Canada's women's basketball team is a legitimate medal contender at the World Cup that tips off on Saturday.
Weaver, Poje to debut emotional free dance in their only competition of the fall

Weaver, Poje to debut emotional free dance in their only competition of the fall

TORONTO — Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje skated in a show last season in Astana, Kazakhstan, and on the flight home and for days afterward the Canadian ice dancers couldn't get a particular song out of their heads.

Longtime rugby supporter says enough, pulls funding from U20 project

Karl Fix, a Regina rugby supporter, has withdrawn his financial contribution to the Canadian under-20 team out of concern over Rugby Canada's handling of its current labour dispute with the Canadian sevens players.
Similar slayings draw vastly different political reaction

Similar slayings draw vastly different political reaction

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The cases are strikingly similar: Two talented young women were stabbed to death by male strangers while doing athletic activities alone in normally safe parts of Iowa.
Russia's reinstatement after doping scandal goes to a vote

Russia's reinstatement after doping scandal goes to a vote

MOSCOW — Should Russia be reinstated without publicly admitting wrongdoing for its state-sponsored doping scheme? That question has caused ferocious infighting at the World Anti-Doping Agency, the watchdog body tasked with stopping any repeat of the