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NFL players emphasize reasons for anthem demonstrations

NFL players emphasize reasons for anthem demonstrations

PHILADELPHIA — While the NFL continues discussions with the players' union regarding a national anthem policy, players who demonstrate are emphasizing they are protesting social injustice, racial inequality and systematic oppression.

Trucks, cyclists, nudists - Dunfee races to NACAC victory on unique course

TORONTO — Evan Dunfee has raced on countless difference courses, in virtually every type of condition imaginable over his distinguished race walking career. Nude sunbathers marked a first. The 27-year-old from Richmond, B.C.
Estrada struggles with command of fastball in Blue Jays' 7-0 loss to Rays

Estrada struggles with command of fastball in Blue Jays' 7-0 loss to Rays

TORONTO — Marco Estrada didn't have proper command of his fastball on Friday night and it cost him.
Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champion Zverev at Rogers Cup

Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champion Zverev at Rogers Cup

TORONTO — Alexander Zverev called it an absolutely pathetic match. Stefanos Tsitsipas can call it another big upset victory.
Ashleigh Barty, Sloane Stephens reach Rogers Cup semifinals

Ashleigh Barty, Sloane Stephens reach Rogers Cup semifinals

MONTREAL — After a brilliant grass court season, Ashleigh Barty is rocking the hardcourts at the women's Rogers Cup. Barty, the 15th seed, posted a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in a quarterfinal on Friday.

World No. 1 Simona Halep decries unfair scheduling at Rogers Cup

MONTREAL — Simona Halep, the world's top-ranked player, feels she is the victim of unfair scheduling by the Women's Tennis Association.

Calgary's Lee loses in quarterfinal of U.S. women's amateur golf championship

NASHVILLE — Calgary's Jaclyn Lee lost to American Kaylee Benton 3 and 2 in their head-to-head quarterfinal matchup on Friday in the US women's amateur golf championship. Lee held the lead twice, first getting a birdie on the par-4 No.
Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

SAN DIEGO — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who earned more than $43 million over 14 seasons, pleaded guilty Friday to federal drug charges in California.
Woodland sets PGA record but leads by only a stroke at PGA

Woodland sets PGA record but leads by only a stroke at PGA

ST. LOUIS — Sirens blared across Bellerive, putting the second round of the PGA Championship on hold and ending a day of scoring rarely seen in a major.

Mark Hunter returns to manage London Knights after Maple Leafs stint

LONDON, Ont. — Mark Hunter has returned to the London Knights to be the OHL team's general manager again after four seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Knights made the announcement Friday on the team's website.