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Canada loses to Brazil 3-1 in opener of Volleyball World League Finals

CURITIBA, Brazil — Graham Vigrass led Canada with 15 points but the Canadians still fell to host Brazil 3-1 on Tuesday at the Volleyball World League Finals. Brazil beat Canada 25-21, 17-25, 25-19, 25-19 in the opener of the international tournament.
I quit! Federer, Djokovic benefit from Wimbledon retirements

I quit! Federer, Djokovic benefit from Wimbledon retirements

LONDON — Novak Djokovic's first-round match at Wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes Tuesday. Roger Federer's, which was next in the All England Club's main stadium, went 43.
Sabathia stumbles in his DL return; Blue Jays top Yanks 4-1

Sabathia stumbles in his DL return; Blue Jays top Yanks 4-1

NEW YORK — When CC Sabathia took the mound at the Los Angeles Angels on June 13, the New York Yankees were 38-23 and led the AL East by four games.
Now with Blue Jays, Montero wants to put Cubs parting behind

Now with Blue Jays, Montero wants to put Cubs parting behind

NEW YORK — Wearing his new Toronto Blue Jays jersey, Miguel Montero wanted to put his petulant parting from the Chicago Cubs behind him. "It wasn't the perfect departure, but it is what it was.
Toronto Argonauts president Copeland not concerned about club's attendance woes

Toronto Argonauts president Copeland not concerned about club's attendance woes

TORONTO — It's been a tough start to the CFL season for the Toronto Argonauts, with more obstacles ahead. The Argos drew just 11,219 spectators to their 28-15 home loss to the B.C.
Cavendish withdraws, Sagan disqualified after Tour crash

Cavendish withdraws, Sagan disqualified after Tour crash

VITTEL, France — Mark Cavendish has been forced out of the Tour de France after suffering a fractured shoulder blade in a serious crash caused by world champion Peter Sagan, who was disqualified from cycling's showcase event.
Canada's Milos Raonic beats Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets at Wimbledon

Canada's Milos Raonic beats Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets at Wimbledon

LONDON — Canada's Milos Raonic defeated Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 7-6 (5), 6-2, 7-6 (4) in first-round play at Wimbledon on Tuesday while Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil lost his opening match in straight sets. Raonic, the No.
Calgary Flames early wooing of Foo helped sign coveted college free agent

Calgary Flames early wooing of Foo helped sign coveted college free agent

CALGARY — Spencer Foo was "just another college invite" at the Calgary Flames summer development camp a year ago. Number of media interviews? "Zero.

Rangers embarrassed by Luxembourg side to exit Europa League

Record 54-time Scottish champion Rangers endured one of the biggest humiliations in its history on Tuesday when it was knocked out of the Europa League by a tiny Luxembourg team.
Whitecaps coach looking for improved defensive effort with NYCFC in town

Whitecaps coach looking for improved defensive effort with NYCFC in town

VANCOUVER — Head coach Carl Robinson didn't mince his words when asked what the Vancouver Whitecaps must do to win their game against New York City FC on Wednesday night at BC Place Stadium.