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Canadian women's basketball team advances to semifinals at AmeriCup

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Aislinn Konig had a game-high 23 points as Canada crushed the Dominican Republic 90-53 in quarterfinal action at the FIBA AmeriCup women's basketball tournament on Thursday. Canada is now 5-0 at the event.

Yankees turn bizarre triple play against Toronto thanks to sloppy Jays baserunning

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The New York Yankees took advantage of some poor baserunning by the Toronto Blue Jays to turn a bizarre triple play Thursday night. Toronto had runners on first and second with none out and star slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Hurricanes extend Brind'Amour, who wins coach of year honors

Hurricanes extend Brind'Amour, who wins coach of year honors

Rod Brind'Amour never worried much about being able to reach a deal to remain coach of the Carolina Hurricanes. “It was just a matter of time, really,” Brind'Amour said Thursday as the team announced a three-year contract extension.
Henley has happy return to Torrey and takes early Open lead

Henley has happy return to Torrey and takes early Open lead

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Russell Henley's visit to the rough-and-tumble South course at Torrey Pines went a lot better Thursday than the last time he played, especially under the circumstances. Anything around par never hurts in a U.S. Open.
Dr. Howard Njoo says Public Health Agency of Canada is still reviewing CFL protocols

Dr. Howard Njoo says Public Health Agency of Canada is still reviewing CFL protocols

Dr. Howard Njoo says the Public Health Agency of Canada continues to review the CFL's return-to-play protocols, but can't provide a timeline for when final approval might come.
Canadian Denis Shapovalov books a quarterfinal spot at Queen's Club

Canadian Denis Shapovalov books a quarterfinal spot at Queen's Club

LONDON — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is heading to the quarterfinals of the Queen's Club grass-court tournament. The second-seeded Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ont.

Canadian men's volleyball team records second sweep in a row at Nations League

RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian men's volleyball team swept Japan 3-0 in Nations League action on Thursday. Set scores were 25-22, 25-23, 25-18. Canada improved to 4-8 with the win and is 12th in the 16-team standings. Japan dropped to 6-6.
Q&A: Abdul-Jabbar talks new documentary, MLK, social justice

Q&A: Abdul-Jabbar talks new documentary, MLK, social justice

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA legend, but the man known for his trademark skyhook shot has also devoted his life advocating for equality and social justice.
Knicks' RJ Barrett says timing 'perfect' for Canadian basketball team

Knicks' RJ Barrett says timing 'perfect' for Canadian basketball team

It wasn't quite the 21st birthday RJ Barrett envisioned. Instead of celebrating out on the town with friends and family, the New York Knicks guard marked the milestone in a hotel room in Tampa, Fla.
Ontario's post-secondary sports organizations seek clarity on resuming play

Ontario's post-secondary sports organizations seek clarity on resuming play

Ontario's post-secondary sports organizations are seeking clarity about how and when they can resume competition in the province's COVID-19 reopening framework.