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Canada's Stiverne, Beterbiev, Lemieux set to challenge for world titles

Canada's Stiverne, Beterbiev, Lemieux set to challenge for world titles

MONTREAL — The next three months will be a busy time for Canada's top boxers.

Trainer Day Phillips hoping Dixie Moon picks up third win of season Breeders' Cup

DEL MAR, Calif. — Veteran trainer Catherine Day Phillips is hoping Dixie Moon can bring her an elusive Breeders' Cup win. Day Phillips will send the two-year-old to the US$1-million Juvenile Fillies Turf event Friday at Del Mar.
Raptors' game in Utah represents most season-high 14 international players

Raptors' game in Utah represents most season-high 14 international players

The Toronto Raptors' game in Utah on Friday will have a distinctly international flair.
Argos linebacker Bear Woods has long history with Lions star Chris Rainey

Argos linebacker Bear Woods has long history with Lions star Chris Rainey

TORONTO — Linebacker Bear Woods and running back/returner Chris Rainey go way back. They grew up in Florida, born a year apart. They've been college rivals (Rainey at Florida, Woods at Troy) and teammates (2014 with the Montreal Alouettes).
Canada's Charest hopes to use platform to encourage girls to play sports

Canada's Charest hopes to use platform to encourage girls to play sports

TORONTO — If not for a no-girls rule, Isabelle Charest might have ended up shooting pucks instead of skating in circles. Canada's chef de mission for the Pyeongchang Olympics followed her older sister Nathalie into speedskating.
Baseball agent, trainer sentenced on smuggling convictions

Baseball agent, trainer sentenced on smuggling convictions

MIAMI — A sports agent and a baseball trainer convicted of illegally smuggling Cuban players into the U.S. have been sentenced to prison.
New men's rugby coach Kingsley Jones set to lead Canada against Maori All Blacks

New men's rugby coach Kingsley Jones set to lead Canada against Maori All Blacks

VANCOUVER — Kingsley Jones stops a tackling drill on a perfect fall morning to calmly explain what he wants to see from his players.
Rookie Matthew Shiltz to make first CFL start for Montreal versus Hamilton

Rookie Matthew Shiltz to make first CFL start for Montreal versus Hamilton

HAMILTON — Jeremiah Masoli is finishing the season off with a bang. The Hamilton quarterback has throw for over 300 yards his last four starts, including a career-best 438-yard performance in last weekend's 41-36 loss to the Ottawa Redblacks.
Astros win 1st World Series crown, top Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7

Astros win 1st World Series crown, top Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7

LOS ANGELES — From laughingstock to lift off.
Schneider makes 37 saves against former team as Devils blank Canucks 2-0

Schneider makes 37 saves against former team as Devils blank Canucks 2-0

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks are probably glad they traded Cory Schneider to a team in the Eastern Conference.