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Clippers' Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge

Clippers' Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge

MIAMI — New Los Angeles Clippers centre Willie Reed was jailed Sunday in Miami on a battery charge.
Lepchenko downs top qualifier Rybarikova to reach main draw at Rogers Cup

Lepchenko downs top qualifier Rybarikova to reach main draw at Rogers Cup

TORONTO — American Varvara Lepchenko downed top-seeded qualifier Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 7-5, 6-0 on Sunday to advance to the main draw of the Rogers Cup.
Bowie gets gold, and Jamaica fails to medal in the 100

Bowie gets gold, and Jamaica fails to medal in the 100

LONDON — The American sprinter took a mighty tumble. Nobody, however, has fallen harder than Jamaica so far at this year's world championships. The evening after Usain Bolt's improbable loss to a pair of U.S.
Astros rally for 4 in 9th, beat Blue Jays 7-6 on Centeno hit

Astros rally for 4 in 9th, beat Blue Jays 7-6 on Centeno hit

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros continue to find ways to win, with their latest victory coming thanks to a player who was called up from the minors just a day earlier.
Injuries, illness have plagued Canada through three days at world track and field

Injuries, illness have plagued Canada through three days at world track and field

LONDON — Down two of its biggest stars, and now battling a stomach bug. Through three days of the world track and field championships, luck hasn't been on the beleaguered Canadian team's side.
Sidney Crosby welcomes Stanley Cup to Halifax for third hometown celebration

Sidney Crosby welcomes Stanley Cup to Halifax for third hometown celebration

HALIFAX — Sidney Crosby is welcoming the Stanley Cup to his native Nova Scotia for a third time. Phil Pritchard, the Cup's keeper, tweeted a photo Saturday night of Crosby hoisting the trophy above his head beside an airplane in Halifax.
Spain's Gomez cruises to Montreal triathlon win ahead of Blummenfelt

Spain's Gomez cruises to Montreal triathlon win ahead of Blummenfelt

MONTREAL — Javier Gomez Noya eased up to wave to the crowd as he cruised through the final 100 metres to win the ITU Montreal World Triathlon Series race on Sunday.
Stomach bug that has struck Canadian team knocks Gillis out of marathon

Stomach bug that has struck Canadian team knocks Gillis out of marathon

LONDON — Running on empty, Canada's Eric Gillis only had 30 kilometres in him on Sunday. The victim of a stomach virus that has struck Canada's team at the world track and field championships, the 37-year-old from Antigonish, N.S.
Canada's Frank Dancevic fails to advance into Rogers Cup main draw

Canada's Frank Dancevic fails to advance into Rogers Cup main draw

MONTREAL — Canada's Frank Dancevic failed to advance to the Rogers Cup main draw on Sunday after falling 7-6(1), 2-6, 2-6 to American Tim Smyczek. The match, played at Uniprix Stadium, took two hours to complete. Dancevic, from Niagara Falls, Ont.
B.C. Lions agree to terms with free agent defensive end Ricky Foley

B.C. Lions agree to terms with free agent defensive end Ricky Foley

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions agreed to terms with free agent Ricky Foley on Sunday, bringing the defensive lineman back to the organization that drafted him 11 years ago. Foley, of Courtice, Ont.