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Canadian under-20 rugby women beat U.S. 36-12 at the Tri-Nations Cup

Canadian under-20 rugby women beat U.S. 36-12 at the Tri-Nations Cup

WOLFVILLE, N.S. — Captain Sophie de Goede scored four tries to lead the Canadian women's under-20 rugby team to a 36-12 victory over the U.S. at the Tri-Nations Cup on Tuesday. Madison Gold and Niahm Haughey also scored tries for Canada.
Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

CHICAGO — When Stan Mikita got back together with the Chicago Blackhawks, it was clear how much the reconciliation meant to the Hall of Fame forward. He became a team ambassador, and then got a bronze statue outside the United Center.
Canada downs Slovakia 4-2 for second straight win at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Canada downs Slovakia 4-2 for second straight win at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

EDMONTON — With a resounding win on opening night already in the books at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, the Canadians expected a tougher test against Slovakia at Rogers Place on Tuesday. They got it, and then some, on the way to a 4-2 victory.
Canada's Bouchard out of Rogers Cup after first-round loss to Belgium's Mertens

Canada's Bouchard out of Rogers Cup after first-round loss to Belgium's Mertens

MONTREAL — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard says she simply "didn't deserve" to win her first-round match at the Rogers Cup on a day where two of three Canadians were eliminated.
Hall of Famer Jim Brown says he'd never kneel during anthem

Hall of Famer Jim Brown says he'd never kneel during anthem

CLEVELAND — Jim Brown has spent much of his post-NFL career fighting for social justice and change. However, the Hall of Fame running back would never kneel during the national anthem.
Blue Jays put INF Drury on DL with broken hand, INF Uren up

Blue Jays put INF Drury on DL with broken hand, INF Uren up

TORONTO — Blue Jays infielder Brandon Drury is going back on the disabled list, this time for a broken left hand that occurred before he was traded from the New York Yankees to Toronto. The Blue Jays put Drury on the 10-day DL on Tuesday.
Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

CHICAGO — Stan Mikita, the hockey great who helped the Chicago Blackhawks to the 1961 Stanley Cup title while becoming one of the franchise's most revered figures, died Tuesday. He was 78.
ESPN attracts record CFL audience for Johnny Manziel's debut

ESPN attracts record CFL audience for Johnny Manziel's debut

Johnny Manziel's CFL debut gave the league a record television number for ESPN.
Toronto light-heavyweight Misha Cirkunov returns to action on Moncton UFC card

Toronto light-heavyweight Misha Cirkunov returns to action on Moncton UFC card

Canadian light-heavyweight Misha Cirkunov looks to return to the win column Oct. 27 when he takes on Patrick Cummins at a televised UFC card in Moncton.
Canada to learn qualifying road for 2019 Women's World Cup at Sept. 4 draw

Canada to learn qualifying road for 2019 Women's World Cup at Sept. 4 draw

Canada will learn its qualifying road for the 2019 Women's World Cup at the Sept. 4 draw in Miami for the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship. The eight-country regional qualifying tournament, set for Oct. 4-17 in Cary, N.C.