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US wins CONCACAF qualifying final 2-0 over Canada

US wins CONCACAF qualifying final 2-0 over Canada

FRISCO, Texas — Rose Lavelle is still trying to regain some of the confidence that was shaken when she was injured.
Cavaliers' dominance over Raptors doesn't carry into season opener

Cavaliers' dominance over Raptors doesn't carry into season opener

TORONTO — Most of his teammates had left for the bus by the time Kevin Love emerged from the shower. The Cavaliers star said he needed to wash away the "ugliness" of Wednesday's 116-104 loss to the Toronto Raptors in the season opener for both teams.
Leonard has 24 points, 12 boards and Raptors beat Cavs 116-104 in opener

Leonard has 24 points, 12 boards and Raptors beat Cavs 116-104 in opener

TORONTO — A new superstar, a new head coach, and a victory for the new-look Raptors to open what's been one of the most-anticipated NBA regular seasons for Toronto in awhile.
Gallagher scores late winner after turnover, Canadiens edge Blues 3-2

Gallagher scores late winner after turnover, Canadiens edge Blues 3-2

MONTREAL — Claude Julien doesn't want his team to get overconfident after a surprisingly strong start to the season. The Montreal Canadiens won their third game in a row and improved to 4-1-1 after defeating the St.
Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw put his previous flop behind him and pushed the Los Angeles Dodgers forward — one victory from a return trip to the World Series.
Rooney, Hamid help DC United beat Toronto FC 1-0

Rooney, Hamid help DC United beat Toronto FC 1-0

WASHINGTON — Wayne Rooney scored a long-range goal and Bill Hamid had four saves to help D.C. United beat Toronto FC 1-0 on Wednesday night. D.C. United (13-11-8) has won four games in a row and is unbeaten in its last eight.
Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry

Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant was dropped Wednesday from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA star's ouster over a 2003 rape allegation.
Head coach Nick Nurse reflects on first game at Toronto Raptors' helm

Head coach Nick Nurse reflects on first game at Toronto Raptors' helm

TORONTO — Nick Nurse's plan for his debut as an NBA head coach included his sleep pattern.

Pospisil, Shapovalov win all-Canadian matchups, Bouchard wins big in Luxembourg

Vasek Pospisil advanced to the third round of the European Open tennis tournament with a 7-6 (3), 7-5 upset of fellow Canadian Milos Raonic on Wednesday.
McDavid's record start gives Oilers something to build on heading into home opener

McDavid's record start gives Oilers something to build on heading into home opener

EDMONTON — It took a record-setting performance by Connor McDavid, but after four games on the road and 17 days living out of a suitcase, the Edmonton Oilers will take on the Boston Bruins in their home opener at Rogers Place Thursday with something