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Gretzky named global ambassador for Beijing Kunlun Red Star

Gretzky named global ambassador for Beijing Kunlun Red Star

BEIJING — Wayne Gretzky has been named a global ambassador for Beijing's Kunlun Red Star as the Chinese capital seeks to boost the profile of hockey domestically ahead of hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022.
Good news for Manziel, Als is there's nowhere to go from here but up

Good news for Manziel, Als is there's nowhere to go from here but up

The good news for Johnny Manziel and the Montreal Alouettes is, theoretically speaking, there's nowhere to go but up. Manziel's first CFL regular-season appearance last week was one to forget.
TFC's Giovinco to sit out first leg of Canadian Championship final in Vancouver

TFC's Giovinco to sit out first leg of Canadian Championship final in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps won't have to worry about the Atomic Ant in the first leg of the Canadian Championship final.
Former world hurdles champion Bett killed in car crash at 28

Former world hurdles champion Bett killed in car crash at 28

NAIROBI, Kenya — Nicholas Bett, a Kenyan runner who won the 2015 world championship title in the 400-meter hurdles, was killed in an early-morning car crash Wednesday in the country's famed high-altitude training region, police and his coach said.
'I'll get better': Paralyzed Broncos player working to improve at sledge hockey

'I'll get better': Paralyzed Broncos player working to improve at sledge hockey

CALGARY — Ryan Straschnitzki spent an hour at his second home Tuesday.
Canada's Auger-Aliassime stuns Pouille to advance to 2nd round at Rogers Cup

Canada's Auger-Aliassime stuns Pouille to advance to 2nd round at Rogers Cup

TORONTO — Felix Auger-Aliassime has heard his name pronounced incorrectly so many times it doesn't even faze him anymore.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games MLB American League Boston 10 Toronto 7 (10 innings) Tampa Bay 4 Baltimore 3 Texas 11 Seattle 4 Minnesota 3 Cleveland 2 N.Y. Yankees 4 Chicago White Sox 3 (13 innings) L.A.

Canada falls to U.S., takes silver at FIBA U18 Women's Americas Championship

MEXICO CITY — For a brief moment it looked like Canada had a chance to capture gold at the FIBA under-18 Women's Americas Championship.
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.

Zach Bauchou holds 36-hole lead at Canadian men's amateur championship

DUNCAN, B.C. — Defending champion Zach Bauchou is halfway to repeating at the Canadian men's amateur championship. The American shot a 3-under 68 on Tuesday in the second round at Pheasant Glen Golf Resort to hold a three shot lead through 36 holes.