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Eskimos off to best start in 56 years, improving to 6-0 with 33-28 win

Eskimos off to best start in 56 years, improving to 6-0 with 33-28 win

EDMONTON — It's been more 56 years since the Edmonton Eskimos have seen a start to the season like this one.
Nine-run fourth propels Houston to 16-7 win over Toronto

Nine-run fourth propels Houston to 16-7 win over Toronto

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros snapped out of their offensive slump in a big way.
Heat forces Halep to withdraw from Citi Open in quarters

Heat forces Halep to withdraw from Citi Open in quarters

WASHINGTON — Top women's seed Simona Halep retired from her quarter-final match at the Citi Open on Friday because of the heat, allowing Russia's Ekaterina Makarova to advance to the semifinals.
Justin Medlock's last-second kick lifts Bombers to 33-30 win over Redblacks

Justin Medlock's last-second kick lifts Bombers to 33-30 win over Redblacks

OTTAWA — For the second straight game the Ottawa Redblacks lost on a last second field goal. And, for the second straight game, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers came back to win on the last play.
Abanda, Ostapenko representing younger wave of tennis stars at Rogers Cup

Abanda, Ostapenko representing younger wave of tennis stars at Rogers Cup

TORONTO — It wasn't long ago that Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko and Canadian Francoise Abanda were competing against each other on the junior tennis circuit.
Chris Williams to make long-awaited Lions debut as B.C. welcomes Saskatchewan

Chris Williams to make long-awaited Lions debut as B.C. welcomes Saskatchewan

VANCOUVER — Quarterback Travis Lulay was on the sidelines getting ready for the B.C. Lions' next possession when a Hamilton Tiger-Cats rookie receiver grabbed everyone's attention.
ESPN takes over England's League Championship in US

ESPN takes over England's League Championship in US

BRISTOL, Conn. — ESPN has taken over U.S. broadcasts of England's second-tier League Championship and League Cup from BeIN Sports.
Mo Ahmed breaks Canadian record en route to eighth-place finish in world 10,000

Mo Ahmed breaks Canadian record en route to eighth-place finish in world 10,000

LONDON — A national record, and a Canadian best-ever eighth place finish — but Mohammed Ahmed wants more. The 26-year-old from St. Catharines, Ont.
Blue Jays option Joe Biagini to triple-A, place Miguel Montero on DL

Blue Jays option Joe Biagini to triple-A, place Miguel Montero on DL

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays optioned right-handed pitcher Joe Biagini to triple-A Buffalo on Friday. Biagini, who has split time as both a starter and reliever this season, is 3-8 with a 5.11 earned-run average in 37 games.
Four stars missing from men's Rogers Cup, but Federer and Nadal are all they need

Four stars missing from men's Rogers Cup, but Federer and Nadal are all they need

MONTREAL — Tournament director Eugene Lapierre isn't upset that four of the world's top tennis players won't be at the men's Rogers Cup.