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Bonds, Clemens Hall of Fame bids now on even shakier ground

Bonds, Clemens Hall of Fame bids now on even shakier ground

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were rejected by baseball writers in their bids for the Baseball Hall of Fame ten times. On Sunday, the duo chased by steroid suspicions got another rebuke from a panel that included many of their peers.
Mississippi revises demands on Favre in welfare lawsuit

Mississippi revises demands on Favre in welfare lawsuit

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Actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan among notable names to cameo as 'Nutcracker' cannon dolls

Actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan among notable names to cameo as 'Nutcracker' cannon dolls

TORONTO — Canadian actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Olympic hockey players Sarah Nurse and Renata Fast are among the celebrities set to appear as cannon dolls in “The Nutcracker.
Canadiens forward Gallagher out at least two weeks with lower-body injury

Canadiens forward Gallagher out at least two weeks with lower-body injury

VANCOUVER — The Montreal Canadiens say forward Brendan Gallagher will miss at least two weeks with a lower-body injury. Gallagher missed games at Calgary and Edmonton last week because of the injury.
Canada's Ismael Kone leaves CF Montreal for England's Watford in wake of World Cup

Canada's Ismael Kone leaves CF Montreal for England's Watford in wake of World Cup

The World Cup has helped another young Canadian move abroad. Midfielder Ismael Kone is leaving CF Montreal for England's Watford, becoming the second member of Canada's World Cup squad to switch teams since leaving Qatar.
McDavid, Cozens, Robertson named NHL's three stars of the week

McDavid, Cozens, Robertson named NHL's three stars of the week

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid, Buffalo Sabres centre Dylan Cozens and Dallas Stars left-wing Jason Robertson have been named the NHL’s three stars of the week.
Croatia beats Japan in penalty shootout at World Cup

Croatia beats Japan in penalty shootout at World Cup

AL WAKRAH, Qatar (AP) — Croatia goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic saved three penalty kicks in his team's 3-1 win over Japan in a shootout at the World Cup on Monday, securing a return to the quarterfinals for the runner-up in the 2018 tournament.
Redblacks fill out coaching staff, add Miles as defensive co-ordinator

Redblacks fill out coaching staff, add Miles as defensive co-ordinator

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks have named Barron Miles as their defensive co-ordinator for the upcoming CFL season.
Richard Serra's art installation hard to miss in Qatar desert, once you get there

Richard Serra's art installation hard to miss in Qatar desert, once you get there

ZEKREET, QATAR — Art stands tall in the desert some 75 kilometres northwest of Doha. You need a rugged vehicle and no small resolve to find it, given signage is almost non-existent.

UAE leader announces surprise visit to Qatar after boycott

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The leader of the United Arab Emirates made a surprise visit on Monday to Qatar as it is hosting the World Cup — his first since leading a yearslong four-nation boycott of Doha over a political dispute that poisoned regional relati