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Canada's Shapovalov downs Sandgren to advance to third round at Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Canadian Denis Shapovalov advanced to the third round of the Winston-Salem Open with a 6-2, 6-4 win over American Tennys Sandgren on Tuesday. Shapovalov, the No.

Canada rallies to beat Cuba in women's baseball World Cup qualifier

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico — Pinch hitter Amanda Asay hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning as Canada rallied for a 7-5 win over Cuba on Tuesday in a women's baseball World Cup qualifier.

Canadian Polansky advances to second-round qualifier at U.S. Open

NEW YORK — Canada's Peter Polansky advanced to the second round of U.S. Open qualifiers on Tuesday, winning his first match 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 against Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva. The Thornhill, Ont.

Impact, Camacho fined by MLS after post-match confrontation with Dallas

NEW YORK — Major League Soccer has fined the Montreal Impact club and defender Rudy Camacho after a post-match scrum that followed a 3-3 draw with FC Dallas.
Henderson back to defend CP Women's Open title, 12-year-old Liu also in field

Henderson back to defend CP Women's Open title, 12-year-old Liu also in field

AURORA, Ont. — Brooke Henderson remembers being rather star-struck when she made her first appearance at the CP Women's Open. It's a feeling that fellow Canadian Michelle Liu is experiencing herself this week at the Magna Golf Club.
Pan Am Games protesters each get 12 months of probation

Pan Am Games protesters each get 12 months of probation

DENVER — The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee has handed down 12-month probations to the athletes who protested on the medals stand at the Pan American Games.
Joan Jett, Underwood to perform 'Sunday Night Football' open

Joan Jett, Underwood to perform 'Sunday Night Football' open

Fred Gaudelli knew NBC would have to come up with something grand for this season's "Sunday Night Football" opener since the NFL is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

NWHL reaches agreement to resume use of Beauts' trademarks

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The National Women's Hockey League has reached an "amicable agreement" to resume using the Buffalo Beauts' logos and trademarked materials in resolving its lawsuit with the team's former owners.

Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning signs three-year extension

VANCOUER, B.C. — Despite five seasons of mediocre on-ice results, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning believes his new contract shows that the team trusts his plan for the future.
Clemson QB Lawrence leads AP preseason All-America team

Clemson QB Lawrence leads AP preseason All-America team

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team, and he has two teammates from the top-ranked Tigers with him on the first team.