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Thousands of fans show up to celebrate Bianca Andreescu's U.S. Open title

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Some fans showed up to Celebration Square in downtown Mississauga, Ont., as early as 10 a.m. to see their hometown hero.
AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown.
Taylor Pendrith wins Canadian player of the year honours on Mackenzie Tour

Taylor Pendrith wins Canadian player of the year honours on Mackenzie Tour

Taylor Pendrith's season on the Mackenzie Tour didn't end the way he was hoping for, but he can still build off of it. Pendrith, from Richmond Hill, Ont., went into the Canada Life Championship in London, Ont.
Belgian cyclist Greg Van Avermaet wins Montreal Grand Prix

Belgian cyclist Greg Van Avermaet wins Montreal Grand Prix

MONTREAL — Belgium's Greg Van Avermaet felt some relief with Sunday's win at the Montreal Grand Prix. “Winning does not happen too much for me,” Van Avermaet said.
Randal Grichuk's two home runs lift Toronto Blue Jays over New York Yankees 6-4

Randal Grichuk's two home runs lift Toronto Blue Jays over New York Yankees 6-4

TORONTO — Randal Grichuck has struggled to find consistency in his first season with the Toronto Blue Jays by his admission. But that hasn’t hindered his power numbers this summer.
Ryan Poehling pleased to return to Bell Centre for Canadiens scrimmage

Ryan Poehling pleased to return to Bell Centre for Canadiens scrimmage

MONTREAL — When Ryan Poehling stepped onto the Bell Centre ice for the first time since his record-setting game last year, all the memories came rushing back.
Pettersen wins dramatic Solheim Cup for Europe then retires

Pettersen wins dramatic Solheim Cup for Europe then retires

GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Suzann Pettersen stood over the final shot of her golfing career, not quite realizing it also was the last shot of the most dramatic Solheim Cup ever played.

Toulouse, Featherstone advance in rugby league promotion playoffs

Feathestone Rovers beat Leigh Centurions 34-18 in rugby league play Sunday to advance to a promotion playoff semifinal against York City Knights.
Bruins sign D McAvoy to 3-year, $14.7 million deal

Bruins sign D McAvoy to 3-year, $14.7 million deal

BOSTON — Charlie McAvoy finally made it to training camp, and the Boston Bruins greeted him with a hearty stick tap salute. "I didn't want that," he said sheepishly on Sunday after returning to the defending Eastern Conference champions for a $14.
Gasol completes historic double, Spain wins World Cup

Gasol completes historic double, Spain wins World Cup

BEIJING — Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup champions. He's getting good at hoisting trophies.