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Laura Walker, Kirk Muyres set the pace at Canadian mixed doubles curling championship

Laura Walker, Kirk Muyres set the pace at Canadian mixed doubles curling championship

CALGARY — Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres improved to 5-0 at the Home Hardware Canadian mixed doubles curling championship with a 7-4 win over Briane Meilleur and Mark Nichols on Monday.
Gustavsson stops 35 shots in first NHL start to lead Senators to 2-1 win over Flames

Gustavsson stops 35 shots in first NHL start to lead Senators to 2-1 win over Flames

OTTAWA — Chris Tierney made sure Filip Gustavsson's first NHL start was a victorious one.

A frustrated Canada held to scoreless tie with Haiti in Olympic soccer qualifier

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Two games into the CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship and Canada has yet to concede a goal. But after defeating El Salvador 2-0 in its opening match, its offence stalled Monday in a 0-0 tie with Haiti.
NHL postpones Oilers-Canadiens game after two Habs added to COVID-19 list

NHL postpones Oilers-Canadiens game after two Habs added to COVID-19 list

MONTREAL — The NHL has postponed Monday night's game in Montreal between the Canadiens and the Edmonton Oilers, making it the first contest in the all-Canadian North Division to be shut down due to COVID-19 concerns.

Semien hits leadoff homer as Blue Jays come back for 4-3 pre-season win over Tigers

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Marcus Semien homered and doubled as the Toronto Blue Jays edged the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in pre-season baseball action Monday night at TD Ballpark.

Monterrey champ Leylah Fernandez loses first-round qualifying match at Miami Open

MIAMI — Canada's Leylah Fernandez dropped a 6-4, 6-2 decision to Mihaela Buzarnescu in first-round qualifying play Monday night at the Miami Open. Fernandez, from Laval, Que., won her first career WTA Tour title a day earlier in Monterrey, Mexico.
Elgin Baylor, Lakers great and aerialist pioneer, dies at 86

Elgin Baylor, Lakers great and aerialist pioneer, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES — Elgin Baylor changed the very direction of basketball when he joined the NBA and brought his vertical feats of athletic brilliance to a largely horizontal game.

Canadian-born left tackle Alaric Jackson performs for NFL scouts at Iowa's pro day

He faces having to possibly play a different position in the NFL, but the biggest change Canadian offensive lineman Alaric Jackson has made in his quest for a pro football career is with himself.

Not rusty: Duarte, Oregon soar past Iowa 95-80 into Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS — Oregon wove its way through a pandemic-altered season filled with injuries, pauses and uncertainty to win a conference title. When another kink surfaced in the NCAA Tournament, the resilient, adaptable Ducks shook it off and soared.
Sandy Hawley to appear before House of Commons Committee on Justice and Human Rights

Sandy Hawley to appear before House of Commons Committee on Justice and Human Rights

TORONTO — Hall of Fame jockey Sandy Hawley is scheduled to appear before a House of Commons committee Tuesday as part of its study of a private member's bill calling for the legalization of single-event sports betting in Canada.