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Alex Morgan has 5 goals as US routs Thailand 13-0

Alex Morgan has 5 goals as US routs Thailand 13-0

REIMS, France — Thailand was never a real threat to the U.S. national team. Even so, the three-time Women's World Cup champions had no desire to go easy on a lesser opponent in their opening game. Goals matter in the group stage.
Canadian junior Fernandez hope to follow Henin's footsteps after French title

Canadian junior Fernandez hope to follow Henin's footsteps after French title

MONTREAL — Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez achieved her primary goal for this season by winning the French Open junior girls' singles title, but now an even more daunting task awaits her — making the transition to the pro tour.
Defending Grey Cup champion Calgary Stampeders retain great expectations

Defending Grey Cup champion Calgary Stampeders retain great expectations

CALGARY — Winning last year's Grey Cup after losing to underdog teams two straight years was a pressure valve release for the Calgary Stampeders.
Thousands of Raptors fans left in the dark as Bell, Rogers outages affect Game 5

Thousands of Raptors fans left in the dark as Bell, Rogers outages affect Game 5

TORONTO — Thousands of Toronto Raptors fans were left hanging in the pivotal moments of Game 5 at the NBA Finals as technical glitches beset the country's broadcasters.

Sportsnet: Record average audience of 6.4 million tuned in for Game 5

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors may have missed a chance to close out their first NBA championship, but they were a winner once again in the ratings. Sportsnet announced Tuesday that it set another Canadian record for an NBA game with an average of 6.

Workin Ona Mystery listed as early 2-1 favourite for North America Cup

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Workin Ona Mystery's handlers are pulling out all the stops to ensure the horse is at his best Saturday night in the $1-million Pepsi North American Cup.
Former NHLer Eric Lindros on concussion awareness: 'We've got a long way to go'

Former NHLer Eric Lindros on concussion awareness: 'We've got a long way to go'

TORONTO — Eric Lindros remembers looking at the Penguins logo on his towel and feeling confused.
Win or lose, Toronto Raptors' deep playoff run puts franchise in the spotlight

Win or lose, Toronto Raptors' deep playoff run puts franchise in the spotlight

TORONTO — Win or lose, the Toronto Raptors' deep run into the basketball post-season has put Canada's lone NBA team in the spotlight around the league and across the country.

Oilers sign Danish forward Patrick Russell to one-year contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Patrick Russell to a one-year contract extension.

Raptors fans' cheers after Durant injury 'overstated,' Toronto mayor says

Toronto's mayor is defending his city's basketball fans, saying cheers from Raptors supporters when a star Golden State Warriors player got injured in Monday's nail-biter playoff game are being "overstated.