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Field for Canadian rugby sevens events diluted by pandemic-related issues

Field for Canadian rugby sevens events diluted by pandemic-related issues

The pandemic has taken its toll on Canadian stops on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Only seven of the men's core teams are taking part in next week's HSBC Canada Sevens in Vancouver with New Zealand.
CFL suspends Riders' defensive lineman Leonard two games for not providing sample

CFL suspends Riders' defensive lineman Leonard two games for not providing sample

TORONTO — The CFL suspended defensive lineman A.C. Leonard of the Saskatchewan Roughriders for two games Friday for failing to provide a sample for drug testing.
Toronto FC looks to escape MLS basement with win over fellow struggler FC Cincinnati

Toronto FC looks to escape MLS basement with win over fellow struggler FC Cincinnati

The two worst teams in Major League Soccer square off Saturday when FC Cincinnati hosts Toronto FC. Third-year Cincinnati (3-10-8) is no stranger to the basement.
Spanish TV apologies for racist comment about Madrid player

Spanish TV apologies for racist comment about Madrid player

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s state television on Friday condemned a racist comment made by a guest sports commentator during the presentation of Real Madrid player Eduardo Camavinga.
Rookie linebacker Williams, B.C. Lions in comfort zone ahead of Redblacks rematch

Rookie linebacker Williams, B.C. Lions in comfort zone ahead of Redblacks rematch

VANCOUVER — It's been a solid start to the season for rookie B.C. Lions linebacker Jordan Williams. Just four games into the campaign, the 26-year-old has already registered 28 defensive tackles, an interception and a sack, and his performance in B.
U.S. Eagles look to catch Canada in second leg of Rugby World Cup qualifier

U.S. Eagles look to catch Canada in second leg of Rugby World Cup qualifier

Canada coach Kingsley Jones expects a different U.S. Eagles side to show up Saturday from the one beaten 34-21 in the first leg of their Rugby World Cup qualifier last weekend in St. John's, N.L. So do U.S. coach Gary Gold and captain A.J. MacGinty.
Final England-India test off after outbreak in Indian camp

Final England-India test off after outbreak in Indian camp

MANCHESTER, England — The fifth and final test of the cricket series between England and India was canceled on Friday barely two hours before play was due to start in Manchester, following a coronavirus outbreak in the India camp.

Scoreboard for Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021

Thursday's Games NFL Tampa Bay 31 Dallas 29 --- MLB American League Toronto 6 N.Y. Yankees 4 Oakland 3 Chicago White Sox 1 Cleveland 4 Minnesota 1 Kansas City 6 Baltimore 0 National League St. Louis 2 L.A. Dodgers 1 Miami 3 N.Y.
Teen dream: Raducanu, 18, Fernandez, 19, into US Open final

Teen dream: Raducanu, 18, Fernandez, 19, into US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) — Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez are so similar in so many ways: They possess enviable quickness and anticipation. They take balls low to the ground and redirect them with ease. They love the big moment.
Canada's Leylah Fernandez into U.S. Open final with win over Alyna Sabalenka

Canada's Leylah Fernandez into U.S. Open final with win over Alyna Sabalenka

NEW YORK — Canada's newest teenaged tennis hero is headed to the U.S. Open women's final. Leylah Fernandez, of Laval, Que.