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Knight and Szokol shoot tournament-record 62 in alternate shot to take lead in team event

Knight and Szokol shoot tournament-record 62 in alternate shot to take lead in team event

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Cheyenne Knight and Elizabeth Szokol birdied six of the last eight holes in alternate-shot play for an 8-under 62 and a three-stroke lead Friday in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour’s lone team event.
Fournier dominant with 20 points and 23 rebounds as Canada advances to semifinals

Fournier dominant with 20 points and 23 rebounds as Canada advances to semifinals

MADRID — Toby Fournier had 20 points and 23 rebounds as Canada advanced to the semifinals of the FIBA Under-19 Women's Basketball World Cup with an 82-69 win over Mali on Friday.
Whitecaps deal Julian Gressel after failing to agree contract extension

Whitecaps deal Julian Gressel after failing to agree contract extension

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have traded midfielder Julian Gressel to the Columbus Crew in exchange for allocation money.
Canadian teenager Olivia Smith turns pro, signs with Portugal's Sporting CP

Canadian teenager Olivia Smith turns pro, signs with Portugal's Sporting CP

Olivia Smith, the youngest member of Canada's Women's World Cup squad, has signed with Portugal's Sporting CP. The 18-year-old from Whitby, Ont.
Canada loses to France in men's water polo at world aquatics championships

Canada loses to France in men's water polo at world aquatics championships

FUKUOKA, Japan — The Canadian men's water polo team finished preliminary-round play with a 15-11 loss to France on Friday at the FINA World Aquatics Championships.
Harman matches British Open records at Hoylake to build 5-shot lead over Fleetwood

Harman matches British Open records at Hoylake to build 5-shot lead over Fleetwood

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Brian Harman found himself in elite company through two rounds at Royal Liverpool, tying the 36-hole record also held by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.
Baseball a hit as Indigenous youth connect with the sport at North American Games

Baseball a hit as Indigenous youth connect with the sport at North American Games

HALIFAX — Baseball is known as America's game, but there were signs Friday on a misty Halifax field that First Nations and Métis athletes from Canada are increasingly adopting it as their own.
CF Montreal leans on impressive home form as it welcomes Pumas in Leagues Cup play

CF Montreal leans on impressive home form as it welcomes Pumas in Leagues Cup play

MONTREAL — CF Montreal will be leaning on its impressive home form as it opens its Leagues Cup campaign against Mexican side Pumas U.N.A.M. on Saturday.
Battle of the defences as B.C. Lions take on Saskatchewan Roughriders

Battle of the defences as B.C. Lions take on Saskatchewan Roughriders

SURREY, B.C. — The West Division-leading B.C. Lions are looking to continue their defensive dominance as they host the third-place Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday.
Longtime NHL executive Brian O'Neill, who oversaw 1967-68 expansion, dead at 94

Longtime NHL executive Brian O'Neill, who oversaw 1967-68 expansion, dead at 94

Brian O’Neill, a longtime NHL executive who helped oversee the league's first major expansion and was tasked with drafting its first 12-team schedule, has died at age 94. The NHL confirmed O'Neill's death in a release on Friday.