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CFL Power Rankings: Blue Bombers dethrone Eskimos

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With Week 9 in the books, Malcolm Kelly breaks down the balance of power in the CFL.

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Group of Browns players take knee in largest anthem protest yet

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More than a dozen Cleveland Browns huddled on the team's sideline Monday night during the national anthem. Linebacker Jamie Collins and rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer were part of the group who circled together before a nationally…

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McGregor vs. Mayweather: Real boxing or reality TV cash grab?

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Look at any boxing website, and the comments will largely all be the same. Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fight with Conor McGregor is a joke, a spectacle that has little to do with real boxing. No reason to spend two cents on it, much less $100…

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Olympic hockey boss Burke returns from Russia with optimism

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Canadian men’s Olympic team general manager Sean Burke still has many miles to travel to scout hours and hours of games. But the man put in charge of following the back-to-back golden footprints of Steve Yzerman likes what he has witnessed…

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NFL commissioner Goodell on verge of 5-year extension: report

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The NFL is working on a five-year contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell, according to The Associated Press.

Olympic tryout camp a double-edged sword for B.C.'s Potomak sisters

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Teenagers Sarah and Amy Potomak are trying to become the first sisters to play hockey together for Canada at an Olympic Games.

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Basketball late-bloomer Angela Bongomin helps Canada's program reach elite levels

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Though relatively new to the game, Regina's Angela Bongomin looks to make an impact with Canada's national basketball program.

Denis Shapovalov eyes U.S. Open as next stop on his rocket ride

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Denis Shapovalov is doing things he didn’t think were realistic at the beginning of the season. After his semifinal run at the Rogers Cup, the Canadian teenager skyrocketed from 143rd to 67th in the ATP World Tour rankings — easily…

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Summer Universiade Day 3: highlights show #1

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This week: Mark McMorris defies logic by being back on a snowboard just 5 months after rupturing his spleen, fracturing his jaw, collapsing a lung... the list goes on.

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Canadian Little Leaguers have a day to remember in Williamsport

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All week, the Canadian players from White Rock, B.C., have described their experiences at the Little League World Series thus far as surreal, amazing and unbelievable. Sunday was all of those things — truly the ultimate baseball day.

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Charles Hamelin qualifies for 4th Olympics at short track selections

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Charles Hamelin qualified for his fourth Olympics on Sunday after finishing second overall at the Canadian short track team selections.

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Channel Maker takes Breeders' Stakes to deny Contreras of 2nd Triple Crown

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Rafael Hernandez rode 8/5 favourite Channel Maker to victory in the $400,000 Breeders' Stakes on Sunday. Channel Maker took the lead down the stretch then held on to win the 1 1/2-mile final jewel of Canada's Triple Crown in 2:29.70 on a…

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Lakers under investigation amid Paul George tampering allegations

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The NBA is investigating whether the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with all-star forward Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers.

Canada scores big win over Venezuela at LLWS

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Pitcher Reid Hefflick struck out seven batters, hit a homer, and drove in three runs to help lift Canada to a 7-3 win over Venezuela on Sunday at the Little League World Series.

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Garbine Muguruza thumps Simona Halep in Cincinnati final

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Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza added another trophy in her breakthrough summer, beating Simona Halep on Sunday for her first Western & Southern Open title.

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Canada eclipses Russia, USA to win swimming gold at Summer Universiade

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It was a busy weekend for sports stars. Guest host Callum Ng takes you through Canada's gold-medal win in the 4x100 freestyle relay at the 2017 Universiade Games in Taipei, along with Aaron Brown at Diamond League, an insane catch in…

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Eskimos acquire all-star John Chick from Ticats

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All-star defensive end John Chick was traded to the Edmonton Eskimos on Sunday by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

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Whitecaps ride hot start to hold off Dynamo

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Fredy Montero and Yordy Reyna scored in the first half Saturday as the Vancouver Whitecaps downed the Houston Dynamo 2-1. Montero cooly buried a penalty in the 17th minute sending Houston goalkeeper Tyler Deric the wrong way with a shot…

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Simona Halep moves a victory away from world No.1 ranking

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Simona Halep moved within a victory of the No. 1 ranking. The second-ranked Halep needed just 54 minutes to cruise past Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday in the Western & Southern Open semifinals.

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Piatti propels Impact into playoff position

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Ignacio Piatti scored twice for the second straight game to give the Impact a 3-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday, extending Montreal's winning streak to four games.

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Ex-NHLers return to scene of Little League World Series near miss

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On an August afternoon more than 35 years ago, a group of 11 and 12 year-olds from Northern Quebec came tantalizingly close to pulling off a baseball miracle.