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Wednesday, Oct 18

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'Bravery and tragedy': 'The other guy' recognized for role in iconic 'black power' photo

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The 'other guy' from one of the most iconic Olympic photos in history is being recognized on Twitter for fighting racial injustice, nearly 50 years after he stood next to two athletes who protested the U.S. national anthem with their fists…

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U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

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Two-time Olympic medallist McKayla Maroney says she was molested for years by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor, abuse she said started in her early teens and continued for the rest of her competitive career.

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NHL scores: Boeser nets goal, assist as Canucks beat Sens 3-0

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OTTAWA, Ontario - Brock Boeser and Alexander Burmistrov had a goal and an assist each in the Canucks' 3-0 win over the Senators. Thomas Vanek also scored for the Canucks (2-2-1), while Anders Nilsson made 32 saves for a shutout in his…

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Sports leagues could soon employ facial recognition technology at arenas

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Sports fans may soon need to submit to facial scans if they want to enter big-league arenas and stadiums, raising questions about how much privacy people are willing to part with in exchange for added security.

Tuesday, Oct 17

21

Pole dancing eyes Olympic participation

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Pole dancing has been recognized by an international sports body and organizers hope they can take it all the way to the Olympic Games.

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New sports hijabs hit the hardwood at Winnipeg high school

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Two Muslim high school students are sidelining controversy with an innovative addition to their school basketball uniforms -- sports hijabs complete with their team logo.

03

Woods cleared for golf activities with no restrictions

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Tiger Woods is swinging a driver without pain, and his agent says doctors have cleared him to practice without limitations. Still to be determined is when Woods can play in a tournament. "We haven't even addressed when he comes back to…

Monday, Oct 16

07

Dodgers hit 3-run homer in ninth inning in 4-1 win over Cubs

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LOS ANGELES - Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series. Turner drove in every run…

04

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

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NEW YORK -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.…

Sunday, Oct 15

22

Aaron Rodgers could miss rest of season due to broken collarbone

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was carted off the field with a right shoulder injury, and the team said his return was questionable. Rodgers left the game against Minnesota in the first quarter on Sunday.

Saturday, Oct 14

23

Woman named to head sports federation in Saudi first

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A princess has been named to head a Saudi multi-sports federation, in a first for women in the conservative Muslim kingdom where men dominate all sports, an official said Saturday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP…

03

Arena quits after U.S. World Cup failure, Gulati stays for now

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NEW YORK -- Bruce Arena quickly resigned as U.S. coach after the Americans' failure to qualify for the World Cup. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati is staying around, at least for now. Arena quit Friday, three days after the…

Friday, Oct 13

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Hernandez lawyers pull CTE suit against NFL, plan to refile

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BOSTON -- Lawyers for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez say they are moving their lawsuit against the NFL from federal to state court because they can make more claims there. The attorneys sued the league last month…

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Autopsy details injuries in fatal crash with Venus Williams

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A medical examiner says a Florida man died from complications of blunt force trauma suffered in a June car crash with tennis star Venus Williams. Palm Beach County medical examiner, Dr. Michael Bell, said 78-year…

Thursday, Oct 12

Eric Reid: 49ers won't force players to stand for anthem

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers won't be forcing their players to stand during the national anthem, safety Eric Reid said Wednesday. Reid, the first player to join Colin Kaepernick in protest last season, said he had a…

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'A real gut check': Canadian bull rider responds to friend's CTE diagnosis

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On Tuesday, neurologists from the University of Washington confirmed that champion bull rider Ty Pozzobon had suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE, before dying of suicide in January at the age of 25.

Wednesday, Oct 11

15

Chronic brain injury confirmed in B.C. rodeo star who died by suicide

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Neurologists from the University of Washington say a champion bull rider from British Columbia who died by suicide had a chronic brain condition.

14

Messi, Messi, Messi; his 3 goals lift Argentina to World Cup

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On the brink of being eliminated from World Cup qualifying for the first time in almost five decades, Messi scored all three goals in Argentina's comeback 3-1 victory Tuesday at Ecuador -- overcoming the thin air in the Andes.

Chicago Blackhawks spoil Canadiens' home opener with 3-1 victory

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LAS VEGAS -- The Vegas Golden Knights' debut on the Strip was a poignant smash. James Neal scored twice during a thrilling four-goal first period, and the Vegas Golden Knights remained unbeaten three games into their inaugural season with…

Tuesday, Oct 10

22

Stanley Cup champion Penguins visit Trump at White House

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U.S. President Donald Trump is honouring the Stanley Cup winning Pittsburgh Penguins, calling them 'true champions and incredible patriots.'

Monday, Oct 9

15

UAE official urges Qatar to give up World Cup to end crisis

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A top Emirati security official says the Qatar diplomatic crisis can end if Doha gives up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Sunday, Oct 8

21

U.S. VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

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U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence has left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem.

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'I'm glowing': N.B. football champ reunited with lost ring after 17 years

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Kevin Cormier was on a high school canoe trip 17 years ago when he lost his football championship ring. On Friday night, thanks to the keen eye of a student on a school trip with the same teacher, the New Brunswick man was reunited with…

Friday, Oct 6

14

Bauer power: Indians baffle Judge, Yanks 4-0 in ALDS opener

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CLEVELAND -- Trevor Bauer made Aaron Judge look silly, and made his manager look like a genius. One year after nearly costing the Indians a trip to the World Series, Bauer helped them take the first step back. Named a surprise starter for…

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AP-NORC Poll: Most dislike NFL protests - and Trump comments

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WASHINGTON -- Most Americans think refusing to stand for the national anthem is disrespectful to the country, the military and the American flag. But most also disapprove of President Donald Trump's calling for NFL players to be fired for…

Thursday, Oct 5

23

Alouettes DB Tevaughn Campbell to join rugby sevens squad after CFL season

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Fresh off a history-making World Series season, Canadian rugby sevens coach Damian McGrath has unveiled a 2017-18 roster that sees some crossover from the 15s team and the inclusion of Montreal Alouettes speedster Tevaughn Campbell. The…

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NFL: QB Newton's response to female reporter 'disrespectful'

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Cam Newton has "expressed regret" for his response to a female reporter's question at a news conference Wednesday, a team spokesman said.

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McDavid, Matthews help their NHL teams competing online for fans' attention

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Even before the puck dropped on the NHL season, Canada's teams were in competition with each other on social media.

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'NCIS' star Pauley Perrette leaving drama after this season

"NCIS" star Pauley Perrette says she's leaving the crime drama after this season following 15 years on the show.

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Oilers honour victims of Edmonton attacks before home opener

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An Edmonton police officer attacked last weekend was honoured by the Oilers ahead of their home opener against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.