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Sunday, Dec 10

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Toronto FC endured real-life tragedy en route to MLS championship run

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TORONTO -- When fans look back at Toronto FC's 2017 championship season, they will recall Jozy Altidore's goalscoring heroics, Sebastian Giovinco's magic moves, captain Michael Bradley's unflinching leadership and Greg Vanney's cerebral…

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Bozak scores twice, Leafs bury Penguins early in 4-3 win

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PITTSBURGH -- A strong start helped the Toronto Maple Leafs knock off the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions. Tyler Bozak scored two goals, and the Maple Leafs scored three times in the first period in a 4-3 victory over the…

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Edmonton bans combative sports events amid review of man's death

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The City of Edmonton has issued a temporary one-year ban on new licenses and event permits for combative sports. Councillors made the decision after receiving an in-camera update on an independent review into the death of Tim Hague.

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Edmonton bans combative sports events amid review of fighter's death

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The City of Edmonton has issued a temporary one-year ban on new licenses and event permits for combative sports. Councillors made the decision after receiving an in-camera update on an independent review into the death of Tim Hague.

Saturday, Dec 9

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Toronto FC wins MLS Cup on home turf

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Jozy Altidore scored in the 67th minute and Victor Vazquez added a stoppage-time goal Saturday as Toronto FC completed a record-breaking season with a 2-0 win over Seattle in the MLS Cup final, avenging a penalty shootout loss to the…

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Canada wins three medals at figure skating Grand Prix

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Canadians won three medals at the ISU Grand Prix Final on Saturday, the last major international figure skating event before the Olympic Winter Games in February.

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Zagitova wins figure skating Grand Prix Final, Canada's Osmond drops to 3rd

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Alina Zagitova performed a near-flawless free skate on Saturday to win the figure skating Grand Prix Final.

Zagitova wins figure skating Grand Prix Final, Canada's Osmond claims bronze

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Alina Zagitova performed a near-flawless free skate on Saturday to win the figure skating Grand Prix Final. Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada, first after the short program, fell on her triple salchow and dropped to third.

Friday, Dec 8

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Toronto FC, Seattle look to add to their respective success stories in MLS Cup

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For Toronto FC, Saturday's MLS Cup final is an opportunity for redemption and to punctuate a record-breaking season with an unprecedented treble, adding the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy to the Supporters' Shield symbolic of the best regular…

Thursday, Dec 7

03

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against CFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon

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A California woman has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and battery against former Edmonton Eskimos star quarterback Warren Moon.

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Kremlin to analyze Olympics ban before taking any steps

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The Kremlin needs to analyze the International Olympic Committee's ruling to bar Russia and its sports officials from the upcoming Pyeongchang Games before making any decisions regarding the country's participation, a spokesman for…

Putin will allow Russians to compete at Pyeongchang Olympics

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday his government will allow Russians to compete as neutral athletes at the upcoming games in South Korea.

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NHL scores: Markstrom records first shutout as Canucks beat Hurricanes 3-0

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Jacob Markstrom made 30 saves for his first NHL shutout and Vancouver blanked Carolina 3-0. Derrick Pouliot had a goal and two assists. Nikolay Goldobin and Thomas Vanek also scored for the Canucks, who have…

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Rogers considering sale of Blue Jays: report

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Rogers Communications Inc. is reportedly considering the sale of such assets as baseball's Toronto Blue Jays and a stake in media company Cogeco Inc. to free up capital for other investments.

Tuesday, Dec 5

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IOC suspends Russian Olympic committee, will allow athletes to compete as neutrals

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Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics -- just not with their anthem playing or their nation's flag rising above them.

Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag: IOC

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Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics -- just not with their anthem playing or their nation's flag rising above them.

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B.C. government web developer moonlights as UFC fighter

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A Victoria comic book fan has an alter ego fit for a superhero – he works as a web developer for the B.C. government by day, and fights in the UFC by night.

NBA scores: Cavaliers beat Bulls for 12th straight win

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CHICAGO - Dwyane Wade and Kevin Love each scored 24 points, LeBron James had 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 113-91 Monday night for their 12th straight win. Backed by a trio of stars, the Cavaliers matched their…

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Reigning world champions Gushue and Homan win early games at Olympic Trials

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OTTAWA - A team meeting in the middle of the Tim Hortons Brier kickstarted Brad Gushue's run to national and world titles earlier this year. Another sitdown session was needed after an early loss at the Olympic Trials. It appears to be…

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LaVar Ball says he's withdrawing suspended son from UCLA

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LOS ANGELES -- The father of UCLA guard LiAngelo Ball says he plans to withdraw his son from school because of concerns related to the freshman's indefinite suspension for his participation in a shoplifting incident during the Bruins' trip…

Monday, Dec 4

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Zaun releases apology after being fired for inappropriate comments

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Former Sportsnet broadcaster Gregg Zaun apologizes "for any harm or distress which may have been caused by my comments with any female colleagues over the recent past."

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IOC weighs Russian Olympic ban, risks provoking Putin

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Russia could be banned from competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a prospect that President Vladimir Putin has already warned would be humiliating for his country. The decision will come on Tuesday when the…

Sunday, Dec 3

15

Max Holloway defends featherweight belt at UFC 218

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DETROIT -- Max Holloway sought to build up his UFC legacy and push Jose Aldo closer to the end of his career. Done and done. Holloway defended his UFC featherweight title by dominating the former champion in a rematch, winning his 12th…

Friday, Dec 1

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Panama to make World Cup debut against Belgium

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Former Brazilian soccer international Cafu holds up a team name of Iceland during the 2018 soccer World Cup draw in the Kremlin in Moscow, on Dec. 1, 2017. (Dmitri Lovetsky / AP)

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Gregg Zaun issues apology for inappropriate comments

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Sportsnet analyst Zaun fired over 'inappropriate behaviour'

Thursday, Nov 30

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Feds seek 60-year prison sentence for Michigan sports doctor

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Federal prosecutors are seeking a 60-year prison sentence for a Michigan sports doctor who was caught with child pornography while under investigation for sexual assault.

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Canucks' Derek Dorsett ending career due to spinal issues

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The team says doctors recommended he not return to the ice because of "long-term, significant health risks."

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LIVE NOW: Members of the Toronto FC speak the media

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Jozy Altidore, limping on a bum ankle, scored in the 60th minute to return Toronto FC to the MLS Cup final with a 1-0 win over Columbus Crew SC in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday.

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Man sues NFL player who he says seduced wife

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A North Carolina man has filed a lawsuit against an NFL player who he says seduced his wife.

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NBA scores: Lowry leads as Raptors beat Hornets 126-113

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TORONTO - Kyle Lowry scored a season-high 36 points, DeMar DeRozan had 30 and Toronto beat Charlotte 126-113 to improve to 7-1 at home. Lowry made career-high eight 3-pointers. Dwight Howard had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets.…