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Seattle moves closer to NHL franchise with arena approval

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The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved plans for a privately-funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city's bid to land an expansion NHL franchise.

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Tiger's win adds whole new dimension to Ryder Cup

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Already the most intense competition in golf, the Ryder Cup doesn't need help to boost the excitement. Tiger Woods managed to take it to another level.

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Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi reign as player of year, Marta wins 6th on women's side

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​Luka Modric has broken a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned world footballer of the year by FIFA, while Marta won the women's award for a sixth time.

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49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo done for season with torn ACL

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will need season-ending surgery on his injured left knee.

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Ex-Canadiens captain Gionta retires after 16 NHL seasons

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Forward Brian Gionta has retired after 16 NHL seasons, two Olympic appearances and a Stanley Cup title with the New Jersey Devils in 2003. He has agreed to a part-time job as a player development assistant with the Buffalo Sabres.

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Patriots look vulnerable in loss to Lions on Sunday night

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Matt Patricia beat mentor Bill Belichick, seemingly making all the right moves to help the Detroit Lions beat the New England Patriots 26-10 Sunday night.

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Whitecaps' playoff dreams fading following loss to FC Dallas

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The Vancouver Whitecaps' playoffs dreams are looking more dim than ever after the team lost 2-1 to FC Dallas on Sunday afternoon.

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Federer, Zverev lead Team Europe to Laver Cup victory

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Alexander Zverev beat Kevin Anderson on Sunday night to give Team Europe a victory in the second Laver Cup. Zverev won the final five points to defeat Anderson 6-7, 7-5, (10-7). His victory helped Team Europe beat Team World 13-8.

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Canada closes out volleyball worlds with win over Bulgaria

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Canada battled by the host nation Bulgaria 3-2 (25-19, 25-14, 21-25, 19-25, 15-10) in their final match of the 2018 FIVB World Championship.

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Tiger Woods claims Tour Championship for 1st win in over 5 years

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Tiger Woods is a winner again, capping off one of the most remarkable comebacks in golf history.

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NFL roundup: 49ers fear star QB Jimmy Garoppolo tore ACL

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San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said the team fears quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on Sunday.

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Soccer game paused as fans launch protest against esports

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Soccer fans in Switzerland held up play by throwing tennis balls and games consoles on the field in an unusual protest against esports on Sunday.

Snell picks up MLB-leading 21st win as Rays top Blue Jays

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Blake Snell came out on top of a pitchers duel against Ryan Borucki, winning his MLB-leading 21st game as the Tampa Bay Rays downed the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday.

30 years ago: Ben Johnson wins Olympic 100m gold medal

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During a press conference, the IOC announced that Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson had been stripped of his 100-metre Olympic gold medal.

Lysanne Richard wins silver in season-ending Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

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Australia's Rhiannan Iffland won in Poligano, Italy and also defended her title as World Champion, while Canada's Lysanne Richard took silver and finished the season third-overall.

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Canadian men's rugby 7s players set for union vote

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Members of the Canadian men's rugby sevens team, who are currently boycotting training, vote Monday on whether to have the United Steelerworkers represent them.

Blue Jays' Gurriel Jr. expecting a 'little competition' in matchup with brother

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On Monday, the Gurriel brothers will face each other for the first time as the Blue Jays open their final home series, a three-game set against the Houston Astros.

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Canadiens sign Paul Byron to 4-year contract extension

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The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with forward Paul Byron. The deal, which has an average annual value of $3.4 million US, was announced Sunday.

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Kia Nurse leads Canada to another win at FIBA Women's World Cup

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Kia Nurse poured in 29 points to lift Canada to a 82-63 victory over South Korea on Sunday in group play at the FIBA Women's World Cup in Tenerife, Spain.

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Ty Long kicks winning field goal, Lions come back to beat Ticats in OT

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Ty Long was eager for a special moment, and he got one. Long's 39-yard field goal in overtime gave the B.C. Lions a 35-32 comeback victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Saturday night.

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Lauther's late FG gives Riders wild victory over Argos

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Brett Lauther's 56-yard field goal with 1:14 remaining earned the Saskatchewan Roughriders a wild 30-29 road win over the Toronto Argonauts on Saturday night.

Towns getting $190M US extension from Timberwolves: report

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A person with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed that Karl-Anthony Towns will be signing a five-year super-max extension worth $190 million US.

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Canadian NHL roundup: Maple Leafs stay perfect, Senators keep losing

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The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres, while the Montreal Canadiens handed the Ottawa Senators a loss in Saturday's NHL preseason action.