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Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Max Scherzer heard his name and thrust his arms in the air, shouting and smiling big before turning to kiss his wife. Corey Kluber, on the other hand, gulped once and blinked. Two aces, two different styles — and now another Cy Young Award for each.

Gushue tops Mouat 7-6 to stay undefeated through Grand Slam season

SAULT STE MARIE, Ont. — Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., improved to 2-0 at the National, beating Scotland's Bruce Mouat 7-6 in an extra end on Wednesday night. Gushue is vying for his third straight Grand Slam of Curling championship of the season.
Bail tightened for official in FIFA soccer bribery case

Bail tightened for official in FIFA soccer bribery case

NEW YORK — A judge tightened bail conditions on a South American soccer official charged in the FIFA bribery scandal after prosecutors surprised the courtroom by accusing the defendant of threatening their star witness by making a slashing motion on
Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.
Fifth-string goalie Dylan Ferguson living the dream with Vegas Golden Knights

Fifth-string goalie Dylan Ferguson living the dream with Vegas Golden Knights

VANCOUVER — Dylan Ferguson's first time on an NHL ice surface didn't come in Tuesday's 8-2 loss where the injury-riddled Vegas Golden Knights called on their fifth-string goalie for mop-up duty.
Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco both contrite and defiant over suspension

Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco both contrite and defiant over suspension

Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco tried to ride a fine line between defiance and contrition Wednesday when asked about the two yellow cards that are keeping him out of Game 1 of the MLS Eastern Conference final in Columbus on Nov. 21.
Ottawa Senators are back from trip to Sweden, ready to entertain Penguins

Ottawa Senators are back from trip to Sweden, ready to entertain Penguins

OTTAWA — A visit from the Pittsburgh Penguins might be just what the Ottawa Senators need on Thursday night..
Canadian swim star Penny Oleksiak passionate about being a role model for kids

Canadian swim star Penny Oleksiak passionate about being a role model for kids

TORONTO — Canadian swimming star Penny Oleksiak has a message for every person who reaches out to her on social media: she reads everything.
3 UCLA basketball players suspended after theft in China

3 UCLA basketball players suspended after theft in China

LOS ANGELES — Three UCLA basketball players detained for shoplifting at three high-end stores in China publicly apologized Wednesday before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely.

Ex-Argentine official kills self amid soccer corruption case

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A former Argentine government official has killed himself after being accused of taking bribes, the latest fallout from a widespread corruption probe in professional soccer that has implicated businessmen and top officials i