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Mayweather, McGregor easily make weight for big fight

Mayweather, McGregor easily make weight for big fight

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather weighed in at a trim 149 1/2 pounds Friday for his boxing showdown with Conor McGregor, who also made weight at 153 pounds.
Mayweather, McGregor ready to rumble in much-hyped fight

Mayweather, McGregor ready to rumble in much-hyped fight

LAS VEGAS — Conor McGregor has been kept pretty much under wraps ever since his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. was announced, emerging occasionally to trash Mayweather only to disappear again behind the closed doors of the UFC training centre .

Johnson, Spieth, Fowler part of logjam at Northern Trust

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — Two swings cost Dustin Johnson the lead, and it wasn't long before Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler caught up to him in The Northern Trust.
Calgary Stampeders look to keep rolling when they host Argonauts

Calgary Stampeders look to keep rolling when they host Argonauts

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders will put a pair of winning streaks on the line when they host the Toronto Argonauts at McMahon Stadium on Saturday. Although the Stampeders (6-1-1) only eked out a 21-17 road win over the B.C.

Canada's Humana-Paredes, Pavan to play for bronze at Beach World Tour Final

HAMBURG — Canada's Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan will play for bronze at the Beach World Tour Hamburg Finals after dropping a two-set decision against German Olympic and world champions Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst on Friday.

Canada's women's water polo team through to Universiade quarter-finals

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Elyse Lemay-Lavoie scored five goals, while Shae Fournier added four to lead Canada's women's water polo team to a convincing 24-5 victory over Great Britain at the Summer Universiade on Friday.
Redblacks host Lions looking for first back-to-back wins of season

Redblacks host Lions looking for first back-to-back wins of season

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks are looking to do something they haven't done all season – win two straight games. Ottawa (2-6-1) picked up just its second victory of the season last week as they beat the winless Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37-18.
'Like going to Azerbaijan': Whitecaps visit Orlando after gruelling travel day

'Like going to Azerbaijan': Whitecaps visit Orlando after gruelling travel day

Before his Vancouver Whitecaps even stepped on the pitch Wednesday against the Seattle Sounders, head coach Carl Robinson already had one eye on the team's next match — and was dreading it.
Repairing team psyche most pressing job facing new Ticats coach Jones

Repairing team psyche most pressing job facing new Ticats coach Jones

HAMILTON — The biggest challenge June Jones faces as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' new head coach is repairing the club's battered psyche.

Argos' McEwen looking forward to playing before friends and family in Calgary

TORONTO — Sean McEwen is looking forward to mixing a little pleasure with business this weekend to Calgary.