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Top-ranked tennis players Murray, Kerber agree to play at Rogers Cup tournaments

Top-ranked tennis players Murray, Kerber agree to play at Rogers Cup tournaments

TORONTO — Men's No. 1 Andy Murray, women's top seed Angelique Kerber and Canadian stars Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard are among the players who have agreed to play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournaments in Toronto and Montreal.
Oilers nearing big eight-year extension for star captain Connor McDavid

Oilers nearing big eight-year extension for star captain Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid just took home his first NHL MVP award, and now he's on the verge of becoming the league's highest-paid player. The 20-year-old is nearing an extension with the Edmonton Oilers, reportedly worth US$106 million over eight years.

Orlando City star Cyle Larin told he can expect Canada recall at Gold Cup

TORONTO — Cyle Larin's absence from the Canadian soccer team could be a short one. Coach Octavio Zambrano said Wednesday that he plans to recall the Orlando City star striker for the knockout stage of the Gold Cup. The 22-year-old from Brampton, Ont.
Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run

Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run

NEW YORK — Phil Jackson wanted to trade Carmelo Anthony and wouldn't rule out dealing Kristaps Porzingis. Turns out, Jackson is the one leaving.
Few stars, but helpful options to be had in NHL free agency

Few stars, but helpful options to be had in NHL free agency

Free agent star power is in short supply yet again this July 1, but that doesn't mean helpful contributors and potential bargains aren't out to be found. Here are eight names to keep an eye when Canada Day rolls around: 1.
Canadiens sign forward Jacob De La Rose to one-year, one-way contract

Canadiens sign forward Jacob De La Rose to one-year, one-way contract

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed left-wing Jacob De La Rose to a one-year, one-way contract. The 22-year-old left wing spent the majority of last season with the American Hockey League's St.

NewsAlert: AP source says Rockets reach deal with Clippers to acquire Chris Paul

AP Source: The Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to acquire Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul. More coming. The Canadian Press
Irish-born backs face off as Canada and U.S. bid for Rugby World Cup berth

Irish-born backs face off as Canada and U.S. bid for Rugby World Cup berth

Rugby took fly half Shane O'Leary from his native Ireland to France. Thanks to his mother's New Brunswick roots, it has brought him to Canada.
Canadian men's, women's curling championships to include a wild-card team

Canadian men's, women's curling championships to include a wild-card team

OTTAWA — A 16th team has been added to next year's Canadian men's and women's curling championships, and it will have to win its way in via a wild-card game.
'Big 4' given top 4 seedings at Wimbledon; Kerber also No. 1

'Big 4' given top 4 seedings at Wimbledon; Kerber also No. 1

LONDON — The "Big 4" of men's tennis were given the four highest seedings for this year's tournament at Wimbledon. No. 1-ranked Andy Murray, the defending champion, is the top-seeded player, followed by Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.