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Sports hernias putting strain on hockey players of all ages

Sports hernias putting strain on hockey players of all ages

Months removed from sports hernia and hip surgeries, Claude Giroux still didn't feel like himself. The Philadelphia Flyers' captain finally got back to normal by the end of the season, roughly nine months after going under the knife.

Canada beats Belgium in FIVB World League Group 1 play

ANTWERP, Belgium — Stephen Maar produced 24 points and 19 spikes as Canada held on to beat Belgium in five sets on Friday in FIVB World League Group 1 play. Canada came out on top 25-23, 25-13, 24-26, 22-25, 15-10.

Canada's Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps two-shot lead at Meijer LPGA

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Brooke Henderson bogeyed the final two holes for a 4-under 67, leaving the 19-year-old Canadian with a two-stroke lead Friday in the Meijer LPGA Classic. Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., had seven birdies — four in a row on Nos.

Taryn Todd leads balanced offence as Canada beats Venezuela at U16 Americas

FORMOSA, Argentina — Taryn Todd led a balanced attack as Canada advanced to the semifinals at the 2017 FIBA Americas under-16 championship with an 80-43 win over Venezuela on Friday. Todd, from Vaughan, Ont.
King compliments Northwestern grads for accepting diversity

King compliments Northwestern grads for accepting diversity

CHICAGO — Baby boomer and tennis great Billie Jean King had some good things to say about millennials in a speech to Northwestern University graduates.
Whitecaps defender Williams suspended by MLS after assault arrest

Whitecaps defender Williams suspended by MLS after assault arrest

NEW YORK — Sheanon Williams has been suspended indefinitely by Major League Soccer after the Vancouver Whitecaps defender was charged with assault in connection with an alleged domestic incident.
NHL GMs anxiously prepare for 'unknown' of expansion draft

NHL GMs anxiously prepare for 'unknown' of expansion draft

The last time the NHL had an expansion draft, Steve Yzerman was coming off a Selke trophy-winning season as captain of the Detroit Red Wings.
Wolfpack's Noble honoured by Queen, receives MBE for services to sport, charity

Wolfpack's Noble honoured by Queen, receives MBE for services to sport, charity

TORONTO — Brian Noble, the Toronto Wolfpack's director of rugby, has been recognized in the Queen's birthday honours list. Noble, a rugby league icon as player and coach, was awarded an MBE for his services to sport and for his charity work.

Superhero Teamup: Arrow's Stephen Amell takes batting practice with Blue Jays

TORONTO — Green Arrow and Superman had a brief teamup at Toronto Blue Jays batting practice on Friday afternoon.
Australian bull rider severely injured at college rodeo

Australian bull rider severely injured at college rodeo

CASPER, Wyo. — A bull rider from Australia suffered life-threatening injuries when a bull threw him and stepped on his chest at the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming, his coach said Friday.