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All-star selection means everything to Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna

All-star selection means everything to Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna

TORONTO — Getting the opportunity to be a teammate of stars such as Craig Kimbrel and Andrew Miller, even for just a day, means everything to Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna.

Impact look to fix defensive lapses in second half of MLS season

MONTREAL — It was a wild first half of the Major League Soccer season marked by last-minute goals at both ends of the field, but the bottom line for the Montreal Impact is that they won only five of their 17 games.
Canadian boxing referee Marlon B. Wright dead at 51: worked top fights worldwide

Canadian boxing referee Marlon B. Wright dead at 51: worked top fights worldwide

MONTREAL — Marlon B. Wright was remembered Friday as a promising welterweight fighter who went on to become one of Canada's top boxing referees, officiating title bouts around the world.
To appreciate Nadal, watch what Murray endured at Wimbledon

To appreciate Nadal, watch what Murray endured at Wimbledon

LONDON — To appreciate fully just how outstanding Rafael Nadal is at the moment — 28 consecutive completed sets won in Grand Slam play — consider what Andy Murray went through at Wimbledon on Friday.

Ice, ice horsey; Calgary Stampede says keeping horses, bulls cool a priority

CALGARY — Biz doesn't like a spray of water in the face, but isn't adverse to a soaking everywhere else according to the horse's owner.

Barrett scores 27, Canada books spot in U19 World Cup semis with win over France

CAIRO — Canada will play for its first ever medal at the FIBA U19 World Cup. R.J. Barrett of Mississauga, Ont., scored 27 points to lead the Canadians to a 73-67 victory over France in Friday's quarter-finals.
Soccer player rescued from Lake Tahoe likely suffered shock

Soccer player rescued from Lake Tahoe likely suffered shock

Authorities say the professional soccer player who went into a coma after nearly drowning in Lake Tahoe likely suffered from cold-water shock.

Redblacks hope to limit mistakes against provincial rival Argonauts

OTTAWA — For the Ottawa Redblacks, it's all about making smart choices right now. Winless heading into Saturday's game against the Toronto Argonauts (1-1), the Redblacks (0-1-1) know they can't afford any missed opportunities.
Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein credits family for helping him find balance

Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein credits family for helping him find balance

TORONTO — Just 27, Canadian welterweight Jordan (Young Gun) Mein already has 40 pro fights and one retirement under his belt.

Veteran cornerback Johnson takes on leadership role with Riders

REGINA — Jovon Johnson credits Roughrider veterans like Eddie Davis for helping him as a young cornerback breaking into the league.