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Christine Sinclair scores hat trick in Portland's 4-4 tie with Chicago

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Canada captain Christine Sinclair's hat trick helped Portland Thorns FC to a 4-4 draw with the Chicago Red Stars in NWSL play Saturday. The 35-year-old from Burnaby, B.C.
Nani's late goal lifts Orlando City over Whitecaps 1-0.

Nani's late goal lifts Orlando City over Whitecaps 1-0.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Luís Carlos "Nani" Almeida da Cunha scored in the closing minutes to help Orlando City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday.
Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

MANCHESTER, England — Watching Manchester City's Champions League slugfest against Tottenham, Phil Foden sensed his side's energy-sapping exit could present an opportunity.
Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker hurts leg in rundown

Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker hurts leg in rundown

OAKLAND, Calif. — Toronto Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after injuring his left knee during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Oakland Athletics.
Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

MANCHESTER, England — Some soccer players in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse for posting about the 24-hour campaign.
Cracks showing in newly remodelled Toronto FC facade after wild Minnesota win

Cracks showing in newly remodelled Toronto FC facade after wild Minnesota win

TORONTO — Another win and show of offensive might from Toronto FC. But cracks are beginning to show in the newly remodelled TFC facade.

Maple Leafs a win away from reaching second round for first time since 2004

TORONTO — Jake Muzzin knows about closing out series in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Maple Leafs defenceman won a Stanley Cup as a member of the L.A.
Auston Matthews helps Maple Leafs down Bruins 2-1 to take 3-2 series lead

Auston Matthews helps Maple Leafs down Bruins 2-1 to take 3-2 series lead

BOSTON — Head down on the bench, Auston Matthews couldn't bear to watch. The Maple Leafs star centre had seen this scenario — one that often seemed to go against him — play out before.

Toronto Arrows back in action after weather forces postponement of Austin game

TORONTO — After inclement weather south of the border forced postponement of last week's game against Austin Elite Rugby, the Toronto Arrows return to action Sunday against the visiting Houston SaberCats.

Canada's Peterman and Gallant defeat Romania in world mixed doubles opener

STAVANGER, Norway — Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant defeated Romania's Iulia Traila and Allen Coliban 12-4 in their opening game Saturday at the world mixed doubles curling championship. Peterman, from Winnipeg, and Gallant, from St.