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Newly installed in the top 10, Shapovalov leads Canadian hopes at French Open

Newly installed in the top 10, Shapovalov leads Canadian hopes at French Open

When the COVID-19 pandemic put the ATP Tour on hold earlier this year, Canada's Denis Shapovalov used the extended break to work on using a more patient approach on court. The subtle change has paid off with strong results since play resumed.
Toronto Wolfpack fate deferred for four weeks as Super League continues review

Toronto Wolfpack fate deferred for four weeks as Super League continues review

Super League wants more time — and information — before deciding whether to readmit the Toronto Wolfpack.
Canadiens sign defenceman Jeff Petry to four-year contract extension

Canadiens sign defenceman Jeff Petry to four-year contract extension

MONTREAL — Jeff Petry was impressed by his young teammates during the Montreal Canadiens' improbable run in the 2020 playoffs.
Toronto FC starts strange new chapter in East Hartford with game against Columbus

Toronto FC starts strange new chapter in East Hartford with game against Columbus

Toronto FC starts a strange new chapter some 600 kilometres away from BMO Field on Sunday when it kicks off for the first time at its pandemic home away from home in East Hartford, Conn.
NHL ice-masters call bubbled NHL playoffs a success, memorable for 5OT game

NHL ice-masters call bubbled NHL playoffs a success, memorable for 5OT game

EDMONTON — The end is near for the bubbled NHL playoffs, and those in charge of the rinks say it's been smooth as an ice sheet — except maybe when teams come to play for three periods and stay on for another five.
Filippo Ganna becomes first Italian to win men's time trial at road worlds

Filippo Ganna becomes first Italian to win men's time trial at road worlds

IMOLA, Italy — Filippo Ganna on Friday became the first Italian to win the men’s time trial at the road cycling world championships — and he did it on home turf.

Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith hangs on to win German Open darts match

HILDESHEIM, Germany — Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith staved off a comeback to beat Germany's Franz Roetzsch 6-5 in first-round action Friday at the 140,000-pound ($238,325) German Darts Championship.
Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Ryan Fitzpatrick handles the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as anyone in the NFL. It doesn’t matter which uniform the journeyman quarterback is wearing, either.
Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals — and only another comeback from 3-1 down by the Denver Nuggets can stop them.
Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting. The West Coast got back in the game Thursday night, The Pac-12 set Nov.