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Eberle scores 2 in Islanders' 4-2 win over Panthers

Eberle scores 2 in Islanders' 4-2 win over Panthers

TORONTO — Jordan Eberle scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, and the New York Islanders rallied to a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five NHL preliminary round playoff series on Tuesday.
NHL notebook: McDavid's mixes elite skill and speed to give Blackhawks fits

NHL notebook: McDavid's mixes elite skill and speed to give Blackhawks fits

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid's speed alone makes him a dangerous player, but it's what he can do while in full flight that gives opposing defenceman fits.
Source: CFL would use federal government loan to cover hub, player costs

Source: CFL would use federal government loan to cover hub, player costs

TORONTO — If successful in securing a $30-million, interest-free loan from the federal government, the CFL would use the money to cover such operating costs as player salaries, COVID-19 testing and hub-city expenses during a shortened 2020 season.

Laval will wait until 2022 to host American Hockey League All-Star Classic

LAVAL, Que. — The 2021 American Hockey League All-Star Classic in Laval, Que., will be postponed until 2022. The AHL announced the decision Tuesday, following a vote by its board of governors earlier this summer to start the 2020-21 season on Dec.
Judge sentences ex-MSU coach to jail in Nassar-related case

Judge sentences ex-MSU coach to jail in Nassar-related case

LANSING, Mich. — A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail for lying to police during an investigation into former Olympic and university doctor Larry Nassar.

Defending champion Bianca Andreescu on initial entry list for US Open

NEW YORK — Canada's Bianca Andreescu is one of the headliners on the initial women's singles entry list for the upcoming US Open. The 2019 champion, currently ranked sixth in the world, is one of 13 Grand Slam singles champs on the list.
First-year Argos head coach Dinwiddie dealing with COVID-19 pandemic uncertainty

First-year Argos head coach Dinwiddie dealing with COVID-19 pandemic uncertainty

TORONTO — There was no doubt in Ryan Dinwiddie's mind this off-season that he was ready to become a CFL head coach.
Penske reverses course, closes Indianapolis 500 to fans

Penske reverses course, closes Indianapolis 500 to fans

Roger Penske has reversed course and decided not to allow fans at the Indianapolis 500 later this month.
Ottawa Aces make scrum half Tom Gilmore their second player signing

Ottawa Aces make scrum half Tom Gilmore their second player signing

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Aces have made scrum half Tom Gilmore their second player signing. The 26-year-old played for Halifax most recently during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season.

Forge FC adds ex-Toronto FC forward Mo Babouli for Charlottetown tourney

HAMILTON — Forge FC has signed Canadian forward Mo Babouli. The five-foot-eight Babouli made six starts and appeared in 20 games with Toronto FC in 2016. He then played with the Syrian Premier League's Al-Ittihad SC Aleppo.