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Canadian tennis prospect Auger-Aliassime chasing pal Shapovalov up ATP rankings

Canadian tennis prospect Auger-Aliassime chasing pal Shapovalov up ATP rankings

While Denis Shapovalov climbs the ATP rankings, another Canadian is hot on his tail. Felix Auger-Aliassime's victory in a Challenger tournament in Seville, Spain last week moved the 17-year-old into the world's top 200 at No.
Former Expos scouting director, Blue Jays adviser Mel Didier dead at 90

Former Expos scouting director, Blue Jays adviser Mel Didier dead at 90

TORONTO — Mel Didier, a former scouting director for the Montreal Expos who finished his career as a senior adviser for the Toronto Blue Jays, died Monday. He was 90.
Canada's sledge hockey team aims to back up world title with Paralympic gold

Canada's sledge hockey team aims to back up world title with Paralympic gold

CALGARY — Canada's sledge hockey veteran says the team can handle the pressure of being the defending world champions heading into the Paralympic Games.
Jaguars staying another night in Houston because of Irma

Jaguars staying another night in Houston because of Irma

The Jacksonville Jaguars have been in Houston so long now that they have a local gym.
Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson hopes to start skating in 2-3 weeks

Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson hopes to start skating in 2-3 weeks

OTTAWA — While most of his teammates were set to tee off in the Senators' annual charity golf tournament Monday, captain Erik Karlsson was sporting flip-flops and talking about his recovery from foot surgery.
Blue Jays' Sanchez ready to close the door on injury-filled 2017 season

Blue Jays' Sanchez ready to close the door on injury-filled 2017 season

TORONTO — Aaron Sanchez is ready to put his finger issues behind him and never look back. A frustrating season came to a close for the Blue Jays right-hander over the weekend when the team officially shut him down for the remainder of 2017.
IOC seeks more information regarding vote-buying case

IOC seeks more information regarding vote-buying case

LIMA, Peru — The International Olympic Committee is seeking more information about an alleged vote-buying scheme for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics that has landed one of its own members in legal trouble.
Chess federation fuming over treatment of Canadian grandmaster at World Cup

Chess federation fuming over treatment of Canadian grandmaster at World Cup

MONTREAL — Canada's chess federation says it has filed a formal complaint over the treatment of a Canadian grandmaster at a signature event just minutes before he was to play one of the biggest matches of his career.
Canadiens hope search for first-line centre ends with off-season catch Drouin

Canadiens hope search for first-line centre ends with off-season catch Drouin

LAVAL, Que. — Every year since he was named general manager of the Montreal Canadiens in 2012, Marc Bergevin has been asked who will be the club's first-line centre. He admits it's a good question, but says top centres are hard to find.
Stress blamed for death of moose in Winnipeg that caused traffic tie-up

Stress blamed for death of moose in Winnipeg that caused traffic tie-up

WINNIPEG — A moose that was on the loose for two days in Winnipeg and almost delayed the start of a Canadian Football League game has died after being tranquilized.