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Canada's Denis Shapovalov advances into third round of U.S. Open after upset win

Canada's Denis Shapovalov advances into third round of U.S. Open after upset win

NEW YORK — Playing under the bright lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday night was an intimidating task for Denis Shapovalov.
Finally finished: Cavs-Celtics modify, complete big trade

Finally finished: Cavs-Celtics modify, complete big trade

CLEVELAND — The blockbuster trade, delayed and in jeopardy of dying, is done: Kyrie Irving is headed to the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas is coming to the Cavaliers and the NBA can take a well-earned, late-summer break. For a minute.
Canada falls to U.S. in gold medal game of wheelchair basketball Americas Cup

Canada falls to U.S. in gold medal game of wheelchair basketball Americas Cup

CALI, Colombia — Patrick Anderson scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Canada fell 54-50 to the United States on Wednesday night in the gold medal game of the wheelchair basketball Americas Cup.
Moreland drives in four, Red Sox beat Blue Jays for three-game sweep

Moreland drives in four, Red Sox beat Blue Jays for three-game sweep

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays had one solid chance to get to Rick Porcello on Wednesday night. But a fluke play worked out in the Boston starter's favour and the Red Sox went on to win 7-1 for a three-game sweep over the struggling Blue Jays.
Stephon Marbury has emotional moment with Beijing fan at Q&A

Stephon Marbury has emotional moment with Beijing fan at Q&A

NEW YORK — Stephon Marbury had to wipe tears from his eyes. He had just shared a surprising, emotional hug with NYU freshman Zhou Sheng Kang.
Man who inspired ice bucket challenge honoured by prep school

Man who inspired ice bucket challenge honoured by prep school

DANVERS, Mass. — The man who inspired the ice bucket challenge has been honoured by the Roman Catholic prep school he attended in Massachusetts. St. Johns Prep on Wednesday announced Pete Frates (FRAY'-tees) as its 2018 Distinguished Alumnus.
Ice dancers Virtue and Moir say they'll miss Mike Babcock at Olympics

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir say they'll miss Mike Babcock at Olympics

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir say they won't miss Canada's NHL players in Pyeongchang so much as head coach Mike Babcock.
Tulowitzki in for off-season of "difficult rehab" after ankle injury

Tulowitzki in for off-season of "difficult rehab" after ankle injury

TORONTO — Troy Tulowitzki still hasn't watched the replay footage of him rolling his ankle a month ago. He doesn't want to. Nor does he need to.
Mariners bolster staff, get RHP Mike Leake from Cardinals

Mariners bolster staff, get RHP Mike Leake from Cardinals

SEATTLE — The Mariners acquired right-hander Mike Leake from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday for minor league infielder Rayder Ascanio as Seattle tries to bolster its beleaguered starting rotation during the AL wild-card race.
Naming rights for arenas is the norm: Why Scotiabank bet $800M on NHL stadium

Naming rights for arenas is the norm: Why Scotiabank bet $800M on NHL stadium

VANCOUVER — Scotiabank's $800-million deal for the naming rights to the Air Canada Centre, home of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs, is the latest move by a corporation to corner the sponsorship market of the country's national pastime.