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Lawrence, Fajardo and Evans named CFL's top performers of the week

TORONTO — Linebacker Simoni Lawrence and quarterback Dane Evans of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo were named the CFL's top performers of the week Tuesday.

Canadian men's volleyball team drops World Cup opener against Brazil

NAGANO, Japan — The Canadian men's volleyball team fell well short against the world's top-ranked squad on Tuesday. Reigning Olympic champion Brazil swept No. 6 Canada 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-14) in the opening match for both teams at the World Cup.

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime advances to second round in China

BEIJING — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime snapped a four-match losing streak with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the first round of the China Open on Tuesday. The world No.
Montreal Canadiens opening the door for youngsters this season

Montreal Canadiens opening the door for youngsters this season

BROSSARD, Que. — A youth movement could take over the Montreal Canadiens locker room this season. Every year across the NHL, it's not uncommon for a young prospect to impress his coaches and defy the odds by making a team's opening-day roster.

Canadian Denis Shapovalov prevails in Japan Open first-round match

TOKYO — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is off to the second round of the Japan Open. Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ont., downed Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia 6-4, 6-4 in the opening round on Tuesday.
Sportsnet president Yabsley weighs in on changes, present and future

Sportsnet president Yabsley weighs in on changes, present and future

TORONTO — Bart Yabsley is almost seven months in to his new role as president of Sportsnet. His tenure has been marked by several significant changes. Veteran broadcaster Bob McCown was let go last spring after 30 years of hosting "Prime Time Sports.
Steelers break out of funk, stomp Bengals 27-3

Steelers break out of funk, stomp Bengals 27-3

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers insisted they might have been winless through three weeks, but they were far from hopeless.

Scores and Schedule

Monday's Games NFL Pittsburgh 27 Cincinnati 3 --- NHL Pre-season Lausanne HC 4 Philadelphia 3 --- NBA Pre-season Houston 140 Shanghai Sharks 71 --- Tuesday's Games (All times Eastern) MLB Post-season National League Wild Card Milwaukee at Washington,

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NFL Pittsburgh 27 Cincinnati 3 --- NHL Pre-season Lausanne HC 4 Philadelphia 3 --- NBA Pre-season Houston 140 Shanghai Sharks 71 --- The Canadian Press
NFL suspends Raiders' Vontaze Burfict for rest of season

NFL suspends Raiders' Vontaze Burfict for rest of season

Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended Monday for the rest of the season for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle, the most severe punishment in NFL history for an on-field infraction.