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Taylor opens with 63 in Las Vegas with Mickelson 2 behind

LAS VEGAS — Canada's Nick Taylor had to scramble for par on his opening two holes Thursday, and then he couldn’t miss in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Taylor, from Abbotsford, B.C.
Hamilton, Hurricanes top Canadiens 4-3 in shootout

Hamilton, Hurricanes top Canadiens 4-3 in shootout

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes rode a second-half surge all the way to the Eastern Conference final last season. They started their follow-up season with a strong finish to their first game.
Cardinals score 4 in 9th, hold off Braves 7-6 in NLDS opener

Cardinals score 4 in 9th, hold off Braves 7-6 in NLDS opener

ATLANTA — Back in the playoffs for the first time since 2015, the St. Louis Cardinals look as gritty as ever. The Atlanta Braves also started down a familiar path.

More Rugby World Cup injury heartbreak for Canadian winger Taylor Paris

Winger Taylor Paris has become the third Canadian to exit the Rugby World Cup due to injury. The 26-year-old from Barrie, Ont.
Calgary Flames extend contract of general manager Brad Treliving

Calgary Flames extend contract of general manager Brad Treliving

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames announced a multi-year contract extension for general manager Brad Treliving just hours before the team played its season opener Thursday. The 50-year-old from Penticton, B.C., enters his sixth season as Calgary's GM.

Raptors unveil 25th anniversary plans with Two Five logo and '95 Rewind' nights

TORONTO — Coming off the success of the Toronto Raptors' "We The North" brand campaign, the pressure was on the organization to deliver for the 25th anniversary of the NBA franchise.
Damian Warner wins bronze in decathlon at worlds

Damian Warner wins bronze in decathlon at worlds

DOHA, Qatar — Canada's Damian Warner is back on the podium for a third time at the world track and field championships after a dramatic finishing day of the decathlon. The native of London, Ont.
Yanks’ Paxton to start opener vs Twins, Sabathia off roster

Yanks’ Paxton to start opener vs Twins, Sabathia off roster

NEW YORK — Canadian James Paxton will start the New York Yankees’ AL Division Series opener against the Minnesota Twins on Friday night, and 39-year-old left-hander CC Sabathia will not be included on the roster because of a sore pitching shoulder.
Evans has Hamilton Tiger-Cats on cusp of clinching top spot in East Division

Evans has Hamilton Tiger-Cats on cusp of clinching top spot in East Division

HAMILTON — Dane Evans has the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on quite a roll. The second-year quarterback is 6-2 since replacing starter Jeremiah Masoli (season-ending knee injury).

Canadian ski cross team stunned by death of teammate Mikayla Martin

Mikayla Martin was a fearless and talented ski cross racer who packed a lot of living into her 22 years, says a teammate. The Canadian ski cross team was stunned by Martin's death following a mountain-biking accident in her hometown of Squamish, B.C.