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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.
Vancouver Canucks waive Baertschi, Goldobin, Biega amid pre-season cuts

Vancouver Canucks waive Baertschi, Goldobin, Biega amid pre-season cuts

BURNABY, B.C. — Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning says his move to send left-winger Sven Baertschi to the minors shows the team's growth.
Calgary Stampeders getting that playoff feeling after successful September

Calgary Stampeders getting that playoff feeling after successful September

CALGARY — Snow plowed into piles on McMahon Stadium's sidelines and the installation of extra seating for the Grey Cup game had the Calgary Stampeders in a post-season frame of mind Monday.

Vancouver Canucks Brock Boeser cleared to play on opening night

BURNABY, B.C. — Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser has been cleared to return to action after suffering a concussion last week, but he still believes the play that caused the injury was "pretty dirty.
Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam embraces lead role with club

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam embraces lead role with club

QUEBEC — Pascal Siakam isn't concerned about the pressure on him to fill departed superstar Kawhi Leonard's shoes. The Toronto Raptors forward sees it as an opportunity. "This is who I am.