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Pacific FC parts ways with head coach Michael Silberbauer ahead of season finale

Pacific FC parts ways with head coach Michael Silberbauer ahead of season finale

VICTORIA — Pacific FC has parted ways with head coach Michael Silberbauer. Assistant coach James Merriman will serve as interim head coach Saturday when the Canadian Premier League side closes out the regular season at Westhills Stadium in Langford.
Canada's Gillian Robertson loses in first round of UFC bout in Boston

Canada's Gillian Robertson loses in first round of UFC bout in Boston

BOSTON — Maycee (The Future) Barber stopped Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson in the first round on a televised UFC card Friday night.

Ricky Williams' Heisman sells for auction-record $504,000

The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 at Texas was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football's most recognizable award.

Weidemann sets Canadian speedskating record, breaking Klassen's 13-year record

CALGARY — Ottawa's Isabelle Weidemann made Canadian long-track speedskating history on Friday. She won gold in the women's 5,000 metres with a time of six minutes 47.
Kerfoot gets the first crack as Maple Leafs begin life without injured Tavares

Kerfoot gets the first crack as Maple Leafs begin life without injured Tavares

TORONTO — Mike Babcock took his time weighing the pros and cons.

Canadian rink remains unbeaten, advances to semis at world mixed

ABERDEEN, Scotland — Canada is off to the semifinals at the world mixed curling championship. Colin Kurz's Winnipeg-based rink (9-0 at the event) beat Tobias Thurne of Denmark 6-4 in the quarterfinals on Friday.

Canadian Denis Shapovalov rolls into semis at Stockholm Open

STOCKHOLM — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is heading to the semifinals at the Stockholm Open. The fourth-seeded Shapovalov crushed German qualifier Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 6-0, 6-3 in quarterfinal action at the ATP Tour 250 event on Friday.
Ticats chasing franchise-record 13th victory when they face Redblacks

Ticats chasing franchise-record 13th victory when they face Redblacks

HAMILTON — They've clinched first place and home field for the East Division final. On Saturday, Dane Evans and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will look to secure a spot in the franchise's record book.

Canadian first baseman Justin Morneau sidelined for Premier12

OTTAWA — Former American League MVP Justin Morneau will not play for Canada at the WBSC Premier12. The first baseman from New Westminster, B.C., has informed Baseball Canada he had a setback during training, causing him to drop out.
Canada names roster for FIFA U-17 World Cup, still looking for first win at event

Canada names roster for FIFA U-17 World Cup, still looking for first win at event

Entering its seventh FIFA U-17 World Cup, Canada is still looking for its first win after 14 losses and four draws. The young Canadian men face a tough start Oct.