Sports

Five-way tie for lead after rain-soaked day at Canadian Open

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 21:04
A morning downpour softened the normally firm fairways and greens, letting players stick their drives and play a straight-forward game
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Methodical approach pays off for Hughes at Canadian Open

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 20:19
The 26-year-old is the low Canadian at Glen Abbey after Day 1, shooting a five-under 67 to enter a 16-way tie for 17th
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Penny Oleksiak reaches 100-metre freestyle final at world championships

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:33
Canada’s Penny Oleksiak advanced to the women’s 100-metre freestyle at the world swimming championships after finishing sixth in Thursday’s semifinals
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Blue Jays complete sweep of Athletics despite having three players ejected

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 12:37
Manager John Gibbons, pitcher Marcus Stroman and catcher Russell Martin were all ejected in the fifth inning of Toronto’s game with the Oakland Athletics
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Canadian soccer player Kadeisha Buchanan named Big 12 female athlete of the year

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 12:09
The 21-year-old centre back from Brampton, Ont., is the first West Virginia University student-athlete to earn the conference honour since the school joined the Big 12 in 2012
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Melania Trump to lead U.S. delegation to Toronto Invictus Games

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:51
The competition for wounded, injured or sick troops aims to use sport to inspire recovery
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Andrei Markov not returning to Canadiens next season, joining KHL

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:54
The 38-year-old defenceman played 990 regular-season games with the Habs, collecting 119 goals and 453 assists
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After 25 years, Osprey Valley looks to future

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:13
Glen Abbey may be the focus of the golf world this week, but a rough-hewn diamond in the heart of the Credit River Valley is quietly charting a course towards becoming Ontario’s ultimate golf destination
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Kelly: Eugenie Bouchard has become a poor competitor, but she remains fearless

Globe & Mail Sports - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 07:29
Divisive player has struggled to find the game that once had her in the top 10, but she keeps going out on the court regardless
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Blue Jays walk-off A’s in ninth-inning stunner

Globe & Mail Sports - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 21:00
Despite having just two hits through seven innings, Toronto’s big bats show up late to pull off the win
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Studying CTE and its effect on former CFL players could pave way for safer future

Globe & Mail Sports - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 19:16
Data strongly suggests that the most plausible culprit of CTE is multiple hits to the head
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Adam Hadwin, Nick Taylor reunited as pair for first round of Canadian Open

Globe & Mail Sports - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:12
Two of Canada’s top professional golfers paired up in the first round of a tournament for the first time since their teenage years
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Connor McDavid disappointed NHL won’t participate in 2018 Olympics

Globe & Mail Sports - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:38
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid says he’s disappointed that the NHL won’t be sending players to the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year
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Ronnie Yell healthy and leading B.C. Lions’ resurgent secondary

Globe & Mail Sports - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:23
The Lions already have four interceptions as part of their 10 takeaways – they had just 29 last year – with Yell sitting in a three-way tie for second in the CFL with two picks
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U.S. swim star Katie Ledecky misses out on gold for first time at worlds

Globe & Mail Sports - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:07
It was a stunning setback for Ledecky, who was a perfect 12 for 12 over the last three world championships
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Jays’ Cesar Valdez gets second big-league win, seven years after the first

Globe & Mail Sports - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 09:10
The 32-year-old righty from the Dominican Republic scored his first win since his major-league debut on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre
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Novak Djokovic to sit out rest of 2017, including U.S. Open

Globe & Mail Sports - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 06:52
Djokovic will pull out of the U.S. Open and end his streak of participating in 51 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments
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Valdez solid in first start for Toronto as Blue Jays beat A’s

Globe & Mail Sports - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:48
Filling in for the injured Aaron Sanchez, Valdez was formidable through six-plus innings, allowing just one Oakland run off five hits while striking out four to earn the win
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Contreras guides Cool Catomine to victory in Prince of Wales Stakes

Globe & Mail Sports - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:48
The 14-1 longshot grabbed the lead in the deep stretch to capture the second jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown
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CTE and violent sports: It's time to rethink our approach

Globe & Mail Sports - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:14
Violence sells, and the NFL is going to cling to its macho traditions - even if it costs young men their brain health and their lives
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