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Canadian Bianca Andreescu wins marathon over Sakkari to advance to Miami Open final

Canadian Bianca Andreescu wins marathon over Sakkari to advance to Miami Open final

MIAMI — Canada's Bianca Andreescu is heading to the final of the Miami Open after yet another three-set victory, but she's not convinced she played her best tennis to do so.
Canadiens pick up third straight win, down Senators 4-1

Canadiens pick up third straight win, down Senators 4-1

OTTAWA — The Montreal Canadiens didn't sit around during their week of isolation.
Iowa's Luka Garza named AP men's college player of the year

Iowa's Luka Garza named AP men's college player of the year

INDIANAPOLIS — Luka Garza knew what everyone expected before returning for a final run as Iowa’s unquestioned star. Pressure? Garza felt it, all right, enough to know his mental health required the same attention as his game.
Chris Beard leaving Texas Tech for Texas to replace Smart

Chris Beard leaving Texas Tech for Texas to replace Smart

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas snatched Chris Beard away from Big 12 rival Texas Tech to revive a men's basketball program starved for post-season success.

Toronto FC defeats Columbus Crew SC 4-2 in MLS pre-season ame

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Brazil's Auro scored the winner from the penalty spot in the 64th minute Thursday as Toronto FC beat Columbus Crew SC 4-2 in an MLS pre-season game.
COVID hits MLB opening day; positive tests scrap Mets-Nats

COVID hits MLB opening day; positive tests scrap Mets-Nats

WASHINGTON — In case anyone thought, or at least hoped, the new baseball season would go off without a coronavirus-related hitch, there was bad news on opening day: The Washington Nationals' game against the New York Mets was postponed Thursday after
Blue Jays beat Yankees 3-2 in 10th inning as fans return

Blue Jays beat Yankees 3-2 in 10th inning as fans return

NEW YORK — Julian Merryweather had to get used to fans in the stands, having debuted last summer in an empty ballpark. He was surprised the 10th inning started with a runner on second. No matter.
Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams retiring after 33-year run

Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams retiring after 33-year run

Roy Williams has a Hall of Fame resume filled with more than 900 wins and three national championships in a career leading two of of the most storied programs in college basketball.

Canucks have games postponed through April 6 due to COVID-19 protocol

The Vancouver Canucks have had their games postponed through April 6.
Woodbine CEO 'cautiously optimistic' '21 thoroughbred season will open on time

Woodbine CEO 'cautiously optimistic' '21 thoroughbred season will open on time

TORONTO — Jim Lawson isn't giving up on Woodbine's thoroughbred racing season starting on time. On Thursday, the Ontario government announced the province will go into a four-week, provincewide shutdown Saturday due to the COVID-19 pandemic.