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QMJHL postpones start of playoffs as five teams pause for COVID investigation

MONTREAL — The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League says the beginning of the President's Cup playoffs has been postponed until further notice after two teams announced positive COVID-19 tests.

Canadian women win Emirates 7s rugby title while Canada men finish fifth

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Canada defeated the U.S. 31-14 to win the women's title at the Emirates Invitational 7s rugby tournament Saturday. The Canadian women finished with a 5-1 record.
McDavid leads Oilers to 3-2 victory over Flames in Battle of Alberta matchup

McDavid leads Oilers to 3-2 victory over Flames in Battle of Alberta matchup

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers may have some of the NHL's top talents, but goalie Mike Smith says securing come-from-behind victories this season has been a full group effort. “It takes everybody. It’s not a one-man show.
Canada's Bottcher gets rock intel from rival for world curling championship

Canada's Bottcher gets rock intel from rival for world curling championship

CALGARY — A Canadian rival's assist fills a gap for Brendan Bottcher at the men's world curling championship.
Three Canadians in the running for NCAA basketball championships this weekend

Three Canadians in the running for NCAA basketball championships this weekend

At least one Canadian will win a U.S. college basketball title on Sunday. Andrew Nembhard could have a chance to give Canada a rare double on Monday. A Canadian is on each of the teams in the women's final on Sunday when Stanford faces Arizona.
Spezza scores lone goal of shootout to give Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory over Jets

Spezza scores lone goal of shootout to give Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory over Jets

WINNIPEG — A rolling puck that nearly got away from Jason Spezza on his shootout attempt was the kind of situation that could easily lead to a missed opportunity.
Raptors rout Warriors 130-77 for 2nd win in last 15 games

Raptors rout Warriors 130-77 for 2nd win in last 15 games

TAMPA, Fla. — Pascal Siakam scored 36 points in three quarters on his 27th birthday, and the Toronto Raptors routed the Golden State Warriors 130-77 Friday night, with the largest margin of victory in the NBA this season. Toronto shot 53.

Laval Rocket blank Stockton Heat 3-0 to extend point streak

MONTREAL — Cayden Primeau only had to make 17 saves for the shutout, and the Laval Rocket extended their point streak to 11 games with a 3-0 victory against the Stockton Heat on Friday in American Hockey League play.
Canadian Adam Svensson looking for back-to-back Korn Ferry Tour victories

Canadian Adam Svensson looking for back-to-back Korn Ferry Tour victories

DESTIN, Fla. — Canadian Adam Svensson has put himself in contention for back-to-back victories on the Korn Ferry Tour. Svensson, from Surrey, B.C.
MLB All-Star Game yanked from Georgia over voting law

MLB All-Star Game yanked from Georgia over voting law

NEW YORK — Atlanta lost Major League Baseball’s summer All-Star Game on Friday over the league’s objections to sweeping changes to Georgia voting laws that critics — including the CEOs of Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola — have condemned a