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Wolfpack down Leeds Rhinos to move closer to Super League promotion

LEEDS, England — The Toronto Wolfpack recorded the biggest win of their young career Friday, edging the storied Leeds Rhinos 17-16 to move a step closer to Super League promotion.

Rough fourth quarter dooms Canada in loss to Spain in World Cup quarterfinal

TENERIFE, Spain — The Canadian women's basketball team simply couldn't stop the home side's run in the fourth quarter on Friday. As a result, Canada fell short of its goal of advancing to the FIBA World Cup semifinals.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats will dress two quarterbacks to save space in salary cap

Hamilton Tiger-Cats will dress two quarterbacks to save space in salary cap

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are taking a novel approach to helping address their injury woes at receiver. The CFL club is now dressing just two quarterbacks for its games.
Team will advocate for seatbelt use on team buses: Humboldt Broncos head coach

Team will advocate for seatbelt use on team buses: Humboldt Broncos head coach

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — The head coach of the Humboldt Broncos says his Saskatchewan junior hockey team will push for seatbelt use on team buses after a deadly crash in the spring.
Edmonton Eskimos, Winnipeg Blue Bombers ready for huge West Division contest

Edmonton Eskimos, Winnipeg Blue Bombers ready for huge West Division contest

EDMONTON — The silver lining to the Grey Cup cloud that has seen the Edmonton Eskimos fall back into the West Division pack over their last six games is they can get a foothold and stop the slide against teams they're now battling for playoff spots.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats face B.C. Lions in yet another back-to-back scenario

Hamilton Tiger-Cats face B.C. Lions in yet another back-to-back scenario

HAMILTON — Nikita Whitlock is happy to face the B.C. Lions again. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats host B.C. on Saturday to complete a home-and-home series after the Lions rallied to win 35-32 in overtime last week in Vancouver.
Canadiens defenceman Schlemko out up to six weeks with knee injury

Canadiens defenceman Schlemko out up to six weeks with knee injury

BROSSARD, Que. — Montreal Canadiens defenceman David Schlemko will be out up to six weeks with a knee injury, head coach Claude Julien said Friday. Julien said Schlemko injured his knee in Montreal's 5-3 loss to visiting Toronto on Wednesday.
Toronto FC finally getting healthy but time running out on playoff chase

Toronto FC finally getting healthy but time running out on playoff chase

TORONTO — Soccer players are usually up for a challenge after training, lining up to try and hit the woodwork from distance or bend a corner directly into the goal.
Impact look to close in on an MLS playoff spot with a win in D.C.

Impact look to close in on an MLS playoff spot with a win in D.C.

MONTREAL — For a Montreal Impact side that's getting used to playing crucial games down the stretch, Saturday's clash is as big as they come. The Impact face D.C.
NHLPA head: 'Players made enormous concessions to the owners in the last two negotiations'

NHLPA head: 'Players made enormous concessions to the owners in the last two negotiations'

TORONTO — Sitting in a boardroom at the NHL Players' Association's sleek 12th-floor downtown office, a relaxed Donald Fehr doesn't seem like a man getting ready for a fight.