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Doan named Canada GM, Julien head coach for world men's hockey championship

CALGARY — Shane Doan will lead Canada's front office while Claude Julien will run the coaching staff at next month's world men's hockey championship.
Olympic champ Jepchirchir wins 50th women's Boston Marathon

Olympic champ Jepchirchir wins 50th women's Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — Reigning Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir capped the celebration of a half-century of women in the Boston Marathon with a finish to top them all.

Canadian receiver Nick Mardner looking forward to his transfer to Cincinnati

For four years, Nick Mardner led the dream college life. From 2018 to 2021, the six-foot-six, 183-pound receiver from Mississauga, Ont., played football at the University of Hawaii. He had 46 catches for 913 yards (19.

Canada's Taylor Pendrith to miss up to a month of PGA Tour season with fractured rib

Canadian golfer Taylor Pendrith could miss up to a month of the PGA Tour season with a fractured rib. Pendrith has been feeling rib discomfort since the Players Championship in early March, and a recent MRI revealed the fracture.

Toronto Raptors looking to adjust to 76ers' physicality heading into Game 2

PHILADELPHIA — In Game 1 of their first-round series with the Philadelphia 76ers, the Toronto Raptors got hit in the mouth and now it's on them to make adjustments and fight back in Game 2 Monday night.
Man United star Fernandes involved in car crash, nobody hurt

Man United star Fernandes involved in car crash, nobody hurt

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes was involved in a car crash on the way to the club's training ground but was unhurt and should be available to play against Liverpool in the Premier League, manager Ralf Rangnick

Maple Leafs beat Islanders 4-2 to set franchise record for wins in a season with 50

TORONTO — William Nylander and Mitchell Marner each scored as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the New York Islanders 4-2 without Auston Matthews on Sunday night.

Canadian men’s rugby team sees progress with 10th-place finish in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A 17-7 loss to Ireland Sunday was a frustrating end for Canada at the HSBC Canada Sevens tournament but a team that had struggled recently found some confidence and managed to move up the overall series standings.

Raptors' Scottie Barnes named NBA rookie of the year finalist

NEW YORK — Toronto Raptors forward Scottie Barnes is a finalist for the NBA's rookie of the year.
Spieth beats Cantlay with playoff bunker shot to 7 inches

Spieth beats Cantlay with playoff bunker shot to 7 inches

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Thinking he might have a chance for a playoff, Jordan Spieth rolled in a 10-foot birdie on the 18th hole in regulation. He made an even bigger shot at Habour Town's signature hole in a playoff to win the RBC Heritage.