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CFL, Alouettes confirm jointly that Montreal co-owner Sidney Spiegel has passed away

MONTREAL — The COVID-19 pandemic robbed the Montreal Alouettes of a 2020 season and co-owner Sidney Spiegel the chance to see his franchise play. Spiegel died Wednesday in Toronto.
Canada captures Olympic gold in women's eight; soccer women advance to semis

Canada captures Olympic gold in women's eight; soccer women advance to semis

It was a gold medal nearly 30 years in making, and it came in dominant fashion on Tokyo Bay. Canada women's eight led from start to finish at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, racing to its first gold medal in the event since the 1992 Barcelona Games.
Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games

Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games

TOKYO (AP) — Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo on Friday following record spikes in infections as the capital hosts the Olympics.
Blue Jays finally return to Rogers Centre to open three-game set with Royals

Blue Jays finally return to Rogers Centre to open three-game set with Royals

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have wrapped up an extended road trip down south and finally flown north — back home to Rogers Centre.
Canada loses heartbreaker to Mexico on late goal at Gold Cup semifinal in Houston

Canada loses heartbreaker to Mexico on late goal at Gold Cup semifinal in Houston

HOUSTON — A gutted Canada exited the Gold Cup on Thursday, sent home by a heartbreaking 99th-minute goal in a 2-1 loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF tournament semifinal.
Raptors draft pick Scottie Barnes willing to work

Raptors draft pick Scottie Barnes willing to work

Scottie Barnes believes he can be one of the best players in the NBA — and he's planning to become that icon by working hard for the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors selected Barnes, a 19-year-old Florida State forward, with the No.
Canada's Joshua Primo, Chris Duarte selected back-to-back in Round 1 of NBA draft

Canada's Joshua Primo, Chris Duarte selected back-to-back in Round 1 of NBA draft

Toronto's Joshua Primo was the first of two Canadians to be selected back-to-back in the first round of Thursday's NBA draft. The 18-year-old guard from the University of Alabama was taken 12th overall by the San Antonio Spurs.
Guerrero hits 3-run homer out of Fenway as Jays rout Red Sox

Guerrero hits 3-run homer out of Fenway as Jays rout Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer all the way out of Fenway Park, Hyun Jin Ryu held Boston to two hits over six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Red Sox 13-1 on Thursday night.
Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, dies at 87

Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, dies at 87

DETROIT (AP) — Famous for gazing over eyeglasses worn on the end of his nose, Carl Levin seemed at ease wherever he went, whether attending a college football game back home in Michigan or taking on a multibillion-dollar corporation before cameras on
Canadian women's eight crew captures rowing gold; first in event since 1992

Canadian women's eight crew captures rowing gold; first in event since 1992

TOKYO — The Canadian women's eight rowing crew has captured gold at the Tokyo Olympics. The eight rowers crossed the line first in Friday's final in a time of five minutes 59.13 seconds at Sea Forest Waterway.