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Brady's return leads NBC to strong Sunday football ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady wins in the television ratings, too.
A look at the 2021 Toronto Blue Jays, an improved team that just missed playoffs

A look at the 2021 Toronto Blue Jays, an improved team that just missed playoffs

TORONTO — A mediocre start was followed by a strong second half as the Toronto Blue Jays made strides in an unusual regular season capped by a memorable final day that left the team achingly close to a post-season return.
Two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League players charged with sexual assault

Two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League players charged with sexual assault

MONTREAL — Two Victoriaville Tigres players have been formally charged with sexual assault stemming from an alleged incident that occurred after the team won the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League title.
Argos special-teams unit faces big challenge trying to contain Ottawa returner Dedmon

Argos special-teams unit faces big challenge trying to contain Ottawa returner Dedmon

TORONTO — A night of watching the Toronto Argonauts kick off to DeVonte Dedmon would suit Mark Nelson just fine. Dedmon will be a person of interest for Toronto (4-3) when it hosts Ottawa (2-5) on Wednesday night.
Quarterbacks Collaros and Evans, receiver Dedmon named CFL top performers

Quarterbacks Collaros and Evans, receiver Dedmon named CFL top performers

TORONTO — Winnipeg quarterback Zach Collaros, Ottawa quarterback Caleb Evans and Redblacks receiver DeVonte Dedmon have been named the top performers for Week 9 of the CFL season.
Hoilett, Wotherspoon to miss Canada's CONCACAF World Cup qualifying game in Mexico

Hoilett, Wotherspoon to miss Canada's CONCACAF World Cup qualifying game in Mexico

Canada will be without forward Junior Hoilett and midfielder David Wotherspoon for Thursday's CONCACAF World Cup qualifying game in Mexico. The two British-based players — Hoilett is with England's Reading while Wotherspoon plays for Scotland's St.
Canada to play Portugal, Belgium in rugby test matches in November

Canada to play Portugal, Belgium in rugby test matches in November

TORONTO — The Canadian men's rugby team will play Portugal and Belgium during the November test window. The tour will take the 21st-ranked Canadians to No. 19 Portugal on Nov. 6 and No. 27 Belgium on Nov. 13.
Caster Semenya working on memoir, 'Silence All the Noise'

Caster Semenya working on memoir, 'Silence All the Noise'

NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya is working on a book about her triumphs as a runner and her experiences as an intersex woman with naturally high testosterone levels, including her battles to be eligible for competition.

Canada's women's national team falls to Trail Smoke Eaters 5-1 in exhibition

Sarah Fillier had the only goal for Canada's women's national hockey team as it fell to the Trail Smoke Eaters 5-1 on Monday. Fillier scored 1:06 into the first period of the exhibition tune-up game in Trail, B.C.
Herbert, Ekeler propel Chargers to 28-14 win over Raiders

Herbert, Ekeler propel Chargers to 28-14 win over Raiders

INGLEWOOD, Calif.