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Pacific FC downs Cavalry FC 1-0 in Canadian championship, Toronto FC next

Pacific FC downs Cavalry FC 1-0 in Canadian championship, Toronto FC next

CALGARY — Having dispatched one Major League Soccer club in the Canadian Championship, Pacific FC must do that again to continue its march to a title. Pacific blanked Canadian Premier League counterpart Cavalry FC 1-0 in Wednesday's quarterfinal.
Tiger-Cats win 24-7, hand Redblacks fifth straight loss

Tiger-Cats win 24-7, hand Redblacks fifth straight loss

OTTAWA — Things seem to be going from bad to worse for the Ottawa Redblacks. Ottawa dropped its fifth straight game after losing 24-7 to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wednesday night at TD Place, and lost its first and second string quarterbacks to injury.
Toronto FC dispatches York United FC 4-0 n Canadian Championship quarterfinal

Toronto FC dispatches York United FC 4-0 n Canadian Championship quarterfinal

TORONTO — On a miserable rain-drenched night when scuba gear was probably the most appropriate dress, Toronto FC's quality shone through.
Kiermaier hit in apparent retribution, Rays clinch playoffs

Kiermaier hit in apparent retribution, Rays clinch playoffs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hit by a pitch in what appeared to be retribution for scooping up a Toronto scouting report, Kevin Kiermaier hopes to see the Blue Jays in the playoffs.
Vancouver Canucks sign forward Alex Chiasson to professional tryout contract

Vancouver Canucks sign forward Alex Chiasson to professional tryout contract

VANCOUVER — Forward Alex Chiasson is getting a shot with the Vancouver Canucks. The team announced Wednesday that it has signed the 30-year-old right-winger to a professional tryout contract ahead of training camp.

CF Montreal beats HFX Wanderers, advance to semifinals

CF Montreal has claimed the second of four semifinal spots in the Canadian Championship by beating Canadian Premier League side HFX Wanderers 3-1 on Wednesday.
Suits against Ohio State over sex abuse by doc are dismissed

Suits against Ohio State over sex abuse by doc are dismissed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge dismissed some of the biggest remaining lawsuits over Ohio State's failure to stop decades-old sexual abuse by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, saying Wednesday it’s indisputable Strauss abused hundreds
Long curling qualifying road to Beijing Olympics makes stop in Ottawa

Long curling qualifying road to Beijing Olympics makes stop in Ottawa

Jill Brothers had been hoping there might be an outside chance her team could somehow find its way into the Home Hardware Curling Pre-Trials field next month in her hometown of Liverpool, N.S.
Negotiations for unsigned Canucks stars Pettersson, Hughes 'complex': GM

Negotiations for unsigned Canucks stars Pettersson, Hughes 'complex': GM

VANCOUVER — There'll be some glaring absences as the Vancouver Canucks return to the ice this week.
Leafs eager to move beyond past failures: 'We don't carry the burden of 54 years'

Leafs eager to move beyond past failures: 'We don't carry the burden of 54 years'

TORONTO — Kyle Dubas heard the outside noise clamouring for off-season change.