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Canadian divers Gosselin-Paradis and Pitman win men's 10-metre synchro gold

MADRID — Canadian divers Laurent Gosselin-Paradis and Ethan Pitman opened the FINA Grand Prix circuit with a victory in the men's 10-metre synchro on Sunday. Gosselin-Paradis, from Montreal, and Pitman, from Edmonton, finished first with 382.
Former star SS Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays hits leader

Former star SS Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays hits leader

TORONTO — Tony Fernández, a stylish shortstop who made five All-Star teams during his 17 seasons in the major leagues and helped the Toronto Blue Jays win the 1993 World Series, died Sunday after complications from a kidney disease. He was 57.

Canadian men's relay team wins World Cup gold in short-track speedskating

DORDRECHT, Netherlands — The Canadian men's relay team won speedskating gold at the Dordrecht ISU World Cup Short Track competition on Sunday. Steven Dubois of Lachenaie, Que., Charles Hamelin of Saint-Julie, Que.

Canada's Auger-Aliassime falls to Gael Monfils in Rotterdam final

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision to Gael Monfils of France in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Sunday. Monfils, the world No.
Nigerian rookie making a name with Toronto FC, just not his first name

Nigerian rookie making a name with Toronto FC, just not his first name

With three goals in three straight games, rookie forward Ifunanyachi Achara is making a name for himself at Toronto FC training camp. It's just not his first name, which is a handful. Friends don't even bother with it.
Vlhova wins slalom to overtake absent Shiffrin in standings

Vlhova wins slalom to overtake absent Shiffrin in standings

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia — Petra Vlhova won her third straight women’s World Cup slalom Sunday to overtake the absent Mikaela Shiffrin on the top of the discipline standings.
Alex Nylander scores twice, Blackhawks beat Flames to snap five-game winless skid

Alex Nylander scores twice, Blackhawks beat Flames to snap five-game winless skid

CALGARY — Alex Nylander was one of a handful of struggling Blackhawks players to hit the score sheet on Saturday night. Led by Nylander's two goals, Chicago snapped a five-game winless skid with an 8-4 victory over the Calgary Flames.
Canada's Laurent Dubreuil wins speedskating silver in men's 1,000 metres

Canada's Laurent Dubreuil wins speedskating silver in men's 1,000 metres

KEARNS, Utah — Canada's Laurent Dubreuil skated to a bronze medal in the men's 1,000-metre on Saturday at the speedskating world single distance championships.
Jones Jr., Adebayo, Hield winners at epic All-Star Saturday

Jones Jr., Adebayo, Hield winners at epic All-Star Saturday

CHICAGO — Aaron Gordon lost another epic dunk contest. And it was by a couple of inches — namely, the top of Tacko Fall’s head. Derrick Jones Jr.
Jack Campbell wins third game for Toronto as Maple Leafs down Senators 4-2

Jack Campbell wins third game for Toronto as Maple Leafs down Senators 4-2

OTTAWA — Jack Campbell hasn't been with the Toronto Maple Leafs for very long, but he's already made an impact. Campbell stopped 24 shots in a 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night to improve his record to 3-0-1 since being acquired Feb.