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Kentucky coach John Calipari believes Canada shaped Nuggets star Jamal Murray

Kentucky coach John Calipari believes Canada shaped Nuggets star Jamal Murray

John Calipari believes Jamal Murray's humble upbringing in Canada continues to play dividends for the Denver Nuggets star. The Basketball Hall of Fame coach at the University of Kentucky had Murray on his Wildcats team for the 2015-16 season.

Canada's Murray plans to stay politically active through NBA Western final

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Canada's Jamal Murray is going to keep using his platform to bring attention to racial injustice as he leads his Denver Nuggets in the NBA's Western Conference final. Murray, from Kitchener, Ont.
Canada's top curling teams scramble for competition amid pandemic

Canada's top curling teams scramble for competition amid pandemic

Canada's top curling teams are trying to cobble together a competitive fall season despite the COVID-19 pandemic decimating the calendar.
Osaka says she's out of French Open with injured hamstring

Osaka says she's out of French Open with injured hamstring

PARIS — U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open because of an injured left hamstring. Osaka joins defending champion Ash Barty in skipping the French Open, which opens on Sept. 27 in Paris.

New York Riptide take Jeff Teat No. 1 overall in National Lacrosse League draft

Highly touted forward Jeff Teat was selected first overall by the New York Riptide in the National Lacrosse League draft on Thursday night. Teat, from Brampton, Ont.
Yanks hit 5 HR in inning, top Toronto 10-7 for 8-game streak

Yanks hit 5 HR in inning, top Toronto 10-7 for 8-game streak

NEW YORK — Brett Gardner, DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit homered on consecutive pitches for the New York Yankees -- and that was just the start of the night’s power surge. By the time the Bombers’ barrage was over, the Yankees had hit a record-setting 1.
Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON — Five years after socially distancing from the Prince of Wales Trophy and losing in the Stanley Cup Final, the Tampa Bay Lightning got their hands on and arms around it to embrace their Eastern Conference championship.

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Comeback Heat do it again, rally past Celtics for 2-0 lead

Comeback Heat do it again, rally past Celtics for 2-0 lead

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Down by 14 in Game 1, the Miami Heat found a way. Down by 17 in Game 2, they did it again Thursday night.
Thomas takes US Open lead with 65 on soft, kind Winged Foot

Thomas takes US Open lead with 65 on soft, kind Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — All that hype over how tough the U.S. Open can be at Winged Foot. All that history of so many scores over par. Thursday brought a surprise: All those red numbers.