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Raptors ready for a season-opener unlike any other after a year spent south of border

Raptors ready for a season-opener unlike any other after a year spent south of border

TORONTO — Nick Nurse says he can always feel a buzz in the air a couple of days out from a Raptors home game in Toronto — an agreeable hum the coach hasn't felt in nearly two years.
Canadian women happy to be back together for home games against New Zealand

Canadian women happy to be back together for home games against New Zealand

Some 2 1/2 months after winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics, Desiree Scott says she is still pinching herself.
FIFA, Qatar team up with WHO for World Cup health promotion

FIFA, Qatar team up with WHO for World Cup health promotion

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA and Qatari organizers of next year's World Cup teamed up with the World Health Organization on Monday to use soccer’s marquee event for promoting public health.
Protestors disrupt flame lighting for Beijing Winter Games

Protestors disrupt flame lighting for Beijing Winter Games

OLYMPIA, Greece — Three activists protesting human rights abuses in China have sneaked into the archaeological site where the flame lighting ceremony for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics is being held and ran toward the Temple of Hera holding a Tibet
Vancouver Whitecaps still in playoff race after 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City

Vancouver Whitecaps still in playoff race after 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps will continue their battle for a playoff spot after earning a crucial 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.

Scoreboard for Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021

Sunday's Games MLB Post-season National League Championship Series Atlanta 5 Los Angeles 4 (Atlanta leads series 2-0) --- NHL Ottawa Senators 3 Dallas Stars 2 --- AHL Hershey 2 Lehigh Valley 1 Hartford 4 Providence 3 (SO) Utica 6 Rochester 2 Springfi
Another walk-off: Braves beat Dodgers 5-4, lead NLCS 2-0

Another walk-off: Braves beat Dodgers 5-4, lead NLCS 2-0

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves won with a walk-off hit for the second night in a row when Eddie Rosario lined a two-out single off shortstop Corey Seager’s glove, giving Atlanta a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night and a 2-0 NL Champ

Abbotsford Canucks win first AHL game of inaugural season

ONTARIO, Calif. — The Abbotsford Canucks have a win in the American Hockey League. The league's newest franchise defeated the Ontario Reign 3-2 in a shootout on Sunday for the first victory of its inaugural season.

WHL Roundup: Winnipeg Ice top Broncos 3-1, remain perfect to start season

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Ice notched their seventh consecutive victory to begin the Western Hockey League season by defeating the Swift Current Broncos 3-1 on Sunday.
Norrie, Badosa are 1st-time winners at Indian Wells

Norrie, Badosa are 1st-time winners at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Norrie beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open, giving the tournament its first champion ranked outside of the Top 25 since 2010.