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Caps' Carlson, Pens' Jarry, Sabres' Eichel named NHL three stars of the week

NEW YORK — Washington Capitals defenceman John Carlson, Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry and Buffalo Sabres centre Jack Eichel have been named the NHL's three stars of the week.
Tennis star Andreescu wins Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year

Tennis star Andreescu wins Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year

TORONTO — Tennis star Bianca Andreescu has won the 2019 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year. Andreescu is the first tennis player to win the award. The native of Mississauga, Ont.

Montreal to host inaugural world sprint and team triathlon championships in 2022

Montreal will host the inaugural world sprint and team triathlon championships in 2022. The International Triathlon Union made the announcement Monday.
Toronto Blue Jays promote Jose Ministral to head athletic trainer

Toronto Blue Jays promote Jose Ministral to head athletic trainer

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have promoted Jose Ministral to head athletic trainer. Ministral joined the Blue Jays in 2013 as an assistant athletic training co-ordinator, and was the club's assistant athletic trainer over the past two seasons.
Anti-doping agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

Anti-doping agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its athletes will still be able to compete if they can show

Australia's Queensland state will bid for 2032 Olympics

BRISBANE, Australia — Australia's Queensland state will bid to host to the 2032 Olympic Games and Paralympics, state premier Annastacia Palaszczuk told reporters Monday.
Rams stay in playoff hunt, end Seahawks' 5-game streak

Rams stay in playoff hunt, end Seahawks' 5-game streak

LOS ANGELES — When Todd Gurley flattened Tre Flowers with a brutal stiff arm on his path to Los Angeles' final touchdown, the Rams delivered a clear message right to the face of the Seahawks and the NFL.

Sunday's Games

Sunday's Games NFL Green Bay 20 Washington 15 Minnesota 20 Detroit 7 Atlanta 40 Carolina 20 San Francisco 48 New Orleans 46 Cleveland 27 Cincinnati 19 Tampa Bay 38 Indianapolis 35 Denver 38 Houston 24 N.Y. Jets 22 Miami 21 Baltimore 24 Buffalo 17 L.

Martino leads Canada East past Canada West 5-1 at world junior-A challenge

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — Ayrton Martino scored twice and added two assists as Canada East beat Canada West 5-1 on Sunday at the world junior-A challenge.
Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win in Edmonton; Buffalo snaps two-game skid

Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win in Edmonton; Buffalo snaps two-game skid

EDMONTON — It was a win that the Buffalo Sabres really wanted to go out and get for head coach Ralph Kreuger. Colin Miller scored in overtime as the Sabres emerged with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.