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Usyk stuns Joshua with unanimous decision victory to become unified heavyweight champion
Sports: Oleksandr Usyk ended Anthony Joshua's second reign as world heavyweight champion Saturday with a unanimous points win in just his third fight since stepping up from the cruiserweight division.
Team Casey Scheidegger books Olympic trials spot with victory over Team Corryn Brown
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Curling: Team Casey Scheidegger defeated Team Corryn Brown 6-4 on Saturday afternoon in Ottawa to earn a berth at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials later this fall in Saskatoon.
Americans led 9-3 in dominant Ryder Cup effort entering Saturday afternoon session
Sports/Golf: The Americans won their third straight session by another 3-1 margin, pushing the lead to 9-3 going into Saturday afternoon's final session before the 12 singles matches at the Ryder Cup.
Canadian women eke out tie with No. 2-ranked Americans at Edmonton rugby 7s event
Sports/Rugby: Renee Gonzalez scored a pair of tries and Sabrina Poulin came off the bench to deliver another with 30 seconds left on the clock, helping Canada to a 26-26 tie against the United States in women's rugby sevens action Saturday in Edmonton.
Kidney donation highlights close-knit nature of Canada's curling community
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Curling: Charles Gagnon and Adam Freilich have been competitors on the ice – but this past week they became lifelong teammates. Freilich has been battling stage five kidney failure, desperately trying to find a donor. This past May, his team took to social media putting a call out for anyone who might be a match and able donate a kidney. Gagnon answered that call.
Ex-Chicago NHL player, who alleges sexual assault by coach, active in probe
Sports/Hockey/NHL: An attorney who represents a former Chicago NHL player who alleges he was sexually assaulted by a then-assistant coach in 2010 said Friday her client has been interviewed as part of the team's review of the accusations.
Tiger Woods' text message spurs American teammates at Ryder Cup
Sports/Golf: Tiger Woods isn't at Whistling Straits, but several U.S. players say he helped inspire them to a big Day 1 lead at the Ryder Cup by sending a group text message through captain Steve Stricker stating he was behind them in their battle to regain the title.
Shapovalov, Isner score lone win for Team World in doubles action at Laver Cup
Sports/Tennis: The pandemic-delayed fourth edition of the Laver Cup — and first without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic participating — began Friday with Team Europe taking a 3-1 lead over Team World thanks to victories in singles from Matteo Berrettini, Casper Ruud and Andrey Rublev.
Twins continue to put dent in Jays' playoff hopes with 2nd consecutive win
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Byron Buxton's two-run homer spoiled Jose Berrios' return to Minnesota and dealt a blow to Toronto's postseason hopes as the Twins beat the Blue Jays 3-1 on Friday night in Minneapolis, Minn.
The ultimate selfless act: Curler Charles Gagnon donates lifesaving kidney to opponent Adam Freilich
Sports: The two curlers normally compete against each other in local bonspiels, but when Adam Freilich went into stage five kidney failure almost two years ago, Charles Gagnon answered the call.
NBA denies Canadian Andrew Wiggins of religious exemption to skip COVID-19 vaccine
Sports/Basketball/NBA: The NBA has denied Canadian Andrew Wiggins's request for a vaccination exemption, leaving him ineligible to play home games for the Golden State Warriors until he meets San Francisco's vaccination requirement.