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  • In his return to racing, Tony Stewart slammed the wall twice and settled for a dismal 41st-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, leaving him in a must-win situation next weekend at Richmond to make NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Jamie Squire Getty ImagesTony Stewart's return to race track marred by collision
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-01 1:10 AM

    In his first event since his sprint car struck and killed a fellow driver, Tony Stewart slammed the wall twice and settled for a dismal 41st-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday.

  • Members of the women’s Canadian eight team, front, finished second to the Americans, back, at the world rowing championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Phil Nijhuis Associated PressCanadian women's eight win silver at rowing worlds
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-01 12:42 AM

    Canada's women's eight captured a silver medal on the final day of the World Rowing Championships.

  • jermain defoe Canadian PressJermain Defoe: Should Toronto FC let him go?
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 11:18 PM

    With the firing of Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelsen and five of his assistants on Sunday official, the attention now turns to striker Jermain Defoe, who reportedly wants out. So what should the Reds do with their star forward?

  • Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe reportedly doesn't like the direction of the club and wants out, with England's Queens Park Rangers a likely destination. Jonathan Hayward Canadian PressJermain Defoe: Should TFC let him go?
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 11:18 PM

    With the firing of Toronto FC manager Ryan Neslen and five of his assistants on Sunday official, the attention now turns to striker Jermain Defoe, who reportedly wants out. So what should the Reds do with their star forward?

  • Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe reportedly doesn't like the direction of the club and wants out, with England's Queens Park Rangers a likely destination. Jonathan Hayward Canadian PressShould TFC let Jermain Defoe go?
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 11:18 PM

    With the firing of Toronto FC manager Ryan Neslen and five of his assistant on Sunday official, the attention now turns to striker Jermain Defoe, who reportedly wants out. So what should the Reds with their star forward?

  • Serena Williams, left, inquired about the protective right arm sleeve of Milos Raonic, asking the Canadian on Twitter if it would improve her serve. Associated Press Getty ImagesSerena Williams wants Milos Raonic's right arm sleeve
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 9:26 PM

    Serena Williams inquired about the protective right arm sleeve of Milos Raonic, asking the Canadian on Twitter if it would improve her serve.

  • Samantha Craggs CBCTim Hortons Field will be open for Monday's Argonauts-Ticats game
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 12:29 PM

    The stadium will get its occupancy permit to host Monday's scheduled annual Labour Day Classic between the hometown Ticats and the Toronto Argonauts.

  • The Toronto Blue Jays acquired outfielder John Mayberry Jr. from the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday in exchange for minor-league infielder Gustavo Pierre. Al Behrman Associated PressJays acquire John Mayberry Jr. from Philadelphia
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 9:40 PM

    The Toronto Blue Jays acquired outfielder John Mayberry Jr. from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre.

  • Serena Williams left, inquired about the protective right arm sleeve of Milos Raonic, asking the Canadian on Twitter if it would improve her serve. Associated Press Getty ImagesSerena Williams wants Milos Raonic's stylish arm sleeve
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 9:26 PM

    Serena Williams inquired about the protective right arm sleeve of Milos Raonic, asking the Canadian on Twitter if it would improve her serve.

  • Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith, who is due to make $7.5 million US this season, will receive $45 million in guarantees. Chuck Burton Associated PressChiefs' Alex Smith agrees to 4-year, $68M extension: report
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 8:03 PM

    Quarterback Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs agreed Sunday on a $68-million US extension that should keep him in Kansas City through the 2018 season, a person familiar with the contract told the Associated Press.

  • Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Will Ford  30  is congratulated by his teammates Weston Dressler  7 , slotback Chris Getzlaf, centre back, and quarterback Darian Durant during Sunday’s CFL game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Liam Richards Canadian PressRiders win Labour Day thriller against Bombers
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 7:19 PM

    Anthony Allen's 15-yard touchdown run with 28 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter was the difference as the Saskatchewan Roughriders defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 35-30 on Sunday.

  • Former NHL all-star defenceman Carol Vadnais won the Stanley Cup twice, once with Montreal in 1968 and again with Boston in 1972. Steve Babineau NHLI via Getty ImagesCarol Vadnais dies at age 68
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 6:47 PM

    Former NHL defenceman and six-time all-star Carol Vadnais died Sunday at 68 years old.

  • Members of the USA basketball team celebrate during their victory over Turkey Sunday at the Basketball World Cup in Bilbao, Spain. Nathaniel S. Butler NBAE via Getty ImagesU.S. rallies to beat Turkey at Basketball World Cup
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 6:07 PM

    Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

  • Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain collapses after crossing the finish line for a first-place win in Sunday's race at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton. Jason Franson Canadian PressBritain's Alistair Brownlee races to triathlon gold in Edmonton
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 5:55 PM

    Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain has further cemented his status as a big event athlete as he broke away from the field at the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Sunday in Edmonton to win by a 20-second margin.

  • U.S. Open: Maria Sharapova ousted by Caroline Wozniacki
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 2:03 PM

    Caroline Wozniacki eliminated No. 5 Maria Sharapova 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 Sunday in 2 hours, 37 minutes to get back to her first Grand Slam quarter-final in more than two years — and get back in the headlines for reasons other than her personal life.

  • Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., is the only player in women's singles to reach all three Grand Slam semifinals in 2014. Adam Hunger ReutersU.S. Open: Eugenie Bouchard quick to size up Makarova
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 4:44 PM

    Seventh-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., was quick to size up southpaw Ekaterina Makarova, her opponent in the fourth round at the U.S. Open on Monday,

  • Blue Jays rally to beat Yankees
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 4:05 PM

    Melky Cabrera, Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista, with his fifth in as many games, all homered as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees, 4-3 on Sunday.

  • Ryan Nelsen told The Canadian Press that he and his staff were fired Sunday by Toronto FC. Chris Young Canadian PressToronto FC fires Ryan Nelsen, coaching staff
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 2:43 PM

    Toronto FC has fired manager Ryan Nelsen and his entire coaching staff in the wake of Nelsen's public dressing down of general manager Tim Bezbatchenko.

  • David Ferrer hits a two-handed return in a four-set loss to Gilles Simon at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., on Sunday. Julian Finney Getty ImagesU.S. Open: David Ferrer falls to Gilles Simon in 3rd round
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 2:03 PM

    Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first Top 10 men's seed to fall in the U.S. Open, losing to Gilles Simon, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 at Flushing Meadows, N.Y. on Sunday.

  • Sara Errani serves in a 6-3, 2-6, 6-0 victory over Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., on Sunday. Ray Stubblebine ReutersU.S. Open: Sara Errani reaches quarter-finals
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 2:03 PM

    13th-seeded Sara Errani defeated qualifier Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, 6-3, 2-6, 6-0 to end the U.S. Open's most unlikely comeback story at Flushing Meadows, N.Y. on Sunday.

  • Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set a new world record of 79.58 metres in the women's hammer throw at ISTAF Berlin on Sunday. Dean Mouhtaropoulos Getty ImagesAnita Wlodarczyk sets world record in hammer throw
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 1:12 PM

    Reigning European champion Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set a world record of 79.58 metres in the women's hammer throw at the ISTAF athletics meet in Berlin on Sunday.

  • Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers was arrested and jailed Sunday on felony domestic violence charges in San Jose. Ezra Shaw Getty Images49ers' Ray McDonald arrrested on domestic violence charges
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 12:16 PM

    San Jose police confirmed Sunday that defensive tackle Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers was arrested and jailed on felony domestic violence charges.

  • Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard  8  scores from the penalty spot in a 3-0 victory over Spurs at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Eddie Keogh ReutersPremier League: Liverpool romps over Spurs
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 11:17 AM

    Liverpool's speedy attacking unit produced a 3-0 victory at Tottenham on Sunday, though Mario Balotelli failed to score on his return to the Premier League.

  • Weston Dressler speaks to reporters upon returning to Mosaic Stadium in Regina, where the Riders and Bombers play Sunday. Michael Bell Canadian PressRiders host Bombers as Weston Dressler returns
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 10:34 AM

    Fans of the Saskatchewan Roughriders may want to temper their expectations for slotback Weston Dressler ahead of Sunday's game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

  • Algerian soccer hooligans are storming pitches, stoning players and clashing outside stadiums as an outlet for daily frustrations. Jean-Paul Pelissier ReutersSoccer violence in Algeria reflects social unrest
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 10:03 AM

    Algeria is one of the main suppliers of natural gas to Europe, but critics claim its energy wealth has not reached the young people, who have turned toward soccer violence.

  • Portland Timbers' Alvas Powell, from, and teammate Fanendo Adi, celebrate Powell's goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the second half Saturday night. Darryl Dyck Canadian PressTimbers shut down Whitecaps
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-31 12:45 AM

    The Portland Timbers took advantage of several Vancouver Whitecaps defensive blunders for a 3-0 Major League Soccer victory Saturday night which moved them into the final playoff spot in the tight Western Conference.

  • U.S. Open: Eugenie Bouchard survives Zahlavova Strycova
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-30 10:02 PM

    Canadian and Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard pulled out a suddenly tight match Saturday night, edging 30th-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4 to reach the U.S. Open's fourth round for the first time.

  • Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelsen, right, accused GM Tim Bezbatchenko, left, of sabotaging his own team following his comments to the players on Friday to 'take it up a notch.' Canadian PressTFC feud: Has Bezbatchenko sabotaged Reds?
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-30 11:28 PM

    Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelsen was in no mood to dump on his players following the team’s 3-0 loss to New England Saturday night. Instead, he lashed out at GM Tim Bezbatchenko, accusing him of sabotaging his own team with his comments a day earlier. Do you agree with Nelsen? Vote in our poll.

  • Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard needed three sets to defeat Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova at the U.S. Open Saturday in New York. Julian Finney Getty ImagesU.S. Open: Eugenie Bouchard survives Zahlavov Strycova
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-30 10:02 PM

    Canadian and Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard pulled out a suddenly tight match Saturday night, edging 30th-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4 to reach the U.S. Open's fourth round for the first time.

  • Montreal Impact’s Ignacio Piatti, right, scored two goals in victory over the Columbus Crew Saturday. Graham Hughes Canadian PressIgnacio Piatti lifts Impact over Columbus
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-30 9:48 PM

    Recently acquired designated player Ignacio Piatti's first two goals lifted the Montreal Impact to a 2-0 victory over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night.

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