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  • World-Cup picker sloth to be honoured
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-31 1:00 AM

    TORONTO - A two-toed sloth at the Toronto Zoo which showed a burst of speed when he accurately predicted the winner of the World Cup is to be honoured today.

  • Sorting out the claims after pipe break: Who pays?Sorting out the claims after pipe break: Who pays?
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-31 12:40 AM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.

  • Century-old pipe break points to national problemCentury-old pipe break points to national problem
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 11:28 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

  • Wednesday's Scoreboard
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 10:47 PM

    Wednesday's Games

  • Whitecaps and Fire play to 0-0 draw
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 8:19 PM

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Traction remains hard to come by for the Vancouver Whitecaps.

  • Toronto beats Boston 6-1 to sweep Red SoxToronto beats Boston 6-1 to sweep Red Sox
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 7:55 PM

    BOSTON - As his winless streak stretched toward a third month and his ERA continued to climb, Mark Buehrle began to have doubts.

  • 6 treated for carbon monoxide during UCLA cleanup
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 7:55 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Authorities say 6 people who were helping clean up UCLA's flooded Pauley Pavilion are being treated for exposure to carbon monoxide.

  • DC United beats Toronto FC 3-0
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 7:45 PM

    WASHINGTON - Toronto FC coach Ryan Nelsen could probably provide a slew of reasons for his team's recent slide. But after TFC's 3-0 loss to D.C. United on Wednesday, he boiled it down to a simple explanation.

  • Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 7:17 PM

    CLEVELAND - The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. The trade doesn't mean they're going to surrender the season.

  • Players describe punch that killed soccer refereePlayers describe punch that killed soccer referee
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 6:23 PM

    LIVONIA, Mich. - A soccer referee who was fatally punched by a player during a recreational game in suburban Detroit did not expect the attack, one of the player's teammates testified Wednesday.

  • Scully humbled to return to Dodgers booth in '15Scully humbled to return to Dodgers booth in '15
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 6:23 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Vin Scully poked fun at himself after word came out that he plans to return for his record 66th season in the Los Angeles Dodgers' broadcast booth next year.

  • Bolt upset over report he criticized Glasgow GamesBolt upset over report he criticized Glasgow Games
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 5:23 PM

    GLASGOW, Scotland - Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt caused a stir at the Commonwealth Games.

  • De Santis out as Impact sporting directorDe Santis out as Impact sporting director
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 4:25 PM

    MONTREAL - It will be up to Frank Klopas to salvage something from an all-but lost 2014 season and try to build the Montreal Impact into a winning team.

  • Canada's Drouin, Theisen-Eaton win goldCanada's Drouin, Theisen-Eaton win gold
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 3:48 PM

    GLASGOW, Scotland - There was a moment Wednesday night when Derek Drouin was waiting to make his final attempt in high jump. In the tunnel to the track, Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Jessica Zelinka were waiting for their final event of the heptathlon.

  • Gable feels CFL milestone still within reach
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 3:32 PM

    He's got some work to do but C.J. Gable hasn't given up on his goal to re-write the CFL record book this season.

  • UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops historyUCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 3:29 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged.

  • Hockey Canada drives home message at campHockey Canada drives home message at camp
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 2:59 PM

    CALGARY - It didn't take long for "the Canadian way" to become a mantra at Hockey Canada's massive under-17 men's hockey camp.

  • Diaz back in UFC, but still doesn't like fightingDiaz back in UFC, but still doesn't like fighting
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 1:55 PM

    TORONTO - Veteran mixed martial artist Nick Diaz says he is ready to return to the cage despite the fact that he does not enjoy fighting.

  • Canada wins three more wrestling goldCanada wins three more wrestling gold
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 1:48 PM

    GLASGOW, Scotland - Canadian wrestlers added three more gold medals in Wednesday's action at the Commonwealth Games.

  • LeFevour looking for second win for TicatsLeFevour looking for second win for Ticats
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 1:39 PM

    Dan LeFevour has a tough act to follow: His own.

  • Canada's Benfeito and Filion win diving goldCanada's Benfeito and Filion win diving gold
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 12:51 PM

    EDINBURGH, Scotland - Meaghan Benfeito couldn't hide her disappointment.

  • Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallonsPipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 5:22 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

  • Pipe that spewed 20M gallons near UCLA shut offPipe that spewed 20M gallons near UCLA shut off
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 11:06 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Work crews have stopped the last of the water gushing from a 30-inch pipe near the University of California, Los Angeles some 30 hours after it burst.

  • Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallonsPipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 8:27 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

  • Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallonsPipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 8:27 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

  • Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallonsPipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 5:53 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

  • Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallonsPipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 5:53 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

  • Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallonsPipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 5:53 PM

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

  • Nadal out of Rogers Cup with wrist injuryNadal out of Rogers Cup with wrist injury
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 12:18 PM

    TORONTO - A wrist injury will prevent Rafael Nadal from defending his title at next week's Rogers Cup in Toronto.

  • Canadiens hire coaches Lacroix, RamageCanadiens hire coaches Lacroix, Ramage
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-30 10:26 AM

    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens hired Dan Lacroix as assistant coach and Rob Ramage as player development coach, and also gave new responsibilities to some management personnel on Wednesday.

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