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Canada’s Vasek Pospisil unleashed 26 winners to defeat Slovakia’s Jozef Kovalik in straight sets 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday. The victory was Popisil’s first main draw win at the U.S. Open since 2011. more »
Canada's Sidney Crosby and Patrick Kane of the United States undoubtedly will stand out at next month's World Cup of Hockey. But there are several talented players fans aren't as familiar with that could make an immediate impact. more »
The Toronto FC has issued a statement on Twitter apologizing for the offensive sign one of the soccer club's fans held up at a recent game against the Montreal Impact, but some say the apology misses the point. more »