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August 15, 2018 3:38 PM Raptors 905 make history by hiring Canadian Olympian Tamara Tatham

“I think hiring Canadian coaches is what I can do right away,” Mahlalela said last weekend while conducting a coaching clinic in Mississauga. “I was given an opportunity as a young Canadian to work in the professional ranks and I need then to give that back. And that’s what I’m going to do with my staff.” A graduate of the University of Massachusetts 6

August 13, 2018 2:16 PM IndyCar leader Scott Dixon signs extension with Ganassi

The New Zealand native has won the Indianapolis 500 and his 44 career victories trail only A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti on the all-time win list. At 38, he’s leading the series in pursuit of his fifth IndyCar title. Dixon has three wins this season and leads Alexander Rossi by 46 points in the standings with four races remaining. “I think when you mention 9

August 9, 2018 5:25 PM Hamilton’s Kia Nurse signs one-year deal with Australian basketball team

The 22-year-old guard from Hamilton is currently playing in her first season with the New York Liberty of the WNBA. She scored 20 points Monday in her first career start. Earlier this season she scored 34 points off the bench in a game against Indiana, setting franchise records for most points in a game by a rookie and most points by a reserve. The six-foot 13

August 8, 2018 9:15 PM Bartolo Colon has sights set on Marichal’s innings’ mark

ARLINGTON, TEXAS—Bartolo Colon still has another lofty goal after becoming the top winning pitcher from Latin America. “This year is almost getting close to the end. But there is one thing that I will look for, is Juan Marichal has more innings than me,” Colon said through a translator. But there likely won’t be enough time left in his 21st big-league 11

August 7, 2018 10:12 PM Blue Jays place 3B Brandon Drury on 10-day DL with hand injury

Brandon Drury showed up in the Blue Jays dugout at Rogers Centre on Tuesday with his hand in a cast to protect a fracture at the base of the fifth metacarpal on his left hand, an injury he suspects happened when the third baseman was hit by a pitch on July 24 while still a member of the New York Yankees. Two days after that at-bat, the 25-year-old was acquired 12

August 7, 2018 8:30 PM Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita dead at 78

He was named one of the top 100 NHL players of all time by The Canadian Press in 2017. Mikita remains the only NHL player in history to win the Art Ross (scoring champion), Hart (MVP) and Lady Byng (sportsmanship) trophies in the same season, and he accomplished the feat in consecutive years in 1967 and 1968. He became the first player to have his jersey 13

August 6, 2018 12:45 AM Justin Thomas dominates to win the Bridgestone Invitational

Firestone has held tour events since the Rubber City Open in 1954. The World Series of Golf began in 1962, and it became an official PGA Tour event in 1976. In many respects, it was the precursor to the World Golf Championships by bringing in winners from around the world. Bridgestone shifted its title sponsorship to the PGA Tour Champions, which will bring 15

August 5, 2018 12:50 AM Canada’s Rebecca Marino one win from Rogers Cup main draw

Canada’s Rebecca Marino is one win away from playing in the main draw of the Rogers Cup for the first time since 2011. The 27-year-old from Vancouver upset Vera Lapko of Belarus 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of qualifying for the women’s tournament on Saturday in Montreal. Marino returned to pro tennis this year after almost five years away from the sport 15

August 2, 2018 8:46 PM Toronto is already special to Blue Jays prospect waiting for his next chance

Billy McKinney has only been a part of the Blue Jays organization for a week but his whole big-league career has played out at Rogers Centre. The 23-year-old outfielder was called up by his former team, the New York Yankees, on the second day of the season to take Aaron Hicks’ roster spot, after the centre fielder was hurt on opening day. McKinney made his major-league 10

August 1, 2018 3:14 PM Serena Williams loses to Johanna Konta in most lopsided defeat of career

She pumped her left arm and yelled “yes!” after winning the first point of the second game in the second. Williams then outlasted Konta for a long third point but was unable to hold serve. “It’s difficult, I guess. It’s not I guess, for sure,” she said of trying to find that consistency again. Williams, wearing a long-sleeved red dress and headband and cheered 14