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June 18, 2018 3:46 PM Roseanne TV show spinoff making progress at ABC without Barr

Barr, whose show was axed after she called Valerie Jarrett, the former senior adviser to former U.S. President Barack Obama, the baby of the “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes,” has “tentatively agreed” to waive any financial and creative rights to the spinoff, according to the outlet. The rumoured second take would focus on Darlene (Sara Gilbert) 7

June 17, 2018 11:10 PM Johanna Konta snubs umpire as Ashleigh Barty wins Nottingham final

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND—Johanna Konta failed to shake the umpire’s hand on Sunday after a bad-tempered end to the Nottingham Open final, with Ashleigh Barty winning 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. After the first two sets were shared, Konta recovered from 4-1 down in the decider to level at 4-4 but got angry with umpire Paula Vieira Souza for not overruling a Barty shot that looked 6

June 17, 2018 10:46 PM Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

An Egypt team official has confirmed goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy declined to receive a player of the match trophy at the World Cup for religious reasons. The trophy, an artistic red goblet, is sponsored by Budweiser. Islam prohibits the consumption of alcohol. Egypt team director Ihab Leheta told The Associated Press on Sunday that Elshenawy said a "few words" 7

June 17, 2018 8:11 PM Switzerland holds favoured Brazil to draw at World Cup

Steven Zuber's header cancels out Coutinho's long-distance volley Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead in the 20th minute 6

June 17, 2018 4:41 PM Canada's Auger-Aliassime repeats as champ at Challenger tennis event

Montreal teen is No. 170 in ATP rankings Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime defended his ATP Challenger Sopra Steria Open title on Sunday in Lyon, France. The 17-year-old from Montreal beat 22-year-old Johan Sebastien Tatlot of France 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-2 on the clay court. After dropping the first set in a tiebreak, Auger-Aliassime broke Tatlot to go up 6-5 in the second 4

June 17, 2018 1:15 PM Milos Raonic sees positives in loss to Roger Federer

Thornhill, Ont., native defeated by Swiss star in Mercedes Cup final Raonic, who sat out some clay-court tournaments, including the French Open, with an undisclosed injury last month, fell 6-4, 7-6 (3) to Federer in Sunday's title match on grass. Federer, also marking his return from three months off, is assured of reclaiming the No. 1 ranking from Rafael 8

June 17, 2018 9:00 AM Former Cree leader testifies at public inquiry about racist treatment at Val-d'Or hospital

William Mianscum says there's a pressing need to educate health care workers about Indigenous realities A former Cree leader says he experienced racism at a northern Quebec hospital and that health care workers should be educated about the Indigenous patients they serve. William Mianscum, a former chair of the Cree School Board and past chief of the James 4

June 17, 2018 1:28 AM Roughriders sack master throws Ray’s Argonauts for a loss

Argos head coach Marc Trestman said the pressure from Hughes and Saskatchewan’s front four disrupted his club’s timing and put them in an early hole. “I don’t think we were clean in our run game. We certainly weren’t clean in throwing the football, either,” Trestman said. “We didn’t play as well as we’re capable of playing. We did get better in the second 7

June 16, 2018 3:32 PM Messi misses penalty kick as Iceland holds Argentina to draw

Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup on Saturday. Lionel Messi missed yet another penalty kick and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina in an impressive World Cup debut on Saturday. Messi failed to give his team the lead when his 64th-minute penalty was stopped by Hannes 8

June 15, 2018 1:09 AM Wind puts Dustin Johnson to test at U.S. Open

Piercy, the last man in the 156-man field as an alternate from qualifying, was so disgusted with his game in his final practice round that he walked off the course. He dropped only two shots, both on par 3s, and was the first to post a 69. Poulter also played in the morning, while Johnson and Henley played in the afternoon as the wind reached its full strength 9