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May 26, 2018 2:37 AM Toronto Marlies to play for Calder Cup

The Toronto Marlies edged the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 3-1 Friday night to complete a 4-0 series sweep in their AHL Eastern Conference final and advance to the Calder Cup championship series. The Marlies have a chance to win their first AHL championship; they’ll have to get by either Texas or Rockford, still vying for the Western Conference title 6

May 25, 2018 4:27 PM Canadian Peter Polansky fails to qualify for French Open

Canada's Peter Polansky was eliminated from the French Open qualification draw Friday after dropping a 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3) decision to Slovakia's Jozef Kovalik. Polansky, from Thornhill, Ont., needed a win to reach the main draw of the Grand Slam tournament. Canada's Peter Polansky was eliminated from the French Open qualification draw Friday after dropping 7

May 25, 2018 1:07 AM Toronto FC looks to build up some momentum

“I think it’s a great game for Clint,” Vanney said. “To me, I think he’s established (himself as a No. 1 goalkeeper in the league) over the years. Every time he gets an opportunity he makes good with his opportunity.” That record isn’t a reflection Irwin’s abilities. In two of those games, the shot stopper lined up behind Toronto’s second team as the first 7

May 25, 2018 12:46 AM Rejuvenated Matt Black sets the pace for Argos secondary

“We’re hopeful that he lands on his feet next week somewhere,” Trestman said last summer after the roster move. “You never worry about Matt. He’s a class act. Great character.” But six days later the club brought him back — and on the last play of the season’s final game, Black made the interception that sealed the Argos’ Grey Cup win over the Calgary 6

May 24, 2018 5:30 PM On Chesil Beach, honeymoon dreams run aground

Rock ’n’ roll is on the radio and the Pill is just over the horizon, but to the earnest bedroom fumblers of On Chesil Beach, it might as well be 1862 as 1962, for all they know about sex. Newlyweds Edward (Billy Howle, Dunkirk) and Florence (Saoirse Ronan) are in love, but only one of them is in lust. Edward is eager to consummate his newly uttered marital 7

May 24, 2018 4:03 PM Milos Raonic needs health, stability to reach his Grand Slam goals

Injuries, coaching instability has derailed Canadian's ascent since breakout 2016 season Earlier this week, Raonic announced that he won't be participating at Roland Garros with an undisclosed injury. The 27-year-old's health has made more headlines than his actual play the past couple of seasons, derailing his promising career. In 2016, Raonic appeared 8

May 24, 2018 2:53 AM North Korea slams Pence remark, threatens to back out of summit

TOKYO—North Korea has renewed its threat to pull out of a summit next month with President Donald Trump, saying it is just as ready to meet in a nuclear confrontation as at the negotiating table. Pyongyang’s latest salvo follows recent comments by U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence suggesting the North may end up like Libya if it doesn’t move forward with denuclearization 6

May 22, 2018 4:35 PM Canadian Peter Polansky wins 1st-round qualification match at French Open

Thornhill, Ont., native looking for 1st Roland-Garros berth since 2014 Canada's Peter Polansky defeated Norbert Gombos of Slovakia in first-round qualifying play Tuesday at the French Open. Polansky, the No. 14 seed from Thornhill, Ont., needed two hours 10 minutes to complete the 6-2, 6-7 (3), 6-2 victory. In early women's play, Montreal's Francoise 13

May 22, 2018 3:35 AM Capitals blank Lightning to force Game 7

The Capitals outhit the Lightning 39-19 and outshot them 34-24, bruising and battering them all over the ice. Orpik separated Cedric Paquette from the puck twice on one shift, Ovechkin levelled rookie Yanni Gourde and Wilson was his usual self, dishing out a handful of crushing bodychecks. With a physical tone set, the Capitals kept testing Vasilevskiy 8

May 21, 2018 9:56 PM Montreal's Auger-Aliassime moves on in French Open qualifier

Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated South Africa's Lloyd Harris 6-4, 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the men's qualifying tournament of the French Open. He will face Spain's Jaume Munar on Wednesday in the next round of the qualifying tournament. Also, Vancouver's Filip Peliwo lost to France's Constant Lestienne 7-5, 6-2. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond 8