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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 13, 2018 1:55 AM A Rogers Cup roll ends at the feet of Rafa

He high-fived Tsitsipas right back Sunday, first beaming on the sidelines as the young Greek took his speechifying turn before an adoring audience, especially the flag-waving Hellenic contingent. “I had the week of my life. The support I got this week, I never received such a warm welcome from people during competition, so thank you for that.” Nadal 11

August 13, 2018 12:36 AM Canada’s Bismark Boateng gets some vindication with relay gold at NACAC Championships

LONG JUMP LEGEND: While several top performers missed this weekend’s meet, two-time NCAA outdoor champion Marquis Dendy entered the long jump competition, then won it on his first attempt with a leap of 8.29 metres. Dendy entered Sunday’s competition with a long résumé. Two years ago, he jumped 8.26 to win a world indoor title, and this winter he won world 10

August 10, 2018 6:15 PM Ashleigh Barty beats Kiki Bertens to reach Rogers Cup semifinals

The 22-year-old Australian has won her last six hard court matches, including a pair of Fed Cup victories. She is coming off an excellent grass court season in which she won 12 matches, including a tournament title in Nottingham. Bertens fell short of posting a third straight win over a seeded player after ousting Karolina Pliskova and Petra Kvitova 11

August 10, 2018 2:47 PM Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen hospitalized with irregular heartbeat

DENVER—Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen went to the hospital with an irregular heartbeat before a game Thursday against Colorado and will be sent back to Los Angeles for more tests. Manager Dave Roberts said after the Dodgers’ 8-5 win over the Rockies that Jansen was at the hotel earlier in the day and didn’t feel right. Jansen called the trainer and was taken 12

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 8, 2018 7:48 PM Unseeded Cornet upsets Wimbledon champion Kerber at women’s Rogers Cup

MONTREAL—Maria Sharapova continued her bid to climb back to the top of women’s tennis with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over 12th-seeded Daria Kasatkina in the second round of the women’s Rogers Cup on Wednesday. Sharapova, the former world No. 1 who was ranked 149th a year ago after serving a 15-month doping ban, posted a second one-sided win in a row after a 6-1, 6-2 defeat 10

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 7, 2018 2:14 PM Canada beats switzerland 10-0 in round-robin Hlinka Gretzky Cup

EDMONTON—Playing on Canadian ice for the first time since 1996 in what’s now called the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, Team Canada made it a memorable and lopsided homecoming at Rogers Place on Monday, opening with a 10-0 win over Team Switzerland. Canada, the defending champion and gold medallist in 21 of the 27 previous editions of the annual best-on-best under- 13