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Usain Bolt backtracks on Commonwealth Games comments


Usain Bolt used the words "nonsense" and "lies" Wednesday to describe a report by the Times of London that quoted him as saying he was "not really" having fun in Glasgow and the Commonwealth Games were "a bit shit."

Canadian divers Benfeito, Filion win synchro gold


Canada's Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion won the gold medal in women's 10-metre synchronized diving Wednesday at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

Commonwealth Games: Day 7 from Glasgow


Watch live action from the Commonwealth Games all day Wednesday, including Canada's Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Jessica Zelinka in the conclusion of the heptathlon, plus diving and the men's high jump final with Canadian Derek Drouin.

Marcus Stroman, Blue Jays mow down Red Sox


Marcus Stroman mowed down the Red Sox for the second time in five days and Colby Rasmus homered as the Toronto Blue Bays won 4-2 in Boston on Tuesday night.

Michael Sam, Rams embrace sensitivity session


Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, and the St. Louis Rams look to be uniquely prepared as NFL teams hold sensitivity sessions during training camp.

Player awarded $940K in Jose Offerman bat attack

Offerman Bat Attack Baseball

John Nathans, a minor-league baseball player hit by former major leaguer Jose Offerman in a 2007 baseball bat attack was awarded $940,000 by a Connecticut jury in a lawsuit.


Byron Scott, Lakers rekindle Showtime


The Los Angeles Lakers trotted out "Showtime" greats in Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes to welcome aboard Byron Scott as head coach on Tuesday.

Leafs ink Jake Gardiner to 5-year, $20.25M deal


The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Jake Gardiner to a five-year, $20.25-million US contract extension, according to several media reports.

Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace nets multi-year extension


Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera removed the interim tag and signed Chris Wallace to a multi-year contract as general manager on Tuesday.

UNB women's hockey discrimination case to proceed

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A discimination complaint against the University of New Brunswick over its decision to eliminate varsity women's hockey will proceed after a tribunal rejected Tuesday the school's attempt to have the case thrown out.

Damian Warner wins Commonwealth Games decathlon


Canada's Damian Warner won the decathlon Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. It was one of seven gold medals by Canadians on Day 6.

Ryan Cochrane swims to 2nd Commonwealth gold


Canadian swimmer Ryan Cochrane has won the men's 1,500-metre freestyle for his second gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.


Ticats QB Dan LeFevour is CFL's offensive player of week


Hamilton quarterback Dan LeFevour was named Canadian Football League offensive player of the week Monday after leading the Tiger-Cats to a 33-23 win over Ottawa in his first CFL start.

Commonwealth Games: Best of Day 6


Take a look at some of the finer moments from Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where Canada won seven gold medals.

Erica Wiebe, Korey Jarvis take Commonwealth wrestling gold


Canadians Erica Wiebe and Korey Jarvis each won a gold medal in their weight class Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Genie Army to be at Rogers Cup for Eugenie Bouchard homecoming


Founding members of the Genie Army, a group of Eugenie Bouchard supporters who cheered for the rising tennis star during the Australian Open in January, will be in the city for the Rogers Cup, beginning this weekend.

D.C. United acquires Canadian defender Kofi Opare


D.C. United added some more Canadian content Tuesday by picking up defender Kofi Opare from the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Milos Raonic still not over Wimbledon loss to Roger Federer


Canadian Milos Raonic has had nearly a month to digest his Wimbledon semifinal loss to Roger Federer. But even after all that time, the sting still lingers.

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