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Gee-Gees capture first national championship since 1996 with win over Spartans

OTTAWA — Miranda Smith scored the game-winning goal to help the Ottawa Gee-Gees to a 2-1 victory over the Trinity Western Spartans on Sunday in the Canadian university women's soccer championship final.

Jimmer Fredette has 75-point game in China

BEIJING — Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette scored 75 points in a Chinese Basketball Association game Sunday, the last 40 in the fourth quarter of the Shanghai Sharks' 137-136 loss to the Beikong Fly Dragons.
Masoli leads Ticats past Lions 48-8 in East Division semifinal contest

Masoli leads Ticats past Lions 48-8 in East Division semifinal contest

HAMILTON — Jeremiah Masoli showed Sunday why he's the East Division nominee for the CFL's outstanding player award. Masoli threw three first-half touchdowns to lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to a lopsided 48-8 East Division semifinal win over the B.C.
Legendary coach Wally Buono makes CFL exit smarting from painful playoff loss

Legendary coach Wally Buono makes CFL exit smarting from painful playoff loss

HAMILTON — Smarting from a lopsided 48-8 playoff loss, Wally Buono found one positive as he left the field for the last time Sunday.
Man City surges clear of United but EPL title race wide open

Man City surges clear of United but EPL title race wide open

MANCHESTER, England — However strong Manchester City looks in its title defence , Pep Guardiola's leaders are facing more competition than anticipated in the Premier League.
Roughriders QB Zach Collaros out for West semifinal against Blue Bombers

Roughriders QB Zach Collaros out for West semifinal against Blue Bombers

REGINA — Roughriders quarterback Zach Collaros has been scratched from the West Division semifinal against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Canadian Brandon Bridge will get the start at QB and be backed up by David Watford and Drew Tate.
Montreal Impact attacking midfielder Ignacio Piatti named to MLS Best XI

Montreal Impact attacking midfielder Ignacio Piatti named to MLS Best XI

Montreal Impact attacking midfielder Ignacio Piatti, who scored 16 goals and added a career high 13 assists this season, has been voted to the MLS Best XI.
Hamilton wins in Brazil, Mercedes takes constructors' title

Hamilton wins in Brazil, Mercedes takes constructors' title

SAO PAULO — Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, helping his Mercedes team to take the Formula One constructors' title. The British driver finished 1.4 seconds ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen.

Woo meets Oskee Wee Wee as wrestler Ric Flair pumps up Tiger-Cat crowd

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats had legendary wrestler Ric (The Nature Boy) Flair in their corner Sunday afternoon at the CFL Eastern semifinal.

Toronto Wolfpack waste little time appointing Brian McDermott coach

One day after parting ways with Paul Rowley, the Toronto Wolfpack signed former Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott. McDermott, a 48-year Englishman, is a decorated coach who helped fill Leeds' trophy case over eight years.