• September 23, 2021

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The Blue Jays are bashing their way to the playoffs

The Blue Jays are bashing their way to the playoffs

Over about 24 hours on the weekend, the Toronto Blue Jays scored 44 runs — 22 combined across a Saturday doubleheader and another 22 in one game on Sunday, all versus the Baltimore Orioles. At…

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Serena Williams loses in straight sets to Katerina Siniakova in Emilia-Romagna Open

Serena Williams loses in straight sets to Katerina Siniakova in Emilia-Romagna Open

Serena Williams’ disappointing return to tennis continued when she lost in consecutive sets to 68th-ranked Katerina Siniakova in the second round of the Emilia-Romagna Open on Tuesday. Top-seeded Williams, who accepted a wild-card invitation for the Parma…

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Andreescu pulls out of tournament in Parma, Italy with ‘continuing illness’

Andreescu pulls out of tournament in Parma, Italy with ‘continuing illness’

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from next week’s event in Parma, Italy, with what the WTA Tour describes as “continuing illness.” Mississauga, Ont. native was booked to return for Italian Open but withdrew…

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Carlos Alcaraz, 17, to have ‘dream’ matchup with Rafael Nadal in Madrid Open

Carlos Alcaraz, 17, to have ‘dream’ matchup with Rafael Nadal in Madrid Open

It wasn’t too long ago that Rafael Nadal was handing Carlos Alcaraz a PlayStation as the boy’s prize at a local tennis tournament in Spain. Now the Spanish great is about to play versus the promising youngster in the…

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Quebec rookies led by Laurie St-Georges hit their stride at Scotties

Quebec rookies led by Laurie St-Georges hit their stride at Scotties

Quebec’s rookie team at the Canadian women’s curling championship injected intrigue into its pool Monday. Laurie St-Georges handed Wild Card One its first loss. Quebec pulled the foursome skipped by Chelsea Carey back into the…

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Clijsters lands wild card at Indian Wells

Clijsters lands wild card at Indian Wells

Kim Clijsters has been given a wild card into next month’s BNP Paribas Open, another step in her tennis comeback at age 36. The four-time major winner won in 2003 and 2005 at Indian Wells…