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Ghislaine Landry overcomes adversity with coach’s assistance

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Ghislaine Landry overcomes adversity with coach's assistance

Landry is the career points leader in the Women's Rugby Sevens World Series.

Canada into semis at world lacrosse championship after win over Australia

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Kevin Crowley had a goal and three assists as Canada wrapped up preliminary-round play with a 13-7 win over Australia on Tuesday at the world lacrosse championship in Israel.

John Herdman on Canadian men’s soccer: ‘We’re right up there’

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
John Herdman on Canadian men's soccer: ‘We’re right up there’

Canada's coach is confident in how his players will respond to the challenge of World Cup competition.

Canada beats Iroquois Nationals for 1st win at world lacrosse championship

Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Wesley Berg and Mark Cockerton both had two goals and an assist as Canada rebounded from its first loss of the world lacrosse championship in Netanya, Israel with a 10-5 win over the Iroquois Nationals on Monday.

Bears’ top draft choice not in camp as rookies report

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Linebacker Roquan Smith, the Chicago Bears' first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, remains unsigned and did not report to training camp with the other rookies Monday, according to multiple reports. Chicago's rookies were required to report Monday because the team is playing in the Hall of Fame Game on Aug. 2. Smith, who went to Georgia, was chosen with the No. 8 overall pick in the draft.

Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz Marries Maddie Oberg: See the First Photos

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Add another ring to the mix for Super Bowl champion Carson Wentz. The prolific Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, who was injured when the team won the Super Bowl in February, married Maddie Oberg in the suburbs of the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday, July 14.

Sean Payton’s Daughter Gives Him Surprisingly Tough On-Air Interview

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Over the weekend, New Orleans head coach Sean Payton was interviewed by NFL Network about the Saints‘ offseason moves and prospects going into the 2018 season. Instead of lobbing him a softball, she posed a hard-hitting question about the Saints’ loss to the Vikings in last year’s playoffs. For those that don’t remember, the Saints held a 24-23 lead over the Minnesota Vikings with 10 seconds to go.

Oklahoma favored again going into Big 12 football media days

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Oklahoma won another Big 12 title and made it to the College Football Playoff again in its first season without coach Bob Stoops on the sideline. The Sooners, who have won the past three Big 12 titles with quarterback Baker Mayfield, will now be trying to do it again without the Heisman Trophy winner under center.

Romo rallies to win celebrity golf tourney; Barkley finishes last

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo overcame a four-point deficit to win the American Century Championship by three points on Sunday in Lake Tahoe, Calif. A three-time runner-up in seven previous starts, Romo totaled 27 points in the final round to clip former MLB pitcher Mark Mulder -- who had won the tournament each of the last three years -- and San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski, who led entering Sunday. "It's a special win," said Romo, who last played in the NFL in 2016 and joined CBS as a game analyst last year.

2018 NFL Preview: The Cam Newton-Norv Turner marriage is crucial for Panthers

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2018 power rankings. It wasn’t a move that got as much attention as a head coaching change, or a splashy free-agent signing, but the Carolina Panthers made a switch that is as important as any other in the NFL. Suddenly, Norv Turner is in charge of Cam Newton’s prime.