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Injured Holmqvist leads British Open, only player under par

TROON, Scotland — As if Royal Troon isn’t playing hard enough for the world’s top female golfers this week, Dani Holmqvist is going around the wind-swept Scottish links carrying a nagging back injury from a cart crash in 2018.
Hinchcliffe back at Indy 500 with plenty riding on outcome

Hinchcliffe back at Indy 500 with plenty riding on outcome

The self-proclaimed mayor of Hinchtown is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where he nearly lost his life in a horrific practice crash for the Indy 500 only to return the following year and lord over the 33-car field by winning the pole.
Canadiens GM criticizes Flyers coach for comments, Vigneault fires back

Canadiens GM criticizes Flyers coach for comments, Vigneault fires back

TORONTO — Hours before Game 6 of a playoff series that just keeps heating up, Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin and Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault traded verbal jabs Friday.
Former NFL player Berger forever grateful for late father's influence

Former NFL player Berger forever grateful for late father's influence

Mitch Berger will forever be indebted to his father — and he's trying to remember the good times after his dad's death during an extremely challenging stretch.
Flameout: Dallas Stars beat Calgary 7-3, bounce Flames out of NHL playoffs

Flameout: Dallas Stars beat Calgary 7-3, bounce Flames out of NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — The Dallas Stars spotted the Calgary Flames three goals, then ran them out of the rink and out of the NHL playoffs Thursday, crediting a cheeky, inexplicable penalty from Calgary's Milan Lucic for igniting their comeback.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL Playoffs At Toronto N.Y.
Trotz's Islanders eliminate Capitals with 4-0 win in Game 5

Trotz's Islanders eliminate Capitals with 4-0 win in Game 5

TORONTO — Barry Trotz went through the handshake line victorious with players on the opposite side he coached to the Stanley Cup two years ago and his former top assistant who was chosen to replace him behind the bench.
NHL Notebook: Habs' Gallagher out with broken jaw, Niskanen suspended for Game 6

NHL Notebook: Habs' Gallagher out with broken jaw, Niskanen suspended for Game 6

TORONTO — Brendan Gallagher dragged the Montreal Canadiens into the fight with their backs against the wall. Now they'll have to continue their battle for survival minus the heart-and-soul winger.
Blue Jays rally for 7 in 6th, beat Phillies 9-8 for DH sweep

Blue Jays rally for 7 in 6th, beat Phillies 9-8 for DH sweep

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rowdy Tellez homered and hit a go-ahead two-run single in a seven-run sixth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a seven-run deficit to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-8 and sweep a doubleheader on Thursday.
Shapovalov ready for return to tennis court in lead-up tournament to U.S. Open

Shapovalov ready for return to tennis court in lead-up tournament to U.S. Open

Denis Shapovalov is used to firing up the fans, and feeding off their energy in return.