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Injured Nadal out of Wimbledon; Kyrgios advances to final

Injured Nadal out of Wimbledon; Kyrgios advances to final

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Rafael Nadal withdrew from Wimbledon because of a torn abdominal muscle on Thursday, a day before he was supposed to play Nick Kyrgios in the semifinals.
Oilers announce assistants Manson, Gulutzan will return to Woodcroft's coaching staff

Oilers announce assistants Manson, Gulutzan will return to Woodcroft's coaching staff

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers say assistant coaches Dave Manson and Glen Gulutzan will return next season as the NHL team shored up its hockey operations staff on Thursday.
Saddle bronc runs deep in Alberta's Hay clan

Saddle bronc runs deep in Alberta's Hay clan

CALGARY — Rod Hay continues to live the rodeo life, but times three. An eight-time national champion and winner of four Calgary Stampede titles, no other Canadian saddle bronc rider has qualified for more world championships.
Inter Miami looks to Pozuelo to create goals. Toronto FC looks to the future

Inter Miami looks to Pozuelo to create goals. Toronto FC looks to the future

TORONTO — Inter Miami coach Phil Neville called the acquisition of Toronto FC star Alejandro Pozuelo a statement, although it is unclear how long the Spanish playmaker will call the Sunshine State home.
EXPLAINER: Is Griner's guilty plea a step toward freedom?

EXPLAINER: Is Griner's guilty plea a step toward freedom?

MOSCOW (AP) — When Brittney Griner pleaded guilty Thursday to drug possession in a Russian court, hopes rose that her months of detention could soon be over, either through a U.S.-Russia prisoner swap or a pardon from President Vladimir Putin.
Wayne Gretzky becomes a minority owner with OHL's Niagara IceDogs

Wayne Gretzky becomes a minority owner with OHL's Niagara IceDogs

SAINT CATHARINES, Ont. — Wayne Gretzky has become a minority owner in the Ontario Hockey League's Niagara IceDogs. The transfer of the club to majority owner Darren DeDobbelaer was announced Thursday by the league.
L.A. Kings add Canadian Olympian Manon Rheaume to front-office staff

L.A. Kings add Canadian Olympian Manon Rheaume to front-office staff

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings have hired former star goaltender Manon Rheaume to a front-office position, furthering the recent trend of women landing high-profile jobs with NHL teams.
Penguins re-sign Letang; Avalanche acquire goalie Georgiev

Penguins re-sign Letang; Avalanche acquire goalie Georgiev

MONTREAL (AP) — Moves are already happening around the NHL several hours before the draft begins, with the reigning Stanley Cup winners making a move to shore up their goaltending situation and a recent back-to-back champion ensuring a long-time defe
Canadian figure skater Veronik Mallet announces retirement

Canadian figure skater Veronik Mallet announces retirement

OTTAWA — Canadian figure skater Veronik Mallet announced her retirement from competitive skating on Thursday. The 28-year-old from Sept-Îles, Que., Que.
B.C. Lions sign offensive lineman Perkins to two-year extension

B.C. Lions sign offensive lineman Perkins to two-year extension

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions have signed American offensive lineman Kent Perkins to a two-year contract extension.