September 28th, 2021

National Sports

Canadian men lose to Kenya 33-14 in Edmonton rugby sevens bronze-medal match

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

EDMONTON – The Canadian men lost 33-14 to Kenya in the bronze-medal match Sunday on Day 2 of the HSBC Canada Sevens at Commonwealth Stadium, while the Canadian women won bronze in their four-team competition. Alex Russell and Jake Thiel scored tries for the men against Kenya. Brennig Prevost added two conversions. Kenya, which led ... Read More »

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Jansen, Springer homer, Blue Jays beat Twins, keep pressure

By Tyler Mason, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Danny Jansen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, George Springer also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 Sunday to maintain pressure in the AL wild-card race before heading to Toronto for their final homestand. Toronto will enter the final week one game back for the second AL wild ... Read More »

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Hataoka wins Northwest Arkansas Championship by a stroke

By The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) – Nasa Hataoka survived a nervy finish for a one-shot victory over Minjee Lee and Eun-Hee Ji on Sunday in the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship.. Hataoka, a 22-year-old from Japan, shot a final-round 4-under 67 to finish at 16-under. She three-putted the par-5 18th hole after reaching the green in two, having ... Read More »

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Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

By Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) – The Americans won back the Ryder Cup and perhaps a whole lot more Sunday, sending a strong message to Europe with a powerful performance from their youngest team in history. Scottie Scheffler, one of six Ryder Cup newcomers for the Americans, took down the No. 1 player in the world with ... Read More »

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CP NewsAlert: American team beats Europe to win Ryder Cup

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

KOHLER, Wis. – The American team has won the Ryder Cup. Collin Morikawa secured the victory over the European side by earning a half-point in his match against Viktor Hovland. That gave the Americans the 14 1/2 points they needed for the win. Seven singles matches remain on the course. More coming. This report by ... Read More »

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Team Europe easily tops Team World for 4th Laver Cup in row

By The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

BOSTON (AP) – Even without any of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic on the roster, Team Europe clinched its fourth consecutive Laver Cup victory by going up 14-1 against Team World on Sunday. Tokyo Olympics singles gold medalist Alexander Zverev of Germany and Andrey Rublev of Russia gave Team Europe an insurmountable lead ... Read More »

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Nova Scotia curler Jill Brothers secures berth in pre-trials competition next month

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

OTTAWA – Team Jill Brothers defeated Team Jessie Hunkin 8-6 on Sunday to earn a spot in the Home Hardware Curling Pre-Trials. Brothers won five straight games to clinch the final spot available through the Pre-Trials Direct Entry event at the RA Centre. The Oct. 26-31 Pre-Trials, to be held in Brothers’ hometown of Liverpool, ... Read More »

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Police: Utah football player killed in house party shooting

By The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A University of Utah football player has been killed in a shooting at a house party early Sunday, Salt Lake City police said. The shooting that killed Aaron Lowe occurred just after midnight, only hours after the Utes beat Washington State 24-13. Police said another victim in the attack was ... Read More »

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Hamilton wins 100th F1 race to take lead over Verstappen

By The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

SOCHI, Russia (AP) – Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula One driver to win 100 races with victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Max Verstappen. Hamilton dropped to seventh place when he was boxed in at the first corner but fought back and passed Lando Norris for ... Read More »

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Casey Scheidegger, Kelsey Rocque book Trials spot with victories

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

OTTAWA – Team Kelsey Rocque defeated Team Corryn Brown 8-5 on Saturday evening to earn a berth at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials later this fall in Saskatoon. Rocque stole two in the seventh and improved to 3-1 at the 2021 Trials Direct Entry women’s curling competition while Brown fell to 1-3. Rocque joined Casey ... Read More »

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