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Scrubb showing he’s no scrub at Tuto Marchand Cup

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The lengthy list of NBA players have garnered most of the headlines, but quietly, one of the best players in the history of Canadian Interuniversity Sport has been amongst the top performers. That would be Phil Scrubb, who led Carleton to five titles and is the only three-time CIS most outstanding player. Starting in one game and coming off of ...

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Leaders feeling the karma

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Ian White’s skills as a life coach might even be more important as his talents as a “bomber” at the Ottawa Sun Scramble. He keeps his partner “in the moment” when he’s not putting them both in prime position with drives that visit the 300-yard neighbourhood. “Golf,” the great Jack Nicklaus purportedly once stated, “is 80% mental, 10% ability and ...

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Wayne Rooney scores hat trick as Man United beats Bruges

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BRUGES - Wayne Rooney ended a 10-game scoring drought by grabbing a hat trick in Manchester United’s 4-0 win at Bruges that eased the English team into the Champions League group stage on Wednesday. United won 7-1 on aggregate and returned to Europe’s premier competition after a one-year absence. Rooney’s confidence grew after putting United ahead in Belgium in the 20th with ...

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Skins Galette reportedly suffers season-ending injury

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The NFL’s summer of ruinous injuries ravages on. Scratch two more starters for the season, both key-cog defenders on NFC East teams. Late Monday night, starting Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick texted ESPN to say an MRI revealed he tore both the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his right knee during practice on Tuesday. And at Washington Redskins ...

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Defence the difference: Blue Jays GM

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Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos has had the better part of a month now to admire and analyze his own handywork that resulted in the additions of David Price, Troy Tulowitzki, LaTroy Hawkins, Ben Revere and Mark Lowe to the roster at the trade deadline. His own assessment? Read more…

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Bombers receiver Clarence Denmark not letting recent struggles get to him

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Are the Bombers not winning because Clarence Denmark isn’t producing? Or is Denmark not producing because the Bombers aren’t winning? It’s probably a little from column A and a little from column B, but the bottom line is his recent struggles aren’t getting to the Jacksonville, Fla., product. “I’m not even really paying attention to that stuff,” Denmark said Wednesday ...

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Ottawa Fury picks up point in scoreless draw against Cosmos

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In a game between the North American Soccer League’s top two teams, Wednesday’s result between Ottawa Fury FC and the New York Cosmos wasn’t all that surprising. Despite a spirited second half by Ottawa, who continue to hold down top spot on the league’s fall season table, Fury wasn’t able to find that last touch in the final third and ...

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Canada doesn’t look good in win

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Canada picked up a third-straight win on Tuesday, but head coach Jay Triano and captain Cory Joseph weren’t the happiest of campers afterward. That’s because wins and losses aren’t pivotal at this tuneup tournament — the real games start next week at Olympic qualifying in Mexico City — it’s more how Canada executes and for the third game in a ...

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‘Impressive’ scores at Dragonfly

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RENFREW - Nick Catizzone and Derek Bayford sit alone atop the leaderboard after Round 1 of Ottawa Sun Scramble Absolute Comedy C Division play, but they’re also in no position to get comfortable. Catizzone and Bayford fired a 3-under 69 at Dragonfly Golf Links Tuesday, one shot better than Joshua Moore and Matt Moore, and Mike Cerilli and Franco Crupi. Three other ...

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It’s crunch time in the world of golf

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It’s crunch time in golf, a time of year where important money is up for grabs and plans for next season can be sealed up. On the top circuits in men’s and women’s golf, Canadians have much on the line over the next few weeks — whether it’s taking a shot at a playoff run or securing a spot in ...

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