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US beats Japan 4-3 to reach final of softball worlds

MAKUHARI, Japan (AP) — Pitcher Rachel Garcia drove in the winning run in the eighth inning Saturday to lift the United States to a 4-3 win over Japan and into the final of the women’s world softball championship. With a runner on third base, Garcia hit a line drive to the gap in left-center field to seal the win. The ...

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Canada's Jaden Schwartz to miss remainder of hockey worlds with injury

Canada will be without the services of Jaden Schwartz when they take on Switzerland in the semifinals of the world hockey championship on Saturday. The St. Louis Blues forward will miss the remainder of the tournament with an upper-body injury, Hockey Canada announced Friday. Schwartz, 25, has posted four assists in eight games. The injury will not affect his availability ...

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Canada's Jaden Schwartz to miss remainder of hockey worlds with injury

Canada will be without the services of Jaden Schwartz when they take on Switzerland in the semifinals of the world hockey championship on Saturday. The St. Louis Blues forward will miss the remainder of the tournament with an upper-body injury, Hockey Canada announced Friday. Schwartz, 25, has posted four assists in eight games. The injury will not affect his availability ...

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Canada to face Russia in quarter-finals at hockey worlds

Just hours removed from a tightly contested overtime win over Latvia, Canada took no chances in its final preliminary round game at the world hockey championship. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as Canada finished off its round-robin schedule with a workmanlike 3-0 win over Germany on Tuesday. Less than 18 hours after Connor McDavid’s overtime winner clinched ...

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Finland rolls over Canada at hockey worlds

The road to the medal round got tougher for Canada on Saturday at the world hockey championship. Mikko Rantanen scored two goals as Finland beat Canada 5-1. Rantanen and Janne Pesonen scored on the power play for the Finns, who also had goals from Eeli Tolvanen and Teuvo Teravainen. Jean-Gabriel Pageau had the lone goal for Canada. Eeli Tolvanen and ...

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Connor McDavid helps Canada demolish Korea 10-0 at hockey worlds

Tyson Jost and Joel Edmundson had an immediate impact on Team Canada’s lineup at the men’s world hockey championship. Jost scored twice and Curtis McElhinney stopped 25 shots for the shutout as Canada routed South Korea 10-0 on Sunday in Group B action at the men’s world hockey championship. Edmundson and seven other players added goals for Canada’s first win of the tournament. Both Jost and Edmundson were not in the lineup in ...

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U.S. upends Canada in hockey worlds opener

With Connor McDavid forced to watch a shootout from the bench, Canada opened the 2018 world hockey championship by coming up short against the archrival Americans. Cam Atkinson scored the shootout winner as Team USA beat Canada 5-4 in the opening game of the 2018 IIHF World Championship. 1:20 Cam Atkinson scored the shootout winner to give the United States ...

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Connor McDavid leads Canada past Latvia in hockey worlds warmup

Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice as Canada thumped Latvia 6-1 Tuesday in its only warmup game before the upcoming world hockey championship. Pierre-Luc Dubois also had a goal and an assist for Canada, while Anthony Beauvillier and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the other Canadian goals. Colton Parayko led Canada in points with three ...

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Uchimura out of gymnastics worlds with ankle injury

MONTREAL (AP) Kohei Uchimura gave up his attempt to win a seventh successive world all-around gymnastics title after he injured his left ankle in qualifying late Monday. Uchimura began on the rings, and was visibly hurt landing his vault. The Japanese star limped away but competed on the parallel bars. He stopped competing before the horizontal bar. His decision brought ...

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