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Danny Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff

Danny Lee pars 2nd playoff hole to outlast 3 others for Greenbrier Classic title
John Raby, The Associated Press

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Danny Lee parred the second hole of a four-man playoff to win The Greenbrier Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory.

The South Korean-born New Zealander earned $1.2 million and became the ninth first-time winner on the tour this season.

Lee, Canadian David Hearn, Kevin Kisner and Robert Streb were tied at 13 under after four rounds on the Old White TPC course in West Virginia.

Herdman recalls best World Cup moments

Canadian coach John Herdman recalls favourite moments from Women's World Cup
Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - As the Women's World Cup wound down, Canadian coach John Herdman pointed to his team's very first game when asked about his favourite memories from the tournament.

"I do have some big moments," he said in an interview.

The biggest is Herdman's joyful embrace with Christine Sinclair after the Canadian captain scored on a stoppage-time penalty for a 1-0 win over China in the tournament opener June 6.

Maple Leafs sign Kadri to contract extension

Toronto Maple Leafs sign forward Nazem Kadri to one-year extension
The Canadian Press

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Nazem Kadri to a one-year contract extension on Sunday.

The 24-year-old Kadri finished fourth among Maple Leaf players in scoring last season with 39 points (18 goals, 21 assists) in 73 regular season games.

The London, Ont., native has appeared in 250 career NHL games — all with Toronto — and has 152 points (64 goals, 88 assists).

Kadri was originally drafted by the Maple Leafs in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2009 NHL draft.

Froome and Contador on the front foot in Tour de France

Froome and Contador on the front foot in Tour de France, as defending champ Nibali loses time
Jerome Pugmire, The Associated Press

NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands - In ferocious winds and thunderous rain, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador managed to use the conditions to their advantage on the second stage of the Tour de France.

That gave them the early leg up on main rivals Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana.

While it's too soon for anyone to gain a decisive advantage in the race, British rider Froome and the Spaniard Contador are certainly on the front foot in what is widely touted as a four-way Tour battle.

All-Williams matchup headlines Monday's action at Wimbledon

Serena to face Venus as all-Williams matchup headlines Monday's 4th-round action at Wimbledon
Chris Lehourites, The Associated Press

LONDON - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

That's what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams for the sixth time at the grass-court Grand Slam in southwest London.

Keane scores hat trick as Galaxy shutout TFC

Robbie Keane scores three goals as Galaxy shutout Toronto FC 4-0
The Canadian Press

CARSON, Calif. - A bad start and costly mistakes hurt Toronto FC on Saturday night.

Robbie Keane scored his third-career hat trick as the Los Angeles Galaxy shutout Toronto 4-0.

"We got off to a wrong start by giving up a PK goal 8 minutes in, I haven't seen it so I don't have an opinion, but we got off on the wrong side of it," said TFC coach Greg Vanney.

Keane, who had two hat tricks in the 2013 season, opened the scoring on a penalty kick in the ninth minute.

Whitecaps end road trip with loss to Rapids

Whitecaps end five-game road trip with 2-1 loss to Colorado Rapids
The Associated Press

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - The Vancouver Whitecaps' three-game winning streak is over.

Kevin Doyle scored his first MLS goal for the Colorado Rapids as they edged Vancouver 2-1 on Saturday.

The win snapped a six-game winless streak for Colorado.

"I thought we done enough to probably win the game," said Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson, whose team wrapped up a five-game road trip.

"I think some of our performance levels weren't what we have been in the last three games, and unfortunately we haven't picked up any points tonight."

Saturday's Scoreboard

Saturday's Scoreboard
The Canadian Press

Saturday's Games

Women's World Cup

Match for Third Place at Edmonton

England 1 Germany 0



Ottawa 27 B.C. 16



American League

N.Y. Yankees 3 Tampa Bay 2

Detroit 8 Toronto 3

Boston 6 Houston 1

Chicago White Sox 3 Baltimore 2

Oakland 2 Seattle 0

Minnesota 5 Kansas City 3

L.A. Angels 13 Texas 0


National League

Washington 9 San Francisco 3

St. Louis 2 San Diego 1

Chicago Cubs 7 Miami 2

Milwaukee 7 Cincinnati 3

L.A. Dodgers 4 N.Y. Mets 3

Villa scores twice as NYCFC edge Impact 2-1

David Villa strikes twice to lead New York City FC past Impact 2-1
Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press

MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact had nothing to show for one of its best performances of the season Saturday night.

The Impact outplayed New York City FC and controlled most of the game but ultimately lost 2-1.

"It's a difficult one because I felt we dominated the whole game," said Montreal coach Frank Klopas. "The only thing that matters in the end is just the score, but it hurts. This was probably the best game we've played here at home, from start to finish.

"It's a tough pill to swallow."

Burris leads Redblacks over Lions 27-16

Henry Burris throws three touchdowns to lead Redblacks past Lions
Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Redblacks are a different team with a different attitude in 2015.

For the first time in their short franchise history, the Redblacks have won two-straight games after a 27-16 victory against the B.C. Lions on Saturday night.

Last year, it took Ottawa (2-0) 13 games before it won two games and that's all they managed for the season.

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