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Olympic speedskater Morrison eyes return after accident

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Denny Morrison came back from a broken left leg to win Olympic speedskating medals. He’ll need all that resilience and more as he aims for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Michael Sam: Focused on football, not making history in CFL

Montreal Alouettes, Canadian Football League team general manager Jim Popp, right, and newly-signed defensive end Michael Sam pose for a photo at a press conference in Montreal on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Michael Sam says his priority is helping the Montreal Alouettes win, not making history as the first openly gay player in the Canadian Football League.

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Kelowna beats Rimouski 7-3 in Memorial Cup

Kelowna Rockets' Madison Bowey, left, is congratulated by teammates Devante Stephens, center, and Dillon Dube after he scored the second goal during first period during a game in the Memorial Cup hockey tournament Monday, May 25, 2015, in Quebec City, Quebec. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Nick Merkley, Gage Quinney and Leon Draisaitl each scored two goals and the Kelowna Rockets beat the Rimouski Oceanic 7-3 on Monday night in the Memorial Cup.

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Bautista still recovering from cortisone shot

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista is out of the lineup for a second straight day after getting a cortisone shot in his strained right shoulder.

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Ignacio Piatti leads Impact past FC Dallas, 2-1

Montreal Impact's Dilly Duka, right, challenges FC Dallas' Ryan Hollingshead during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Montreal, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP

MONTREAL (AP) — Midfielder Ignacio Piatti had a goal and an assist to help the Montreal Impact beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday night.

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