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Petrovic, Putnam share Canadian Open lead

Michael Putnam, of the United States, reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole during first-round play at the Canadian Open golf championship on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

MONTREAL (AP) — Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.

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Weir, DeLaet look to end 60-year Canadian drought

Canada's Mike Weir, of Canada, poses for a selfie with Kaylee Chin, left, and Maya Cunningham, center, during the pro-am event at the Canadian Open golf championship Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Royal Montreal golf club in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

MONTREAL (AP) — Mike Weir was well aware that it has been 60 years since a Canadian won the Canadian Open.

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5 Things to know about the Tour de France Stage 17

PLA D’ADET, France (AP) — Four massive Pyrenean mountains featured in Wednesday’s Stage 17 of the Tour de France, won by Poland’s Rafal Majka.

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Man City cancels Under-21 game after racism claims

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City says a friendly being played by its Under-21 team in Croatia on Tuesday was abandoned after team management ordered the players off the pitch following alleged racist abuse.

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Bond, James Bond: Moore makes pre-Games appearance

UNICEF ambassador and former actor Roger Moore speaks, during a press conference ahead of the Commonwealth Games 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 22, 2014. The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games commences on Wednesday. (AP Photo/PA, John Giles) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The 20th Commonwealth Games get underway on Wednesday with an opening ceremony which will also serve as a fundraiser for the children’s charity UNICEF.

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