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Begelton paces Stampeders to 26-18 win over hard-luck Elks – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] CALGARY – Reggie Begelton caught a pair of touchdown passes from Jake Maier to lead the Calgary Stampeders to a 26-18 Labour Day victory over the Edmonton Elks in front of 30,479 fans at McMahon Stadium. Ka’Deem Carey had a rushing touchdown for the Stampeders (7-4), who avenged a 32-20 loss to the Elks a year ago during the annual Labour Day Classic contest. Rene Paredes had a field
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Liegghio’s late 55-yard field goal lifts Blue Bombers to 20-18 win over Roughriders – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] REGINA – A 55-yard field goal by Marc Liegghio lifted the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a 20-18 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Sunday at Mosaic Stadium. The field goal, the longest of Liegghio’s CFL career, came with 2:49 left in the fourth quarter and gave the Bombers their only lead of the game. The victory clinched a playoff spot for the 11-1 Bombers with the Riders dropping to
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Cron hits 25th home run, Rockies rally for 8-4 win over Reds – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] CINCINNATI (AP) — Charlie Blackmon’s pinch-hit two-run single highlighted a four-run seventh for Colorado, and C.J. Cron hit a two-run homer in the ninth to give the Rockies an 8-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday. Rookie left-hander Nick Lodolo tied a career-high with nine strikeouts, TJ Friedl homered twice and Jonathan India hit a two-run homer for Cincinnati. Rockies starter German
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Bello gets 1st big league win, Red Sox beat Rangers 5-3 – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — Brayan Bello pitched six scoreless innings in his first major league win and John Schreiber escaped a jam in the ninth, helping the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Saturday. Bello (1-4) allowed three hits, struck out five and walked one in the longest of his eight big league appearances. The 23-year-old right-hander is one of the team’s top prospects. Rafael Devers drove
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Air Force rushes for 582 yards, 5 TDs in 48-17 win over UNI – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Haaziq Daniels completed three passes for 109 yards and carried it 12 times for 107 as Air Force opened the season with a 48-17 victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday. Daniels’ first pass of the game went for an 80-yard touchdown as he scrambled and found Dane Kinamon wide open along the left sideline. It was the eighth longest pass play in program
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Chelsea rallies for 2-1 win over West Ham with help from VAR – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] LONDON (AP) — Substitute Ben Chilwell scored one goal and set up the winner for Kai Havertz as Chelsea rallied for a 2-1 win over West Ham in the English Premier League on Saturday, although the Blues had a disputed VAR decision to thank for the victory. Maxwel Cornet thought he scored an injury-time equalizer for West Ham at Stamford Bridge, but referee Andy Madley ruled it out after
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Liverpool held again, Chelsea rallies for win in EPL – Winnipeg Free Press

LONDON (AP) — It might be time for Liverpool to start worrying about its slow start to the English Premier League. Jurgen Klopp’s team dropped points for the fourth time in six games after an eventful 0-0 draw at Everton in the Merseyside derby on Saturday, with Mohamed Salah hitting the post in the 95th minute. Chelsea has VAR to thank for not being in a similar position as West
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Man United beats Leicester 1-0 for 3rd straight win in EPL – Winnipeg Free Press

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United secured its third straight win in the Premier League by beating Leicester 1-0 on Thursday, with Cristiano Ronaldo again only making a late appearance off the bench. Jadon Sancho finished off a flowing move on the break for the only goal of the game in the 23rd minute as United’s players backed up victories over Liverpool and Southampton to put their early-season crisis behind
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Reyes’s homer, Hoerner’s double help Cubs eke out 7-5 win over Blue Jays – Winnipeg Free Press

TORONTO – Franmil Reyes had a home run and Nico Hoerner’s double scored two runs as the Chicago Cubs held off the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 on Wednesday. Ian Happ, Rafael Ortega and Zach McKinstry all had RBI singles for Chicago (56-75). Luke Farrell started for the Cubs, pitching two innings in a no decision, striking out two but allowing two runs on two hits.Chicago Cubs right fielder Franmil Reyes
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Shapovalov grinds out five-set win over Huesler at US Open – Winnipeg Free Press

NEW YORK – Denis Shapovalov’s first set in the U.S. Open on Tuesday was over in a New York minute. But it wasn’t the 19th-seeded Canadian who took only 26 minutes to post a quick 6-2 victory in men’s singles action. Unheralded Marc-Andrea Huesler of Switzerland jumped all over the favoured Richmond Hill, Ont., athlete, who was trying to improve Canada’s first-round record at Flushing Meadows to 5-0 after singles