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Saturday, December 03, 2022 5:44 PM ET

National Post - Sports

STINSON: A disappointing World Cup shows Canada how far it is from the soccer elite - Whatever happens with the national team, it will again face a jump in the quality of opponents when the World Cup of 2026 begins

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Frappart to make World Cup history as first woman referee

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Chris Selley: The World Cup is no prize. What are Vancouver and Toronto thinking?

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Scoring historic goal for Canada at World Cup was 'a great feeling,' Alphonso Davies says

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Croatia charged for fan taunts of Canadian goalkeeper Milan Borjan at World Cup

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Banking on Taylor Heinicke -- Taylor Heinicke is making winners out of more than just the Washington Commanders.

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Raptors vs Nets Picks and Predictions: Spicy P Heats Up the Barclays Center -- The Toronto Raptors needed some longer arms after getting bullied by the New Orleans Pelicans in their last game, but they'll look to rebound when they travel to Brooklyn to take on Kevin Durant and the Nets on Friday night.

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FIFA WORLD CUP: Bilicki and Chapman's picks for Dec. 3 -- Dan Bilicki's picks Netherlands 1, U.S. 0 The Americans should bring a similar ferocious press to the Dutch like it did against England. The difference here is that the Dutch won't be accepting of a draw, given the game would go to the lottery known as a penalty shootout. The midfield battle should be excellent but we think Memphis Depay makes the difference. With a flu bug reportedly going through the Dutch camp, is there an upset in offing? It's not out of the question.

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The Chase Is On: Cowboys, Giants, Bills and Bucs are favourites to land free agent receiver Odell Beckham Jr. -- The possibility of Odell Beckham Jr. returning to the New York Giants is very real.

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NFL WEEK 13 PICKS: Browns win big in Watson's return to Houston -- The lines are from covers.com and the home teams are in CAPs.

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Canucks Game Day: Brock Boeser to be a healthy scratch vs. Arizona -- The Vancouver Canucks host the Arizona Coyotes Saturday at Rogers Arena.

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Canucks: Thatcher Demko on the shelf for six weeks with injury as Collin Delia called up -- Thatcher Demko will be out for six weeks with a "lower body" injury, the Canucks confirmed Saturday.

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Respect for Marner from Stamkos as Maple Leafs star looks to set franchise record -- TAMPA — Rasmus Sandin peered into his crystal ball on Saturday morning and liked what he saw.

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Dec. 3, 2022: Canadiens at Oilers — five things you should know -- Jake Allen gets another start in goal for Habs while defenceman Johnathan Kovacevic gets back in the lineup and Jordan Harris sits out.

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Stu Cowan: Resurgent Canadien Sean Monahan draws praise all around -- After overcoming crippling injuries, potential unrestricted free-agent forward has fit in on and off the ice for rebuilding Habs.

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Scott Stinson: The Blue Jays can improve, but in baseball playoff success is far from guaranteed -- On the eve of this year's short-lived playoff run, manager John Schneider described his team as 'tremendously excited, tremendously prepared, tremendously confident'

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Scott Stinson: Toronto Blue Jays return to the playoffs, and are facing elimination in a hurry -- If the Jays expected to loosen up for a couple innings before getting down to business, the Mariners had other ideas

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Scott Stinson: As Blue Jays begin wild-card playoffs, Jose Berrios looms as a possible wild card -- In baseball's tightly packed new playoff format, Berrios could yet play a huge role for the Blue Jays in this post-season

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Home run! Aaron Judge hits 62nd homer, breaking 61-year AL record -- The Yankee slugger's historic hit broke the AL record set by Roger Maris in 1961

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'Saddened': Baseball legend Fergie Jenkins suing his own charity -- Plans to relocate the charity to his Chatham hometown from St. Catharines are being thwarted by foundation board members, so Jenkins is suing them

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Scott Stinson: Kyrie Irving has apologized, but he'll still remain a hero on one side of the culture wars -- Irving's Instagram page is full of responses that praise him for 'speaking out against the Jews'

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Scott Stinson: Kyrie Irving is back playing basketball for the Brooklyn Nets. But what's next? -- Days after Irving's latest self-created bit of drama, one which NBA observers thought might cost him his US$36-million-a-year job, all parties instead seem intent on hoping it all goes away

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Scott Stinson: The Toronto Raptors open with a win, and evidence of the team they can be -- The NBA's East is deep enough that Toronto won't be able to cruise to a playoff spot. They need results amid all of Nurse's fiddling

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Scott Stinson: Toronto Raptors begin new season, and next step in their grand basketball experiment -- The Raptors should be good, but only the most optimistic of supporters would forecast greatness in the coming season

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Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88 -- A Hall of Famer, five-time Most Valuable Player and 12-time All-Star, Russell in 1980 was voted the greatest player in the NBA history by basketball writers

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Last-minute blocked kick preserves wild Grey Cup upset for the Argonauts over Winnipeg -- An incredible turn of events would cap off a stunning 24-23 win by the Argos at Mosaic Stadium, giving the Toronto franchise its 18th Grey Cup title

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Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen announce 'amicable' divorce after 13 year marriage -- Brady, who had stated a desire to spend more time with Bundchen and his children, announced his retirement from football this year, only to change his mind

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Scott Stinson: Bill Belichick bucks conventional wisdom, again, with curious quarterback decisions -- Last year the NFL had a collective gnaw in its gut that Belichick had lucked into another potential star. Now it's unclear if he even wants him

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Scott Stinson: NFL coaches have embraced the analytics revolution. Will they stick with it? -- A common belief among skeptics of analytics is the idea that coaches who use it have become prisoners of math, beholden to the calculators and the army of nerds steering them

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Scott Stinson: Frightening quarterback injury exposes holes in NFL concussion protocols -- The Dolphins' story is essentially this: Tagovailoa was hurt in a manner that included all the signs of a concussion, but was something else entirely

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Brazil soccer legend Pele says he remains 'strong' amid cancer battle -- SAO PAULO — Brazilian soccer great Pele said on Saturday he was "strong" and grateful for the widespread support he has been receiving after being hospitalized in Sao Paulo earlier this week as he battles colon cancer.

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U.S., last hope for Concacaf, eliminated at FIFA World Cup -- The last remaining team in the region went away quietly from the 2022 FIFA World Cup, losing 3-1 to the Netherlands here at the Khalifa International Stadium on Saturday in the first of eight Round of 16 games

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TOP CLICKS: The week that was in viral stories -- The Toronto Sun takes you straight to the heart of the action.

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Drama of final group-stage matches to be lost at next FIFA World Cup -- The excitement of having the last of the group games played simultaneously and fortunes of teams dependant on games being played elsewhere will be lost with the increase of participants

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WORLD CUP POWER RANKINGS: France stays on top despite loss -- 1. France (1) Backups lost the meaningless finale, so no worries here.

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Scott Stinson: The year that a Saudi-backed league that no one watches blew up golf -- For all of the controversy and attention that PGA-rival LIV generated, it hasn't demonstrated yet that there's an audience for its events

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Tiger Woods trolls Greg Norman, LIV Golf before historic British Open -- 'Greg has done some things that I don't think are in the best interest of our game'

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Scott Stinson: RBC Canadian Open was a smash-hit for the PGA Tour, but Saudi-backed rival league looms -- The LIV Golf money is nuts, and it's fair to wonder how many more top players could yet decide that it is too rich to pass up

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'We wish him well': RBC ends sponsorship of Dustin Johnson over golf tournament controversy -- RBC is also ending its sponsorship agreement with golf champion Graeme McDowell, who will also play in the LIV event

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Tiger Woods tees off at the Masters with bettors standing to win millions if he defies odds -- Just 14 months ago, doctors were considering whether to amputate Woods' right leg after a crash

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Scott Stinson: Canadian tennis having a moment again, as big guns head to tournament finals -- Fernandez and Andreescu give Canada never-before-seen depth at the Billie Jean King Cup, especially when backstopped by the doubles talent of Dabrowski

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'I am not retired': Serena's grand exit from tennis may not be permanent -- 'You never know. I've learned in my career, never say never'

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Scott Stinson: After back-to-back tournament wins, is the Felix Auger-Aliassime breakthrough upon us? -- His back-to-back victories bring a larger question: Is the Felixassance finally upon us?

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Simona Halep, top women's tennis player, suspended for doping at U.S. Open -- Former No. 1 called the positive test for a banned substance 'the biggest shock of my life'

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Roger Federer's last match could be doubles with Rafael Nadal by his side -- 'I'm happy, because I know it's the right decision' to walk away from the game, the 41-year-old Federer said

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