Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Sports Advisory at 2 P.M., Monday, Aug. 5

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Sports Advisory at 2 P.M., Monday, Aug. 5

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Top Sports Advisory at 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 5


Good afternoon from Canadian Press Sports!

Advisories will hit the wire around 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET on weekdays and will also be sent to editors by email. The AP sports digest will be sent out around 3 p.m. On weekends and holidays, the advisories will move at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. If you'd like to be added to the email list (or removed) please contact Mike Koreen at All Times Eastern.

NOTE: Dan Ralph's weekly CFL notebook will be published Tuesday this week.

Here's what we're talking about today:


-- Story on fencing at Pan Am Games (ETA: 9 p.m.)

-- Roundup of Canadian athletes at Pan Am Games (first hit at 6 p.m., will be updated)

-- Top five Canadians to watch tomorrow at Pan Am Games. MOVED.



Top Blue Jays prospect refuses to be outworked


ERIE -- Nate Pearson grabs his glove and jogs out to the visiting bullpen at UPMC Park on a hot but tolerable Saturday afternoon. The Toronto Blue Jays' top prospect goes through his normal off-day routine like the rest of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats pitchers. The difference between Pearson and his double-A teammates, however, is noticeable. 667 words. By Tom Reisenweber. MOVED



Key players missing at Canada training camp


TORONTO -- The Canadian men's basketball team was missing several big names when its pre-FIBA World Cup training camp opened on Monday.Along with Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves, who already was ruled out, several other prominent Canadian players were not at the camp. Will be updated. ETA 6 p.m. ET.



Raonic downs Pouille to advance at Rogers Cup


MONTREAL -- Milos Raonic is off to the second round of the Rogers Cup.The hard-serving Canadian defeated Lucas Pouille 6-4, 6-4 in first-round action Monday on the centre court of Montreal's IGA Stadium. …

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