GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers connected with tight end Robert Tonyan on three of his four touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers remained unbeaten with a 30-16 victory over the winless Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.

The Packers (4-0) opened a season by scoring at least 30 points in four straight games for the first time in franchise history. Todd Gurley’s two touchdown runs couldn’t stop the Falcons from their first 0-4 start since 1999, when they followed a Super Bowl season by going 5-11.

Green Bay was missing its top two receivers. Davante Adams sat out a

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With two nieces aged six and 10, Canadian soccer star Christine Sinclair knows all too well the impact of the pandemic and everything that comes with it on today’s youth.

“They’ve struggled with not being able to go to school and see their friends,” said Sinclair. “A lot of their school programs and sports, I mean they’re starting up again now, but they struggled with the isolation and being stuck at home and not being able to do the things that kids are normally able to do.

“And they have an incredible support system. I can only imagine how other

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Raphael Lessard’s phone has not cooled off since he won his first career NASCAR race Saturday afternoon.

“I’ve never had that many interviews after a race, that many calls. I feel like my phone is going to blow up.” Lessard said in an interview.

The 19-year old St-Joseph-de-Beauce, Que., native captured the Chevrolet Silverado 250 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Trucks Series race at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Lessard is in his first year as a full-time driver in the series, racing with the Kyle Busch Motorsports team.

Busch, a two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, congratulated the youngster on

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Thirteen seems to be the Seattle Storm’s lucky number as they maintained control of the best-of-five WNBA Finals with a 104–91 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Sunday afternoon.

With only one game standing between the Storm and a fourth franchise championship, the Aces will be looking to do anything and everything to keep their title hopes alive.

Seattle’s team spirit

In Game 1, Sue Bird set a WNBA Finals record for assists in a game with 16. The Storm followed Bird’s lead in Game 2 by setting another WNBA Finals record — 33 assists as a team.


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