ANTWERP, Belgium — Canada’s Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the European Open because of an abdominal strain.

The No. 5 seed, from Thornhill, Ont., was scheduled to face No. 4 seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in a quarterfinal at the ATP Tour 250 hard-court event on Friday.

Dimitrov was awarded a walkover win and will face No. 8 seed Alex de Minaur of Australia or American Marcos Giron in the semifinals.

South African qualifier Lloyd Harris faces France’s Ugo Humbert and No. 3 seed Karen Khachanov of Russia meets Great Britain’s Daniel Evans in the other quarterfinals.

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PHILADELPHIA — Hurried, harassed and hit repeatedly, Carson Wentz completed the comeback this time.

Wentz threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Boston Scott with 40 seconds remaining and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame an 11-point deficit in the final seven minutes to beat the New York Giants 22-21 on Thursday night.

Wentz led a depleted offence to 22 fourth-quarter points only to miss a 2-point conversion at the end in a 30-28 loss to Baltimore on Sunday.

He wouldn’t be denied against the Giants.

“He battled, faced adversity and hung in there,” Eagles coach Doug Pederson said. “He’s taking a step

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Substitute Anthony Novak’s 83rd-minute goal lifted 10-man Forge FC to a 2-1 victory over El Salvador’s CD Municipal Limeno in a Scotiabank CONCACAF League preliminary-round game Thursday.

Novak controlled a fine ball from Dominic Samuel that landed just inside the penalty box and hammered a shot past goalkeeper William Torres. The goal came after some a stretch of pressure from the Canadian side with Mo Babouli tormenting Limeno defenders.

Forge lost fullback Johnny Grant in the 64th minute for a second yellow card in a choppy second half that featured a lot of whistles from

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If fight fans were unaware of the name Jared Cannonier, reigning middleweight champion Israel Adesanya let the world know about the impressive knockout artist after Adesanya defended his title at UFC 253 in September.

“I already DM’d Jared Cannonier,” Adesanya said after disposing of Paulo Costa. “He’s a hell of a dude, I love his energy, he’s a beautiful man. And I said, ‘You destroy Robert Whittaker (at UFC 254) and you’re next.’ He’s the one I want to fight next. He deserves it. If he beats Robert Whittaker handily and dominates him, he’s next.”

An endorsement from the man

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The scorecards of Sebastian Munoz and Tiger Woods were unusual for different reasons Thursday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. That was only good news for one of them.

Munoz twice holed out for eagle from a combined distance of 219 yards. He also had eight birdies. Throw in a wild tee shot for double bogey, three bogeys and only five pars and it added to an 8-under 64 and a one-shot lead.

“Not a normal round,” Munoz said.

That especially was the case for Woods. For the first time in his 1,277 rounds on the

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Danielle Kang leads the Race to CME Globe and, at No. 5 in the world, is the top-ranked player in the LPGA Drive On Championship-Lake Reynolds Oconee. She showed why Thursday.

Kang shot a 7-under 65 for a share of the first-round lead with Jennifer Song.

“I think I know the golf course a little bit better,” Kang said. “I’ve only played it once technically so it’s still very new, but I just tried to work on some pace drills on the greens and figure out the type of grass around here. I feel good about today.”

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OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Qualifier Veronika Kudermetova upset second-seeded Karolina Pliskova 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Ostrava Open on Thursday.

The Russian will face American Jennifer Brady, who eliminated qualifier Daria Kasatkina 7-5, 6-2.

Third-seeded Aryna Sabalenka came from two breaks down in the deciding set to eliminate American teenager Coco Gauff 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 (2).

The 16-year-old Gauff beat Sabalenka in Lexington in August en route to the semifinals and held a 5-2 lead in the third set before Belarusian came back.

“I just need to play a little bit smarter on pressure points,

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Basketball took a backseat to the fight against anti-Black racism for the Toronto Raptors and the NBA this summer and it appears those priorities remain unchanged.

With the Canada-U.S. border closed for non-essential travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic — complicating the league’s goal of returning teams to their arenas next season for its lone franchise outside America — the Raptors have reportedly had discussions about the possibility of Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center serving as a temporary home.

However, according to Rick Bozich of the local Fox-affiliated TV station, WDRB, those talks ended after Raptors players expressed their reluctance to

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