PARIS — Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime and Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz defeated Brazil’s Bruno Soares and Croatia’s Mate Pavic 6-7 (3), 7-6 (7), 10-2 on Sunday to win the men’s doubles title at the Paris Masters.

The unseeded duo defeated four seeded teams en route to their first title together.

Auger-Aliassime, from Montreal, and Hurkacz saved five match points before completing the victory over their second-seeded opponents.

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Djokovic told reporters that he sat down for a two-and-a-half hour discussion with Gaudenzi in Rome and reiterated that the PTPA is not looking to separate itself from the tours or start a boycott, but rather work within the current ecosystem. “ATP was talking about everybody being united, and that’s exactly what we want — we don’t want fragmentation,” he said. “But we feel, as players, and not just of this generation but a lot of generations in the last 20-plus years, that we just need a 100 per cent player association that will represent fully players’ rights. And that’s

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LAS VEGAS — Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser lost by decision to former UFC champion Andrei (The Pit Bull) Arlovski in a close UFC Fight Night co-main event Saturday.

All three judges scored it 29-28 for the 41-year-old Arlovski, who is 12 years older than Boser.

A native of Bonnyville who now calls Edmonton home, Boser turned heads with his last two wins and came into Saturday’s fight as the favourite.

The two fighters gave each other plenty of respect with not much action in the first two rounds. Boser was busier and landed a lot of low leg

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — When Clemson’s desperate attempt to convert a fourth-and-forever ended in a scrum, Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book tossed his helmet as he sprinted onto the field to celebrate with his teammates.

In seconds, thousands of fans joined in, rushing the field for a postgame party in a pandemic that most definitely did not meet the CDC’s social-distancing guidelines.

“When fans stormed the field, it was fun,” Book said.

Kyren Williams put the Irish ahead with a 3-yard touchdown run in the second overtime and No. 4 Notre Dame shut down top-ranked Clemson with a couple of

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Austin Cindric charged on fresh tires to his first NASCAR championship with a gutsy overtime drive Saturday to win the Xfinity Series finale at Phoenix Raceway.

Cindric was already headed toward the win when title-favourite Chase Briscoe spun with six laps remaining. It brought out a caution that forced Cindric and Team Penske into a bold race-deciding strategy call.

Cindric handed contender Justin Allgaier the lead by pitting for new tires. a call that dropped Cindric to third for the two-lap overtime shootout. Cindric didn’t once sweat the decision because he’d played loose headed into the finale

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HOENIX — Kevin Sutherland hit a sand wedge to inches on the par-5 18th for one last birdie on a windy Saturday afternoon in the desert at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

Sutherland shot a 7-under 64 to take a five-stroke lead into the final round at Phoenix Country Club. He had a 13-under 129 total.

“Yeah, it played hard, I just hit a lot of shots really close to the hole, hit it solid,” Sutherland said. “What was important for me today was I holed out of the bunker on 6. At that point I felt I couldn’t find

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Welcome to Smashville, Toronto Raptors?

Joining a growing list of cities that appear to be backup options for the Raptors should the Canada/U.S. border remain closed for non-essential travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic is Nashville, according to The Athletic’s Adam Vingan.

Citing a source with knowledge of the team’s plans, Vingan reports Raptors officials visited Nashville earlier this week and the city is being considered as a potential temporary home for the team. Also on the Raptors’ list is Kansas City, Mo., and Tampa, Fla., per Vingan. Bridgestone Arena, which hosts the NHL’s Predators, is often a venue

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