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Zamboni driver, 42, gets win as emergency goalie for Carolina Hurricanes

David Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena when Carolina Hurricanes goalie James Reimer went down with an injury.

Boxing

Tyson Fury captures WBC heavyweight title by stopping Deontay Wilder in 7th

Fury twice knocked down Wilder, whose corner threw in the towel in the 7th after a flurry of punches.

Sports log

Clemson men’s basketball shoots down BC

It was Clemson’s ninth straight victory over the Eagles.

golf roundup

Justin Thomas leads Mexico Championship by one

He collected eight birdies to pull ahead of Patrick Reed and Erik Van Rooyen.

JOHN POWERS | OLYMPIC NOTES

Three women’s berths at stake at US marathon trials

At least five challengers will battle it out for one of the spots on the women’s Olympic squad.

Nothing scientific to it: Bryson DeChambeau putted really well

DeChambeau’s calculations for altitude and air density were surpassed by his magnificent work on the greens.

Sports Log

Astros report receiving death threats on social media

Union head Tony Clark said safety had become an issue.

Golf roundup

Rory McIlroy in rare air, takes two-shot lead in Mexico Championship

McIlroy is killing the ball, but a switch to his old putter has made a world of difference in this World Golf Championship event.