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5 stories, including heavyweights clash at Euro Cup

06/11/2012 12:35 EDT | Updated 08/10/2012 05:12 EDT

A tight Group C opener between two Euro Cup forces ended in a draw, the New Jersey Devils look to continue their comeback attempt, and the Blue Jays ended a three-game losing streak, plus more in your Top 5 stories from Sunday.

1. A clash between Spain and Italy highlighted Day 3 of the Euro Cup. The two powerhouses battled to a 1-1 draw. CBCSports.ca's Tony Care broke down what that result means for both teams going forward while Nigel Reed says the Spaniards have plenty of work to do if they want to repeat as Euro Cup champions.

2. Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final between the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings is set for Monday in Hollywood (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8 p.m. ET). Do you think the Devils can continue their comeback? Vote in our poll. CBC Sports senior hockey writer Tim Wharnsby says it might take a shutout performance from veteran goalie Martin Brodeur to make sure the Devils keep momentum in their fight to force a Game 7.

3. For the first time in 39 years, the French Open will stretch beyond Sunday as the men's final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic was suspended due to rain. The showdown resumes Monday with the No. 2-seeded Nadal leading the top-ranked Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 1-2.

4.Ryder Hesjedal is headed to the Tour de France. The Canadian cycling star has been confirmed for the 99th edition of the famed cycling race as team leader for Garmin Barracuda. Hesjedal is fresh off his Giro d'Italia win on May 27, which made him the first Canadian to win one of the three Grand Tour events, which includes the Tour de France and the Vuelta a Espana.

5. The Blue Jays snaped a three-game losing skid with an offensive outburst in Atlanta, capping a comeback from an early four-run deficit. Toronto set a season high with 18 hits, led by home runs from Brett Lawrie and Colbie Rasmus.

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