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Tim Tebow makes Philly debut amid hype and scrutiny

Thu, 28 May 2015 17:45:46 -0400

Former first-round pick hoping to earn a roster spot on his fourth team


FIFA president Sepp Blatter re-elected to fifth term as challenger withdraws

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:20:33 -0400

Challenger drops out after first ballot, clearing the way as Sepp Blatter emerges victorious in his bid for re-election to a fifth term as FIFA president, defying the growing corruption scandal and calls for his resignation


NHL in seventh heaven with dual Game 7s and zero sideshows

Thu, 28 May 2015 20:12:54 -0400

This is only the third time in league history that both conference finals will go the distance. The entertainment level has been very high, but what’s also been a blessing for the NHL is there has been so little controversy in the two penultimate series: No suspensions. No head shots. Not even any fights or gruesome injuries


Warriors’ guard Klay Thompson diagnosed with concussion

Fri, 29 May 2015 15:41:30 -0400

Golden State star will not be allowed back on the court until he clears the NBA concussion protocol guidelines


Curry wants what LeBron has when Warriors face Cavs in NBA Finals

Thu, 28 May 2015 13:13:44 -0400

The NBA’s brightest stars are taking basketball’s biggest stage


McIlroy makes fast getaway after missing Irish Open cut

Fri, 29 May 2015 15:50:20 -0400

World number one done early for a third straight year at tournament his foundation hosts


Montreal mayor wants regular-season MLB games in the city in 2016

Thu, 28 May 2015 13:48:49 -0400

Denis Coderre says six or seven teams have expressed an interest


Lightning beat Rangers in Game 7 to advance to Stanley Cup final

Fri, 29 May 2015 16:30:37 -0400

Lightning 2, Rangers 0


South Africa brushes aside World Cup allegations as ‘speculation’

Fri, 29 May 2015 06:53:08 -0400

Some worry that the allegations could taint the legacy of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, who had campaigned hard for the World Cup


Federer, Sharapova advance into fourth round at French Open

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:37:07 -0400

The 17-time Grand Slam champion advanced to the fourth round for the 11th straight year with a clinical 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win


Leiweke to stay with MLSE in interim; search for president, CEO continues

Fri, 29 May 2015 17:40:24 -0400

The leadership picture at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment is cloudier than ever as outgoing chief executive Tim Leiweke’s on-again-off-again departure date has been formally pushed back


Images from Friday's play at the French Open

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:48:54 -0400

Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova in action at Roland Garros


Contract talks between Wade and Heat are reportedly ‘at an impasse’

Thu, 28 May 2015 19:00:09 -0400

For the first time, the relationship between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat seems murky at best, and the three-time NBA champion is preparing himself for possibly leaving the team this summer, according to a person reportedly with knowledge of the negotiations


Belichick sheds little light on report on deflated footballs

Fri, 29 May 2015 17:03:34 -0400

Patriots coach makes first public comments since report was issued


Kelly: Election result means FIFA’s endemic corruption will continue

Fri, 29 May 2015 17:23:52 -0400

Sepp Blatter may be the most effective political operator of the 21st century


Buffalo Sabres hire former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma

Thu, 28 May 2015 12:52:13 -0400

Compensation to the Penguins remains undetermined


Motion to ban Israel from FIFA dropped, monitoring mechanism approved

Fri, 29 May 2015 19:29:24 -0400

In a surprise move, the Palestinian Football Association withdrew at the last moment its motion to suspend Israel from FIFA, soccer’s governing world body, instead proposing a monitoring mechanism to investigate Palestinian complaints of racism and of Israel impeding the movement of Palestinian players in the Israeli-occupied territories


Toronto Blue Jays recall right-hander Bo Schultz

Fri, 29 May 2015 13:52:44 -0400

Todd Redmond cleared waivers and will be outrighted to Buffalo


Buehrle throws complete game, Jays rally past Twins

Fri, 29 May 2015 23:53:20 -0400

Chris Colabello hit two-run tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning against former teammate Glen Perkins, giving Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-4 victory


Defending champion Stampeders aim to buck post-Grey Cup winning trend

Thu, 28 May 2015 21:27:10 -0400

Since 1996, only the Toronto Argonauts (1996-97) and Montreal Alouettes (2009-10) have repeated as CFL champions. That’s not exactly good news for John Hufnagel and the Calgary Stampeders, who won the 2014 Grey Cup with a thrilling 20-16 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at BC Place


Liberals say talk of provincial stake in a Montreal baseball stadium project is premature

Fri, 29 May 2015 15:59:04 -0400

Economy Minister Jacques Daoust was treading cautiously one day after a meeting between Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre


A look at the voting blocs ahead of Friday’s election for FIFA president

Fri, 29 May 2015 02:37:59 -0400

A look at the regions and the voting blocs in Friday’s balloting between incumbent Sepp Blatter and Jordan’s Prince Ali bin Hussein


Iconic Woodbine announcer Dan Loiselle to call final horse race Sunday

Fri, 29 May 2015 20:36:21 -0400

Over his illustrious 48-year career, Loiselle has called 28 Queen’s Plates and five times brought home a Triple Crown champion, the last being Wando in 2003


FIFA scandal may affect the Palestinian motion to suspend Israel

Thu, 28 May 2015 21:58:25 -0400

The Palestinian Football Association’s motion to have the Jewish state suspended could come into play as Blatter seeks a fifth term as FIFA president


NHL’s star-studded prospect combine shifts to Buffalo’s HarborCenter

Fri, 29 May 2015 21:42:19 -0400

After spending the past 25 years in stuffy and carpeted hotel and convention centre ballrooms in suburban Toronto, the week-long event is moving to the newly built hockey/entertainment HarborCenter complex connected to the Sabres home arena


Kelly: Shameless Blatter positions himself as FIFA’s candidate of renewal

Thu, 28 May 2015 16:36:08 -0400

President seeking a fifth term in office and the result of Friday’s vote - barring a remarkable back-room scramble - is a foregone conclusion


Confident Canadians edge England in Hamilton

Fri, 29 May 2015 21:24:09 -0400

The Canadian women head to Edmonton on Tuesday in advance of their June 6 World Cup opener against China in Group A, which also features New Zealand and the Netherlands


Canada will not vote for Sepp Blatter in FIFA presidential election

Fri, 29 May 2015 02:22:40 -0400

Victor Montagliani said Canada will instead support the only other candidate, Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan


Keeper Erin McLeod comes out, leads team and fans as Canadian role model

Fri, 29 May 2015 20:21:33 -0400

The 32-year-old goalkeeper is about to play in her third Women’s World Cup. It has been only in recent years, though, that she has truly taken the leap to be exactly who she is – an athlete, an artist, an activist and someone who will speak publicly about being gay


Veteran CFL linebacker Jason Pottinger announces his retirement

Fri, 29 May 2015 15:30:37 -0400

Former McMaster standout played for the Lions, Argonauts and RedBlacks during nine-year career




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