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Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan hits the books to up his game

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:34:01 -0400

Coming off of Olympic gold in Rio and a storybook NBA season in 2015-16, Raps star turns to reading to sharpen his confidence


The World Cup of Hockey’s biggest flaw? Canada is too good

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:19:58 -0400

Game 1 of World Cup final was a dud, continuing downward trend for the event


Ray Rice's 'second chance': Speaking out against domestic violence

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:16:52 -0400

Rice speaks to high school and college athletes, repeating his refrain that he spent too much time trying to be ‘the’ man instead of ‘a’ man


Lady Gaga to headline Super Bowl halftime show

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:42:20 -0400

Super Bowl LI is slated to be held in Houston, Texas on Feb. 5


Leicester gets second straight win, Madrid held by Dortmund

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:51:06 -0400

Fellow Brits Tottenham celebrate win over Russian side CSKA Moscow, while Monaco remains unbeaten


WADA defends TUE system after athletes’ data leaked

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:35:34 -0400

A group identified as APT28 and Fancy Bear by U.S. cyber-security researchers revealed Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) for leading athletes including Tour de France cycling champions Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins


Blue Jays blow wild-card cushion with loss to Orioles

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:09:59 -0400

In taking two of three from Toronto on its own turf, Baltimore has worked its way back into a tie with the Blue Jays for the first wild card


Kelly: Jays are paying the price for pointless peacocking

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:34:05 -0400

Relief pitcher Benoit likely out two to three weeks, while Travis hopes to be back for Wednesday’s game


Admirers of retiring announcer Vin Scully trying to collect his recordings

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:05:16 -0400

The Dodgers’ announcer for 67 seasons is retiring and, along with his baseball games, there are recordings of him reading all sorts of oddities


Bullpen’s best failing when Blue Jays need them most

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:56:11 -0400

Roberto Osuna, Toronto’s closer, is wobbling down the stretch


Price bails out home team as Canada tops Europe in Game 1

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:35:09 -0400

Team Europe played well but couldn’t take advantage of a surprising number of Canadian defensive gaffes


No love lost for Frederick, Walker as Blue Bombers prepare for Edmonton

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:29:50 -0400

Both teams come into Friday’s contest off of tough wins


Europe aims to give Canada its all at second game of World Cup final

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:54:04 -0400

The drama of previous tournaments in which Canada was more evenly matched seems to have disappeared


Auston Matthews makes a smashing impression at Leafs training camp

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:22:28 -0400

Aside from breaking a pane of glass with a shot, the 19-year-old’s maturity and self-confidence earns notice


Kent Austin suspended one game, fined $10,000 for making contact with official

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:41:41 -0400

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach was sanctioned by the league on Wednesday


Stampeders hold private memorial for Mylan Hicks

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:02:10 -0400

Team is entering their upcoming contest with Hamilton planning to win, but still reeling from loss


Canadian Brady Heslip’s NBA dream may yet come true with Raptors

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:51:18 -0400

Burlington, Ont., native has a shot at making the Raptors roster if he can beat out VanVleet for the final spot


Blue Jays squander lead in crucial game against Orioles

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:27:44 -0400

The Orioles clawed their way back to earn a tension-filled 3-2 victory over Toronto


Texans place star defensive end J.J. Watt on injured reserve

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:23:25 -0400

Watt, who has won Defensive Player of the Year for the past two seasons, missed training camp and Houston’s four preseason games after surgery in July to repair a herniated disk in his back


Sanchez shuts down Orioles as Blue Jays add to wild-card lead

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:07:44 -0400

The Jays have assumed a two-game lead over Baltimore for the first AL wildcard berth with only five games left


TFC regain top spot in East after draw with Orlando

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:06:37 -0400

It was the third successive draw at BMO Field for Toronto


American team looking for a new start at Ryder Cup

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:35:33 -0400

The Americans have had a patchy history competing against Europe, so are looking to the future for this year’s showdown


Argos need to claw their way past Ticats in the anemic East

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:12:51 -0400

A win in Montreal would help Toronto reduce danger of being the odd team out in playoff crossover crunch


Tiger Woods slowly adjusting to non-playing role

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:08:45 -0400

Veteran player is trying to show he’s a team player and can help the U.S. break a losing streak to Europe


Honeymoon over for Guardiola and Ancelotti as winning streaks halted

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:04:42 -0400

In a fiercely competitive Champions League round on Wednesday, the 100-per-cent winning records of Pep Guardiola and Carlo Ancelotti with their new clubs finally came to an end


Pete Rose appeals to Baseball Hall of Fame for eligibility

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:59:22 -0400

The Hall of Fame changed its bylaws two years after Rose’s banishment to make banned players ineligible for the Hall


Live gallery: Canada vs. Europe in game 2 of the World Cup of Hockey final

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:53:40 -0400

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Canada scores two down the stretch to beat Europe, win World Cup

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:53:38 -0400

Brad Marchand scored shorthanded with 43 second left in regulation to put Canada on top


For Warriors president Welts, making a difference is an issue close to heart

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:20:21 -0400

Sports remains a world where being gay, and out, is rare – and isn’t necessarily welcome, or comfortable. Welts carries his influence inside and outside of the game




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