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Jose Bautista strikes 1-year deal with Blue Jays: reports

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:27:28 EST

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The Blue Jays have retained one of their free-agent sluggers as Jose Bautista followed Edwin Encarnacion's recent signing with Cleveland by returning to Toronto on Tuesday, agreeing to a reported one-year guaranteed contract worth $18 million US with two mutual option years.




Road to Pyeongchang: Canada ranks 2nd in World Cup standings

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:57:25 EST

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After 276 events in sports ranging from skiing, to bobsled to figure skating, Canada is currently sitting second in the overall standings, 23 total medals behind Germany and just three ahead of Russia.




Lindsey Vonn wants to race against men in Lake Louise

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:42:15 EST

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The most successful female World Cup racer in history is hoping to get a shot at competing against the top men's downhill skiers at Lake Louise in November 2018.




Not Cool Runnings yet: Jamaican bobsleigh team needs a coach

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:25:42 EST

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The Jamaican bobsleigh team has started a crowd funding campaign in order to hire a coach that can guide them to an Olympic podium in Pyeongchang, South Korea.




Jean-Luc Brassard explains why Quebec is so good at moguls

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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When it comes to moguls skiing, athletes from Quebec are the kings and queens of the hill. We caught up with Canada's first Olympic moguls champion, Jean-Luc Brassard, to find out the province's secret.




Muhammad Ali's 75th birthday: Canadians recall their brushes with 'The Greatest'

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Seven months after his death, as we mark what would have been Muhammad Ali's 75th birthday, the man they called "The Greatest" still resonates with those he touched in the Canadian boxing community.




Ondrej Pavelec's return gets slumping Jets' attention

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:19:33 EST

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​It's been months since Ondrej Pavelec sat in the Winnipeg Jets dressing room, but he felt right at home on Tuesday.




Islanders fire head coach Jack Capuano

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:07:57 EST

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The struggling New York Islanders fired Jack Capuano on Tuesday, ending his tenure as head coach. General manager Garth Snow named assistant GM, coach Doug Weight, as Capuano's interim replacement.




Milos Raonic cruises to 1st-round victory at Australian Open

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:53:32 EST

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Milos Raonic and Dustin Brown renewed their Grand Slam duel Monday night and the result was the same as the last time — a three-set win for the tall Canadian.




Former Expos OF Tim Raines on track to make Hall of Fame

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:21:07 EST

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Ex-Montreal Expos left-fielder Tim Raines could pull off a rare feat Wednesday should be be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his 10th and last year.




NHL 100: Tales from the police blotter

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:26:40 EST

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In its 100 years, the NHL has been parked at the intersection of violence, emotion and money. Inevitably, some of that would spill over the boards into the criminal realm.




Social media chides new Juventus soccer club logo

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:03:28 EST

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Parodies online have likened the logo to everything from a referee whistle to spooning couples. Retired tennis player Robin Soderling playfully acknowledged the logo is similar to his own brand.




Sakic, Koivu, Selanne named to IIHF Hall of Fame

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:57:02 EST

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The IIHF aso announced Tuesday that German defenceman Uwe Krupp and U.S. women's star Angela Ruggiero would enter the hall along with builder Dieter Kalt of Austria. The induction ceremony is to be held May 21 in Cologne, Germany, Krupp's home town.




Toronto-raised NFLer Orlando Franklin shocks young players with surprise phone call

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:39:19 EST

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It was an unusual practice for players from the Scarborough Minor Football Association, who took a call from homegrown hero Orlando Franklin.




Garmisch-Partenkirchen to host rescheduled Wengen downhill

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:23:42 EST

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The German venue Garmisch-Partenkirchen has stepped in to host Switzerland's classic World Cup men's downhill that was cancelled because of heavy snow at Wengen on Saturday.