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Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak among 12 first-time All-Star starters

Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak among 12 first-time All-Star starters

NEW YORK — Once again, a late push of online votes from Canadians has made one of the Toronto Blue Jays a starter for the American League all-star team.
Leafs get serious about Stanley Cup contention in signing Patrick Marleau

Leafs get serious about Stanley Cup contention in signing Patrick Marleau

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs showed they were serious about Stanley Cup contention right now in poaching Patrick Marleau from the San Jose Sharks.

Leafs beef up roster, signing veteran Patrick Marleau to three-year deal

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs beefed up their rising roster Sunday night, signing 37-year-old Patrick Marleau to a three-year deal. Marleau has spent his entire NHL career with the San Jose Sharks, drafted second overall by the club 20 years ago.
Holy Helena easily captures $1-million Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack

Holy Helena easily captures $1-million Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack

TORONTO — Holy Helena and Luis Contreras delivered a first for Frank Stronach on Sunday. The Woodbine Oaks champion came from third to easily win the $1-million Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack.
Kang wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship; Henderson a shot short of repeating

Kang wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship; Henderson a shot short of repeating

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Danielle Kang birdied the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, edging defending champion Brooke Henderson of Canada.
Carey Price plans to retire with the Canadiens thanks to new eight-year deal

Carey Price plans to retire with the Canadiens thanks to new eight-year deal

MONTREAL — Carey Price never wants to wear another hockey jersey other than Montreal's red, white and blue. The Montreal Canadiens signed Price to an eight-year contact extension that reportedly carries an annual cap hit of US$10.5 million.
Beantown Beatdown: Boston's Betts burns Biagini and Blue Jays in 15-1 blowout

Beantown Beatdown: Boston's Betts burns Biagini and Blue Jays in 15-1 blowout

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays were hoping to close out their homestand with a win Sunday to restore some optimism as they embark on the second half of the season.

Canada falls to 1-1 at FIBA U19 World Cup after 78-73 loss to Spain

CAIRO — Canada dropped a 78-73 decision to Spain on Sunday, to fall to 1-1 at the FIBA U19 World Cup. Abu Kigab of St. Catharines, Ont.

Forward Luke Gazdic signs one-year, two-way deal with Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Forward Luke Gazdic signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Calgary Flames on Sunday. Gazdic split last season between the New Jersey Devils and their American Hockey League affiliate in Albany.
Kittel Tour win in Germany contrasts with cycling dirty past

Kittel Tour win in Germany contrasts with cycling dirty past

LIEGE, Belgium — The thriving current state of German cycling stood out in sharp contrast to the sport's dirty past during the second stage of the Tour de France on Sunday.