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Veteran jockey Stein ending three-year retirement to return to Woodbine

Veteran jockey Stein ending three-year retirement to return to Woodbine

TORONTO — Three years of living off the grid taught Justin Stein he didn't want to do it any longer. After retiring from racing in 2016 to live off the land, the veteran jockey is returning to Woodbine Racetrack.
Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into concussion protocol

Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into concussion protocol

RALEIGH, N.C. — A barrage of punches from Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin could have an impact on the Stanley Cup champions' playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Montreal Impact acquire Panama international midfielder Omar Browne

Montreal Impact acquire Panama international midfielder Omar Browne

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact have acquired Panama international midfielder Omar Browne on a loan agreement. The deal with Panamanian club C.A. Independiente de La Chorrera is for the rest of the season and then the MLS club has the option to buy.
Spanish soccer's La Liga to set up youth academy in Toronto region

Spanish soccer's La Liga to set up youth academy in Toronto region

TORONTO — Looking to further its brand overseas, La Liga has chosen Toronto as site of the Spanish league's first soccer academy in North America.
'Battle of the Blades' to return to CBC in the fall

'Battle of the Blades' to return to CBC in the fall

TORONTO — Stars of the hockey and figure-skating worlds are set to lace up once again for a revival of "Battle of the Blades.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers post $2.6 million operating profit in 2018 season

WINNIPEG — The 2018 season was another profitable one for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Bombers announced Tuesday they posted a profit of $2.6 million last season.
Teen tennis star Felix Auger-Aliassime has special energy, intensity: coaches

Teen tennis star Felix Auger-Aliassime has special energy, intensity: coaches

Minutes after speaking with reporters about a tough semifinal loss at the Miami Open last month, Felix Auger-Aliassime returned to the court to work on his game. The decision didn't surprise those who know the rising Canadian tennis star best.
Dodgers, MLB honour Jackie Robinson's centennial year

Dodgers, MLB honour Jackie Robinson's centennial year

LOS ANGELES — Vin Scully joined the widow of Jackie Robinson to honour the player who broke baseball's colour barrier during Robinson's centennial birthday celebration Monday night.
Avs defenceman Cale Makar scores playoff goal in NHL debut

Avs defenceman Cale Makar scores playoff goal in NHL debut

DENVER — Cale Makar didn't take long to accomplish a little bit of history. One shot on net, to be precise.
Makar shines in NHL debut, Avs beat Flames 6-2 for 2-1 lead

Makar shines in NHL debut, Avs beat Flames 6-2 for 2-1 lead

DENVER — A wide-open Cale Makar screamed toward Nathan MacKinnon to deliver him the puck. That made an instant impression with MacKinnon on a night when Makar made an immediate impact.