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Sale dominates with 11 Ks as Red Sox win 7-1 to spoil Blue Jays celebration

Sale dominates with 11 Ks as Red Sox win 7-1 to spoil Blue Jays celebration

TORONTO — Chris Sale almost single handedly dampened the mood at Rogers Centre.
Few fireworks as teams steer clear of lavish long-term deals in free agency

Few fireworks as teams steer clear of lavish long-term deals in free agency

NHL general managers usually make their own fireworks on Canada Day with wild long-term contracts. But not this time.
Montreal Canadiens sign defenceman Karl Alzner to five-year contract

Montreal Canadiens sign defenceman Karl Alzner to five-year contract

MONTREAL — Karl Alzner says joining the Montreal Canadiens gives him a better chance to win a Stanley Cup than he had with the Capitals in Washington. He was thrilled to sign a US$23.

Judge grants order blocking release of 38 Studios documents

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Vancouver Canucks sign veteran centre Sam Gagner to three-year contract

Vancouver Canucks sign veteran centre Sam Gagner to three-year contract

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks were busy on the opening day of free agency Saturday, signing centre Sam Gagner to a US$9.45-million, three-year contract and defenceman Michael Del Zotto to a $6-million, two-year deal.

Barrett has 20 points, 11 boards as Canada routs Mali to open FIBA U19 World Cup

CAIRO — R.J. Barrett of Mississauga, Ont., had 20 points and 11 rebounds to power Canada to a 91-42 rout of Mali to open the FIBA U19 World Cup on Saturday. Lindell Wigginton of Dartmouth, N.S., had seven assists.
Edmonton Eskimos beat Montreal Alouettes to start season with back-to-back wins

Edmonton Eskimos beat Montreal Alouettes to start season with back-to-back wins

Edmonton Eskimos head coach Jason Maas likes where his team is at heading into their bye week.
AP Sources: Pacers trade forward Paul George to Thunder

AP Sources: Pacers trade forward Paul George to Thunder

Paul George has a new home, and Russell Westbrook has a new star teammate. The Indiana Pacers have agreed to trade George to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis, said two people with knowledge of the details.
Estrada walks career-high seven in Jays' 7-4 extra-innings loss to Red Sox

Estrada walks career-high seven in Jays' 7-4 extra-innings loss to Red Sox

TORONTO — Marco Estrada summed up his outing Friday night in two succinct words. "It sucked," said the right-hander, visibly frustrated after allowing a career-high seven walks in the Toronto Blue Jays' 7-4 loss in 11 innings to the Boston Red Sox.
Rainey, Johnson rally B.C. Lions to road win over Toronto Argonauts

Rainey, Johnson rally B.C. Lions to road win over Toronto Argonauts

TORONTO — Ronnie Yell helped rally the B.C. Lions to their first win of the season. B.C. scored 10 second-half points off two Yell turnovers (interception, fumble recovery) en route to a 28-15 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Friday night.