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Ross Atkins: John Gibbons will finish season with Blue Jays

Saturday  02:10,   18 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

<p>Toronto Blue Jays general Ross Atkins says manager John Gibbons will remain with the team until at least the end of the 2018 season.</p>Atkins also confirmed that Gibbons’ future would be revisited[...]
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Dez Bryant left Cleveland without a deal with Browns, report says

Saturday  00:32,   18 august 2018
sportingnews

Bryant has been on the market for more than four months after he was cut by the Cowboys in April. He spent his entire eight-season NFL career with Dallas but has since expressed interest in playing for the Browns. MORE: Dez Bryant arrives in[...]

AP source: Browns, Dez Bryant still talking but no deal

Friday  22:06,   17 august 2018
msn

CLEVELAND - Dez Bryant and the Browns are in a holding pattern. The free agent wide receiver concluded his visit with Cleveland on Friday without agreeing to a contract, but "conversations continue" between the sides, a person familiar[...]

Wade snaps at Butler for flirtatious comment on wife's Instagram

Friday  22:06,   17 august 2018
thescore

Dwyane Wade and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, are one of the most well-established celebrity couples in the sports world today. Even hoop fans completely unfamiliar with Union's dramatic turns in films such as "Bring It On,"[...]

Tao of Stieb: Predicting the Blue Jays’ 40-man roster for September

Friday  20:31,   17 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

With September fast approaching and some prospects already solidifying their spots in the majors, Tao of Stieb takes a look at potential call-ups to the 40-man roster next month. The post Andrew McBride discusses the Minto Cup and rebounding from a[...]

Little Leaguer Dio Gama's life transformed after overnight walk to Canada

Friday  19:31,   17 august 2018
cbc.ca

It was as if everything changed for Dio Gama the second he stepped into Canada three years ago to reunite with his family. The 13-year-old is about to put on the Maple Leaf for Canada at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., but his[...]

Is this the season the Leafs actually buy at the deadline?

Friday  19:31,   17 august 2018
msn

With expectations at an all-time high, a deadline boost may be in order. We’re at the point of August where we start to discuss expectations for the new season.&nbsp;We’re at the point of August where we start to discuss expectations for the new [...]

A Tiger Woods calculator reminds you that he’s made an insane amount of money

Friday  17:46,   17 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

So. Much.[...]

Ex-player says LaVar Ball’s JBA league paid him a fraction of promised salary

Friday  15:46,   17 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

A former JBA player says the league owes him money.The JBA experience hasn't been worthwhile for every player,[...]

Rangers turn your run-of-the-mill 5-4 triple play

Friday  15:00,   17 august 2018
thecomeback

Triple plays are very rare in baseball, and the Texas Rangers pulled off an extremely rare kind of triple play on Thursday against the Los Angeles Angels at Globe Life Park in Arlington.&nbsp;The Angels led 6-3 in the top of the fourth and were[...]

Getting to know the new guys just part of the job for Blue Jays catchers

Friday  14:41,   17 august 2018
thestar

Mound meetings are common in Major League Baseball — too common, some would argue — but twice this season, Luke Maile has had to take the concept literally. The Blue Jays catcher was introduced to Jake Petricka on the mound back in early May, when[...]

Aheadbyacentury looking for Breeders' success

Friday  14:41,   17 august 2018
msn

TORONTO - John Ross watched Aheadbyacentury come close in the first two jewels of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. With his horse's dominant rival skipping the Breeders' Stakes, the veteran trainer is hoping their time as bridesmaids is[...]

Ellis says he took less to allow Predators to keep core together

Friday  14:40,   17 august 2018
thescore

Ryan Ellis had more than just his own interests in mind when he agreed to an eight-year, $50-million contract extension earlier this week. "I'm getting paid more than enough to play hockey," the Nashville Predators defenseman told[...]

Jansen bright spot in Jays’ mistake-filled loss to Royals

Friday  14:40,   17 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

At times you can start to suspect otherwise during a lost season, but there’s really no such thing as a meaningless major-league baseball game. The post Blue Jays in 60: Royals rough up Gaviglio after rain delay appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.KANSAS [...]

Maple Leafs, Lightning tied atop Stanley Cup odds as camps approach

Friday  14:40,   17 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

With the opening of NHL training camps less than a month away the Toronto Maple Leafs continue to lead the way on the Stanley Cup odds, but are joined by the Tampa Bay Lightning as +750 co-favourites on those NHL futures at sportsbooks monitored by[...]