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Canuck clash in Cincy: Raonic win sets up rematch with Shapovalov

Thursday  00:05,   16 august 2018
cbc.ca

The top two players in the Canadian men's singles rankings are set to square off Thursday at the Masters 1000 tournament in Cincinnati. The top two players in the Canadian men's singles rankings are set to square off Thursday at the[...]
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Longest-serving Blue Jay is a title Pillar proud to have

Wednesday  23:56,   15 august 2018
thestar

It was five years ago on Tuesday that Kevin Pillar walked into the Blue Jays’ clubhouse for the first time. Then 24 years old, his call up to the big leagues came when Colby Rasmus was placed on the disabled list. Pillar cracking the major leagues[...]

Als' Manziel under concussion protocol

Wednesday  21:16,   15 august 2018
msn

Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel was placed under the CFL concussion protocol on Wednesday. He was rocked by a hit while trying to run the ball over the goal-line in a 24-17 loss in Ottawa last weekend in his second career CFL start.[...]

Gronk finally spends that NFL money: 'Now I know why people got jewelry'

Wednesday  20:57,   15 august 2018
thescore

Rob Gronkowski is notoriously frugal when it comes to spending his NFL money, but he did treat himself to a luxury piece of jewelry recently. The New England Patriots tight end, who earned $10.18 million last season, showed off his new diamond chain [...]

Mike Trout’s brother-in-law and Angels prospect passes away

Wednesday  20:16,   15 august 2018
yardbarker

Mike Trout’s absence from the Los Angeles Angels clubhouse over the past few days has been felt. The injured outfielder was tending to a personal matter, with no other information being available. The Angels and Trout reversed course on Wednesday[...]

Security guard faceplants while chasing after fan during Braves postgame show

Wednesday  20:16,   15 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

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Raptors 905 make history by hiring Canadian Olympian Tamara Tatham

Wednesday  19:21,   15 august 2018
thestar

The Raptors 905 are making G League history. The team will have two-time Canadian Olympian Tamara Tatham in a coaching role for the coming season, sources confirmed, making the native of Brampton the first Canadian woman on a North American men’s[...]

NHL Rumor Roundup: Bruins bide time before considering trades for winger

Wednesday  17:58,   15 august 2018
sportingnews

In the absence of Rick Nash, the Bruins are often linked to the likes of Artemi Panarin and Wayne Simmonds on the trade market. Plus, have these Red Wings veterans overstayed the rebuild?Prior to last season's NHL trade deadline, the Bruins acquired [...]

NHL Rumor Roundup: Bruins bide time before considering trades for winger

Wednesday  17:55,   15 august 2018
sportingnews

In the absence of Rick Nash, the Bruins are often linked to the likes of Artemi Panarin and Wayne Simmonds on the trade market. Plus, have these Red Wings veterans overstayed the rebuild?Prior to last season's NHL trade deadline, the Bruins acquired [...]

’92-93 Blue Jays weigh in on shift conundrum facing today’s hitters

Wednesday  17:32,   15 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

You want to see eyes roll? Mention the notion of legislating the shift out of the game because it takes away from the level of action on the field to some of the men who were in Toronto this past weekend for the 25th anniversary reunion of the Blue[...]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares story about paranormal encounter after fiery crash

Wednesday  16:26,   15 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

"It was physical hands grabbing me! I felt it," Dale Jr. explained about the aftermath of a wreck in 2004.On the retired NASCAR driver's weekly podcast, the Dale Jr. Download , fans asked questions regarding this topic, and not only[...]

Tennis player Nick Kyrgios forgot to bring his shoes to a match

Wednesday  16:26,   15 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

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Pierce on potential Kyrie departure: 'There is no loyalty to a franchise anymore'

Wednesday  15:15,   15 august 2018
thescore

NBA free agency has evolved into a game of musical chairs in recent years, with high-profile players from around the Association finding new homes at an alarming rate. Kyrie Irving will soon get a crack at testing the open market himself when he, in [...]

Shane Lowry calls out rules officials: They 'didn't have the balls' for PGA Championship ruling

Wednesday  15:15,   15 august 2018
golfdigest

<p>Shane Lowry had a solid run at this year's PGA Championship, his eight-under score good enough for a T-12 finish.</p>Lowry was 10 under, in line for a top-five finish, when he came to the 247-yard par 3. The Irishman sent his shot right [...]

Terrell Owens takes shot at Michael Irvin over drug use

Wednesday  15:15,   15 august 2018
yardbarker

Terrell Owens took a shot at Michael Irvin in response to Irvin’s Hall of Fame criticism of him.&nbsp;A week and a half ago, Irvin was a guest on the “Rich Eisen Show” and expressed his disappointment over Owens not showing up to Canton for his[...]