• Australia striker Tim Cahill retires from international foot...
    SYDNEY, Australia — Australia striker Tim Cahill has announced his retirement from international football aged 38 and after his fourth World Cup. Cahill announced his decision in a tweet Tuesday saying "today’s the day I’m officially hanging up my boots on my international career with the Socceroos. No words… ... more
    Sportsnet5 hours ago
  • Bryce Harper the hometown hero in home-run derby
    Nationals outfielder’s late flurry beats the Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber in the final. ... more
    TheStar -Sports6 hours ago
  • Joey Votto trying to make things right with Canadian basebal...
    WASHINGTON – In the two months since Joey Votto’s controversial comments about Canadian baseball and the apology tour that followed, the Toronto native representing the Cincinnati Reds at this summer’s all-star game has tried his best to leave the mess behind. As for how his apology was received, the first… ... more
    Sportsnet7 hours ago
  • Bryce Harper delights home crowd with Home Run Derby win
    Bryce Harper has won the Home Run Derby in his home ballpark, providing another memory to Nationals fans in what could be his final season in Washington. ... more
    CBC -Sports7 hours ago
  • Bryce Harper goes on dramatic run to win Home Run Derby
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  • Bryce Harper tops Kyle Schwarber to win MLB Home Run Derby
    Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper has won the 2018 MLB Home Run Derby. Harper hit 19 home runs in the final against Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber to win the event in front of his home crowd in Washington D.C. The crowd favourite in his home stadium, Harper needed 13… ... more
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  • Report: Raptors in driver’s seat for Kawhi Leonard
    Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. That’s what Toronto Raptors fans must think after ESPN’s Brian Windhorst stated his belief that Kawhi Leonard to Toronto is the most likely trade scenario. Making an appearance on ESPN’s Lowe Post podcast, Windhorst told Zach Lowe that the Raptors have moved up the pecking… ... more
    Sportsnet7 hours ago
  • Le’Veon Bell, Steelers fail to reach deal on new contract
    PITTSBURGH — Le’Veon Bell’s next season with the Pittsburgh Steelers will almost certainly be his last. The Pro Bowl running back and the defending AFC North champions failed to reach an agreement on a new contract by Monday’s deadline, meaning he will play under the franchise tag for a… ... more
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  • J.A. Happ faces same all-star trade talk Roy Halladay did 9 ...
    WASHINGTON – The Toronto Blue Jays all-star stood there amid the revelry and answered wave after wave of questions about the speculation that surrounded him as the trade deadline approached. Are you looking forward to playing for a contender? Who would you rather pitch for? Any concerns about handling a… ... more
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  • Natoinals’ Harper reaches last row with home run derby din...
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  • Lasia Kretzel, Canadian Reporter, Calls Out Nigel Farage For...
    A Vancouver radio reporter says people on social media, including a vocal British politician, should be more careful about spreading fake news.Lasia Kretzel was working for CKOM in Saskatoon in 2015 when she attended a rally supporting Syrian refugees.She wrote a story about the rally and snapped a photo of… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports9 hours ago
  • Avalanche sign goalie Spencer Martin to one-year contract
    The Colorado Avalanche have signed goaltender Spencer Martin to a one-year contract. One-year contracts: inked!#GoAvsGo — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) July 16, 2018 Martin, 23, was a third-round pick by the Avalanche in 2013. Last season with the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL,… ... more
    Sportsnet10 hours ago
  • Defenceman Ryan Graves signs one-year deal with Avalanche
    Defenceman Ryan Graves has signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche. One-year contracts: inked!#GoAvsGo — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) July 16, 2018 Graves, 23, was originally a fourth-round pick by the New York Rangers in 2013 but was acquired by the Avalanche in… ... more
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  • Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sex abuse of divers
    INDIANAPOLIS — Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic glory. The federal lawsuit, filed last week, names Indianapolis-based USA Diving, Inc., the Ohio… ... more
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  • Avalanche sign defenceman Mason Geertsen to one-year contrac...
    The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed defenceman Mason Geertsen to a one-year contract. One-year contracts: inked!#GoAvsGo — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) July 16, 2018 Geertsen, 23, was originally a fourth-round pick by the Avalanche in 2013. He has appeared in 159 AHL games with the… ... more
    Sportsnet10 hours ago
  • Kelly Clarkson to headline U.S. Open opening ceremony
    NEW YORK — Singer Kelly Clarkson will headline opening night at the U.S. Open. The U.S. Tennis Association said Monday the Grammy Award winner will perform at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Aug. 27. This is the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Open in the professional era, which began… ... more
    Sportsnet10 hours ago
  • Report: 76ers tried to hire Daryl Morey away from Rockets
    As the Philadelphia 76ers continue to look for a replacement for their disgraced former general manager Bryan Colangelo, it would seem the team wasn’t trying to be modest and was going after the NBA’s executive elite. According the The New York Times‘ Marc Stein, Philly attempted to hire away reigning… ... more
    Sportsnet10 hours ago
  • Reds hope pain of the first half is behind them
    TFC expects most of its injured players to return in next two weeks. ... more
    TheStar -Sports10 hours ago
  • Lions’ Jeremiah Johnson doubtful for Redblacks game with a...
    SURREY, B.C. — An ankle injury to running back Jeremiah Johnson has created an opportunity for some B.C. Lions to step up, and coach Wally Buono says he wants his players further down the depth chart to be ready to impress. Johnson went down in the first quarter of… ... more
    Sportsnet10 hours ago
  • Robert Wickens: ‘Exciting time right now for Canadian moto...
    Fresh off his podium finish at the Honda Indy Toronto this past weekend, 29-year-old IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens is not only feeling good about how he was able to perform, but is hopeful for the future of motorsport across his home nation. “I think it’s an exciting time right now… ... more
    Sportsnet10 hours ago
  • MPs To Hold Urgent Meetings On Liberal Government’s Re...
    OTTAWA — Under mounting pressure from opposition MPs, the House of Commons immigration committee will meet at least two times before early August to study the simmering issue of asylum seekers crossing into Canada from the United States.Committee members agreed Monday during a rare summer session to review the government's… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports10 hours ago
  • Bryce Harper on leaving Nationals: That’s always a possibi...
    Bryce Harper admitted that this season could be his last with the Washington Nationals, his first comments to the media about his pending free agency all season. “That’s always a possibility,” Harper said when asked about playing elsewhere next season, according to Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post. I think… ... more
    Sportsnet10 hours ago
  • Report: Raptors plan to waive forward Alfonzo McKinnie
    The Toronto Raptors are set to waive forward Alfonzo McKinnie, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania. Sources: The Toronto Raptors plan to waive forward Alfonzo McKinnie ahead of $1.4M guarantee date on Wednesday. McKinnie signed a multiyear deal with Toronto last offseason. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July… ... more
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  • Canada beats Iroquois Nationals at world lacrosse championsh...
    Wesley Berg and Mark Cockerton both had two goals and an assist as Canada rebounded from its first loss of the world lacrosse championship in Netanya, Israel with a 10-5 win over the Iroquois Nationals on Monday. ... more
    CBC -Sports11 hours ago
  • Two Roughnecks claimed in 2018 NLL Expansion Draft
    The Calgary Roughnecks today announced that goalie Frank Scigliano and defence/transition player Garrett McIntosh have been claimed by the San Diego Seals in the 2018 National Lacrosse League Expansion Draft. Scigliano, selected by the Seals in the sixth round, 12th overall, has played seven seasons with the Roughnecks after joining… ... more
    Sportsnet11 hours ago
  • For Bismark Boateng, track was always in the cards
    The former soccer player’s impressive result against Canada’s fastest men, Aaron Brown and Andre De Grasse, confirmed his choice to sprint. ... more
    TheStar -Sports11 hours ago
  • Cap Comparables: Elias Lindholm, Adam Henrique ink new deals
    Brad Treliving locked up yet another key piece of the Calgary Flames’ future, signing recently acquired Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract Monday. Lindholm’s new deal has a $4.85-million annual salary cap hit, and any Flames fans unfamiliar with the forward’s work with the Carolina Hurricanes should rest easy because… ... more
    Sportsnet11 hours ago
  • Adam Hadwin embraces monsoon to prepare for Open’s Ca...
    Canadian hopes he’s better prepared for links golf during second trip to Open Championship. ... more
    TheStar -Sports12 hours ago
  • Mike Trout and seven other first-half award winners
    The Angels outfielder is the front-runner for AL MVP, and Boston’s Sale is in the Cy Young talk again. ... more
    TheStar -Sports12 hours ago
  • Over 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final
    ZAGREB, Croatia — In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes’ welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. Hundreds of thousands of people wearing national red-and-white checkered colours… ... more
    Sportsnet13 hours ago
  • Croatia one of the big World Cup winners, even in losing
    Mbappé, Russia and the video assistant referee all come out on the right side of the ledger; Germany, Messi and Neymar do not. ... more
    TheStar -Sports13 hours ago
  • Packers’ profit fell by nearly 50 percent after missing pl...
    GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers‘ profit fell by nearly 50 per cent in the last fiscal year as the team missed the playoffs for the first time in a decade. President and CEO Mark Murphy said the outlook for the Packers remains strong as the NFL’s… ... more
    Sportsnet13 hours ago
  • Bismark Boateng’s switch from soccer to track starting...
    For a moment, the announcers at the recent Canadian track and field championships thought Bismark Boateng had won the tightest 100-metre final in the history of the meet. And so did Boateng. ... more
    CBC -Sports13 hours ago
  • Predators sign goaltender Juuse Saros to 3-year deal
    The Nashville Predators have re-signed goaltender Juuse Saros to a three-year contract worth $4.5 million. Saros has backed up Pekka Rinne for the past two seasons, posting a 2.44 goals-against average and .925 save percentage in 26 games in 2017-18. With the #Preds signing RFA goalie Juuse… ... more
    Sportsnet13 hours ago
  • The Mamba Army isn’t sure what to make of LeBron Jame...
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    TheStar -Sports13 hours ago
  • Sadly fitting that Ray Emery’s tragic death at 35 comes un...
    A day after Ray Emery’s dead body was pulled from Hamilton Harbour by a police dive team, there remain many questions. Was the former NHL goaltender just jumping in the water shortly after sunrise on Sunday at the end of a late night or the start of an early morning?… ... more
    Nationalpost -Sports13 hours ago
  • Sabres, C.J. Smith agree to one-year contract
    The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement with forward C.J. Smith on a one-year, two-way contract worth $874,125. The five-foot-11, 181-pound Smith made his debut with the Sabres in 2016-17, recording one assist in two games. The Iowa native’s first full professional season came with the AHL’s Rochester Americans in… ... more
    Sportsnet13 hours ago
  • Canadiens and fans should be happy with Danault deal
    MONTREAL — Marc Bergevin had wrapped up 20-minute scrums in both of Quebec’s official languages and completed one-on-one interviews with all the major television outlets, but he still had one more thing he wanted to get off his chest. "We got a real player in that trade with Chicago," the… ... more
    Sportsnet14 hours ago
  • Affordable Housing Overhaul Could Leave Indigenous Families ...
    OTTAWA — Indigenous social housing providers will soon push the federal government to rethink plans to overhaul their funding arrangements because they worry the Liberal proposals could leave thousands of low-income families on the street.Federal officials are set to start consultations on how to spend almost $500 million in the… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports14 hours ago
  • First-rounder Rasmus Sandin signs entry deal with Leafs
    Greyhounds defenceman was selected 29th overall. ... more
    TheStar -Sports14 hours ago
  • ‘Treasonous’ And ‘Disgraceful’: Crit...
    President Donald Trump's performance during a press conference after a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday left critics of all stripes howling.Trump refused to blame Putin for Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and told reporters that "both countries" were responsible for the poor… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports14 hours ago
  • Scented, Gendered Training Pants For Toddlers Are Problemati...
    A popular diaper company dispelled claims Monday that only its girls training pants were scented after a social media post by an Ottawa mom caused an online stir about gender shaping.But the outcry — and company's response that both boy's and girl's training pants are perfumed — have left some… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports14 hours ago
  • Taxpayers Will Back A Carbon Tax If They Get A Cheque In The...
    Werner Antweiler, University of British Columbia and Sumeet Gulati, University of British ColumbiaOntario's new premier, Doug Ford, is scrapping the province's cap-and-trade program, designed to reward businesses that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, as part of his promise to make gasoline more affordable.Where does carbon policy in Canada's most populous… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports14 hours ago
  • Stars sign defenceman Dillon Heatherington to 1-year deal
    The Dallas Stars announced Monday that the club has signed defenceman Dillon Heatherington to a one-year, two-way contract. The 23-year-old Heatherington split the 2017-2018 season with Dallas and the Texas Stars of the AHL. He appeared in six regular-season NHL games with Dallas, notching one point and 26 penalty… ... more
    Sportsnet15 hours ago
  • Scherzer gets nod to start MLB all-star game in home park
    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in Tuesday's MLB all-star game in his home ballpark at Washington. Teammate Max Scherzer will take the mound for the NL while Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale will start for the American League. ... more
    CBC -Sports15 hours ago
  • Ducks commit to centre Adam Henrique for 5 years
    Centre Adam Henrique has signed a five-year extension worth $29.1 million US with the Anaheim Ducks. The 28-year-old had a combined 24 goals and 50 points in 81 games with Anaheim and New Jersey last season. ... more
    CBC -Sports15 hours ago
  • Canadian Housing Market Climbing Out Of Slump, But Still Far...
    TORONTO — Canadian housing activity appears to be climbing out of its slump, but is still far from a rebound.The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) said Monday sales in June were up 4.1 per cent compared with May, marking what the board described as the first "substantiative" month-over-month increase this… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports15 hours ago
  • Baseball Central: Blue Jays need to stay course with Sanchez...
    As we head into the all-star break, the Toronto Blue Jays remain out of contention in the AL East, sitting 23.5 games behind the first-place Boston Red Sox and 14 games out of a wild-card spot. From injuries to under-performance, there are numerous factors one could point to in an… ... more
    Sportsnet15 hours ago
  • Yankees’ Torres exemplifies risk-reward nature of MLB trad...
    When the Chicago Cubs traded for closer Aroldis Chapman two years ago, the price was steep and the risk was high. The club sent prospect Gleyber Torres to the New York Yankees in the July 25, 2016 trade, and even though the infielder entered that season among the top… ... more
    Sportsnet15 hours ago
  • Chris Sale, Max Scherzer named MLB All-Star Game starters
    WASHINGTON — Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in the All-Star Game in his home ballpark. Harper is hitting .214 with a .365 on-base percentage, .468 slugging percentage, 23 home runs and 54 RBIs. Despite his hitting struggles, Harper is an All-Star — voted… ... more
    Sportsnet15 hours ago
  • Ontario Sex-Ed Curriculum Will Include Consent, Gender Ident...
    TORONTO — Ontario's education minister says students will still be taught about concepts like consent, cyber safety and gender identity this fall despite her government's plan to scrap the province's modernized sex-ed curriculum.Lisa Thompson says the portion of the curriculum being replaced deals with "developing sexual relations,'' adding that specifics… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports15 hours ago
  • Age isn’t important for Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo
    TURIN, Italy — At the age of 33, many football players are past their peak. Cristiano Ronaldo vows to show he is not one of them. Juventus signed Ronaldo from Real Madrid last week for 112 million euros ($131.5 million) — an Italian league record sum — and the… ... more
    Sportsnet16 hours ago
  • World Cup host Putin gives soccer ball to Trump
    HELSINKI — Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a special gift to his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump: a soccer ball. After a journalist asked a question at their joint press conference Monday in Helsinki using soccer metaphors, Putin pulled out… ... more
    Sportsnet16 hours ago
  • Alo Moli And Ashley Watson Struggled With Infertility. Now T...
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    Huffingtonpost -Sports16 hours ago
  • Fans pack Paris streets to greet France after World Cup win
    PARIS — The members of France’s victorious World Cup team returned home from Russia to triumphant arcs of water heralding their airplane’s arrival and a red carpet welcome Monday, and that was before the formal homage that awaited them in Paris. Goalie Hugo Lloris, brandishing the golden trophy… ... more
    Sportsnet16 hours ago
  • Patricio ‘Pitbull’ retains title at Bellator 203 with wi...
    Patricio “Pitbullâ€� Freire retained his featherweight title over the weekend at Bellator 203 with a split decision victory over Daniel Weichel. The bout was a rematch of a classic 2015 fight that Freire also won. Bellator 203 took place in Rome, Italy where the main card featured six mixed martial… ... more
    Sportsnet16 hours ago
  • Hulk Hogan reinstated into WWE Hall of Fame
    The WWE terminated their contract with Hulk Hogan in July 2015 after he was captured on tape using a racial slur to refer to his daughter's boyfriend. ... more
    Globenews -Sports16 hours ago
  • The New Sex-Ed Curriculum Would Have Saved Me From Torment G...
    New premier Doug Ford, shamelessly pandering to social conservatives, decided to scrap the revised 2015 Ontario Health and Physical Education curriculum, and revert to a sex-ed curriculum from 20 years ago, which lacks a comprehensive understanding of gender expression and the concept of affirmative consent.This new curriculum could have saved… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports16 hours ago
  • U.S. Responds To Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs With Wor...
    OTTAWA — The United States says it's firing back at the Canadian government's recent retaliatory tariffs on American imports by launching a formal challenge with the World Trade Organization.The federal Liberal government introduced reciprocal duties earlier this month on some U.S. imports after the Trump administration slapped Canada — and… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports16 hours ago
  • Flames, newcomer Elias Lindholm agree to 6-year contract
    The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free-agent forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.85 million US. ... more
    CBC -Sports16 hours ago
  • Ducks agree to 5-year extension with Adam Henrique
    The Anaheim Ducks have signed centre Adam Henrique to a five-year contract extension through the 2023-24 NHL season. Henrique’s extension carries an average annual value of $5.825 million. Adam Henrique's five-year extension with Anaheim carries an AAV of $5.825M. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 16, 2018 … ... more
    Sportsnet16 hours ago
  • Sticking with unlucky Sanchez makes most sense for Blue Jays
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  • Croatia should be proud, Neymar underachieved and dove too m...
    France won the World Cup, but that is far from the whole story. So many players and teams came out of the tournament on towering highs or devastating lows. Here are some of the winners and losers of the 2018 World Cup. Winners Croatia: It’s odd to call a team… ... more
    Nationalpost -Sports17 hours ago
  • Raptors’ DeRozan, Siakam dominate at Drew League
    With the NBA draft and most of the fireworks from free agency in the rearview, we are officially entering the (ever-so-brief, thankfully) dog days of summer. Cue: Exhibition league highlights! This past weekend a pair of Toronto Raptors players, DeMar DeRozan and Pascal Siakam, participated in Los Angeles’s Drew… ... more
    Sportsnet17 hours ago
  • Croatia soccer team welcomed home with ‘Championsâ€...
    The small country of 4 million people has been gripped in euphoria since its team beat England to reach its first World Cup final, where Croatia lost 4-2 to France. ... more
    TheStar -Sports17 hours ago
  • MLB facing tough questions entering all-star break
    Major League Baseball hits the all-star break trying to figure out how to keep people interested in the product. And, no, that’s not just a Toronto thing. Attendance is down, questions are being asked about the way the game is actually being played – nuts and bolts issues as opposed… ... more
    Sportsnet17 hours ago
  • Flames sign RFA forward Elias Lindholm to six-year deal
    The Calgary Flames have signed forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year, $29.1-million deal, the team announced Monday. CAL signs Elias Lindholm 6x$4.85. No clauses — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 16, 2018 The contract carries a $4.85-million cap hit through the 2023-24 campaign. … ... more
    Sportsnet17 hours ago
  • Tiger Woods prepared for return to Carnoustie
    Tiger Woods will tee off at 10:21 a.m. ET Thursday when he begins play at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie in Scotland. ... more
    CBC -Sports17 hours ago
  • Predators, Ryan Hartman agree to one-year deal
    NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators have signed restricted free-agent forward Ryan Hartman to a one-year contract worth $875,000. Predators general manager David Poile announced the deal Monday. The Predators acquired Hartman in a Feb. 26 trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. Hartman had a combined 11 goals and 20… ... more
    Sportsnet17 hours ago
  • Canada’s Senior Homeowners To Buyers: Back Off, WeR...
    One of the reasons house prices have shot up in many Canadian cities, observers say, is that there are fewer homes for sale than there used to be.And one of the reasons for the shortage is that current owners of suburban homes are selling their homes less frequently as they… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports17 hours ago
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