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Minnie Minoso, major league baseball's 1st black player in Chicago, dies OBITUARY

CHICAGO - Minnie Minoso, who hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat when he became major league baseball's first black player in Chicago in 1951, has died, the Cook County medical examiner said Sunday. The medical examiner's office...

Blue Jays sign former White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo to minor-league deal TORONTO BLUE JAYS

DUNEDIN, Fla. - The Toronto Blue Jays have signed outfielder Dayan Viciedo to a minor-league contract. The 25-year-old Cuban was released by the White Sox in early February after spending the last five seasons with Chicago. The five-foot-11...

Montreal blanks Toronto 4-0, handing Leafs 15th straight road loss MONTREAL CANADIENS

MONTREAL - The result on the road was all too familiar, but the Toronto Maple Leafs refused to roll over versus the rival Canadiens. Toronto lost 4-0 against Montreal— the team's 15th consecutive road loss— but the lopsided score...

Toronto FC wraps up pre-season with win over young Costa Rican side MLS

BRADENDON, Fla. - Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore scored their first goals for Toronto FC as the MLS club wrapped up its pre-season with a 2-1 win over the Costa Rican Under-23 national team Saturday at the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic. Toronto...

Changing of the guard in Canadian men's curling surfaces at the Brier BRIER

CALGARY - The Brier has become a young-er man's game. When Brad Jacobs and his Northern Ontario team won the Canadian men's championship two years ago with an average age of 29, they were considered the fresh faces of the sport. Now...

Knicks end emotional day with 2nd straight win, deal Raptors 5th consecutive loss TORONTO RAPTORS

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Tim Hardaway Jr. made a call early Saturday to his father, a former teammate of Anthony Mason in Miami and one of the people Hardaway knew would be saddened...

Blackhawks acquire Antoine Vermette from Coyotes for 1st-rounder, Klas Dahlbeck NHL

CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks acquired centre Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night for a first-round pick this year and defensive prospect Klas Dahlbeck....

MBB: Strong effort not enough, Carleton sends Lakehead packing THUNDERWOLVES

There was no miracle in the nation’s capital on Saturday night. The Carleton Ravens did what most suspected they might, rolling to a 79-54 OUA men’s basketball quarterfinal win over the Lakehead Thunderwolves. But the visitors...

Rooney scores twice as Manchester United defeats Sunderland SOCCER

LONDON - Manchester United rode its luck Saturday as England captain Wayne Rooney scored twice in a 2-0 win against struggling 10-man Sunderland, but his success was overshadowed...

Race car found in suburban Atlanta, too late to make Sunday's NASCAR race NASCAR

HAMPTON, Ga. - The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned...

Skier Palmer-Charrette helps Ontario win Canada Winter Games gold SKIING

Thunder Bay’s Evan Palmer-Charrette has captured Canada Winter Games gold. Palmer-Charrette and teammates Benjamin Wilkinson-Zan, Scott Hill and Jack Carlyle easily captured top spot in the men’s four-by-five-kilometre cross country...

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