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Tuesday July 28 2015
3:43 PM EDT

Tom Brady's 4-game suspension for "Deflategate" upheld by Commissioner Roger Goodell NFL

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league announced the decision Tuesday. The...

Pan Am cleanup involves hauling 3,000 tonnes of sand to North Bay PAN AM GAMES

TORONTO - Cleaning up after the Pan Am Games means dismantling bleachers, tearing down stages — and finding a new home for about 3,000 metric tonnes of sand. When Games organizers built five beach volleyball courts in a downtown Toronto parking...

Canucks acquire Brandon Sutter in trade with Penguins NHL

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have acquired forward Brandon Sutter and a third-round draft pick from the Pittsburgh Penguins. In exchange, the Canucks have sent forward Nick Bonino, defenceman Adam Clendening and a second-round pick in 2016...

Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Russian President Vladimir Putin says SPORTS

MOSCOW - Vladimir Putin and Sepp Blatter just can't stop praising each other. The Russian president, speaking with Swiss TV on Monday, said the embattled head of FIFA deserves a Nobel Prize for his work. Two days after Putin and Blatter...

Clive Rice, former South Africa cricket captain, dies after brain tumour diagnosis SPORTS

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Clive Rice, South Africa's first post-apartheid international cricket captain and a formidable player who never got the opportunity to show his talent in tests, died on Tuesday aged 66. Rice was diagnosed with a brain...

Maple Leafs sign forward Mitch Marner to three-year entry-level contract NHL

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Mitch Marner to a three-year entry-level contract. The 18-year-old Marner was selected by fourth overall by the Maple Leafs in last month's NHL draft. Marner finished second in Ontario...

AP source: Blue Jays trade shortstop Jose Reyes to Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki

DENVER - The Blue Jays have confirmed the trade that will bring star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto. The Jays are sending shortstop Jose Reyes to the Colorado Rockies...

World No. 3 Simona Halep to compete for Rogers Cup title in Toronto

TORONTO - World No. 3 Simona Halep has been added to this year's Rogers Cup player field. Halep's inclusion means that all top 25 players from the WTA will be competing for the Rogers Cup title next month. The Romanian holds 11 WTA...

Boston gets the boot as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday that the U.S. Olympic Committee has severed ties...

US Olympic officials to talk to Massachusetts governor, then big decision on Boston to follow

The leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are supposed to hear from the governor of Massachusetts on Monday. What he tells them could very well dictate the future of Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics. The USOC wants to know whether Governor...

Franklin Gutierrez hits walkoff homer in 10th to lift Mariners over Blue Jays 6-5 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

SEATTLE - Franklin Gutierrez delivered the biggest hit yet of his comeback with the Seattle Mariners. Gutierrez, who missed all of last season with an arthritic condition in his back, homered with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday...

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