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Wednesday July 29 2015
6:03 PM EDT

Off-season forward additions make Penguins a deeper and better team NHL

Forget about the March of the Penguins. This is the July of the Penguins. Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford has completely revamped his forward group this month, adding more star power on the wing in Phil Kessel and plenty of depth with...

IOC President Bach: Boston failed to deliver on 'promises' to USOC during failed 2024 bid

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the city failed to deliver on "promises" made to U.S. Olympic leaders when they selected the Massachusetts...

Anthopoulos: Hard to part with prospects, but Tulowitzki too good to pass up MLB

TORONTO - Alex Anthopoulos said the chance to acquire a player of Troy Tulowitzki's calibre was too good to pass up, even if it meant once again losing some top prospects....

Michael Sam to make CFL debut for Alouettes some time in August CFL

MONTREAL - Michael Sam will make his Montreal Alouettes debut some time in August, but coach Tom Higgins did not say exactly when. The Alouettes play Saturday in Calgary,...

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...

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...

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...

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