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Thursday July 30 2015
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Blue Jays get No. 1 starter they've coveted by acquiring Price from Tigers SPORTS

TORONTO - When the Detroit Tigers made David Price available, the Toronto Blue Jays jumped at the opportunity to trade for the ace pitcher. The Blue Jays acquired Price from the Tigers on Thursday for left-handed pitching prospects Daniel Norris,...

Serena Williams rolls into Rogers Cup with calendar-year Grand Slam in sight TENNIS

TORONTO - Back to being the most dominant women's tennis player in the world, Serena Williams holds all four Grand Slam trophies at the same time, the second "Serena Slam" of her career. Yet she has one more career achievement ahead...

Dominant Edmonton defence wary of Brett Smith and offensively gifted Riders CFL

EDMONTON - Eskimos head coach Chris Jones said third-string Saskatchewan quarterback Brett Smith made Edmonton "look pretty silly" in the CFL pre-season. So when Smith leads the 0-5 Roughriders into Commonwealth Stadium on Friday, the...

Toronto keeps close eye on Giovinco's health, also has other injuries concerns SOCCER

TORONTO - Surrounded by coaches and trainers, Toronto FC star Sebastian Giovinco worked out separately from his teammates Thursday afternoon. The forward was allowed to...

Old rivals Bruins and Canadiens will meet in NHL's Winter Classic in home of NFL champs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Winter Classic is coming to the home of the New England Patriots. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman joined officials from the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday to say the Original Six rivals would meet at Gillette...

Second-ranked Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal TENNIS

MONTREAL - Roger Federer is pacing himself at 33 and won't play in next month's Rogers Cup. The world's second-ranked tennis player withdrew from the tournament...

Brady fights on, files suit to stop suspension; Kraft regrets not challenging penalties NFL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady took the fight over his "Deflategate" suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying "I was wrong to put...

AP Investigation: Olympic athletes to swim and boat in Rio waters awash in viruses, bacteria

RIO DE JANEIRO - Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has...

2 people familiar with deal say Phillies agree to trade Cole Hamels to Rangers BASEBALL

PHILADELPHIA - After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels' time in Philadelphia is ending. Two people familiar with the deal say the Phillies have agreed to trade...

Tulowitzki impresses in Blue Jays' debut, leading Toronto to 8-2 win TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO - Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki impressed in his Blue Jays debut, hitting a home run with three runs batted in as Toronto beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 on Wednesday night. Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins were sent to the Blue Jays...

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...

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