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Tuesday September 1 2015
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Blue Jays name Mark Shapiro as next president and CEO TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO - Mark Shapiro is the next president of the Toronto Blue Jays. The team says Shapiro will replace longtime president and CEO Paul Beeston at the end of this season. "Mark is a seasoned baseball veteran, whose leadership, drive...

Kei Nishikori, last year's runner-up, stunned by Benoit Paire in US Open 1st round TENNIS

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A year after his run all the way to his first Grand Slam final, Kei Nishikori's stay at the U.S. Open lasted only a few hours. The fourth-seeded Nishikori had two match points in the fourth-set tiebreaker against 41st-ranked...

Canadians Raonic, Bouchard advance to second round at US Open TENNIS

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canadians Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open on with wins over American opponents Monday. Raonic moved on with a 6-4, 7-6 (8), 6-1 win over Tim Smyczek, and later, Bouchard beat Alison...

No deal for New England quarterback Brady, NFL Commissioner Goodell in 'Deflategate' case NFL

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Last-minute settlement talks between lawyers for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady have failed, leaving a judge...

Jason Day blows away field at Barclays and moves closer to world No. 1 GOLF

EDISON, N.J. - The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn't this easy. He's just making it look that way. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, the 27-year-old...

Jake Arrieta pitches 6th no-hitter in majors this season as Cubs beat Dodgers 2-0 BASEBALL

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night. Arrieta (17-6) became the first 17-game winner...

Derek Drouin wins gold in high jump to cap Canada's best ever world showing TRACK & FIELD

BEIJING, China - In the days leading up to the world track and field championships, Derek Drouin played the words over and over in his head, like a song on repeat: You can win...

Turner Field US flag at half-staff, players' families deal with grief after fan dies in fall BASEBALL

ATLANTA - The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Mary Beth Hauptle,...

Blue Jays pile up home runs to complete three-game sweep of Tigers TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO - When Mark Buehrle won a World Series with the Chicago White Sox in 2005, he constantly felt like no matter the deficit they'd win the game. The 2015 Toronto Blue...

John Daly collapses on golf course in Mississippi, friend says vital signs good GOLF

JACKSON, Miss. - John Daly collapsed near the end of a round of golf Saturday and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. The 49-year-old Daly was playing in a small event at Deerfield Golf Club in Jackson's northern suburbs. Daly's friend,...

Toronto FC downs slumping Impact, ties franchise high with 11th win of the season MLS

TORONTO - The pressure continues to grow on Frank Klopas and the Montreal Impact. Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney, however, was able to breath a sign of relief Saturday. Toronto defeated the slumping Impact 2-1 before a BMO Field sellout of 30,266...

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