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Leafs coach Mike Babcock proud of 1,000th career game, happier it came with a win NHL

TORONTO — Moments after his 1,000th NHL game — and 546th win — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock laid out his long-range blueprint. Asked if he had another 1,000 games in him, Babcock cited his contract with Toronto. "Well...

Police: BMX rider Dave Mirra dies at 41 of apparent suicide SPORTS

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Police say veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina. He was 41. Greenville police said Thursday night that Mirra's body was...

J.J. Watt feels concussions are an expected injury NFL

SAN FRANCISCO — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt says he knew concussions were a risk when he decided to play football, so he's not any more alarmed by the studies...

Raptors hold off Blazers for victory NBA

PORTLAND, Ore. — Kyle Lowry credited backcourt teammate DeMar DeRozan for Toronto's latest win. Lowry had 30 points, DeRozan added 29 and the Toronto Raptors snapped Portland's five-game winning streak with a 110-103 victory over...

Bautista says watching bat flip video brings back all the same emotions MLB

Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista was speaking at a luncheon recently at the University of Louisville when a video clip of his famous bat flip was replayed for those in attendance. All the magical feelings from his unforgettable night last...

Therrien: No change in timeline for Price return despite video showing setback NHL

MONTREAL — Footage of injured goalie Carey Price grimacing while skating had fans of the slumping Montreal Canadiens on edge Wednesday. The video from the RDS network showed Price favouring his right leg while skating in a track suit with...

NHL suspends Dennis Wideman for 20 games for knocking down official NHL

CALGARY — Even if Dennis Wideman was concussed, the NHL says the Calgary Flames defenceman deserves his 20-game suspension for knocking down an official. Wideman had...

Not one to dwell on accomplishments, Leafs coach Babcock constantly thinking ahead NHL

TORONTO — The fire by Emma Lake crackled as a jubilant Mike Babcock sipped a drink alongside his father. It was the summer of 2010 and Babcock was back in Saskatchewan,...

Former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE SPORTS

BOSTON — Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, the late NFL and Super Bowl MVP who is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has been diagnosed with the...

Roger Federer has knee surgery, will skip 2 tournaments TENNIS

BASEL, Switzerland — Roger Federer has had knee surgery and will miss tournaments in Rotterdam and Dubai this month. "Roger Federer underwent successful arthroscopic...

McDavid shines for Oilers, scores goal similar to the play that got him injured NHL

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid admits the highlight-reel goal he scored in his return debut against Columbus on Tuesday was eerily similar to the play that cracked his clavicle in the first place. With the game against the Blue Jackets tied at...

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