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Toronto Blue Jays acquire ex-Mariners reliever Anthony Bass off waivers

Toronto Blue Jays acquire ex-Mariners reliever Anthony Bass off waivers

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed right-hander Anthony Bass off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Fellow right-hander Ryan Dull has been designated for assignment to make room for Bass on the 40-man roster. Bass, 31, was 2-4 with a 3.
Brandon Banks, Cody Fajardo and Dane Evans named CFL top performers

Brandon Banks, Cody Fajardo and Dane Evans named CFL top performers

TORONTO — Hamilton receiver Brandon Banks, Tiger-Cats quarterback Dane Evans and Saskatchewan quarterback Cody Fajardo are the top performers for Week 20 of the CFL season.
Raptors reward sports science guru McKechnie with VP role, contract extension

Raptors reward sports science guru McKechnie with VP role, contract extension

TORONTO — From DeMar DeRozan's shoelace to Kawhi Leonard's load management, Toronto Raptors sports science guru Alex McKechnie has earned a reputation for coming up with innovative solutions for rehabilitating the injuries of NBA players.
Toronto Wolfpack confirm interest in All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams

Toronto Wolfpack confirm interest in All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams

The Toronto Wolfpack, looking to enter the top-tier Super League with a bang in 2020, has again confirmed its interest in All Blacks rugby star Sonny Bill Williams.
AP sources: Hinchcliffe to be replaced at new McLaren team

AP sources: Hinchcliffe to be replaced at new McLaren team

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Canada's Denis Shapovalov advances at Paris Masters after opponent retires

PARIS — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is off to the second round at the Paris Masters after his opponent suffered an injury. Gilles Simon of France retired with a groin injury with the players tied at 2-2 in the first set.
Curling Canada takes steps to solve coaching conundrum, stop brain drain

Curling Canada takes steps to solve coaching conundrum, stop brain drain

Slowing the flow of Canada's curling expertise to other countries has forced a coaching compromise. Glenn Howard, Wayne Middaugh and Marcel Rocque are among former world champions who have coached non-Canadian teams.
Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander quickly emerging as face of rebuilding Thunder

Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander quickly emerging as face of rebuilding Thunder

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander said he was "tired" after his regular-season debut with the Thunder, an understandable outcome considering the whirlwind summer that saw the promising guard shipped off to Oklahoma City as part of the series of moves that brou
Quebecer launches petition to have Rimouski name a street for Sidney Crosby

Quebecer launches petition to have Rimouski name a street for Sidney Crosby

RIMOUSKI, Que. — A Quebec man has launched a petition calling on city councillors in Rimouski to change the name of a downtown street to Rue Sidney Crosby. Daniel Gosselin launched a petition this week on the website Change.
J.T. Miller scores twice, Canucks hand Florida Panthers 7-2 drubbing

J.T. Miller scores twice, Canucks hand Florida Panthers 7-2 drubbing

VANCOUVER — Canucks forward J.T. Miller only knew he was on the cusp of a major career milestone because his parents wouldn't let him forget.