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  1. Capitals re-sign Marcus Johansson for one year, $3.75M
    Josh Cooper

    Capitals re-sign Marcus Johansson for one year, $3.75M

  2. Daily Dime: Going with Dallas Keuchel, Jason Kipnis and some bargains
    Dalton Del Don

    Daily Dime: Going with Dallas Keuchel, Jason Kipnis and some bargains

  3. Let's take a look at every deal made on MLB's trade-deadline day
    Chris Cwik

    Let's take a look at every deal made on MLB's trade-deadline day

  4. With pass on IFAF world championships, what's Canada's senior team's future?
    Andrew Bucholtz

    With pass on IFAF world championships, what's Canada's senior team's future?

  5. Patriots' fight with NFL gets nastier with release of emails
    Dan Wetzel

    Patriots' fight with NFL gets nastier with release of emails

  6. Mark Teixeira homers from both sides, makes history in Yankees win
    Mark Townsend

    Mark Teixeira homers from both sides, makes history in Yankees win

  7. Interview: Football Canada's Shannon Donovan on IFAF split
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Interview: Football Canada's Shannon Donovan on IFAF split

  8. Peyton Manning looks just fine as Denver Broncos camp opens
    Frank Schwab

    Peyton Manning looks just fine as Denver Broncos camp opens

  9. Eugenie Bouchard a last-minute withdrawal from the Washington, D.C. WTA Tour event
    Stephanie Myles

    Eugenie Bouchard a last-minute withdrawal from the Washington, D.C. WTA Tour event

  10. MLB trade deadline: Winners & losers
    Jeff Passan

    MLB trade deadline: Winners & losers

  11. Patriots release damning emails from NFL on leaks of false deflate-gate data
    Eric Edholm

    Patriots release damning emails from NFL on leaks of false deflate-gate data

  12. Riders fall to 0-6 for first time since 1979 with 30-5 loss to Eskimos
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Riders fall to 0-6 for first time since 1979 with 30-5 loss to Eskimos

  • White Sox legend Billy Pierce dies at 88

    White Sox legend Billy Pierce dies at 88

    The White Sox lost a beloved member of their family with the death of Billy Pierce. … More »

    Big League Stew - 3 minutes 24 seconds ago
  • Take me out to the rooftop: Wrigley changes bring new looks

    Take me out to the rooftop: Wrigley changes bring new looks

    It's a Friday in July, the start of a holiday weekend, and the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Miami Marlins. Christian Yelich drives a 2-2 pitch from Jason Hammel to the second or third row in center field, prompting a groan from the fans inside … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Kyle Busch to start quest for 4 on pole

    Kyle Busch to start quest for 4 on pole

    Kyle Busch will start his drive for his fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup victory from the pole. Busch turned a lap of 178.416 mph Friday at Pocono Raceway to take the top spot for the first time during his sensational streak. Busch won on the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Flores' HR in 12th lifts Mets over Nats

    Flores' HR in 12th lifts Mets over Nats

    Wilmer Flores gave Mets fans one more reason to fall for him - this time with his bat as well as his heart. The new favorite at Citi Field hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to lift New York over the Washington Nationals 2-1 Friday night in the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Greinke allows 2 runs in 8 to top Angels

    Greinke allows 2 runs in 8 to top Angels

    Even with pitchers like Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly understands pitching to an Angels lineup that includes Mike Trout and Albert Pujols is a daunting task. ''Every time you go through there, it's kind … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • Heavy rain washes out first session in Dhaka

    The first session of the third day in the second and final test between Bangladesh and South Africa was washed out on Saturday due to rain. Heavy downpours had washed out the entire second day's play on Friday leaving the hosts on 246 for eight … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • Teixeira homers from both sides in rout

    Teixeira homers from both sides in rout

    Mark Teixeira is on a hot streak, and it doesn't seem to matter whether he's swinging right- or left-handed. Teixeira homered from both sides of the plate for the record 14th time, hitting his 10th grand slam and a two-run homer that led the New … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 55 minutes ago
  • Mark Teixeira homers from both sides, makes history in Yankees win

    Mark Teixeira homers from both sides, makes history in Yankees win

    Mark Teixeira highlights a wild Friday night with a history-making performance. That plus more in the daily recap. … More »

    Big League Stew - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • Castillo, Lamb HR in 10th as Diamondbacks beat Astros 6-4

    Castillo, Lamb HR in 10th as Diamondbacks beat Astros 6-4

    Welington Castillo was mad after striking out with a chance to put Arizona ahead in the seventh. Castillo and Jake Lamb homered in the 10th inning, and the Diamondbacks beat the Houston Astros 6-4 Friday night for their season-high sixth straight … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • Salazar gives up 1 hit in 8 innings as Indians beat A's

    Salazar gives up 1 hit in 8 innings as Indians beat A's

    Danny Salazar thought about asking for the chance to finish his start Friday night. Salazar allowed one hit over eight innings, Michael Bourn doubled in the tiebreaking run in the ninth and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 for … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 20 minutes ago
  • Mets get Cespedes, Hamels spurned Astros

    Mets get Cespedes, Hamels spurned Astros

    The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas. Sixteen trades were made Friday … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights from Friday's MLB games

    (Adds later games) July 31 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from Major League Baseball games on Friday: - - - - Rangers 6, Giants 3 Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre and shortstop Elvis Andrus each hit two-run homers as the Rangers beat … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 34 minutes ago
  • Hammel, Rizzo lead Cubs past Brewers 4-1

    Hammel, Rizzo lead Cubs past Brewers 4-1

    Hammel beat Milwaukee for the seventh consecutive decision with his first win overall in almost two months and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Chicago Cubs past the rebuilding Brewers 4-1 on Friday night. Hammel (6-5) improved to 7-0 in nine … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 34 minutes ago
  • Rio pledges cleaner waters for Olympics next year

    By Karolos Grohmann KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Efforts to improve the water quality for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics are ongoing, Games organizers said on Saturday, adding the welfare of the athletes was a top priority after reports of severe … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 36 minutes ago
  • Kennedy watches wife give birth on FaceTime, then pitches

    Kennedy watches wife give birth on FaceTime, then pitches

    Ian Kennedy expected to miss Friday's start against the Miami Marlins to be with his wife Allison, who was in labor with their fourth child. Bad weather delayed Kennedy's flight to Southern California, and he wound up pitching seven innings as the … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 43 minutes ago
  • Friday's Scoreboard

    Friday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
  • Nichols throws two touchdowns, Eskimos extend Roughriders' winless streak

    Nichols throws two touchdowns, Eskimos extend Roughriders' winless streak

    Matt Nichols threw two touchdown passes as the Edmonton Eskimos won their fourth in a row with a 30-5 victory over the winless Saskatchewan Roughriders on Friday night. The Eskimos (4-1) now sit in sole possession of first place in the Canadian … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Teixeira goes big in Yankees win over White Sox

    Teixeira goes big in Yankees win over White Sox

    (The Sports Xchange) - Mark Teixeira smacked two long home runs to center field for six RBIs, including a grand slam in the second inning, as the New York Yankees pounded out 18 hits in a 13-6 victory against the Chicago White Sox on Friday. Right … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 57 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Teixeira goes big in Yankees win over White Sox

    Mark Teixeira smacked two long home runs to center field for six RBIs, including a grand slam in the second inning, as the New York Yankees pounded out 18 hits in a 13-6 victory against the Chicago White Sox on Friday. Right fielder Carlos Beltran … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Carpenter homers again as Cardinals beat Rockies 7-0

    Carpenter homers again as Cardinals beat Rockies 7-0

    Wacha pitched seven crisp innings, Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games and the Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night. Jhonny Peralta added a two-run homer for the Cardinals (66-37), who have won eight of 11 to … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Olympics-Rio pledges cleaner waters for Olympics next year

    By Karolos Grohmann KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Efforts to improve the water quality for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics are ongoing, Games organisers said on Saturday, adding the welfare of the athletes was a top priority after reports of … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Blue Jays go all-in on making playoffs this season with moves at trade deadline

    Blue Jays go all-in on making playoffs this season with moves at trade deadline

    In the week leading up to the trade deadline, the Toronto Blue Jays traded 11 pitching prospects in an effort to bolster their starting rotation, bullpen and lineup. The final haul turned out to be ace starter David Price, shortstop Troy … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • Former America's Cup sailor sues champion Oracle Team USA

    A former America's Cup sailor is suing two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA for $400,000 for failing to fire or suspend a crewmate during the biggest cheating scandal in regatta history. Matthew Mitchell, who lives in Auckland, New Zealand, … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • After blown tire on way to Toronto, Price set to make Blue Jays debut Monday

    David Price will make his first start with the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, barring any more unforeseen hiccups. Price's tenure with the Blue Jays literally got off to a bumpy start Friday when his car blew out a tire on his drive from Detroit to … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • Former linebacker with ALS helps revive Ice Bucket Challenge

    Former linebacker with ALS helps revive Ice Bucket Challenge

    Over the past year, Tim Shaw has bungee-jumped off a bridge in New Zealand, visited Australia and helped drill a well in the Amazon. The former NFL linebacker also has talked with congressmen in Washington D.C. and Tennessee lawmakers. ''People … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Column: Baseball plays parity game as well as any sport

    Column: Baseball plays parity game as well as any sport

    The Houston Astros are loading up for a pennant race. If it seems like baseball has been turned upside down - with long-time doormats now on top and former powers such as Atlanta and Philadelphia in white-flag mode - you wouldn't be far off. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • After week of trade frenzy, Blue Jays come back to beat Royals in 11 innings

    After week of trade frenzy, Blue Jays come back to beat Royals in 11 innings

    A flurry of trades leading up to the deadline made the Toronto Blue Jays look like a serious contender. The Blue Jays erased two different three-run deficits, and Josh Donaldson capped things off with a walk-off single in the 11th inning to give … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • 'Cliffy' back to add heft to Wallabies pack

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Wycliff Palu returned to the Wallabies squad after a month's rest this week, refreshed and ready to add his characteristic physicality to the Australia pack for back-to-back tests against New Zealand over the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rangers rattle Bumgarner, benches clear

    Rangers rattle Bumgarner, benches clear

    Rangers leadoff hitter Delino DeShields flipped his bat away in frustration after an inning-ending popup. Then he realized he was caught in the middle of shouting between San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner and Texas teammate Adrian … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Riders fall to 0-6 for first time since 1979 with 30-5 loss to Eskimos

    Riders fall to 0-6 for first time since 1979 with 30-5 loss to Eskimos

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders' 30-5 loss Friday continued their downward spiral. … More »

    55 Yard Line - 3 hours ago
  • Jays top KC in 11 to spoil Cueto's debut

    Jays top KC in 11 to spoil Cueto's debut

    David Price was pleased with the popcorn waiting in his locker when he finally arrived in Toronto. Hours later, Josh Donaldson gave Price something even better: a dramatic win for his new team. Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Blue Jays add RHP Lowe, OF Revere on deadline day

    Blue Jays add RHP Lowe, OF Revere on deadline day

    The Blue Jays capped a busy week with pair of trade deadline deals, bolstering their bullpen and outfield options as they seek to end the longest playoff drought in the major leagues. Toronto acquired right-hander Mark Lowe from Seattle and got … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Cech arrival adds substance to Arsenal's style

    Cech arrival adds substance to Arsenal's style

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal have again been cautious spenders in the transfer market but by recruiting Petr Cech, one of the Premier League's best goalkeepers, they have added some defensive substance to compliment their attacking … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rio Games torch to be lit in Olympia on April 21, 2106

    Rio Games torch to be lit in Olympia on April 21, 2106

    By Karolos Grohmann KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics torch will be lit in Greece's ancient Olympia on April 21 next year before leaving for the South American country 12 days later, organizers said on Saturday. The torch will … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Man City hoping Sterling proves a sound investment

    Man City hoping Sterling proves a sound investment

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Demonised as a caricature of the highly-paid modern-day footballer whose ego dwarfs his talent, Raheem Sterling will have few fans when the Premier League begins next weekend. Unless, of course, you support … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Wilmer Flores caps emotional week with walk-off homer against Nationals

    Wilmer Flores caps emotional week with walk-off homer against Nationals

    Wilmer Flores' week has been a roller coaster, and it reached a high on Friday with a walk-off home run against the Washington Nationals. … More »

    Big League Stew - 3 hours ago
  • Jones, Machado HRs rally Orioles past Tigers 8-7

    Jones, Machado HRs rally Orioles past Tigers 8-7

    One night after their comeback bid fell short, the Baltimore Orioles pulled off their biggest come-from-behind win of the season at the expense of the trade-ravaged Detroit Tigers. Adam Jones and Manny Machado homered, and Baltimore rallied from a … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Accused Russian Taliban depicted in U.S. court as assault mastermind

    By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Accused Taliban fighter Irek Hamidullin, the first military prisoner from Afghanistan to be tried in U.S. federal court, was portrayed by prosecutors and testimony Friday as the commander behind an attack … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Olympics-Rio Games torch to be lit in Olympia on April 21, 2106

    By Karolos Grohmann KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics torch will be lit in Greece's ancient Olympia on April 21 next year before leaving for the South American country 12 days later, organisers said on Saturday. The torch … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • M's Walker fires 1-hitter in Minnesota

    M's Walker fires 1-hitter in Minnesota

    A tough season forced the Seattle Mariners to become sellers at the trade deadline. Taijuan Walker then showed why the future looks promising. Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major league starts, and Nelson … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago