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Rough first sets tone as Yanks fall 15-1 to Astros
NEW YORK -- The Astros supported Dallas Keuchel with their largest offensive showing of the season, as Evan Gattis, Marwin Gonzalez and Carlos Gomez all homered in a 15-1 drubbing of the Yankees on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. Houston pounced on Ivan
Quebec City advances to 3rd phase of NHL expansion
The Nordiques have advanced to the third and what's expected to be final stage in their bid to return to Quebec City as an NHL expansion franchise. It is unclear whether Las Vegas's bid to house an NHL franchise has moved onto the third phase.
David Price, Josh Donaldson shine as Jays blowout Angels
David Price threw eight strong innings and Josh Donaldson had three RBIs while Ben Revere had four hits as the Blue Jays smoked the Angels 9-2 in their series opener Friday. Justin Smoak also added a two-run homer in the win. Toronto is 0.5 games back of
Blue Jays make history with 2nd 11-game streak
TORONTO -- The Blue Jays are the hottest team in baseball, and they haven't shown any signs of slowing down after matching their franchise record with an 11-game winning streak on Thursday afternoon. Toronto continued its impressive run with a 4-2 victory
Blue Jays' winning streak goes to 11
Ryan Goins hit a home run and pitcher Mark Buehrle was solid as the Toronto Blue Jays won their 11th game in a row on Thursday with a 4-2 home victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Poor water quality continues to plague Rio 2016
The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro.
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event
Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships - a trial run for next summer's Olympics - and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the lake where the competition
The Tulo Factor ( video )
Gregor Chisholm talks about the value of Troy Tulowitzki’s presence in the Blue Jays' clubhouse, the impact David Price has already made, and he weighs in on Josh Donaldson's chances of being AL MVP.
Michael Sam's $100k salary raises eyebrows
It's a $100,000 question, one that apparently has some of Michael Sam's teammates steaming mad. It would have been wonderful if the Sam chatter had ended after he finally made his CFL debut Friday night in Ottawa.
Jose Bautista, Blue Jays defeat Yankees in extra innings
Jose Bautista homered with one out in the 10th inning after two of the top slugging teams in the major leagues engaged in a tense pitchers' duel, lifting the surging Toronto Blue Jays over the New York Yankees 2-1 on Friday night, their sixth straight win
Sporting World Rocked by Database of Doping Champions
A database of doping test results leaked by a whistle-blower reveal that one third of medals at the Olympics and World Championships held in the 21st century/this century were awarded to athletes with suspicious test results.
Rio Olympics: Venue contaminated with human feces
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 found.
Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades
Paris police were searching for four occupants of a car that struck a taxi and tried to crash barricades set up near the Tour de France finish line on Sunday morning, drawing police fire hours before the arrival of cyclists and spectators. Police said the
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