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76ers Veteran Elton Brand Announces Retirement

Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand has announced his retirement. Brand was the first overall pick out of Duke in the 1999 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls and was named rookie of the year. Brand played 17 seasons in the NBA and was in his second stint with the Sixers. He averaged 15.9 points and 8.5 rebounds in 1,058 games …

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Blue Jays’ ALCS Loss Feels Different This Time Around

When reality sinks in for the Blue Jays tomorrow, next week, maybe next month, this is going to hurt much more than it does today. This lost opportunity against the shorthanded Cleveland Indians. This isn’t like last year, when it was clear at the end of six games that the Kansas City Royals were the better team, the deeper team. …

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Giants Kicker Josh Brown admits in e-mails to abusing ex-wife

Fact is, the NFL has security officials and investigators to gather information on player indiscretions. Fact is, someone named Inspector Clouseau is NOT in charge. Fact is, sometimes it just seems like it. For the second time in two years, the NFL’s ability to investigate alleged player wrongdoing appears flawed, bumbling, and amateurish. The league once again has left itself …

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Maple Leafs Lose First Game in Regulation to Wild

ST. PAUL, MINN. – In an eventful 48 hours, the young Maple Leafs lost a four-goal lead and couldn’t hang on to at least a point in a back-to-back road game. That’s just in case anyone thought that the first week’s modest success would roll right through 82 games. A 3-2 loss to the heavy-handed Minnesota Wild was Toronto’s first regulation loss …

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Carey Price Wins Season Debut, Helps Canadiens Down Coyotes

MONTREAL – Carey Price made 27 saves in his much-anticipated season debut as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Thursday night. Alexei Emelin, Torrey Mitchell, Shea Weber, Alex Galchenyuk and Artturi Lehkonen scored for Montreal (3-0-1). Jakob Chychrun and Laurent Dauphin scored for the visiting Coyotes (1-2-0). Playing for the injured Mike Smith, backup goaltender Louis Domingue conceded four …

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Taco Bell Tests Chinese Tastes with Hot nacho-cheese Sauce

CHICAGO—Taco Bell, which is making a return to China this year, is betting that the country wants quesadillas and tacos made with warm nacho-cheese sauce. The chain is adjusting its menu to meet local tastes, and that includes having the food be hotter when it arrives, said Shivram Vaideeswaran, the brand’s global marketing and innovation director. Americans are more forgiving …

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Ontario Court to Consider Application to Stop Cleveland From Wearing ‘Offensive’ Baseball Jerseys in Toronto

TORONTO — A prominent indigenous activist and architect is seeking a court ruling that would prevent the Cleveland Indians from wearing their regular jerseys, using their team name and displaying their logo when they play against the Blue Jays in Toronto this week. Douglas Cardinal, an officer of the Order of Canada, has filed applications to the Ontario Superior Court, …

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Alouettes’ Keystone Kops Routine Near a Merciful End

CALGARY — There really is nothing left to be said about the 2016 edition of the Alouettes — a team that will live in infamy as one of the worst that represented this once proud and storied franchise. A team that reached the Grey Cup eight times over an 11-year span, one that boasted a quarterback who passed for more yards than …

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