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Auston Matthews Destroys Glass on First Day of Maple Leafs Camp

And on his first day at Maple Leafs training camp, Auston Matthews created a pane of broken glass. The man, er, teenager, tasked with taking the Leafs to a level they have not experienced in decades claimed he didn’t even get a good shot off during the post-practice fun at the MasterCard Centre on Wednesday with Mitch Marner and Andrew …

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There’s a Willy and a Way

Under coach Scott Milanovich, the Argos have made the process of developing a quarterback into an art form. There wasn’t much refining when Ricky Ray landed in Toronto in 2012. It was the year the franchise won the Grey Cup and a journey that would see the veteran grasp the Milanovich system as the season progressed. Zach Collaros and Trevor …

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Containing Bradley Wright-Phillips is Key for Montreal Impact in N.Y.

The Montreal Impact’s season is winding down and captain Patrice Bernier knows his side needs to turn the tide if it hopes to remain in the playoff race. Montreal (9-9-11) has won just once in its last seven MLS games as it clings to the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference. The Impact is in tough on Saturday (7:30 p.m., TVA …

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Francisco Liriano Throws Six Shutout Innings in Jays Win Over Yankees

TORONTO — Francisco Liriano threw six shutout innings and Troy Tulowitzki drove in four runs to help the Toronto Blue Jays keep up their playoff push with a 9-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday. The Jays led 3-0 after two innings, adding four more in the seventh and two in the eighth as they had their way with …

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Team North America Stays Alive with Thrilling Overtime Win Over Sweden

TORONTO – Of course, it ended with a highlight reel goal. Of course it did. Team North America, which defeated Sweden 4-3 in overtime on Wednesday, has provided nothing but jaw-dropping highlights since the start of the World Cup of Hockey. So if this was the end of the line for the Under-24 team, it was rather fitting. Nathan MacKinnon was alone …

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Canada Shows Off its Dominance in Win Over Team Europe

It wasn’t supposed to be this routine, this methodical. Even with a talent pool so deep that the dispersing of one or two players to each of the other World Cup of Hockey teams wouldn’t have affected its status as pre-tournament favourite, Team Canada was never billed as a team nobody could touch with a Zdeno Chara-length stick. Yet here …

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Same Number, New Sport: Tebow Works Out at Mets Camp

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Tim Tebow has arrived to begin his baseball career. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback got to the New York Mets’ complex early Monday, and his first workout as part of their instructional league team began later in the morning. He was given jersey No. 15, the same number he wore as …

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Chapdelaine Takes Over For Popp as Als Coach

MONTREAL – The writing was on the wall for Jim Popp to be removed as head coach of the Montreal Alouettes, but the real surprise was that Jacques Chapdelaine was named to replace him. The Canadian Football League club announced Monday that Popp would give up coaching duties to concentrate on his other job as general manager. Chapdelaine, the receivers coach and …

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Lenny Kravitz to Play World Cup of Hockey After Green Day Bows Out

TORONTO – Are you gonna go Lenny’s way? Retro-rocker Lenny Kravitz, of hit song “Are You Gonna Go My Way” fame, will be the last-minute replacement for punk rock act Green Day, which was to headline Friday night’s concert at the Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village. Green Day had to cancel its show at the Distillery District venue — the …

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Team North America and Russians Put on a Show

For all their skill and speed and all the third-period dominance on Monday night, the Young Guns misfired. Well, if you count goal posts and pucks rolling oh-so-close across the crease in a dominant third period that included a wild final minute and a comeback falling just short. In what was easily the most exciting game of the World Cup …

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