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Kikuchi fights on, Springer ‘handling’ pain as Blue Jays fall to Orioles

TORONTO — George Springer doesn’t suddenly feel like a new man after a 10-day stint on the disabled list and a cortisone shot in his troublesome right elbow. Sure, the Toronto Blue Jays center fielder feels better than he did a couple of weeks ago, when every pitch and hit seemed to leave him in …

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In the first week of pro ball, Blue Jays prospect Doughty lives up to the nickname ‘King Cade’

TORONTO — As a fairly settled older kid, Cade Doughty could be a handful growing up, so much so that his mother, Jennifer, came up with a nickname: King Cade. “I think I was a bit of a brat, to be honest,” admits the Toronto Blue Jays infield prospect selected in the second round, 78the …

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FedExCup Update: Adam Scott Pops FedExCup, Presidents Cup Bubbles

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. – Adam Scott has been at it for over two decades. He admits that visiting the same venues and tournaments on a yearly basis can sometimes lead to complacency. But having a goal gave him inspiration this week at the FedExCup St. Jude Championship. RELATED: leaderboard | FedEx Cup standings Scott entered week …

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Halep battles emotions, feeds off raucous crowd to win National Bank Open title

TORONTO — Blue, yellow and red flags waved and fans chanted “Si-Mo-Na! Yeah-Mo-Na!” while Simona Halep stood in the center of the court with her fists clenched and both hands firmly in the air, where she held them for a long while as she looked up at the sky. On Sunday afternoon, the 30-year-old Romanian …

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Canada continues to show growth after overcoming adversity against Czechia – Sportsnet.ca

EDMONTON — Teams always say the same thing: In a short tournament, you’re just trying to get better with each game. Well, not only did Canada improve in their third contest of the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championships, they turned out to be downright spectacular. Kent Johnson authored the event’s iconic moment, Mason McTavish is …

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Rourke shines again to lead the Lions to victory over Stampeders

CALGARY — BC Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke threw for 488 yards in a 41-40 comeback over the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday. The 24-year-old from Victoria recovered from two early interceptions, which the Stampeders turned into touchdowns, rushing for a pair of touchdowns from close range and throwing a pair of touchdown passes in the exciting …

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Forget Quidditch. Get to know quadball | cbc radio

day 69:29Quidditch is being renamed. But the sport will never lose its magic, players say Three of the sport’s governing bodies recently announced that they will officially change the name to “quadball”, both due to trademark concerns and a desire to distance themselves from Harry Potter author JK Rowling in light of her controversial comments. …

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Bellator 284 results: Goiti Yamauchi brings on ‘Big Drama Show,’ knocks out Neiman Gracie in second place

Goiti Yamauchi channeled one hero to eliminate another in the main event of Bellator 284, stopping Neiman Gracie with a hook at the 3:58 mark of the second round. “I’ve always been a defensive fighter,” Yamauchi said after his stunning knockout on Friday at Sanford Pentagon. “This time, [I brought] Triple GGG [boxer Gennady Golovkin] …

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