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Grichuk, Biggio lead Blue Jays over Braves in spring training home opener

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Centre-fielder Randal Grichuk scored the go-ahead run on a balk in the bottom of the third inning, and the Blue Jays held on to defeat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Monday in Toronto's spring training home opener at TD Ballpark.
Senators deal Pageau to Islanders; flip Namestnikov, Ennis for picks

Senators deal Pageau to Islanders; flip Namestnikov, Ennis for picks

OTTAWA — Jean-Gabriel Pageau had trouble dealing with the stress of the NHL trade deadline. The Ottawa Senators centre learned he had been traded to the New York Islanders for draft picks early Monday morning, putting an end to an emotional stretch.
Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas has relatively uneventful trade deadline day

Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas has relatively uneventful trade deadline day

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas resisted the temptation to make significant changes at the NHL trade deadline. He's hoping adversity makes his slumping team stronger.
Vancouver Canucks acquire goalie Louis Domingue in deal with New Jersey Devils

Vancouver Canucks acquire goalie Louis Domingue in deal with New Jersey Devils

VANCOUVER — An injury to goaltender Jacob Markstrom triggered the Vancouver Canucks' only deal at the NHL trade deadline.
Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter operator for deaths

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter operator for deaths

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant's widow sued the owner and operator of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the former Los Angeles Lakers star and their 13-year-old daughter last month as she publicly mourned their deaths Monday in an emotional pu

Canada draws Guatemala 0-0 in group play at CONCACAF U-20 Championship

SAN CRISTOBAL, Dominican Republic — Canada and Guatemala played to a 0-0 draw Monday at the CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship. The result drops Canada (1-0-1) into second place behind Jamaica (1-0-1) in Group E on goal difference.
CAAWS rebrands with new name - Canadian Women & Sport - and new logo

CAAWS rebrands with new name - Canadian Women & Sport - and new logo

TORONTO — Allison Sandmeyer-Graves believes the appetite for information about women in sport is at an all-time high. The opportunity to make an impact is huge.
Los Angeles honours Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

Los Angeles honours Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant's wife offered a poignant portrait of her NBA superstar husband and their daughter Monday at a sold-out memorial service for the two, who were among nine people killed last month in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles.
Former CFL player Keon Raymond taking another run at CFLPA presidency

Former CFL player Keon Raymond taking another run at CFLPA presidency

Keon Raymond is taking another run at the CFL Players' Association presidency. The former CFL linebacker ran for the post two years ago, losing in a tie-breaker vote to Canadian Jeff Keeping. Raymond, a 37-year-old native of St.
Bucks to provide huge test for Raptors in elite Eastern Conference showdown

Bucks to provide huge test for Raptors in elite Eastern Conference showdown

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have lost only once over their last 18 games, a run which began with a franchise-best 15-game winning streak and has been bolstered by big home wins over Phoenix and Indiana this past weekend.