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  • Sabres draftee Jack Eichel signs entry level pro contract, leaving Boston University 8 minutes ago

    Buffalo Sabres draftee Jack Eichel signed his first professional contract on Wednesday, opting to skip his final three years of college eligibility. Buffalo selected … More »Sabres draftee Jack Eichel signs entry level pro contract, leaving Boston University

    Buffalo Sabres draftee Jack Eichel signed his first professional contract on Wednesday, opting to skip his final three years of college eligibility. Buffalo selected the physical 18-year-old centre No. 2 overall in last week's draft, picking a player who won the 2015 Hobey Baker Award as the top player in college hockey. …

  • Toronto Blue Jays left-fielder Ezequiel Carrera makes a diving catch on a line drive by Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts for the out during the third inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via APP
    Smoak's two home runs lead Blue Jays' onslaught in 11-2 win over Red Sox 9 minutes ago

    Justin Smoak hit two home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays' offence exploded in a 11-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista and … More »Smoak's two home runs lead Blue Jays' onslaught in 11-2 win over Red Sox

    Toronto Blue Jays left-fielder Ezequiel Carrera makes a diving catch on a line drive by Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts for the out during the third inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via APP

    Justin Smoak hit two home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays' offence exploded in a 11-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson also hit home runs for Toronto (42-38), ending a small two-game skid. Jose Reyes had four hits and three runs batting leadoff for the Blue …

  • Wimbledon
    Milliners smile as bare-headed Dutchwoman wilts 10 minutes ago

    By Ossian Shine LONDON (Reuters) - Many cultures boast an age-old proverb centered on learning lessons from a loss. On a day when Wimbledon sweltered, the 23-year-old … More »Milliners smile as bare-headed Dutchwoman wilts

    Wimbledon

    By Ossian Shine LONDON (Reuters) - Many cultures boast an age-old proverb centered on learning lessons from a loss. On a day when Wimbledon sweltered, the 23-year-old Dutchwoman, thrashed by Maria Sharapova, was almost the only person in the arena with an uncovered head. While line judges sported pristine starched white …

  • Winnipeg Jets defenceman Adam Pardy celebrates after scoring against the Anaheim Ducks during the second period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Jets started free agency by locking up two of their own players.Winnipeg agreed to terms on one-year deals with defenceman Pardy and forward Matt Halischuk. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Chris Carlson
    Jets bring back Burmistrov, agree to terms with Pardy and Halischuk 13 minutes ago

    The Winnipeg Jets started free agency by locking up two of their own players and bringing back another. Winnipeg agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward … More »Jets bring back Burmistrov, agree to terms with Pardy and Halischuk

    Winnipeg Jets defenceman Adam Pardy celebrates after scoring against the Anaheim Ducks during the second period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Jets started free agency by locking up two of their own players.Winnipeg agreed to terms on one-year deals with defenceman Pardy and forward Matt Halischuk. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Chris Carlson

    The Winnipeg Jets started free agency by locking up two of their own players and bringing back another. Winnipeg agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Alexander Burmistrov and one-year deals with defenceman Adam Pardy and forward Matt Halischuk. Versatile winger Michael Frolik left to sign a US$21.5-million, …

  • Cilic survives scare to reach third round 22 minutes ago

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - A double fault by the narrowest of margins allowed Marin Cilic to complete a great escape at Wimbledon on Wednesday as the U.S. Open … More »Cilic survives scare to reach third round

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - A double fault by the narrowest of margins allowed Marin Cilic to complete a great escape at Wimbledon on Wednesday as the U.S. Open champion lived to fight another day with a heart-pumping five-set victory over Ricardas Berankis. One game later it was all over as Hawkeye confirmed …

  • Top seed Serena Williams was kept waiting to get on Centre Court but she swept aside big-serving Hungarian Timea Babos 6-4 6-1 inside an hour on Wednesday to reach the Wimbledon third round. Following on from an epic five-set men's match between Marin Cilic and Ricardas Berankis, the world number one and five-times Wimbledon …

  • By Felipe Iturrieta and Antonio De la Jara SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile defender Jose Rojas has brushed off criticism of his semi-final display against Peru on Wednesday and called on fans to get behind the team as they attempt to beat Argentina and win their first Copa America. Rojas replaced Gonzalo Jara -- who has been …

  • Vancouver Canucks defenceman Yannick Weber (6) fights for control of the puck with Calgary Flames left wing Michael Ferland (79) during the first period of game 2 of the NHL Western Conference first round playoff hockey series in Vancouver, B.C. Friday, April 17, 2015. The Canucks have re-signed defenceman Weber to a one-year deal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

    The Vancouver Canucks are in transition and kept the changes coming on the first day of free agency. Vancouver traded right-winger Zack Kassian and a fifth-round pick in 2016 to the Montreal Canadiens for left-winger Brandon Prust. The Canucks also brought back Yannick Weber to a US$1.5-million, one-year deal and signed …

  • Stan Wawrinka moved seamlessly into the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday, wasting little energy to secure a 6-3 6-4 7-5 win over Victor Estrella Burgos in the evening sunshine on Court One. The fourth-seeded Swiss has only once reached the quarter-final at Wimbledon, losing to compatriot Roger Federer last year, and …

  • Toronto Maple Leafs' Phil Kessel skates during second period NHL hockey action against the Detroit Red Wings in Toronto on Saturday, December 13, 2014. The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded star winger Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins, according to a source close to the negotiations.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

    The Toronto Maple Leafs completed a blockbuster trade to send star winger Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Leafs also sent forward Tyler Biggs and defenceman Tim Erixon to Pittsburgh along with a conditional pick. If the Penguins make the playoffs next season, the Leafs receive their first-round pick and send …

  • Colorado Avalanche goalie Reto Berra (20) blocks a shot by Winnipeg Jets winger Michael Frolik (67) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Denver. The Calgary Flames have signed right-winger Frolik to a five-year contract and brought back goaltender Karri Ramo for another season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jack Dempsey

    The Calgary Flames have signed versatile right-winger Michael Frolik to a five-year contract and brought back goaltender Karri Ramo for another season. Ramo will earn $3.8 million on a one-year deal. Wednesday's moves when unrestricted free agency opened came a day after the Flames announced newly acquired defenceman …

  • Milos Raonic of Canada returns a shot to Tommy Haas of Germany during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    Milos Raonic rode his blistering serve to the third round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, firing 29 aces to hold off veteran Tommy Haas 6-0, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4). The seventh-seeded Canadian, who hit the third-fastest serve in tournament history at 233 km/h, appeared to be cruising to victory early on as Haas managed to win …

  • The Vancouver Canucks have traded Zack Kassian and a 2016 fifth-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Brandon Prust. Kassian, 24, has a year left on his contract at a cap hit of US$1.75 million. The six-foot-three Kassian has 35 goals and 31 assists in 198 games with the Canucks and Buffalo Sabres.

  • Argentina's national soccer team players participate in a team training session in Concepcion

    By Rosalba O'Brien SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Argentina are odds-on favorites to win the Copa America for the first time since 1993 by beating Chile in Saturday's final. Chile swept through the group and knockout stages with relative ease but benefited from being drawn against weaker teams, with referee decisions also tending …

  • PGA: Travelers Championship-Final Round

    (Reuters) - Bubba Watson and Tiger Woods are both trying to recover this week at the Greenbrier Classic, one from the highs of victory and the other from another major disappointment. Watson said on Wednesday he was exhausted following his playoff victory on Sunday at the Travelers Championship, while Woods tried to remain …