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Team Ontario youngster tosses no-hitter at Canadian Little League Championship

The Little League Baseball Canadian Championship is a place where kids can make memories for a lifetime, all while chasing a title. On Tuesday, team Ontario’s Roman Figueroa did just that.  Pitching against the Prairies, Figueroa spun a gem, throwing the first no-hitter of his young baseball career en route to a 2-0 victory. “It’s […]

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Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita dead at 78

When Stan Mikita got back together with the Chicago Blackhawks, it was clear how much the reconciliation meant to the Hall of Fame forward. He became a team ambassador, and then got a bronze statue outside the United Center. He was a regular at home games, drawing loud cheers when he was shown on the […]

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Toronto attracts best in track and field for NACAC championships

Unlike his most recent race, Brandon McBride would prefer to keep his last run on a Toronto track buried in the past. On July 22, 2015, McBride returned from a right ankle injury to finish fifth in his 800-metre heat at the Pan Am Games to fall one spot and 29-100ths of a second short […]

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Pole vaulter Alysha Newman to miss track and field nationals with knee injury

Canadian-record holder Alysha Newman won’t be defending her pole vault title at this weekend’s track and field nationals in Ottawa because of a partially torn patellar tendon in her left knee. Newman, who hasn’t competed since being forced out of the Diamond League’s Prefontaine Classic by the injury in late May, would risk further damage […]

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Quintero’s hat trick powers Minnesota United past Toronto FC

Darwin Quintero scored three times for the first hat trick in Minnesota United FC history, helping the Loons beat Toronto FC 4-3 on Wednesday night. Minnesota United (6-1-10) snapped a three-game losing streak that included a 1-0 loss to FC Dallas on Friday at TCF Bank Stadium. Ramon Quintero’s three goals powered Minnesota United FC […]

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Report: Sens offered Karlsson $80M; now deep in trade talks

The Ottawa Senators’ contract offer to defenceman Erik Karlsson was for eight years and $80 million US, and they are now in serious trade talks with multiple highly interested suitors, according to an NBC Sports report on Tuesday. Senators general manager Pierre Dorion said Sunday the team had offered Karlsson — who is entering the final year of a seven-year, $45 million deal he signed in June […]

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Banned in Australia, controversial cricketer chosen to captain new Winnipeg pro team

Controversial Australian cricketer David Warner has been appointed captain of the Winnipeg team in Canada’s newest professional cricket tournament. Earlier this year, Warner was banned from international and domestic state cricket for 12 months by Cricket Australia following the ball-tampering row that blew up during the national team’s tour of South Africa. He had been […]