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Woody Johnson

Donald Trump appears to have announced that billionaire New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will become the next ambassador to Britain.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 1:41 pm
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The Oakland Raiders on Thursday announced their have have filed paperwork to move to Las Vegas. Should they receive 75 per cent support from NFL team owners, it would be the third relocation approval in one year.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:31 pm
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While millions have been invested coaching, training camps, competition, medical services and sport science and technology over the last decade, the carding money that athletes get to put food on the table and keep the lights on has not increased since 2004.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:23 pm
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​An "extremely" encouraging visit to a Jose Bautista off-season workout has Toronto Blue Jays management believing the right-fielder is "more likely" to produce a 40-home run season like he did in 2015.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:43 am
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Canadian figure skating championships will be held is Jan. 8-14 at the University of British Columbia's Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre. It will also determine the teams for the next year's world championships, ISU Four Continents championships, and world junior championships.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:32 am
Venus Williams

An ESPN commentator has apologized for how he spoke about Venus Williams' play at the Australian Open, saying he was describing her aggressive style as "guerrilla" tactics and not comparing her to a "gorilla."

Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:16 am
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On Friday morning, the whistle will blow on the Barack Obama presidency when the title of POTUS is officially transferred to incoming U.S. commander in chief Donald Trump. An avid sports enthusiast, Obama may just go down as one of the sportiest presidents in American history.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:54 am
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NBA veteran Jerry Stackhouse knows what it takes to succeed in the big leagues. As the head coach of the Development League's Raptors 905, he's now guiding the next generation in the season's most crucial moment.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:15 am
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Thank the football gods for a new stadium, because other than that there's not a whole lot to get excited about in Riderville.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 6:00 am
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Figure skating analyst Pj Kwong previews all four events at the Canadian championships, where one thing hasn't changed in more than a century: it's still about rising to the occasion on competition day.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 4:00 am
Australian Open Tennis

Novak Djokovic, the champion five of the last six years, is out of the Australian Open after being beaten 7-6 (8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 by wild-card entry Denis Istomin in a second-round match on Thursday.

Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:03 am
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Former left-fielder Tim Raines on Wednesday became the third Montreal Expos player voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, appearing on 86 per cent of the 442 ballots cast.

Posted: January 18, 2017, 5:13 pm
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Former Montreal Expos star Tim Raines has been voted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2017. It was Raines' 10th and last year of eligibility for the shrine in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Posted: January 18, 2017, 5:06 pm
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After losing Edwin Encarnacion to Cleveland, the Blue Jays retained their other free-agent slugger by signing Jose Bautista to a one-year guaranteed contract worth $18 million US with two mutual option years, the team announced Wednesday.

Posted: January 18, 2017, 10:14 am
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The record shows that Ferguson Jenkins' brilliant pitching career ended with 284 wins and 226 defeats. But Canada's only baseball Hall of Famer suffered his most crushing losses away from the mound.

Posted: January 18, 2017, 10:09 am