Jose Bautista shines for Blue Jays in likely final home game

By Melissa CoutoThe Canadian Press Sun., Sept. 24, 2017 Jose Bautista had two hits, drove in one run and scored another to help lift the Blue Jays to a 9-5 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday in what was likely his final home game in a Toronto uniform. Bautista, a six-time all-star and two-time silver slugger, was met by a loud ovation each More...

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Trump, taking a knee in the NFL and the true meaning of patriotism

By Scott Gilmore I try not to be cynical. But weeks like this make it hard. On Friday night, President Trump travelled down to Huntsville, Ala., for a campaign rally. Standing on stage, he paused mid ramble, struck More...

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MLB Live Tracker: Yankees vs. Blue Jays

[unable to retrieve full-text content] This afternoon marks likely the final home game for longtime slugger Jose Bautista when the Toronto Blue Jays host the New York Yankees. Keep it here for updates and watch More...

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The moments that define Jose Bautista’s Blue Jays’ tenure

TORONTO – Really, it was a nothing deal. The Toronto Blue Jays needed some help to cover a Scott Rolen injury. The Pittsburgh Pirates had turned the page. Alex Anthopoulos, then an assistant GM, spotted Jose Bautista More...

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Donald Trump repeats call to ban kneeling pro athletes after Stephen Curry slam

By Jennifer JacobsBloomberg Sun., Sept. 24, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump, a one-time football team owner, is ratcheting up his rhetoric against professional sports and some of their stars — and at More...

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Big Read: How Kadri is out to prove isn’t one-season wonder

Those breakdowns are often followed by yelling. “We got into some big fights on the bench,” Komarov says of last season. “It’s more like supporting each other, because we want to win so much. That’s how More...

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Wilder sparks Argonauts’ big win over Alouettes

It was about a half hour after the Argonauts’ 33-19 win over Montreal on Saturday night when the Canadian Football League stats department dropped a rather impressive note. Argos running back James Wilder Jr. More...

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Leafs hopeful Borgman hits right notes: DiManno

Leo Komarov has been impressed. “I didn’t know he was a hitter until I saw his stuff out there. But look at the way he’s built. I first noticed it in the dressing room — he’s big. He’s going to be a More...

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Maple Leafs hitting stride with jobs on line

BUFFALO—Maybe it was official confirmation from coach Mike Babcock that cuts are coming soon and there are only three regular spots up for grabs, but the Maple Leafs put up a spirited effort in defeating the More...

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Mark Shapiro Q&A, Part 2: On minor-leagues, player development & more

The following is Part 2 of Sportsnet’s Q&A with Toronto Blue Jays president and CEO Mark Shapiro. Read Part 1 here. TORONTO – There will be no major teardown and there will be no massive buildup for the More...