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  • Edmonton Oilers sign centre Leon Draisaitl to 8-year extension

    August 16, 2017 6:39 PM 8

    With the signing, the Oilers are banking heavily on McDavid and Draisaitl providing a potent one-two punch for the club. EDMONTON—The Edmonton Oilers have signed centre Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extension with an average annual value of $8.5 million U.S. The extension starts this coming season and goes through the 2024-25 campaign, running

  • Oilers sign Draisaitl to eight-year, $68M deal

    August 16, 2017 6:04 PM 7

    Is Draisaitl's deal fair for both sides? EDMONTON — The two biggest cornerstones of the emerging Edmonton Oilers franchise are now locked up for the long haul. Six weeks after extending Connor McDavid for eight years and US$100 million, the Oilers signed 21-year-old Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract of his own with a sizable annual cap hit of $8.5 million

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's 5-game suspension upheld after appeal

    August 16, 2017 3:47 PM 6

    Real Madrid forward will miss 2nd leg of Spanish Super Cup The Spanish soccer federation has ratified its decision to suspend Cristiano Ronaldo for five matches. The Real Madrid forward will miss the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona. Madrid holds a 3-1 advantage. He will also miss the first four matches of the Spanish league, which

  • Rays take advantage of distractions and defence to defeat Jays: Griffin

    August 16, 2017 2:48 AM 9

    Estrada gives up early homers, run-scoring walks as trade talk starts up again. It was a tough night for Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada, whose cellphone likely blew up in the afternoon over trade rumours as surely as his defence blew up behind him at night. The bottom line was the Jays lost 6-4 to the Rays on Tuesday at Rogers Centre, levelling the series

  • Rays get to Estrada in victory over Blue Jays

    August 16, 2017 2:34 AM 9

    TORONTO — Blake Snell earned his first victory in nearly a year and the Tampa Bay Rays continued their dominance over Marco Estrada in a 6-4 win against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. Snell (1-6) worked six innings, allowing four runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out four. The 24-year-old lefty hadn't won a game since Sept. 22, 2016. Lucas

  • 7 Canadian cities in running for 2026 World Cup games

    August 15, 2017 8:35 PM 6

    9 different stadiums involved in discussion A preliminary list of 44 potential host cities, including seven in Canada, have been released by the joint North American bid for the 2026 World Cup. The United Bid Committee of Canada, Mexico and the United States released a list of 49 potential venues in 44 cities on Tuesday. Included in the list were nine Canadian

  • Canadian biathlon coach Richard Boruta dies in climbing accident

    August 15, 2017 6:09 PM 7

    49-year-old coached national team at 2006 Olympics Canadian biathlon coach Richard Boruta has died in a climbing accident at the age of 49. Boruta was killed while climbing the Three Sisters near Canmore, Alta., on Aug. 9. He coached Canada's national biathlon team for four seasons, including the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin, Italy. Boruta then moved

  • Maria Sharapova receives wildcard entry for U.S. Open

    August 15, 2017 5:22 PM 6

    The former No. 1-ranked player and owner of five major titles, including the 2006 U.S. Open, has not entered a major tournament since the Australian Open in January 2016. NEW YORK—Maria Sharapova was granted a wildcard invitation for the U.S. Open’s main draw on Tuesday and will take part in a Grand Slam event for the first time in more than 1 ½ years

  • Blue Jays’ Tepesch grits out win over struggling Rays Add to ..

    August 15, 2017 3:35 AM 8

    The Tampa Bay Rays arrived in Toronto to play the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Monday night, unable to hit or score runs. And the Blue Jays were sending Nick Tepesch to the mound, who had trouble keeping the ball in the park in his last outing against the New York Yankees. Something had to give, and in the end, Tepesch was standing tall as the Blue Jays (57-61) left with a 2-1 victory

  • Rays at Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. Tuesday, Toronto

    August 15, 2017 1:49 AM 11

    On Snell: Worked into seventh vs. Indians last outing allowing just one run, relying heavily on fastball. Has 3.69 ERA over past six starts, has made 15 total. Is 1-2, 4.19 in four starts vs. Jays. On Estrada: Jays found no trade deadline takers, though he has been better of late, 1-0, 2.08 over past four starts. Hike in walks has been an issue. Is 1-7, 4.43 in 13 games