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Saunders returns to Jays organization after signing minor-league deal

Saunders returns to Jays organization after signing minor-league deal

TORONTO — Michael Saunders is back in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. The Blue Jays announced Wednesday that the Victoria-born outfielder has signed a minor-league deal and will report to triple-A Buffalo.

Woodbine Racetrack to open second grass course in time for 2019 season

TORONTO — Woodbine Racetrack is adding a second grass course. Jim Lawson, Woodbine's chief executive officer, made the announcement Wednesday during the draw for the $1-million Queen's Plate.
Ottawa Senators sign goaltender Mike Condon to three-year extension

Ottawa Senators sign goaltender Mike Condon to three-year extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Mike Condon to a three-year contract extension worth an average annual value of US$2.4 million per season.
Top-ranked tennis players Murray, Kerber agree to play at Rogers Cup tournaments

Top-ranked tennis players Murray, Kerber agree to play at Rogers Cup tournaments

TORONTO — Men's No. 1 Andy Murray, women's top seed Angelique Kerber and Canadian stars Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard are among the players who have agreed to play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournaments in Toronto and Montreal.
Oilers nearing big eight-year extension for star captain Connor McDavid

Oilers nearing big eight-year extension for star captain Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid just took home his first NHL MVP award, and now he's on the verge of becoming the league's highest-paid player. The 20-year-old is nearing an extension with the Edmonton Oilers, reportedly worth US$106 million over eight years.

Orlando City star Cyle Larin told he can expect Canada recall at Gold Cup

TORONTO — Cyle Larin's absence from the Canadian soccer team could be a short one. Coach Octavio Zambrano said Wednesday that he plans to recall the Orlando City star striker for the knockout stage of the Gold Cup. The 22-year-old from Brampton, Ont.
Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run

Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run

NEW YORK — Phil Jackson wanted to trade Carmelo Anthony and wouldn't rule out dealing Kristaps Porzingis. Turns out, Jackson is the one leaving.
Few stars, but helpful options to be had in NHL free agency

Few stars, but helpful options to be had in NHL free agency

Free agent star power is in short supply yet again this July 1, but that doesn't mean helpful contributors and potential bargains aren't out to be found. Here are eight names to keep an eye when Canada Day rolls around: 1.
Canadiens sign forward Jacob De La Rose to one-year, one-way contract

Canadiens sign forward Jacob De La Rose to one-year, one-way contract

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed left-wing Jacob De La Rose to a one-year, one-way contract. The 22-year-old left wing spent the majority of last season with the American Hockey League's St.

NewsAlert: AP source says Rockets reach deal with Clippers to acquire Chris Paul

AP Source: The Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to acquire Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul. More coming. The Canadian Press