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AP Sources: Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

AP Sources: Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS — The long-anticipated reunion between Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau is on.

Quebec City's Francois Lavoie up for ESPY Best Bowler Award

TORONTO — Quebec City's Francois Lavoie is one of three nominees for the 2017 Best Bowler ESPY Award. The 24-year-old Lavoie, named PBA Tour rookie of the year in 2016, is up against E.J.

Michael Vick's father arrested on drug-ring charges

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been arrested on charges of being involved in a drug ring. The Virginian-Pilot reports that federal authorities arrested 55-year-old Michael Dwayne Boddie on Thursday.

Toronto FC president shrugs off obscene banner raised in Montreal stands

TORONTO — An obscene sign directed at Toronto in Saputo Stadium on Wednesday night drew little response from Toronto FC officials. "Honestly I shrugged my shoulders," Toronto FC president Bill Manning said Thursday. "Fans are fans.
Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

ARLINGTON, Texas — Carlos Gomez was munching on a doughnut and a piece of watermelon simultaneously before the game, when he predicted he would hit a home run.
Canadians look to rebound from recent losses to win Rugby World Cup qualifier

Canadians look to rebound from recent losses to win Rugby World Cup qualifier

TORONTO — Coach Mark Anscombe has revamped his lineup for the first leg of Canada's Rugby World Cup qualifier against the U.S. on Saturday in Hamilton.
Oilers GM says Eberle trade tied to Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl

Oilers GM says Eberle trade tied to Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl

CHICAGO — Edmonton general manager Peter Chiarelli listed three reasons for trading Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders, but the one that loomed largest had more to do with franchise cornerstones Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl.

Despite short turnaround, Toronto FC looking to avenge New England loss

TORONTO — Short turnaround or not, Toronto FC has a score to settle with the New England Revolution on Friday night.

Luggage finally catches up with Canadian women's rugby sevens team in France

It took 85 hours but Canada's women's rugby sevens team was finally reunited with its luggage in France on Thursday. The Canadian women left Sunday, flying from Victoria to Montreal and then Lyon.

One time football wild child Adarius Bowman still running, but with more purpose

EDMONTON — At age 31, one-time football wild child Adarius Bowman now runs his routes like he lives his life: with more care and precision, looking back only as a way to improve moving forward. And no dwelling on the "what ifs." "I've found purpose.