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Canadian lacrosse's First Nations origins celebrated as sport turns 150

Canadian lacrosse's First Nations origins celebrated as sport turns 150

MONTREAL — It was a game of lacrosse like few get to see: a group of youths, shirtless and mostly barefoot, with no helmets or padding, racing after a leather ball with hand-made wooden sticks.

Baseball Capsules

CINCINNATI — Jake Arrieta pitched one-hit ball for seven innings without allowing a stolen base, and Ian Happ homered twice in the ballpark where he played as a college star, leading Chicago past Cincinnati.

Sunday's Games

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Raptors' all-star point guard Lowry staying "home," will re-sign with Toronto

Raptors' all-star point guard Lowry staying "home," will re-sign with Toronto

TORONTO — When Kyle Lowry pondered all of his basketball options, he says he kept coming back to the same place — Toronto. The three-time all-star point guard is re-signing with the Raptors, announcing his decision on Sunday in "The Players Tribune.
Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak among 12 first-time All-Star starters

Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak among 12 first-time All-Star starters

NEW YORK — Once again, a late push of online votes from Canadians has made one of the Toronto Blue Jays a starter for the American League all-star team.
Leafs get serious about Stanley Cup contention in signing Patrick Marleau

Leafs get serious about Stanley Cup contention in signing Patrick Marleau

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs showed they were serious about Stanley Cup contention right now in poaching Patrick Marleau from the San Jose Sharks.

Leafs beef up roster, signing veteran Patrick Marleau to three-year deal

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs beefed up their rising roster Sunday night, signing 37-year-old Patrick Marleau to a three-year deal. Marleau has spent his entire NHL career with the San Jose Sharks, drafted second overall by the club 20 years ago.
Holy Helena easily captures $1-million Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack

Holy Helena easily captures $1-million Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack

TORONTO — Holy Helena and Luis Contreras delivered a first for Frank Stronach on Sunday. The Woodbine Oaks champion came from third to easily win the $1-million Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack.
Kang wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship; Henderson a shot short of repeating

Kang wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship; Henderson a shot short of repeating

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Danielle Kang birdied the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, edging defending champion Brooke Henderson of Canada.
Carey Price plans to retire with the Canadiens thanks to new eight-year deal

Carey Price plans to retire with the Canadiens thanks to new eight-year deal

MONTREAL — Carey Price never wants to wear another hockey jersey other than Montreal's red, white and blue. The Montreal Canadiens signed Price to an eight-year contact extension that reportedly carries an annual cap hit of US$10.5 million.