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Celebration of life for former Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay to be held Tuesday

NEW YORK — A celebration of life for former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay will be held next week in Florida at the spring-training home of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Cowboys' Elliott loses appeal; ineligible to play Sunday

NEW YORK — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's half-season run from his six-game suspension ended Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to let him play while it considers his appeal.

Loney Bowl between Saint Mary's and Acadia cancelled due to eligibility issue

WOLFVILLE, N.S. — Atlantic University Sport cancelled the Loney Bowl on Thursday due to a player eligibility issue and awarded the football conference championship to the Acadia Axemen.

Social club set new bocce playing record

AVON, Conn. — An Italian-American social club in Connecticut has set a record for the longest stretch of playing bocce.
Researcher: Hernandez's brain severely affected by disease

Researcher: Hernandez's brain severely affected by disease

BOSTON — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered substantial damage to parts of the brain that affect memory, judgment and behaviour from the most severe case of a degenerative disease linked to head blows ever found in someone so
Canada's Kaillie Humphries opens World Cup bobsled with win

Canada's Kaillie Humphries opens World Cup bobsled with win

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Kaillie Humphries went to bobsled school in Lake Placid. She apparently paid attention in class.
Altidore says video backs up his account of BMO Field tunnel melee

Altidore says video backs up his account of BMO Field tunnel melee

Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore says he knows what happened in the BMO Field tunnel melee and the video backs him up.

Canada's Shapovalov eliminated from Next Gen Finals after loss to Rublev

MILAN — Canada's Denis Shapovalov dropped his final match at the Next Gen ATP Finals, losing in five sets to Russia's Andrey Rublev on Thursday.
Saskatchewan Roughriders don't have CFL playoff history on their side

Saskatchewan Roughriders don't have CFL playoff history on their side

The Saskatchewan Roughriders won't have history on their side as they chase a fifth Grey Cup title.
Georges St-Pierre to talk to UFC about fighting future after vacation

Georges St-Pierre to talk to UFC about fighting future after vacation

Newly crowned middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre says he will discuss his fighting future with the UFC after a planned vacation. Right now his contract has him fighting interim middleweight title-holder Robert Whittaker next.