Some could Visit Asia, with MLB spending amateurs Restricted

With spending on global amateurs restricted, Major League Baseball may not be the No. 1 choice for most Latin American prospects. Teams in Japan and South Korea could be alternatives that are more rewarding. “That might be the case,” Colombian right-hander Luis Escobar, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh prospect, said Sunday in the All-Star Futures Game. “Individuals […]

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Canada advances to finals of FIBA U-19 world championships with historical victory over U.S.

Guard R.J. Barrett had 38 points and 13 rebounds to lead Canada to a stunning 99-87 semifinal win over america on Saturday in the world under-19 men’s basketball tournament. The six-foot-seven Barrett, 17, of Mississauga, Ont., is the son of Rowan Barrett, a former Canadian national team member who represented his country in the 2000 […]

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Runs as Lions in touchdown Border Alouettes

Back-up quarterback Travis Lulay ran in a touchdown with 2:43 left to play to snap a tie and lift the B.C. Lions to a 23-16 victory over the Montreal Alouettes on Thursday night. Jeremiah Johnson scored a pair of touchdowns and Ty Long added a field goal for the Lions (2-1), who remained east and […]

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Morales hits single, lifting Jays

CC Sabathia was chased from the disabled list through a four-run third inning in his return, with Kendrys Morales hitting a two-run single that helped the Toronto Blue Jays stop a losing streak and beat the New York Yankees Tuesday. Aaron Judge dented a steel casement with his leading home run over a doorway behind […]

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Wawrinka stunned in Wimbledon by Medvedev

As the seed, hobbled with a knee injury, came up against one of tennis’s new generation of hitters Stan Wawrinka’s Wimbledon hopes were shredded from the first round on Monday. As he pulled off a dazzling selection of winners to wrap up a 6-4 3-6 6-4 6-1 victory the grand slam champion was. However much […]

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No contract for men: NHL faced with a frenzy of veterans

Nowadays, the NHL’s obsession with youth’s byproduct is the annual harvest is overrun by older veterans who need to prove themselves all over again. You could build a Hall of Fame class around pending free agents Jaromir Jagr, Joe Thornton, Jarome Iginla, Patrick Marleau, Shane Doan and Andrei Markov, a sextet of players all beyond […]

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