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Richard Griffin: Blue Jays make an offer Donaldson could refuse

Tuesday  08:21,   20 february 2018
Toronto Star

The Blue Jays’ best player, 2015 American League MVP Josh Donaldson, has been offered the outline of a multi-year contract. He came, he saw, he listened — and he shut them down. Ultimately Thursday’s initial talks of a contract extension between[...]

McGregor breaks UFC record for longest title reign without a defense

Tuesday  08:21,   20 february 2018
theScore

Conor McGregor etched his name in the UFC record books Sunday without lifting a finger. The current UFC lightweight champion passed Anthony Pettis and now owns the longest consecutive UFC title reign without actually defending the belt,[...]

1B Eric Hosmer and Padres finalize $144 million, 8-year deal

Tuesday  08:21,   20 february 2018
MSN

SAN DIEGO - Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres finalized their $144 million, eight-year contract Monday night. The team announced the signing after Hosmer passed his physical. The first baseman, who spent his first seven major league seasons with[...]

Marchand lifts Bruins over Flames 2-1

Tuesday  08:21,   20 february 2018
MSN

CALGARY - After a blip in Vancouver, the Bruins got right back to business. Brad Marchand's ninth career overtime goal 3:36 into extra time gave Boston a 2-1 win on Monday afternoon over the Calgary Flames. The victory moves the Bruins to within [...]

Cubs' Anthony Rizzo denies trying to make political statement after Florida shooting

Tuesday  04:50,   20 february 2018
Sporting News

Cubs' Anthony Rizzo denies trying to make political statement after Florida shootingThe Cubs first baseman said he was proud of how his community is responding and proud of the kids at the school who are advocating for a[...]

Marc Bergevin’s biggest deadline asset isn’t a player

Monday  21:46,   19 february 2018
MSN

The Canadiens have a few big pieces available, but the vast amount of cap space available could play the biggest role in negotiations. There’s a potential fire sale approaching at the trade deadline in Montreal this year. Outside of a few[...]

Danica Patrick to drive for Ed Carpenter Racing in Indianapolis 500 farewell

Monday  21:40,   19 february 2018
Sporting News

Danica Patrick to drive for Ed Carpenter Racing in Indianapolis 500 farewellPatrick, 35, accidently revealed the information ahead of Sunday's Daytona 500 when asked when she would get into IndyCar[...]

McGregor: Floyd talks have ended

Monday  21:37,   19 february 2018
Sky Sports

McGregor: Floyd talks have endedMayweather teased fight fans earlier this month when he posted a video of himself on Twitter standing in an octagon with the caption 'Come at the king, you best not[...]

Senators players most likely to be moved before the deadline

Monday  18:07,   19 february 2018
MSN

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Spanish police detain at least 10 in match-fixing raids

Monday  18:07,   19 february 2018
theScore

An investigation into match-fixing in Spain has led to at least 10 people being detained following raids across the country, reports Reuters' Andres Gonzalez. "There's ten who have been detained and more are expected," an anonymous [...]

Team LeBron edges Team Stephen in All-Star Game

Monday  18:07,   19 february 2018
Sportsnet

LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game.LOS ANGELES — LeBron James and Kevin Durant swarmed all over Stephen Curry in the final seconds, preventing the NBA’s best shooter from finding even a patch of open air to launch a tying[...]

Austin Dillon cherishes Earnhardt legacy on ride to Daytona 500 Victory Lane

Monday  18:06,   19 february 2018
MSN

Austin Dillon cherishes Earnhardt legacy on ride to Daytona 500 Victory LaneDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The time stamp was etched in tears of joy and pain, a throwback number and the memory of a NASCAR icon and ties that bind[...]

Anti-LeBron James rant only serves to strengthen NBA star’s brand and cause

Monday  16:01,   19 february 2018
Toronto Star

When Fox News host Laura Ingraham targeted LeBron James in an on-air rant, the conservative commentator pulled pages from a pair of well-worn playbooks.Rappers, boxers and mixed martial artists have long picked fights with better-known rivals to[...]

Blue Jays’ Estrada alters his routine to revitalize his best weapon

Monday  14:26,   19 february 2018
Sportsnet

It’s telling that Toronto Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada looked at video and threw far more change-ups than usual over the winter following a difficult 2017 season. If that work pays off the way he thinks it will, a more productive year awaits him. [...]

McDavid’s hat trick leads Oilers over Avalanche

Monday  12:50,   19 february 2018
Sportsnet

Connor McDavid had his third hat trick of the season, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak. McDavid now has 11 goals in the last nine games and two hat tricks. His first two goals tied[...]