Archive for May, 2015

Josh Hamilton back in a big way for Texas Rangers

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Josh Hamilton returned to the place where he's enjoyed his greatest baseball success and in a four-game series in Arlington, Texas proved he's still a baseball force for the Rangers.

Alberto Contador claims another Giro d’Italia title

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Alberto Contador clinched his second Giro d'Italia title on Sunday, and immediately turned his attention to fulfilling his aim of becoming the first cyclist since 1998 to win the Italian classic and the Tour de France in the same year.

Generals fly higher than Rockets, win Memorial Cup in OT

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Anthony Cirelli's second goal of the game at 1:28 of overtime lifted the Oshawa Generals to a 2-1 victory over the Kelowna Rockets in the Memorial Cup final on Sunday night.

Gymnast Ellie Black wins 3rd straight title at Canadian championships

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Ellie Black edged Isabela Onyshko to claim her third straight women's all around senior title on Sunday at the Canadian gymnastics championships.

Canada’s Benfeito & Riendeau earn mixed synchro diving silver

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Meaghan Benfeito and Vincent Riendeau claimed the silver medal on Sunday in the mixed synchro event to conclude the sixth and final stop on the FINA World Series diving circuit at Merida, Mexico.

Canada wins 6 medals at canoe sprint World Cup

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Canadian athletes won six medals during competition over the weekend at the canoe sprint World Cup in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Stanley Cup final: Lightning prove they belong with Blackhawks

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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It'll be Tampa Bay vs. Chicago in the best-of-seven series that begins Wednesday night, with the tradition-rich Blackhawks aiming for a third title in six years. There's no argument, though, over whether the Lightning belong.

Three Canadians finish in top 10 at Triathlon World Series

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Canada's Paula Findlay, Amelie Kretz and Tyler Mislawchuk all finished in the top 10 on Sunday at the ITU World Triathlon Series.

Sebastien Bourdais earns 1st IndyCar win in Detroit

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Sebastien Bourdais raced to his first IndyCar victory of the season Sunday, outlasting Takuma Sato in a caution-filled ending at Belle Isle. Bourdais held on in his No. 11 Chevrolet in a race that was shortened from 70 laps to 68 because of a two-hour time limit.

Oakland A’s catcher gives Chris Farley-inspired speech

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt gave viewers of the MLB Network's Intentional Talk show a special taste of his unique brand of humour Friday.