Archive for June, 2019

Jamal Murray becomes highest paid Canadian athlete: reports

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Jamal Murray has agreed to a five-year $170 million US maximum contract extension, according to reports on Sunday.

Mets apologize to former players of 1969 team for ‘deceased’ ceremony error

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two living members of its 1969 World Series championship team who were included in a video montage of dead players during the 50th anniversary celebration.

Canada fends off Czechs to book spot in Nations League

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Canada defeated the Czech Republic 3-2 (25-17, 25-16, 21-25 ,23-25, 15-8) to win the Challenger Cup on Sunday in Lima, Peru.

Kawhi Leonard won’t make decision on Sunday: reports

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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The Kawhi Leonard watch will continue, as it appears the NBA Finals MVP and two-time champion won't be making any decisions on Sunday night. Toronto coach Nick Nurse says Leonard will be meeting with the Raptors in the coming days.

Nick Nurse’s Raptors’ championship run decades in the making

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Toronto coach Nick Nurse's improbable path to the NBA title began as a guard for Carroll Kuemper High in the middle of Iowa way back in the 1980s.

NBA Free Agency updates by the minute

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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All-Star forward Kevin Durant says on Instagram that he is signing a max contract with the Brooklyn Nets. The max deal, in this case, would be four years and about $164 million.

Astros top MLB midsummer showcase

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Houston Astros will top all big league clubs with six players heading to the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9.

Canada finishes men’s volleyball Nations League play with a whimper

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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With little to play for, Canada finished up men's volleyball Nations League play on Sunday with a straight-sets loss to France.

Marcus Stroman to represent Jays at All-Star game

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Ace right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman will be the Toronto Blue Jays' representative at Major League Baseball's all-star game next week.

Canadiens deal Andrew Shaw back to Blackhawks

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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The Chicago Blackhawks have reacquired pesky forward Andrew Shaw in a deal with the Montreal Canadiens.