Archive for June, 2018

Wonder Gadot races to victory in 159th Queen’s Plate

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
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Wonder Gadot won the 159th running of the $1-million Queen's Plate. John Velazquez rode the 2/1 favourite to victory in North America's oldest annually-run race in 2:02.26 on a hot, muggy Saturday evening over Woodbine Racetrack's Tapeta course.

Caster Semenya wins 800 at Paris Diamond League with personal best

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
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South African Caster Semenya romped to the fourth-fastest women's 800 metres ever and Qatari Abderrahman Samba produced the second-best 400 metres hurdles of all time in a sparkling Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

Will Buccaneers fans continue to support Jameis Winston?

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Star athletes who get into off-field trouble rarely lose the support of their teams’ fans, no matter what they do — as long as they keep helping their team win. Will Buccaneers fans be any different with quarterback Jameis Winston be any different? There’s a long history of sports fans gladly looking the other way about a player who has committed sexual assault or domestic violence or anything else, as long as he helps the team win.

Will Buccaneers fans continue to support Jameis Winston?

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Star athletes who get into off-field trouble rarely lose the support of their teams’ fans, no matter what they do — as long as they keep helping their team win. Will Buccaneers fans be any different with quarterback Jameis Winston be any different? There’s a long history of sports fans gladly looking the other way about a player who has committed sexual assault or domestic violence or anything else, as long as he helps the team win.

Smoak delivers walk-off blast as Jays top Tigers

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
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Justin Smoak homered in the bottom of the ninth as the Toronto Blue Jays came back from a three-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday.

Uruguay ousts Portugal from World Cup as Ronaldo stymied

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
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Edinson Cavani scored a pair of goals as Uruguay eliminated Portugal 2-1 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia on Saturday.

Annapolis-bred Belichick laments newspaper shooting

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is expressing sympathy for the families and friends of those killed at the office of the Capital Gazette, which he called his ''hometown newspaper.'' Though born in Tennessee, Belichick

Red Wings, Mike Green agree to 2-year deal: report

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
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A person with direct knowledge of the move says the Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with defenceman Mike Green on a $10.75 million, two-year contract.

NFL champs lose Bradham one game, Colts’ Turbin out four

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Super Bowl champion linebacker Nigel Bradham of the Philadelphia Eagles has been suspended one game by the NFL for a 2016 incident that violated the league's personal conduct policy. Bradham will miss September's opening game of the NFL schedule when the Eagles entertain Atlanta. The linebacker signed a five-year deal worth $40 million three months ago to stay with the Eagles.

Blue Jays reliever Ryan Tepera placed on DL

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
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The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-handed reliever Ryan Tepera on the 10-day disabled list before Saturday's home game against the Detroit Tigers.