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Indians trade two-time Cy Young winner Kluber to Rangers

Indians trade two-time Cy Young winner Kluber to Rangers

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber led by example and excellence in Cleveland. The Texas Rangers are hoping he can do the same for them.
Babe Ruth's 500th homer bat sells for more than $1 million

Babe Ruth's 500th homer bat sells for more than $1 million

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Babe Ruth has hit another one out of the ballpark. The bat used by the legendary baseball player to hit his 500th home run was auctioned on Saturday for more than $1 million. SCP Auctions didn’t identify the buyer.
Arsenal loses to Man City as Spurs go 5th with Man U drawing

Arsenal loses to Man City as Spurs go 5th with Man U drawing

LONDON — Tottenham is enjoying a resurgence in the Premier League, while Arsenal and Manchester United are wilting. Only four points now separate the teams in the Premier League but their recent fortunes have been very different.

Canada's women's team pursuit earns silver at long-track speedskating World Cup

NAGANO, Japan — Canadians Ivanie Blondin, Isabelle Weidemann and Valerie Maltais earned silver in the Team Pursuit on Sunday at a long-track speedskating World Cup event.

Alberta's Zeke Thurston claims world saddle bronc title at National Finals Rodeo

LAS VEGAS — Zeke Thurston of Big Valley, Alta., captured his second career world championship in saddle bronc at the National Finals rodeo Saturday.
Canadian rugby women finish third at Cape Town Sevens, men place 11th

Canadian rugby women finish third at Cape Town Sevens, men place 11th

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Canada's women finished third at the Cape Town Sevens on Sunday, rallying to defeat France 22-17 in extra time and earn a medal for the second straight week on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
Kripps wins 4-man bobsled again in Lake Placid

Kripps wins 4-man bobsled again in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Canada’s Justin Kripps won a World Cup four-man bobsled race on Sunday for the second straight day. Kripps and his team of Ryan Sommer, Ben Coakwell and Cameron Stones finished two runs in 1 minute, 49.45 seconds.
Sidney Crosby donates gear to hockey access programs in Nova Scotia

Sidney Crosby donates gear to hockey access programs in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — One of hockey's greats is giving his jersey number's worth in new sets of equipment to programs for young players in his home province who don't have easy access to the game.

Canada's Mikael Kingsbury wins gold in dual moguls at World Cup in China

THAIWOO, China — Canada's Mikael Kingsbury edged out France's Benjamin Cavet to win dual moguls gold on Sunday at a freestyle skiing World Cup in Thaiwoo, China. Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, Que., won silver on Saturday in the singles event.

Tiger Woods caps comeback year by leading emotional team win

MELBOURNE, Australia — The emotions poured out of Tiger Woods, just like they did at Augusta National in the spring, except this felt different. The Masters was for him.