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Toronto Blue Jays sign infielder Marcus Semien to one-year contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays and infielder Marcus Semien have agreed to a one-year contract worth US$18-million. The 30-year-old from San Francisco had a .223 batting average with the Oakland Athletics last season.

French skier Noël earns first slalom win of season on home snow

CHAMONIX, France — French skier Clément Noël won a World Cup on home snow Saturday in the penultimate slalom before the world alpine championships.

No Russian anthem or flag for men's luge champion Roman Repilov

KÖNIGSSEE, Germany — Russia’s Roman Repilov won his second consecutive men’s luge world championship Saturday, overtaking World Cup champion Felix Loch in the second heat to successfully defend the title.

Swiss skier Lara Gut-Behrami wins World Cup super-G, Canada's Gagnon third

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — Canada's Marie-Michele Gagnon stood on alpine skiing's World Cup podium for the first time in nearly five years with a bronze medal, while Switzerland's Lara Gut-Behrami won her third straight super-G Saturday.
Canadian Marie-Michele Gagnon finishes third in World Cup super-G

Canadian Marie-Michele Gagnon finishes third in World Cup super-G

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — Canadian Marie-Michele Gagnon captured bronze to win her first medal in nearly five years, while Switzerland's Lara Gut-Behrami won her third straight World Cup super-G on Saturday, 10 days before the world champions

Oldham picks up silver, Blouin claims bronze on opening day of X Games

ASPEN, Colo. — Megan Oldham took silver in the women's ski big air and fellow Canadian Laurie Blouin earned a bronze in women's slopestyle snowboard as the 2021 Aspen X Games opened Friday. Oldham, from Newmarket, Ont.
Undermanned Raptors drop a 126-124 decision to Kings for third straight loss

Undermanned Raptors drop a 126-124 decision to Kings for third straight loss

TAMPA, Fla. — A few terrific minutes by the Toronto Raptors couldn't make up for a night full of bad ones.
AP source: Cardinals to acquire Arenado from Rockies

AP source: Cardinals to acquire Arenado from Rockies

The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to acquire All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies in a trade needing approvals before it can be finalized, a person familiar with the swap tells The Associated Press.
More interviews didn’t equal more minority hirings in NFL

More interviews didn’t equal more minority hirings in NFL

The NFL expanded the Rooney Rule to give more minority candidates opportunities to become a head coach and reward teams who develop them. More interviews didn’t equal more hirings this off-season .
John Chaney, commanding Temple basketball coach, dies at 89

John Chaney, commanding Temple basketball coach, dies at 89

PHILADELPHIA — John Chaney’s raspy, booming voice drowned out the gym when he scolded Temple players over a turnover — at the top of his basketball sins — or inferior effort.