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Stars sign Radulov to richest free agent deal of off-season

Even though Alexander Radulov took 48 hours into NHL free agency to find a home, it was very much worth the wait. Radulov on Monday became the richest player in a restrained market by signing a $31.25 million, five-year deal with the Dallas Stars.

Eskimos running back John White out for the season due to torn knee ligament

Edmonton Eskimos running back John White will miss the rest of the CFL season after tearing a knee ligament in last week's 23-19 victory over the Montreal Alouettes.

Report: Runner, age 101, takes women's record for age group

BATON ROUGE, La. — A 101-year-old runner from Louisiana who just took up the sport a year ago has set a woman's world record in the 100-yard dash for her age group, a newspaper reports. With a time of 39.

Bouchard bows out early on mixed day for Canadian players at Wimbledon

LONDON — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard made an early exit at Wimbledon on Monday after dropping a 1-6, 6-1, 6-1 decision to Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in first-round play. The world No. 61 from Westmount, Que.
Discussing crash, Venus Williams sheds tears at Wimbledon

Discussing crash, Venus Williams sheds tears at Wimbledon

LONDON — Venus Williams wiped tears from her eyes during her Wimbledon news conference Monday. She shook her head, fiddled with her hair and sat, silently.
Montreal Canadiens agree to terms on one-year deal with forward Ales Hemsky

Montreal Canadiens agree to terms on one-year deal with forward Ales Hemsky

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free agent forward Ales Hemsky on Monday. The 33-year-old Czech missed most of the 2016-17 campaign after undergoing hip surgery.
Blue Jays acquire Montero from Chicago Cubs for player to be named or cash

Blue Jays acquire Montero from Chicago Cubs for player to be named or cash

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays acquired catcher Miguel Montero and cash considerations from the Chicago Cubs on Monday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Montero has a .
On Day 11, hockey players break record for longest game

On Day 11, hockey players break record for longest game

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Fatigue gave way to emotion for Les Kuntar on Monday when he attempted to put into perspective spending the past 11 days playing one continuous hockey game.
Canadian lacrosse's First Nations origins celebrated as sport turns 150

Canadian lacrosse's First Nations origins celebrated as sport turns 150

MONTREAL — It was a game of lacrosse like few get to see: a group of youths, shirtless and mostly barefoot, with no helmets or padding, racing after a leather ball with hand-made wooden sticks.

Baseball Capsules

CINCINNATI — Jake Arrieta pitched one-hit ball for seven innings without allowing a stolen base, and Ian Happ homered twice in the ballpark where he played as a college star, leading Chicago past Cincinnati.