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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter passed away at age 76

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Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, former professional boxer who became famous as an advocate for the wrongly convicted, died on Sunday in Toronto at the age of 76.After himself spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn’t commit; he had chosen to help those like him. Carter’s struggle for freedom got him recognition in a number of books, a ...

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Montreal’s Man: Als ink receiver Chad Johnson

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MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes announced on Thursday that they have signed veteran receiver Chad Johnson. Johnson joins the Alouettes after spending 11 seasons in the NFL, including the first ten with the Cincinnati Bengals. The elite receiver amassed 11,059 receiving yards, which ranks him 30th on the NFL all-time list. He also caught 766 passes while scoring 67 receiving ...

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Raptors Invite Fans to Playoff Party in the Square

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TORONTO (CNW) — Fresh off the release of the team’s “We The North” campaign, the Toronto Raptors and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment are inviting fans to celebrate the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at freeParties in the Square presented by Bell. The parties will be held for all home and away games during the series versus the Brooklyn ...

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Raptors’ playoff tickets most expensive in league

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(TORSTAR) — Toronto basketball fans are buzzing with anticipation as the Raptors’ first playoff game in six years draws closer, but netting seats for post-season play won’t be cheap. Forbes reported Monday that, at an average of $370.63 each, the team’s playoff tickets are the most expensive in the league. They’re also 242.5 per cent pricier than regular-season Raptors tickets. ...

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Dwayne Johnson impressed with Seahawks

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The Seattle Seahawks today received the respect of the legendary WWE star turned actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. “Just heard Jared Allen’s a SEAHAWK. Very happy for that beast… #DefenseWinsChampionships,” Dwayne tweeted. Looks like praise from The Rock you can be happy with your free agency work. The praise came in when the reigning Super Bowl champions had added Jared ...

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Toronto Blue Jays: Org Filler (In) – Buffalo Bisons

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With just under three weeks to go until the full season minor league schedules commences, it is a perfect time to resuscitate the wildly popular Org Filler (In) series. The four ‘pre-season’ pieces will give an opportunity to run through each of the full season teams, taking a look at the players to watch on each rung of the ladder ...

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Toronto Blue Jays Ryan Goins trying to prove solid defence

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Ryan Goins showed himself as a sure-handed fielder and a high-handed hitter. The defense was plenty good enough for the big time. The hitting? Well, something had to be done. Goins came to that conclusion last September, when big-league pitching smartened him up. “When I first came up, I had my hands real high,” Goins recalls. “I just felt like ...

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World Cup free Bets offer chance to clean Up

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If anyone tells you that you can make money this World Cup by beating the bookies, you will probably not believe them. A lot of people are apprehensive about placing bets on sports, as they feel that they will only end up losing their money. However, with many gaming sites offering free bets, sports betting is probably much less risky ...

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Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Academy Super Camps

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The Blue Jays Baseball Academy is bringing back its Super Camps for another season, and this time it will feature stops in all 10 Canadian provinces. The baseball camps for players aged 9-16 will run from May until August with a total of 26 stops along the way. The on-field instruction will cover all aspects of the game, including hitting, ...

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