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CRTC orders Quebecor to maintain TVA Sports signal to Bell subscribers

OTTAWA — Canada's telecom regulator issued an order Thursday compelling Quebecor to maintain its TVA Sports signal to Bell TV subscribers and threatened to automatically suspend its licence should it fail to comply.
Grichuk, Smoak, Hernandez hit HRs, Blue Jays top Twins 7-4

Grichuk, Smoak, Hernandez hit HRs, Blue Jays top Twins 7-4

MINNEAPOLIS — Randal Grichuk, Justin Smoak and Teoscar Hernandez hit home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Thursday. Eric Sogard added a three-run double for the Blue Jays, who took three of four at Target Field.
Attention to detail crucial for Maple Leafs after mistakes cost them Game 4

Attention to detail crucial for Maple Leafs after mistakes cost them Game 4

BOSTON — Mike Babcock's frustration didn't stem from the Boston Bruins scoring on the power play — it was how the sequence unfolded.

Montreal Canadiens sign defenceman Christian Folin to one-year deal

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Christian Folin to a one-year, one-way contract worth US$800,000.

Canada posts come-from-behind win over Finland in U18 opener

UMEA, Sweden — Canada rallied from a 3-0 deficit to beat Finland 5-3 on Thursday in the opening for both teams at the world under-18 men's hockey championship. Brayden Tracey tied it at 3-3 in the third period and then added the winner.
Toronto FC looks for stronger showing on defence as Minnesota comes to visit

Toronto FC looks for stronger showing on defence as Minnesota comes to visit

Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney challenged his team after it suffered its first loss of the season, a 3-2 setback at Seattle last weekend.
Rouyn-Noranda hoping to add Memorial Cup championship to its hockey history

Rouyn-Noranda hoping to add Memorial Cup championship to its hockey history

TORONTO — Jean-Paul Charlebois has been piecing together the history of hockey in Rouyn-Noranda, Que., going on two decades.

Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ryan Tepera returns to team after injury

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have reinstated right-hander Ryan Tepera from the 10-day injured list. To make room for Tepera, right-hander Javy Guerra was designated for assignment.
Load management 101: Looking at how the Raptors have treated Kawhi Leonard

Load management 101: Looking at how the Raptors have treated Kawhi Leonard

TORONTO — Clive Brewer likes to compare high-performance athletes to F-14 fighter jets. "They'll fly right at the edge of physics," he said. "They'll do things that are incredibly agile and they'll twist and they'll turn.
2019 CFL Canadian college draft will include a pair of territorial selections

2019 CFL Canadian college draft will include a pair of territorial selections

TORONTO — The 2019 CFL draft will include two territorial picks. The two teams with the highest waiver priority will be able to make one selection of a player born within their territorial limits to conclude the second round.