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Babcock will attract free agents to Toronto: Franson

Babcock will attract free agents to Toronto: Franson

NHL.com Updated May 23 (yesterday)
Defenseman Cody Franson, who played almost four seasons for the Toronto Maple Leafs before being traded in March, said Saturday that free agents, like himself, will find the team more attractive now that it's coached by Mike Babcock. "I definit...
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  • Encarnacion and Goins Homer, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 8-2

    Encarnacion and Goins Homer, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 8-2

    nytimes.com 15 hours ago
    Edwin Encarnacion and Ryan Goins homered, Aaron Sanchez won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep.
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  • Paxton Wins 3rd Straight, Mariners Beat Blue Jays 3-2

    Paxton Wins 3rd Straight, Mariners Beat Blue Jays 3-2

    nytimes.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Kyle Seager homered, James Paxton earned his first road win of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.
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  • Mending Stroman visits teammates in Toronto

    Mending Stroman visits teammates in Toronto

    MLB.com May 23 (yesterday)
    School's out for Marcus Stroman, for the weekend anyway. The injured Blue Jays pitcher took a break from his studies at Duke University and visited Rogers Centre to see his teammates and shag fly balls on Saturday as the Blue Jays took on the Mariners.
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  • Raptors' Ross has ankle surgery to remove bone spurs

    Raptors' Ross has ankle surgery to remove bone spurs

    nba.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Toronto Raptors guard Terrence Ross has had ankle surgery to remove bone spurs.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Sweeney’s decisions could shape Bruins’ future

    Rumor Roundup: Sweeney’s decisions could shape Bruins’ future

    thehockeynews.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Lost amid news of the Toronto Maple Leafs hiring Mike Babcock were reports of the Boston Bruins hiring a new GM. Over a month after firing Peter Chiarelli, the Bruins promoted assistant GM Don Sweeney. The Boston media wasted little time dreaming up “to…
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  • Bowman not surprised Babcock left Red Wings

    Bowman not surprised Babcock left Red Wings

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com yahoo.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    Former Detroit Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman said Friday he can see why Mike Babcock is now coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. "I wasn't surprised Mike left Detroit," Bowman told the Edmonton Journal. "The offers were high in Buffalo (and Toront...
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  • King Felix returns to form against Toronto

    King Felix returns to form against Toronto

    MLB.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    When last seen at Rogers Centre, Felix Hernandez was getting hit hard in a 10-2 loss to the Blue Jays last September in a game that might have cost him his second American League Cy Young Award and a series that ultimately cost Seattle a shot at an AL W…
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  • Mariners' bats give Felix room to top Jays

    Mariners' bats give Felix room to top Jays

    MLB.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    Felix Hernandez had another dominating performance while Nelson Cruz homered and Logan Morrison added a two-run triple in the Mariners' 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night at Rogers Centre.
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  • What Mike Babcock can actually do for Maple Leafs (Trending Top…

    What Mike Babcock can actually do for Maple Leafs (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com NHL.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    You can be 100 percent sure of two things with Mike Babcock going to Toronto: 1) The amount of money he's being paid literally doesn't matter at all to the club. 2) The Leafs' management did more due diligence from a statistical point of view than most …
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  • Mike Babcock returns to Joe Louis Arena, bids emotional farewel…

    Mike Babcock returns to Joe Louis Arena, bids emotional farewell to team and city

    NHL.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    DETROIT - A day after being introduced as the new coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Babcock was back in Detroit, speaking with reporters in the Red Wings' dressing room. In what was something of a farewell address to the organization and...
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  • Mariners, Blue Jays await fruits of their labor

    Mariners, Blue Jays await fruits of their labor

    MLB.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    The Blue Jays and Mariners enter their weekend series in Toronto in similar states of frustration. Unwittingly, they have illustrated that you can get so many things right in the offseason and still have so much go wrong in the season itself.
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  • Shoulder injury lands Travis on 15-day DL

    Shoulder injury lands Travis on 15-day DL

    MLB.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Devon Travis was out of the lineup for the fifth straight game as the Blue Jays played the Angels in the series finale on Thursday.
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  • Dickey Leads Way as Blue Jays Beat Angels 8-4

    Dickey Leads Way as Blue Jays Beat Angels 8-4

    nytimes.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    R.A. Dickey snapped a two-start losing streak with a complete game, Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 on Thursday night.
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  • Video - Bulls Charge Past Raptors 01:09

    Bulls Charge Past Raptors

    Mar 20
    Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
  • Video - Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs 00:56

    Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs

    Mar 19
    The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle Defense 00:20

    Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle Defense

    Mar 18
    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
  • Video - Raptors Hold Off Wolves 01:19

    Raptors Hold Off Wolves

    Mar 18
    Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.

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