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Youkilis Out Again: Kevin Youkilis sat out Friday's game against the …nytimes.com Updated Apr 26, 2013Kevin Youkilis sat out Friday's game against the Blue Jays with back spasms.Upvote Share TweetThe news barely skimmed NBA circles early on Friday, because the hiring of former Anschutz Entertainment Group President and CEO Tim Leiweke to run Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment seemed to only count towards NHL matters. MLSE owns the Toronto Rapto…Upvote Share TweetThe Toronto Blue Jays scratched Josh Johnson from his start against the New York Yankees on Friday night because of right triceps tightness, and the team hopes the precautionary move will keep him from missing any further outings.Upvote Share Tweet
President Barack Obama received a basketball signed by the 2010-11 Toronto Raptors … as a ‘gift’yahoo.com Updated Apr 26, 2013As a somewhat famous world leader, President Barack Obama is the recipient of a yearly series of over-the-top gifts and baubles from other world leaders. As has been the case for every president in history (save for Harding, probably), Obama is on the r…Upvote Share Tweet
Arencibia brings All-Star hopes to Fan Cave visitMLB.com Updated Apr 26, 2013Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia could be forgiven for nervously mispronouncing his last name "Aren-SAY-bia" during a take while shooting an upcoming video at the MLB Fan Cave. After all, he had just played at Yankee Stadium the night before, …Upvote Share Tweet
Smoak but no fire: Former top prospect has yet to heat up for MarinersCNNSI.com Updated Apr 26, 2013Teams that trade ace pitchers for can't-miss hitting prospects have been getting burned quite a bit lately, and one of those batters has been historically bad, writes Tom Verducci.Upvote Share Tweet
Cervelli, Nova Injured In Yankees' WinApr 26oth Francisco Cervelli and Ivan Nova left early with injuries as the Yankees topped the Blue Jays 6-4.
2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losersApr 26On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
Toronto Raptors weighing run at Phil Jackson, sources sayApr 26Among the options being considered by the Toronto Raptors as they weigh the futures of team president Bryan Colangelo and coach Dwane Casey is making a run at Phil Jackson, according to sources with knowledge of Toronto's thinking.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draftApr 26NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…Apr 26ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…