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Paul Beeston will remain Toronto Blue Jays president through 2015 season

TORONTO — After months of speculation, the Toronto Blue Jays announced Monday that longtime president Paul Beeston will be returning for one more year.

Beeston signed a contract extension with the club and plans to retire at the end of the 2015 campaign, team owner Rogers Communications said in a release. 560 more words


Could #DeflateGate happen in other sports?

The New England Patriots are facing a lot of heat for their use of deflated balls in their 45-7 drubbing of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championships, but could anything like deflategate happen in other major league sports? 482 more words


Bumbling bear reference a boo boo for finance minister Joe Oliver (with video)

CALGARY — The federal finance minister made a boo boo.

While announcing the budget will be delayed until at least April, Joe Oliver attempted to make a joke about how often he is asked for a specific date and how often he can’t respond. 85 more words


Blue Jays avoid arbitration with relief pitcher Brett Cecil

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have avoided arbitration with Brett Cecil, signing the left-handed relief pitcher Thursday to a US$2.475-million, one-year contract.

Cecil was 2-3 last season with five saves and a 2.70 earned-run average in 66 appearances. 123 more words