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Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for US$3.75 million, smashing record

Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for US$3.75 million, smashing record

DALLAS — An American auction company says it has shattered its own record on the sale of a Wayne Gretzky rookie card. Heritage Auctions says it has sold a 1979 O-Pee-Chee Gretzky rookie card to an anonymous buyer for US$3.75 million.

Canada's Malcom (X) Gordon to fight on UFC Fight Night card in July

Canadian flyweight Malcolm (X) Gordon will be looking for his first UFC win when he takes on Brazil's Francisco Figueiredo on a Fight Night card July 17 in Las Vegas.
Canadian Olympic track and field trials get green light in Montreal

Canadian Olympic track and field trials get green light in Montreal

MONTREAL — Athletics Canada says it has approval from provincial and municipal health authorities to stage the Olympic and Paralympic Trials next month at Montreal's Claude Robillard Sports Complex.
Blue Jays select right-hander Alek Manoah to roster ahead of start in New York

Blue Jays select right-hander Alek Manoah to roster ahead of start in New York

NEW YORK — The Toronto Blue Jays selected pitcher Alek Manoah to the active roster ahead of his start against the New York Yankees on Thursday afternoon. Manoah, a six-foot-six 260-pound right-hander, is one of the team's top prospects.
Toronto FC says Alejandro Pozuelo could return from injury Saturday in Columbus

Toronto FC says Alejandro Pozuelo could return from injury Saturday in Columbus

After missing Toronto FC's first 10 games through injury, it appears Spanish playmaker Alejandro Pozuelo is finally ready for liftoff this weekend. The reigning MLS MVP has been sidelined since injuring his thigh in pre-season.
Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares returns to the ice for a skate

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares returns to the ice for a skate

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares was back on the ice for a skate on Thursday, one week after suffering a concussion and a knee injury in a scary collision.
Former HNIC executive producer Shannon thinks Gretzky a 'great choice' for new TV job

Former HNIC executive producer Shannon thinks Gretzky a 'great choice' for new TV job

Former Hockey Night in Canada executive producer John Shannon offered a quick two-word reply when asked what Wayne Gretzky's greatest challenge would be as a studio analyst for Turner Sports. "Understanding time," he said.
Oilers GM Ken Holland disgusted by racist comments directed at defenceman Ethan Bear

Oilers GM Ken Holland disgusted by racist comments directed at defenceman Ethan Bear

Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland says any racist comments directed to Indigenous defenceman Ethan Bear are "totally unacceptable" and "disgusting.
Brittany Howard leads Toronto over Calgary at Secret Cup women's hockey tournament

Brittany Howard leads Toronto over Calgary at Secret Cup women's hockey tournament

CALGARY — Brittany Howard produced a hat trick and Jamie Lee Rattray added a pair of goals as Team Sonnet downed Team Scotiabank 8-3 on Wednesday at the Secret Cup women's hockey tournament in Calgary.
Edmonton forward Gloire Amanda on verge of joining select soccer company

Edmonton forward Gloire Amanda on verge of joining select soccer company

Edmonton forward Gloire Amanda can join a select group Thursday when the MAC Hermann Trophy winner is announced by the Missouri Athletic Club.