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  • Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest on Wednesday. David Kadlubowski The Arizona Republic The Associated PressJonathan Dwyer deactivated after assault charge
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 8:31 PM

    Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.

  • Jonathan Dwyer, right, shown celebrating a touchdown against the New York Giants, was arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with incidents at his home. Alex GoodlettJonathan Dwyer arrested on assault charge, deactivated
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 8:31 PM

    Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.

  • MLB suspends veteran umpire 1 game for grabbing Papelbon
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 11:12 PM

    Umpire Joe West was suspended one game without pay after the veteran grabbed Philadelphia Phillies closer Joanthan Papelbon by the shirt in an altercation on Sunday, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday.

  • Baltimore Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce is personally dousing the Blue Jays' slim wild card hopes with three homers in the last two games. Rob Carr Getty ImagesBlue Jays swept by Orioles as wild card hopes fade
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 9:57 PM

    Steve Pearce homered twice and drove in four runs as the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.

  • Impact striker Marco Di Vaio  9  scores against New York Red Bulls goalkeeper Ryan Meara  18  as teammate Richard Eckersley tries to defend during CONCACAF Champions League Wednesday in Montreal. Graham Hughes Canadian PressCONCACAF: Impact defeat Red Bulls
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 10:31 PM

    Marco Di Vaio's first-half strike gave the Montreal Impact a 1-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls in CONCACAF Champions League action at Saputo Stadium on Wednesday night.

  • No athlete playing in Toronto is more scrutinized than Maple Leafs defenceman Dion Phaneuf. Jim McIsaac NHLI via Getty ImagesDion Phaneuf: Will the Leafs trade him this season?
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 9:25 PM

    One of the storylines heading into the NHL's regular season involves Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Dion Phaneuf, who was linked to several trade rumours during the 2013-14 campaign. Is it time for the Leafs captain to go?

  • Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Hardy suffered a broken right foot in an off-ice incident, casting more concern for the club's already tenuous netminding depth. Jeff Gross Getty imagesJosh Harding out with broken right foot
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 7:29 PM

    Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has a broken right foot, putting him out indefinitely. The Wild announced Wednesday the injury was suffered in an off-ice incident. The team said Harding was hurt Sunday but did not specify how.

  • Champions League: Bayern Munich beats Man City
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 6:56 PM

    Bayern Munich scored a 90th-minute goal to beat Manchester City 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Barcelona had an easier time edging APOEL 1-0.

  • Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is neither playing nor practising with the Panthers while he appeals a July 15 conviction. Grant Halverson Getty ImagesGreg Hardy removed from Panthers roster
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 1:37 PM

    Greg Hardy did not practice Wednesday with the Carolina Panthers and left the stadium in street clothes with his agent Drew Rosenhaus as he awaits a decision on his status.

  • J.J. Hickson averaged 11.8 points, 9.2 rebounds and 26.9 minutes in 69 games last season, his first with the Denver Nuggets. Glenn James Getty ImagesNuggets' J.J. Hickson suspended 5 games
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 4:45 PM

    The NBA confirmed Wednesday that it has suspended J.J. Hickson of the Denver Nuggets for five games without pay for violating the terms of the anti-drug program.

  • Blue Jays rookie pitcher Marcus Stroman has been suspended six games by Major League Baseball and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing behind the head of Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph in Monday night's loss in Baltimore. Stroman is appealing the suspension. Paul Beaty Associated PressMarcus Stroman barred 6 games, fined for throwing at O's catcher
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 4:32 PM

    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman is appealing his six-game suspension that Major League Baseball imposed for throwing at the head of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph.

  • Barry Bonds was sentenced in 2011 to 30 days home confinement, two years probation and 250 hours of community service. Christian Petersen Getty ImagesBarry Bonds appeal heads back to court
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 3:30 PM

    A group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether Barry Bonds, baseball's career home-run leader, should have an obstruction of justice conviction thrown out.

  • Tessa Bonhomme, seen here celebrating a gold-medal victory by the Canadian women's hockey team at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, retired from international competition Wednesday. The 29-year-old is the fifth-highest scoring defenceman in Team Canada history. Gene J. Puskar Associated Press FileTessa Bonhomme retires from international hockey competition
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 3:17 PM

    Tessa Bonhomme, a defenceman and 2010 Olympic champion with the Canadian women’s hockey team, has retired from international competition.

  • Jermain Defoe, currently recovering overseas from a groin injury in England, is expected to return to Toronto FC on Monday. Chris Young Canadian PressJermain Defoe targets Monday return to Toronto FC
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 3:09 PM

    Toronto FC manager Greg Vanney told reporters Tuesday that striker Jermain Defoe is on schedule to be back later this week and has targeted a match to make his return.

  • From left, Justine, Chloe and Maxime Dufour-Lapointe show off the mittens for the 6th edition of the Olympic Red Mitten Campaign. They visited the CBC building in Toronto on Wednesday to promote the mittens and talk about life away from Olympic competition. Courtesy CNW Group Hudson's BayDufour-Lapointe sisters: 5 things you didn't know
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 2:32 PM

    Canada's freestyle skiing sisters, Justine, Chloe and Maxime Dufour-Lapointe visited the CBC building in Toronto on Wednesday as part of a media tour. They also sat with CBCSports.ca to talk about life away from the sport.

  • Sharks defenceman Justin Braun, left, has signed a five-year contract extension through 2020. The 27-year-old is coming off a season in which he established career highs for points  17 , goals  four  and assists  13 . Harry How Getty Images FileJustin Braun strikes 5-year contract extension with Sharks
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 2:28 PM

    The San Jose Sharks on Wednesday announced they have signed defenceman Justin Braun to a five-year contract extension after he set career bests last season in points, goals and assists.

  • Buffalo Bills fans hold up a placard last Sunday of soon-to-be team owner Terry Pegula, who also owns the Buffalo Sabres. Tom Szczerbowski Getty ImagesBills sale moves closer to full approval
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 2:11 PM

    Terry and Kim Pegula took a step closer to buying the Buffalo Bills with Wednesday's unanimous approval of their $1.4 billion US agreement by the NFL finance committee.

  • Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is neither playing nor practising with the Panthers while he appeals a July 15 conviction. Grant Halverson Getty ImagesPanthers' Greg Hardy awaits decision on playing status
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 1:37 PM

    Greg Hardy did not practice Wednesday with the Carolina Panthers and left the stadium in street clothes with his agent Drew Rosenhaus as he awaits a decision on his status.

  • Adam Lind, left, greets Jose Bautista as he scores for the Blue Jays in Tuesday's 8-2 loss to the Orioles at Camden Yards. Mitchell Layton Getty ImagesBlue Jays look to strike back in Baltimore
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 12:23 PM

    The Toronto Blue Jays will try win for just the second time in their last six games when they take on the newly crowned AL East champion Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday.

  • Defensive end Justin Hickman re-signed Wednesday with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats following a stint with the Indianapolis Colts. Andy Lyons Getty ImagesJustin Hickman rejoins Tiger-Cats from NFL
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 11:56 AM

    The Hamilton Tiger-Cats confirmed Wednesday that they have re-signing import defensive end Justin Hickman, who had been playing for the Indianapolis Colts.

  • Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker is one of three suspended players eligible to return to action under the new deal. Elsa Getty ImagesNFL, players' union expand anti-drug policy
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 11:36 AM

    The NFL and NFL Players Association has reached an agreement on changes to its anti-drug policy, notably the addition of human growth hormone testing.

  • NBA 2K15 uses photorealistic technology that lets gamers to transpose their own face on superstar players like Kevin Durant. Nathaniel S. Butler Getty ImagesNBA 2K15: Gamers put own face on star players
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 10:52 AM

    NBA 2K15 has created the option for gamers to digitally graft lifelike renditions of their own faces onto virtual star players in the latest version due in stores for Oct. 7.

  • Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is charged with a felony for using a wooden switch to spank his young son. Steve Dykes Getty ImagesAdrian Peterson ordered to stay away from Minnesota Vikings
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 2:38 AM

    Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

  • Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, seen in May, was indicted last week in Texas. Andy Clayton-King The Associated PressAdrian Peterson made exempt from all Minnesota Vikings activities
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 2:38 AM

    The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges.

  • The post-season is looking more and more like a pipe dream for Toronto Blue Jays and slugger Jose Bautista. Patrick Semansky Associated PressBlue Jays: Will they rally to earn a wild card spot?
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 12:18 AM

    The Toronto Blue Jays’ playoff hopes took another hit following an 8-2 blowout loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. With 12 games remaining, can the Jays still rally to grab an AL wild card spot or has time run out?

  • Yankees captain Derek Jeter gets hit by Tampa Bay's Steve Geltz in the eighth inning in St. Petersburg. The Yankees retaliated in the bottom of the inning and both benches cleared. Jason Behnken CP ImagesDerek Jeter hit by Rays, Yankees answer, benches clear
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 12:25 AM

    Derek Jeter was hit on the arm by a Steve Geltz pitch in the eighth inning of a 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night, the fifth time a New York Yankees batter has been hit by a Rays pitcher in the past week.

  • The post-season is looking more and more like a pipe dream for Toronto Blue Jays and slugger Jose Bautista. Patrick Semansky Associated PressBlue Jays: Will they still earn a wild card spot?
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-17 12:18 AM

    The Toronto Blue Jays’ playoff hopes took another hit following an 8-2 blowout loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. With 12 games remaining, can the Jays still rally to grab an AL wild card spot or has time run out?

  • Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop, left, and shortstop J.J. Hardy celebrate the team’s AL East title after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. Patrick Semansky Associated PressOrioles defeat Blue Jays, win AL East title
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-16 10:18 PM

    The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.

  • Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond #20 is congratulated by teammate Jayson Werth after his two-run home run in the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves. Mike Zarrilli Getty ImagesNationals win NL East title after beating Braves
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-16 10:02 PM

    The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.

  • The NFL players' union has appealed the league's indefinite suspension of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Kenneth K. Lam Baltimore Sun MCT via Getty ImagesRay Rice's indefinite suspension appealed by NFLPA
    cbc.ca - 2014-09-16 9:27 PM

    The NFL players' union appealed the league's indefinite suspension of Ray Rice on Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July by the NFL after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.

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