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Golfer Corey Conners keeping things simple after 'life-changing' win

The perks for Corey Conners after winning the Valero Texas Open nearly six weeks ago included a PGA Tour card for 2020 and a spot in this week's PGA Championship at Farmingdale, N.Y., where the Canadian believes he may have an edge in cool temperatures.
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Polanco's 5-hit night leads Twins to series sweep over punchless Jays

Jorge Polanco matched a career high with five hits, including a two-run homer, as the Minnesota Twins cruised to a 9-1 win over the listless Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday.

Rory McIlroy leads possibly deepest field in Canadian Open history

Rory McIlroy has only been to Canada once, but he's looking forward to possibly writing his name in the history books when he plays in the RBC Canadian Open this summer.
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Blue Jays sweep season series against A's on Smoak's walk-off single

Justin Smoak drove in the winning run in the 11th inning as the Blue Jays completed a three-game sweep of the visiting Oakland Athletics with a 5-4 win on Sunday afternoon. Toronto also swept the six-game season series.

Making history at Augusta 'feels surreal' for Quebec's Brigitte Thibault

Brigitte Thibault will make golf history Wednesday as the only Canadian in the field of 72 at the Augusta National Women's Amateur, the first women's-only tournament the course has ever seen.
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Blue Jays blank Tigers for 2nd straight game

Justin Smoak had a two-run homer in the fourth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays held on for a 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Aaron Sanchez (1-0) pitched five-plus innings, striking out six and giving up three hits.
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Blue Jays bounce back from opener disappointment with rout of Tigers

Teoscar Hernandez had an RBI single and Freddy Galvis also had a two-run hit as part of a four-run fourth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays earned a 6-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

Jays round out opening-day roster with Rowdy Tellez, Javy Guerra

First baseman Rowdy Tellez and right-hander Javy Guerra have made the Toronto Blue Jays' opening-day roster.

Players champ Rory McIlroy commits to Canadian Open

Rory McIlroy is — finally — coming to Canada. The world No. 4 will be coming to the RBC Canadian Open this summer, making it the first time the ultra popular golfer has ever played in Canada.

'It's not all about golf': Canada's Alena Sharp finds new life balance on LPGA Tour

Most golfers look for balance in their swing. Hamilton's Alena Sharp found it in her life and is now reaping the benefits on the LPGA Tour. Sharp, who was named Golf Canada's player of the week on Feb. 18, credits a more measured approach to training and a better work-life balance to help her stay focused after a frustrating 2018 where she battled with depression.

Marner's agent shelves contract talks with Maple Leafs until after season

The agent representing Mitch Marner says the slick forward will negotiate a new deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs at season's end. "Neither I nor Mitch wanted any distractions during the playing season," Darren Ferris said Wednesday.

Tiger Woods' hunger to win leaves impression on young Canadian golfers

There are pros and cons to playing a round of golf with Tiger Woods, something Canadians Ben Silverman and Mackenzie Hughes experienced last weekend at the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.

New Leaf Jake Muzzin's career has been 'a story of perseverance'

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Jake Muzzin from the Los Angeles Kings on Monday in a trade aimed at bolstering a blue line viewed as the weak link on a talented roster eyeing a long playoff run.

Leafs improve defence, acquire Jake Muzzin from Kings

Defenceman Jake Muzzin is coming to Toronto after the Maple Leafs acquired him in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.

Canada's Conners on his way to full PGA Tour card with fast start to season

A third-place finish at last week's Sony Open shows Canadian Corey Conners belongs on the PGA Tour.