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Blue Jays name rookie Trent Thornton to starting rotation

The Toronto Blue Jays have named right-hander Trent Thornton to their starting rotation, giving the 25-year-old a chance to make his MLB debut while the team awaits the return of injured pitchers Ryan Borucki and Clay Buchholz.

Jays manager Montoyo reminisces on Expos connection in return to Montreal

Charlie Montoyo was a 27-year-old infielder still trying to carve out a major league career the last time he stepped on the field at Montreal's Olympic Stadium. Montoyo returned to Montreal Monday as his team opened a two-game exhibition series against the Milwaukee Brewers.

Montreal Impact coach Remi Garde hopes a focus on fitness will pay off this season

Impact coach Remi Garde will watch 28 players at training camp in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., after placing an emphasis on fitness during his first year last season. Some players prepared differently in the off-season to adjust.
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Habs' Domi, Drouin use simple plan against Sens to get in win column

Max Domi scored twice and added an assist and Jonathan Drouin had a goal and two helpers as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Tuesday.

Habs will stick with what's working heading into Thursday home opener

The Montreal Canadiens like the way their lines are clicking early in the NHL season, so head coach Claude Julien says to expect more of the same for their home opener Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings.
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Impact earn crucial point in draw with NYCFC

Midfielder Micheal Azira scored a game-tying goal in the 27th minute as the Montreal Impact held on for a 1-1 draw against New York City FC on Saturday.

Alouettes QB Johnny Manziel to replace struggling starter Pipkin

Johnny Manziel took the majority of Montreal's first-team snaps at practice on Monday and will take over from quarterback Antonio Pipkin when the Alouettes visit the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday.

Georges St-Pierre downplays potential Conor McGregor fight

Fans hoping to see Canadian Georges St-Pierre fight Conor McGregor or Khabib Nurmagomedov may be disappointed. The former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion played down reports he was interested in meeting the winner of the McGregor-Nurmagomedov showdown slated for UFC 229 on Oct. 6.
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Impact power past league-leading Red Bulls

French defenders Rod Fanni and Bacary Sagna each scored a header goal, while Ignacio Piatti added a third as the Montreal Impact clipped the league's best New York Red Bulls 3-0 at Saputo Stadium on Saturday night.