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TORONTO - Senior Toronto FC players say the speculation about star striker Jermain Defoe's future is just part of the game.

"This is football," midfielder Michael Bradley told reporters Tuesday.

WINNIPEG - Former NFL and Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Max Hall was arrested last week in his home state of Arizona on suspicion of shoplifting and narcotics possession.

Police in Gilbert, Ariz.

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with 2014 first-round pick Nikolaj Ehlers.

Ehlers, the ninth overall pick, will make US$1.625 million each seas

TORONTO - Jason Bent has seen too many friends and colleagues pay the price for poor performance on the soccer field.

Bent was the last man standing when Toronto FC fired manager Ryan Nelsen and five

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Unseeded Peng Shuai of China beat 17-year-old Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 in the U.S.

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is apologizing to Colts fans for driving while intoxicated, saying his March arrest opened his eyes "to issues in my life that needed addressing."

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TORONTO - Calgary running back Jon Cornish picked up two CFL player of the week awards for his performance in the Stampeders' 28-13 victory over Edmonton on Monday.

Cornish was named both the top off

NEW YORK, N.Y.

TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays have resinstated right-hander Brandon Morrow from the disabled list and shut down injured infielder Brett Lawrie for the rest of the season.

Morrow has been sidelined

PHILADELPHIA - Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.

Will they line