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Burke: Michael Sam signing with CFL historic moment

Newly signed Montreal Alouettes defensive end Michael Sam smiles at a press conference in Montreal on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Brian Burke believes the Montreal Alouettes signing of Michael Sam is a tipping point in professional sports.

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Olympic speedskater Morrison eyes return after accident

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Denny Morrison came back from a broken left leg to win Olympic speedskating medals. He’ll need all that resilience and more as he aims for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Quarterback competition, not controversy, at Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher sees competition, not a budding quarterback controversy, with the addition of Everett Golson.

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Diamondbacks place Burgos on disabled list, recall Nuno

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks placed rookie Enrique Burgos on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis on Tuesday, a day after the reliever faced two batters and gave up hits to both.

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Marlins reassign 3B coach Brett Butler

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The coaching shuffle with the Miami Marlins rolls on.

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