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Quebec beats Rimouski 5-2 to reach Memorial Cup semifinal

Quebec Remparts Jerome Verrier (77) celebrates scoring the first goal against Rimouski Oceanics goalie Philippe Desrosiers during the first period of a hockey game Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the Memorial Cup in Quebec City, Quebec.  Rimouski Oceanics Samuel Morin (55) skates to the net. Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Jerome Verrier broke a tie late in the second period with his second goal and the Quebec Remparts beat the Rimouski Oceanic 5-2 on Thursday night to advance to the Memorial Cup semifinal.

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Montreal mayor wants some MLB regular-season games in 2016

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre poses for a photograph beside Major League Baseball's logo after a press conference following a private meeting with baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred at MLB headquarters in New York, Thursday, May 28, 2015.  The Mayor is seeking to bring a baseball team back to Montreal. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — The mayor of Montreal has asked Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year.

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Desrosiers makes 27 saves, Oceanic beat Remparts 4-0

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Philippe Desrosiers made 27 saves and the Rimouski Oceanic beat the host Quebec Remparts 4-0 on Wednesday night to stave off elimination in the Memorial Cup and force a tiebreaker game.

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LaRoche gets winning hit, White Sox beat Blue Jays 5-3

Chicago White Sox Jose Abreu is congratulated after scoring the go-ahead run against the Toronto Blue Jays during tenth inning American League baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (Frank Gunn(/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — What could have been another disastrous defeat for the Chicago White Sox ended instead as an uplifting victory.

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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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