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Beeston will remain Blue Jays president through 2015 season

TORONTO (AP) — The Blue Jays say Paul Beeston will remain as team president through the end of this season.

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Slow-starting Stars return from break with eye on playoffs

Dallas Stars head coach Lindy Ruff, center, yells from the bench as Cody Eakin (20) and Jason Spezza (90) look on during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Dallas. The Bruins won 3-1. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Spezza won’t deny that his arrival in Dallas helped create expectations that the Stars struggled to meet early in the season.

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DeRozan scores 25 to lead Raptors past Pistons 114-110

Toronto Raptors forward Jonas Valanciunas (17) looks for a shot past Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe, right, during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — With star guard Brandon Jennings lost to a season-ending injury, Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy hoped his team would respond by playing at “a higher level.”

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Pistons G Jennings to miss rest of season with injury

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings shouts after falling to the floor while playing against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)

TORONTO (AP) — Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season after he ruptured his left Achilles tendon.

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World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, right, and NHL Player's Association Executive Director Donald Fehr take part in announcing the return of the World Cup of Hockey in 2016 in Toronto, during a news conference at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, before the NHL All-Star hockey skills competition, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The World Cup of Hockey is making a long-awaited return in 2016.

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