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Martin, Jays finalize $82 million, 5-year contract

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Russell Martin reacts after the Pirates completed an inning-ending bases-loaded double play on a grounder by St. Louis Cardinals' Oscar Taveras in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh. A person with knowledge of the deal says the Toronto Blue Jays and free agent catcher Russell Martin have agreed to a five-year, $82 million contract. Martin took a physical Monday, Nov 17 and the Blue Jays are expected to finalize the deal Tuesday, according to the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet complete. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Free agent catcher Russell Martin and the Toronto Blue Jays finalized an $82 million, five-year contract on Tuesday.

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AP source: Blue Jays sign C Russell Martin

TORONTO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Toronto Blue Jays and free agent catcher Russell Martin have agreed to a five-year, $82 million contract.

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Finally, late Pat Burns joins Hockey Hall of Fame

From left, Hockey Hall of Fame 2014 inductees Mike Modano, Bill McCreary, Dominik Hasek, Peter Forsberg, Lynn Burns, the wife of the late Pat Burns and Rob Blake pose for a photo at The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — A few months ago, Line Burns was driving to see a friend and stopped in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, where she used to live with her husband.

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Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.

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