The Associated PressJohn Chidley-Hill TORONTO—Mark Buehrle isn’t letting the Blue Jays get ahead of themselves, despite their impressive 11-game winning streak. The Toronto left-hander was solid for more than seven innings and Ryan Goins hit a home run as Toronto defeated the Oakland Athletics 4-2 yesterday afternoon to continue their […]

The Canadian Press MONTREAL—It wasn’t Grant Shaw’s night, and yet the Edmonton Eskimos kicker still provided the tying and winning points with his right boot. After missing three field goals, Shaw was good from 28 yards on the final play of the game as the Eskimos downed the Alouettes 15-12 […]

The Canadian PressMelissa Couto TORONTO—Chris Colabello and Justin Smoak each hit three-run homers, and the surging Toronto Blue Jays put up seven runs in the second inning en route to their 10th straight victory, 10-3 over the Oakland Athletics yesterday. Colabello was two for four with four runs batted in, […]

The Associated PressEddie Pells U.S. Olympic leaders are now looking to Los Angeles as a bidder for the 2024 Olympics—a city that actually wants to host the games. Encouraged by 81 percent support in a recent poll and a supportive mayor who shows no signs of changing his mind, the […]

The Associated Press MONTREAL—French Open champion Stan Wawrinka urged tennis authorities today to take action against Nick Kyrgios for an “unacceptable” comment during a match at the Rogers Cup. Wawrinka wrote on his Twitter account that the Australian’s words were “not only unacceptable but also beyond belief.” A courtside microphone […]

The Associated Press CHICAGO—Matt Shoemaker put the Los Angeles Angels in a major hole. And with his teammates facing a spot-on Chris Sale, that was too much to overcome. Sale was back in All-Star form, and Avisail Garcia homered twice to drive in four runs as the Chicago White Sox […]

The Canadian Press HAMILTON, Ont.—The Winnipeg Blue Bombers bring out the best in Emanuel Davis. Davis returned two interceptions for touchdowns yesterday afternoon as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats beat Winnipeg 38-8 to remain unbeaten at Tim Hortons Field. Davis has returned three interceptions for TDs this season and all have come […]

The Associated PressMike Fitzpatrick NEW YORK—Everyone already knew the Toronto Blue Jays could really hit. Turns out, it was a trio of splendid pitching performances that closed the gap in the AL East. Josh Donaldson and Jose Bautista launched long home runs, and the Blue Jays earned their eighth straight […]

By Anne M. Peterson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORTLAND, Ore.—Seventeen-year-old Kristen Gillman has had quite the summer vacation. The Pan American Games in Canada and the Women’s British Open in Scotland were among her stops. This week, Gillman looks to defend her title at the U.S. Women’s Amateur in Portland, Oregon. […]

The Canadian PressJoshua Clipperton VANCOUVER—The B.C. Lions cooled off the CFL’s hottest team last night. Travis Lulay threw a 31-yard touchdown to Andrew Harris with 1:11 left in the fourth quarter as the Lions battled back from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat the Edmonton Eskimos 26-23. “Just a great […]

The Canadian PressStephen Whyno TORONTO—With an uncanny combination of power and speed, the Toronto Blue Jays finished off a four-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins and are streaking into Yankee Stadium as the hottest team in baseball. Five players drove in runs last night at Rogers Centre as the Jays […]

The Associated Press WASHINGTON—A promising road trip might have gone even better if not for Arizona right-hander Jeremy Hellickson’s recent struggles. Hellickson laboured for a second-straight start, allowing four runs on 104 pitches while failing to finish the fifth inning in the Diamondbacks’ 8-3 loss to the Washington Nationals yesterday […]