The Associated Press SHEBOYGAN, Wis.—Given a third-straight chance to finally win a major, Jason Day promised a fight to the finish in the PGA Championship. Turns out the biggest fight was to hold back the tears. Worried that this year might turn out to be a major failure, Day never […]

The Canadian Press TORONTO—With such a thin line between being on the N.Y. Yankees’ heels and getting swept at home, the Toronto Blue Jays didn’t hesitate and handed the ball to their fifth starter with the 5.26 ERA. Drew Hutchison took it, threw a gem, and helped the Jays beat […]

The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO—Washington manager Matt Williams figures his team needs a break. He’s giving them one. The Nationals dropped their sixth-straight—losing to World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 5-0 yesterday to complete a four-game sweep and matching Washington’s longest skid of the season. A […]

The Associated Press BROOKLYN, Mich.—Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR’s rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway yesterday. “I didn’t see much of the race, which was totally fine with me,” he remarked. “We were up front the whole time.” Kenseth started in the lead, […]

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 […]