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Orioles rally past Blue Jays 5-4 in doubleheader opener

Orioles rally past Blue Jays 5-4 in doubleheader opener

BALTIMORE (AP) — Terrin Vavra hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday.

Canada coach Bev Priestman says players have to feel safe in their soccer environment

Canada coach Bev Priestman says a report detailing emotional abuse and sexual misconduct in the U.S.-based National Women's Soccer League is "really disappointing." And she says what comes next is key.
Sinclair, Lawrence the latest players sidelined by injury ahead of games in Spain

Sinclair, Lawrence the latest players sidelined by injury ahead of games in Spain

The injuries are mounting for Canada coach Bev Priestman ahead of international friendlies in Spain against Argentina and Morocco.
Alouettes look to cement home playoff date with win over Redblacks

Alouettes look to cement home playoff date with win over Redblacks

It's a very simple scenario facing Trevor Harris and the Montreal Alouettes: Beat the Ottawa Redblacks on Monday and clinch a home playoff date. The two teams open a home-and-home series at Molson Stadium on Thanksgiving Day.
Canada women's coach Kevin Rouet puts engineering career aside to focus on rugby

Canada women's coach Kevin Rouet puts engineering career aside to focus on rugby

Six years ago Kevin Rouet gave up his day job as an engineer to focus on rugby. Today he is in charge of Canada at the Women's Rugby World Cup, which kicks off this weekend in New Zealand.
NHL stars hoping for World Cup in 2024, lament missed opportunities

NHL stars hoping for World Cup in 2024, lament missed opportunities

Connor McDavid has seen enough big-time opportunities slip through hockey's fingers. The NHL made a business decision when it opted against sending its stars to the 2018 Olympics in South Korea after participating at five straight Winter Games.
Schneider has impressed since being named Blue Jays interim manager last July

Schneider has impressed since being named Blue Jays interim manager last July

TORONTO — Three months into the job as interim manager of the Toronto Blue Jays and John Schneider appears to have settled into the job quite nicely. Winning games out of the gate helped with the transition.
Collaros, Demski and Thurman named CFL's top performers for September

Collaros, Demski and Thurman named CFL's top performers for September

TORONTO — Quarterback Zach Collaros and receiver Nic Demski of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders linebacker Jameer Thurman were named the CFL's top performers for September on Wednesday.
Canadiens sign defenceman Logan Mailloux to three-year, entry-level contract

Canadiens sign defenceman Logan Mailloux to three-year, entry-level contract

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Logan Mailloux to a three-year, entry-level contract, the club announced on Wednesday. The deal is worth US$750,000 in the first season and $832,500 in the next two campaigns.

Shapovalov beats Johnson in straight sets at Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) — Denis Shapovalov put up a near-perfect serving performance to beat Steve Johnson 6-3, 7-6 (3) at the Japan Open on Wednesday. The seventh-seeded Canadian conceded only one point on his first serve and had 11 aces.