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Travis scores walk-off winner on wild pitch as Blue Jays top Padres in extras TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO — Devon Travis was doing his best Carlton Fisk impression: hopping down the first-base line, hoping a ball would stay fair instead of hook foul. A fair ball on Tuesday night and Travis would have completed a comeback win for his Toronto...

Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off OLYMPICS

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team. Fencers became the latest team...

Toronto Blue Jays acquire outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from Padres

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays added some outfield depth for the stretch drive Tuesday by acquiring Melvin Upton Jr. from the San Diego Padres in exchange for pitching prospect Hansel Rodriguez. Upton is batting .256 this season with 16...

Quebec paralympic athlete gets back one of two stolen bikes SPORTS

QUEBEC — A Quebec paralympic cyclist whose two racing bicycles were stolen just weeks before the Rio Games has one of them back in her possession. "It needs a bit of love but it (the damage) is superficial," Marie-Eve Croteau told...

Sanchez stellar through seven innings as Blue Jays topple Padres MLB

TORONTO — It is probably the biggest question surrounding the Toronto Blue Jays for the rest of this regular season: Will Aaron Sanchez, who has developed into the most...

Ray throws three TD passes to lead Argos to first victory at BMO Field CFL

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts' first regular-season win at BMO Field might've have come at a terrible price. Quarterback Ricky Ray threw three TD passes to lead Toronto past the Montreal Alouettes 30-17 on Monday night. But dampening...

Hockey broadcasters Cherry and MacLean honoured with Canada's Walk of Fame star SPORTS

TORONTO — Veteran hockey broadcasters Don Cherry and Ron MacLean were honoured Monday with a star on Canada's Walk of Fame. Speaking at a ceremony in downtown Toronto, Walk of Fame CEO Melanie Hurley said the pair have made incredible...

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame BASEBALL

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame. For Ken Griffey...

Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard confirms she will represent Canada in Rio TENNIS

MONTREAL — Eugenie Bouchard has confirmed that she will represent Canada at the Rio Olympics, putting to rest any doubts about the participation of the country's top-ranked...

Amateur Jared Du Toit comes up short at Canadian Open, but wins hundreds of fans GOLF

OAKVILLE, Ont. — It was only fitting that Jared du Toit took the final shot of the RBC Canadian Open. Although the amateur from Kimberley, B.C., fell out of contention in the final round of the PGA Tour event, he still got the biggest ovation...

Blue Jays designate struggling reliever Drew Storen for assignment TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO — Blue Jays manager John Gibbons acknowledged that Drew Storen might have been able to minimize his struggles this season had he been used more frequently. Instead, the Blue Jays designated the scuffling right-handed reliever for...

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