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Friday August 28 2015
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Gallardo earns 100th victory, DeShields helps Texas end Blue Jays' 5-game winning streak, 4-1 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

ARLINGTON, Texas - Yovani Gallardo earned his 100th career victory, Delino DeShields kept running all the way home and the Texas Rangers ended Toronto's five-game winning streak. After losing the first two games of the series, and their hold...

Tiger-Cats fall to Alouettes, end 10 game win streak at Tim Hortons Field CFL

HAMILTON - Backup quarterback Tanner Marsh ran in for a touchdown to lead the Montreal Alouettes to a 26-23 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday. It was the Ticats' first-ever loss at Tim Hortons Field since it opened last season. ...

Oriol Servia honouring Justin Wilson by driving late friend's No. 25 Honda in season finale

SONOMA, Calif. - Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale. Andretti Autosport announced Thursday that series veteran Oriol Servia will drive Wilson's No. 25 Honda at Sonoma Raceway this weekend. Wilson...

Taking down Bolt: Cameraman does what 200-meter sprinters cannot at world championships

BEIJING, China - Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match. Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 metres to win his 10th career gold medal at the world championships....

Eugenie Bouchard working with tennis legend Jimmy Connors before U.S. Open TENNIS

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is working with tennis legend Jimmy Connors on a temporary basis in preparation for the U.S. Open. Bouchard said in a statement through her agent Mary Jane Orman that she has been friends with Connors for a few years and...

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins, known to fans as 'Chocolate Thunder' has died at age 58

Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's office said Dawkins died Thursday morning...

Mike Richards charged by RCMP in Manitoba with possession of controlled substance RCMP

EMERSON, Man. - Police in Manitoba have charged NHL player Mike Richards with possession of a controlled substance. The RCMP say he is due to appear in provincial court...

Whitecaps beat Impact in second leg to win Amway Canadian Championship MLS

VANCOUVER - Russell Teibert yearned to play in the Wednesday night's second leg of the Amway Canadian Championships — and he did not disappoint. The 22-year-old from Niagara Falls, Ont., who has been used mainly as a substitute lately,...

Los Angeles organizers project $161 million surplus in budget for proposed 2024 Olympic Games

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles projected that they could stage events from Santa Monica Beach to the Hollywood Hills and bank a $161 million...

Wiggins scores 20 as Canada beats Puerto Rico to win Tuto Marchand Continental Cup BASKETBALL

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Andrew Wiggins scored 20 points as Canada beat Puerto Rico 78-72 to win its first Tuto Marchand Continental Cup on Wednesday. The Canadians finished the FIBA Americas tune-up tournament with a perfect 4-0 record. Andrew...

Serena Williams shrugs off 'elephant in the room' over the US Open for celebrity karaoke TENNIS

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Serena Williams is trying to ignore "the elephant in the room" ahead of the U.S. Open. "I'm OK with it. I'm really not even talking about it," the tennis pro said at an event in New York on Wednesday....

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