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Wieters' homer leads Orioles past Blue Jays 5-3 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

BALTIMORE — Matt Wieters hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the eighth inning to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The Orioles pulled within three games of the first-place...

4 athletes stripped of medals from 2008 Beijing Games OLYMPICS

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Eight years later, more athletes continue to be stripped of medals from the Beijing Olympics because of positive doping tests. Four athletes, including three Russians, had their medals taken away on Wednesday after...

Jays catcher Josh Thole elects free agency after being designated for assignment TORONTO BLUE JAYS

Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole elected free agency on Tuesday night after clearing waivers. The 29-year-old was designated for assignment by Toronto on Monday to make room for catcher Dioner Navarro. Navarro was acquired from the Chicago...

Full scope of goalie equipment change unlikely before 2017-18 NHL season NHL

NHL goalies won't look as trim as expected this season because of delays to an ambitious redesign of their bulky equipment. NHL officials at the general managers' meetings in March said the league and the NHL Players' Association were...

Bouchard makes early exit from US Open after first-round loss to Siniakova TENNIS

NEW YORK — Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard made an early exit from the U.S Open after losing 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to Katerina Siniakova on Tuesday. Bouchard appeared to struggle with her serve in the third set after having her foot bandaged...

Donaldson homers again, Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-1 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

BALTIMORE — Josh Donaldson is making a push for another AL MVP Award, and the Toronto Blue Jays may be narrowing the field in the AL East. Donaldson hit his fourth...

Canada's Raonic on to 2nd round, Pospisil wins first Grand Slam match of season TENNIS

NEW YORK — Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open with a straight sets win over Germany's Dustin Brown on Monday. Raonic, of Thornhill, Ont., fired 15 aces to Brown's two and totalled 41 winners...

Pro wrestling's Mr. Fuji dies at 82 OBITUARY

STAMFORD, Conn. — World Wrestling Entertainment says the former star wrestler and manager Harry Fujiwara, better known as Mr. Fuji, has died at age 82. An obituary posted on WWE's website Sunday said Fujiwara died that morning. The obituary...

Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress — specifically when it comes...

Toronto FC calls sexually explicit fan sign a 'disgraceful act' MLS

Toronto FC says a sexual explicit sign posted by fans at BMO Field during the team's 1-0 loss to the Montreal Impact on Saturday is "an embarrassment" to the club and its supporters. The Major League Soccer club issued a statement...

Tony Romo out with another back injury, no word on return NFL

FRISCO, Texas — Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star quarterback to play this season. Garrett said Saturday that Romo sustained...

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