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Blue Bombers beat Ticats in CFL season opener with 29,376 fans at IG Field

Blue Bombers beat Ticats in CFL season opener with 29,376 fans at IG Field

WINNIPEG — Kenny Lawler heard the cheers of 29,376 fans as the Blue Bombers receiver caught a pair of touchdown passes from Zach Collaros to propel Winnipeg to a 19-6 victory Thursday over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2021 CFL season-opener.
Bo Bichette, Ross Stripling lead surging Blue Jays over Cleveland 3-0

Bo Bichette, Ross Stripling lead surging Blue Jays over Cleveland 3-0

TORONTO — Ross Stripling demonstrated for the second straight outing he wants to stay in the Toronto Blue Jays rotation.
Bye, DC: Nadal bounced by 50th-ranked Harris in Washington

Bye, DC: Nadal bounced by 50th-ranked Harris in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — The good news for Rafael Nadal was that his painful left foot felt much better Thursday at the Citi Open. The bad news? His debut appearance at the tournament ended after two rough outings.
Canada's Evan Dunfee captures bronze in 50-kilometre race walk

Canada's Evan Dunfee captures bronze in 50-kilometre race walk

SAPPORO, Japan — Canada's Evan Dunfee won a bronze medal in the last Olympic men's 50-kilometre race walk Friday. The 30-year-old from Richmond, B.C., reached the podium in a race of attrition amid the heat and humidity of Sapporo.
Masai Ujiri signs new deal to become vice-chairman, president of Toronto Raptors

Masai Ujiri signs new deal to become vice-chairman, president of Toronto Raptors

TORONTO — The architect of the Toronto Raptors' championship team is staying with the NBA squad.
Achara's return to action with Toronto FC welcome news on several continents

Achara's return to action with Toronto FC welcome news on several continents

TORONTO — Ifunanyachi Achara's return from knee surgery was welcome news on several continents.

Dancers allege instructor, wife, sexually abused them

BOSTON (AP) — Two professional dancers have filed a lawsuit alleging that the husband of a former principal dancer with the Boston Ballet sexually assaulted young dancers he was instructing, and that his wife aided in the abuse.
CFLPA disapproves of CFL's COVID cancellation plan

CFLPA disapproves of CFL's COVID cancellation plan

The CFL Players' Association is not amused with the league's COVID-19 cancellation policy. The CFL unveiled its policy regarding if COVID-19 issues force game cancellations this year on Tuesday.
Man City pays record fee to sign Grealish from Aston Villa

Man City pays record fee to sign Grealish from Aston Villa

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Premier League champion Manchester City broke the British transfer fee record on Thursday to sign midfielder Jack Grealish from Aston Villa.
End of an era: Barcelona says Messi won't stay with the club

End of an era: Barcelona says Messi won't stay with the club

MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi's time at Barcelona appears to be over.