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  • Canadian Milos Raonic advance to the quarter-finals of the Citi Open Thursday after defeating Lleyton Hewitt of Australia. Luis M. Alvarez Associated PressMilos Roanic, Vasek Pospisil advance to Citi Open quarters
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 11:36 PM

    Canadians Milos Roanic, Vasek Pospisil both posted impressive victories at the Citi Open tournament Thursday in Washington to advance to the quarter-finals.

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Nolan Reimold, left, is congratulated by Ryan Goins after hitting the game-winning home run against the Houston Astros in the ninth inning Thursday night. David J. Phillip Associated PressNolan Reimold blasts 2 home runs as Jays win 6th straight
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 11:19 PM

    Nolan Reimold hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the ninth, and the streaking Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.

  • Donald Trump has been chosen to advance to the next round of bidding to purchase the Buffalo Bills. Kris Connor Getty ImagesDonald Trump selected to advance in Bills' sale process: report
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 10:31 PM

    Donald Trump's attorney has confirmed the real estate mogul has been chosen to advance to the next round of bidding to purchase the Buffalo Bills.

  • Donald Trump has been chosen to advance to the next round of bidding to purchase the Buffalo Bills. Kris Connor Getty ImagesDonald Trump selected to advance in Bills' sale process
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 10:31 PM

    Donald Trump's attorney has confirmed the real estate mogul has been chosen to advance to the next round of bidding to purchase the Buffalo Bills.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Drew Willy directed an 11-play drive that resulted in a last-second win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday night. Nathan Denette Canadian PressDrew Willy rallies Bombers to stirring road win over Ticats
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 10:18 PM

    Drew Willy's two-yard TD pass to Nic Grigsby on the final play of the game rallied the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a stirring 27-26 comeback win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday night.

  • Slugger Jose Bautista found the Jays’ trade deadline inactivity on Thursday “a little disappointing.” Jim McIsaac Getty ImagesJose Bautista disappointed with Jays' trade inactivity
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 9:37 PM

    Jose Bautista told reporters in Houston before Thursday night's game against the Astros that he found the Blue Jays' inaction at the trade deadline "a little disappointing."

  • Ace lefty David Price is reportedly on his way to Detroit. Hannah Foslien Getty ImagesDavid Price traded to Tigers
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 4:04 PM

    The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay's David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday.

  • Commonwealth Games: Best of Day 8
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 5:57 PM

    Take a look at some of the finer moments from Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where Canada won five more gold medals.

  • Commonwealth Games: Day 8 recap show
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-30 11:34 AM

    Watch the best action from Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

  • Commonwealth Games: Day 8 recap
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-30 11:34 AM

    Watch the best action from Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

  • General manager Alex Anthopolous said the Toronto Blue Jays checked in on the prices of many players who were traded Thursday but did not want to make a move just for the sake of change. Tom Szczerbowski Getty ImagesBlue Jays stand pat at trade deadline
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 5:25 PM

    While the Baltimore Orioles burnished their bullpen and the New York Yankees beefed up their infield, the Toronto Blue Jays stood pat at baseball's non-waiver trade deadline.

  • Dustin Johnson tees off on the 13th hole during the first round of the Canadian Open at on July 24, 2014. Charles Laberge Getty ImagesDustin Johnson taking leave of absence from golf
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 4:44 PM

    Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for what he said were "personal challenges."

  • Meaghan Benfeito wins 2nd diving gold at Commonwealth Games
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 4:14 PM

    Montreal diver Meaghan Benfeito won her second gold medal of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday, winning the title in the women’s 10-metre platform event.

  • Ace lefty David Price is reportedly on his way to Detroit. Hannah Foslien Getty ImagesDavid Price traded to Tigers: reports
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 4:04 PM

    The Detroit Tigers have reportedly acquired ace left-hander David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a three-team trade that also involves the Seattle Mariners.

  • Montreal Canadiens defenceman P.K.Subban speaks to reporters at a news conference to promote youth hockey Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Brossard, Que. Subban and the Canadiens are scheduled for contract arbitration Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.THE CANADIAN PRESS Ryan Remiorz Ryan Remiorz Canadian PressP.K. Subban says he's 'very, very, very' likely to stay in Montreal
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 11:13 AM

    The Montreal Canadiens' star defenceman remains tight-lipped about his contract negoiations, but hints that he's optimistic he won't be moving this season.

  • John Lackey was 11-7 with a 3.60 ERA as the No. 2 starter in Boston's rotation. Jason Miller Getty ImagesJohn Lackey sent to Cardinals
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 2:18 PM

    The Boston Red Sox have traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline.

  • Scott Morgan wins gold, silver in gymnastics
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 2:33 PM

    Gymnast Scott Morgan of North Vancouver, B.C., won gold in the rings competition Thursday at the Commonwealth Games to add to the silver he won earlier in the day in the floor event.

  • John Lackey was 11-7 with a 3.60 ERA as the No. 2 starter in Boston's rotation. Jason Miller Getty ImagesJohn Lackey sent to Cardinals: reports
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 2:18 PM

    The Boston Red Sox have traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline, according to multiple reports.

  • Jon Lester is 10-7 with a 2.52 ERA this season. Jim Rogash Getty ImagesJon Lester traded to Athletics
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 10:02 AM

    The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics on Thursday for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, and also reportedly sent righty John Lackey to St. Louis.

  • Danielle Lappage of Canada celebrates after defeating Geetika Jakhar of India in the gold medal final of the women's 63 kg wrestling event at the Commonwealth Games. Alastair Grant Associated PressCanada wins 2 more wrestling golds at Commonwealth Games
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 1:38 PM

    Canada capped its successful wrestling campaign at the Commonwealth Games with two more gold medals on Thursday, bringing its total in Glasgow to seven.

  • Canada's George Kobaladze lifts his way to the gold medal in the men's 105-plus kg weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games. Andrew Vaughan Canadian PressGeorge Kobaladze wins Commonwealth Games gold in weightlifting
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 1:13 PM

    Canada’s George Kobaladze lifted his way to Commonwealth Games gold on Thursday, winning the title in the men’s 105+ weightlifting category in Glasgow.

  • Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, walks off the field with Justin Forsett before addressing the media at a news conference after NFL football training camp practice, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Owings Mills, Md. Gail Burton Associated PressRay Rice comments on domestic violence incident
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 1:12 PM

    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says his actions against his then-fiancee were "totally inexcusable" and insisted Thursday he had never been a part of any domestic violence incidents before.

  • Toronto's Melky Cabrera is batting .400 in his last seven contests, including a three-game sweep of the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Jared Wickerham Getty ImagesBlue Jays take winning streak to Houston
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 9:41 AM

    After sweeping the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the Toronto Blue Jays will try for a sixth consecutive victory Thursday night (8:10 p.m. ET) against the lowly Houston Astros.

  • The second-ranked Li Na wrote in a posting on Facebook that she has "been struggling" with her knee since March "and it is just not where I need it to be in order to play at the highest level." Miguel Medina AFP Getty ImagesLi Na pulls out of Rogers Cup, U.S. Open
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 11:20 AM

    Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U.S. Open and Rogers Cup on Thursday because of a knee injury which she said has bothered her for several months.

  • Ottawa Senators goalie Robin Lehner dives for the puck as the New York Islanders score on a shot from Frans Nielsen during third period NHL action Friday November 1, 2013 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS Adrian WyldRobin Lehner, Senators reach 3-year deal
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 10:43 AM

    The Ottawa Senators locked up goalie Robin Lehner on Thursday, signing him to a three-year contract worth a reported $6.675 million US.

  • Jon Lester is 10-7 with a 2.52 ERA this season. Jim Rogash Getty ImagesJon Lester traded to Athletics: reports
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 10:02 AM

    The Boston Red Sox have traded right-hander Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to reports.

  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back C.J. Gable, right, is pursued by several Ottawa RedBlacks during an 83-yard reception that would lead to the game-winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter in their CFL home opener in Hamilton, Ont., Saturday, July 26, 2014. Aaron Lynett Canadian PressHamilton Ticats RB Gable chases rare double CFL milestone
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 7:53 AM

    Hamilton Tiger-Cats' dynamic running back C.J. Gable aims to become the first player in league history to register 1,000 yards rushing and receiving in the same campaign.

  • Commonwealth Games: Day 8 from Glasgow
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-31 3:30 AM

    Watch live action from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow all day. Canada's Josh Cassidy races in the men's wheelchair 1,500-metre final as part of a full slate of track and field events, plus there's diving, gymnastics and a lot more.

  • Erik Hurtado and the Vancouver Whitecaps settled for a scoreless draw with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park on Wednesday. Jeff Vinnick Getty ImagesWhitecaps, Fire settle for scoreless draw
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-30 11:29 PM

    Goalkeepers David Ousted of the Vancouver Whitecaps and Sean Johnson of the Chicago Fire recorded two saves apiece in a scoreless draw at Toyota Park on Wednesday night.

  • Blue Jays show no mercy in sweeping Red Sox
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-30 10:08 PM

    Dioner Navarro had three hits and three runs batted in to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to their fifth consecutive victory, 6-1 over the slumping Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

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