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  • Wednesday's Scoreboard - 2014-07-23 10:39 PM

    Wednesday's Games

  • Whitecaps captain DeMerit to retire - 2014-07-23 9:53 PM

    VANCOUVER - Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit will announce his retirement Thursday, The Canadian Press has confirmed.

  • Sanchez makes perfect debut in Jays' win - 2014-07-23 8:37 PM

    TORONTO - Aaron Sanchez didn't know which Boston Red Sox hitters he'd be facing, and he didn't know the score.

  • Present and future TFC strikers on display - 2014-07-23 8:10 PM

    TORONTO - Toronto FC fans got to see the man of the moment, England forward Jermain Defoe, wear the captain's armband against his old club, and perhaps a glimpse of the future in Canadian teenage striker Jordan Hamilton.

  • Henderson leads women's amateur championship - 2014-07-23 7:03 PM

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. - Brooke Henderson carded a 4-under 67 at Craigowan Golf and Country Club on Wednesday to take the lead at the Canadian women's amateur championship.

  • Hall of Famer Jim Brown sues over title ringHall of Famer Jim Brown sues over title ring - 2014-07-23 6:51 PM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown — running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring — has sued a memorabilia dealer.

  • Scottish identity celebrated as Glasgow Games openScottish identity celebrated as Glasgow Games open - 2014-07-23 6:33 PM

    GLASGOW, Scotland - The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of Scottish mythology and exports on Wednesday.

  • NBA player seeks tips on suspect in aunt's deathNBA player seeks tips on suspect in aunt's death - 2014-07-23 5:53 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes is asking for the public's help to track down the man police say killed his aunt in Northern California.

  • Cory Sarich injured in cycling accident - 2014-07-23 5:51 PM

    DENVER - Free-agent NHL defenceman Cory Sarich is recovering in a Calgary hospital after a cycling accident this week.

  • Raptors to hold training camp in Vancouver - 2014-07-23 5:21 PM

    TORONTO - Head coach Dwane Casey and the Toronto Raptors will head to Vancouver for a portion of their pre-season training camp the club announced on Wednesday.

  • 6 indicted in U.S. in StubHub accounts case6 indicted in U.S. in StubHub accounts case - 2014-07-23 4:54 PM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Some of the hottest tickets in town — to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game — were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • Ortiz sets record for visiting HRs in Toronto - 2014-07-23 4:26 PM

    TORONTO - David Ortiz has his place in Rogers Centre history, and it has come from tormenting the Toronto Blue Jays.

  • Popisil advances to Atlanta Open quartersPopisil advances to Atlanta Open quarters - 2014-07-23 4:25 PM

    ATLANTA - Fourth-seeded Vasek Popisil of Vancouver advanced to the Atlanta Open quarter-finals, beating Ukrainian qualifier Illya Marchenko 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday.

  • Defoe captains Toronto FC against Spurs - 2014-07-23 4:24 PM

    TORONTO - English striker Jermain Defoe wore the captain's armband Wednesday as Toronto FC hosted his former team, Tottenham Hotspur.

  • Playful Pole wins Tour stage, as Nibali marches onPlayful Pole wins Tour stage, as Nibali marches on - 2014-07-23 4:16 PM

    PLA D'ADET, France - On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle's antenna.

  • Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer'sBroncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's - 2014-07-23 3:12 PM

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Even as dementia began to rob him of some of his fondest memories over the past few years, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen reported to work every day to oversee multimillion-dollar upgrades to the team's training facilities and roster.

  • Weir hopes for home grown Canadian Open winWeir hopes for home grown Canadian Open win - 2014-07-23 3:12 PM

    MONTREAL - It was 60 years ago that Pat Fletcher won the Canadian Open.

  • Broadcaster Bill Stephenson dead at 85 - 2014-07-23 3:00 PM

    TORONTO - Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Bill Stephenson, who spent several decades on Canadian radio and television, has died. He was 85.

  • Bombers confirm Sears gone for B.C. game - 2014-07-23 2:44 PM

    WINNIPEG - Receiver Nick Moore is getting ready to return to the Lion's den but this time in a Winnipeg Blue Bomber uniform.

  • Toronto FC acquires Creavalle from HoustonToronto FC acquires Creavalle from Houston - 2014-07-23 2:40 PM

    TORONTO - Toronto FC acquired versatile midfielder Warren Creavalle from Houston on Wednesday, paving the way for the Dynamo to sign U.S. international fullback DaMarcus Beasley as a designated player.

  • Reports: Whitecaps' DeMerit set to retire - 2014-07-23 8:13 PM

    VANCOUVER - Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit is set to retire this week, according to multiple media reports Wednesday.

  • Blue Jays pass test against Red Sox - 2014-07-23 6:47 PM

    TORONTO - Forced to go swing-for-swing with the Boston Red Sox, the Toronto Blue Jays proved more than up to the challenge.

  • Stamkos ignores Leafs speculation for nowStamkos ignores Leafs speculation for now - 2014-07-23 1:56 PM

    TORONTO - LeBron James going home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers led to speculation about whether a star NHL player might do the same in the near future.

  • Spurs score late to beat Toronto FC 3-2 - 2014-07-23 6:06 PM

    TORONTO - Winger Andros Townsend scored in the 85th minute to give Tottenham a 3-2 win over Toronto FC in a soccer friendly Wednesday that saw Toronto striker Jermain Defoe go up against his old English team.

  • Bezzoubenko hopes to climb podium in GlasgowBezzoubenko hopes to climb podium in Glasgow - 2014-07-23 12:44 PM

    GLASGOW, Scotland - Patricia Bezzoubenko lives with her parents in a tiny rented apartment in Moscow, a bus ride away from the training facility where she practises alongside Russia's top rhythmic gymnasts.

  • Impact's Bush to make second straight startImpact's Bush to make second straight start - 2014-07-23 12:22 PM

    MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact hope their backup goalkeeper can help the team return to winning ways.

  • Reilly using legs to power Esks to 4-0 recordReilly using legs to power Esks to 4-0 record - 2014-07-23 12:12 PM

    EDMONTON - Edmonton Eskimo quarterback Mike Reilly is 4-0.

  • Charges laid in assault of hockey referees - 2014-07-23 10:49 AM

    STONEWALL, Man. - Police have laid charges following a fight during a Manitoba bantam league hockey game last spring in which players attacked game officials.

  • Bills DT Marcell Dareus wants to earn team's trustBills DT Marcell Dareus wants to earn team's trust - 2014-07-23 10:44 AM

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. - Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus can finally start focusing on football again, even though he spent much of Wednesday riding a stationary bike on the sideline.

  • Another big test for surprising Eskimos - 2014-07-23 9:49 AM

    Another week, another big test for Mike Reilly and the surprising Edmonton Eskimos.

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