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Oakland Athletics belt three homers in 10-5 win over Toronto Blue Jays

Oakland Athletics belt three homers in 10-5 win over Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO — There was no hiding the frustration after the Toronto Blue Jays fell back to the .500 mark with a 10-5 loss to Oakland on Thursday night. Manager John Gibbons offered pithy replies in a media availability that lasted just 81 seconds.

University of Saskatchewan fires coach over recruitment of student facing charge

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan has fired men's volleyball coach Brian Gavlas following reports he was aware of a sexual assault charge faced by a player when the team recruited the student athlete.

The Cavalry is coming, Spruce Meadows unveils name of Calgary's pro soccer team

CALGARY — Cavalry FC will be Calgary's team in the Canadian Premier League next year. Cavalry will play out of the Spruce Meadows equestrian complex known for its annual international show jumping competitions.

Canada coach John Herdman to oversee young side at prestigious Toulon tournament

TORONTO — Canada soccer coach John Herdman will get a firsthand look at the future of the men's program later this month when he and assistant coach Mauro Biello take charge of a young Canadian side at the Festival International Espoirs in France.
Humboldt Broncos resolve trademark issue with junior hockey league

Humboldt Broncos resolve trademark issue with junior hockey league

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — A trademark dispute over #HumboldtStrong and other slogans related to the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash in April is being resolved.
Jets coach Paul Maurice likes goaltender Connor Hellebuyck's swagger

Jets coach Paul Maurice likes goaltender Connor Hellebuyck's swagger

LAS VEGAS — Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice doesn't have to worry about the confidence of his goaltender.
Nadal avenges Shapovalov defeat, Djokovic through

Nadal avenges Shapovalov defeat, Djokovic through

ROME — Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal methodically wore down Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 6-1 Thursday to reach the Italian Open's last eight and gain revenge over the Canadian teenager.

Veteran slotback Nik Lewis retires as CFL's all-time leading receiver

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes announced Thursday that slotback Nik Lewis has retired after 14 CFL seasons.
Challenger Badou Jack says he will dethrone Canadian champion Adonis Stevenson

Challenger Badou Jack says he will dethrone Canadian champion Adonis Stevenson

TORONTO — Champion Adonis Stevenson wore a crown and grinned as he roamed the dais microphone in hand, promising a knockout.
O'Reilly scores in OT as Canada beats Russia, advances to world semifinals

O'Reilly scores in OT as Canada beats Russia, advances to world semifinals

COPENHAGEN — Canada will compete for a medal at the world hockey championship for the fourth straight year thanks to another clutch goal from Ryan O'Reilly.