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South African court dismisses Pistorius appeal

South African court dismisses Pistorius appeal

JOHANNESBURG — Legal experts say Olympian Oscar Pistorius has finally run out of options to appeal his 13-year prison sentence for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
Dyed hair, similar builds behind mix-up of Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims

Dyed hair, similar builds behind mix-up of Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — One family got the worst news, the other the best. After believing Humboldt Broncos hockey player Parker Tobin had survived the team's bus crash late last week in Saskatchewan, his family was told there had been a mistake.

Canadian men down England to reach basketball semifinals at Commonwealth Games

CAIRNS, Australia — Canada defeated England 97-79 Tuesday to earn a berth in the men's basketball semifinals against New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games. Canada is fielding an all-U Sports men's team at the tournament.

Australia blanks Canadian men's field hockey team 4-0 at Commonwealth Games

GOLD COAST, Australia — Canada was blanked 4-0 by top-ranked Australia in men's field hockey action Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games. The Australians will face No. 9 New Zealand on Tuesday to see which team finishes atop Pool A.
Canadian septuagenarian finishes eighth in Commonwealth Games shooting

Canadian septuagenarian finishes eighth in Commonwealth Games shooting

GOLD COAST, Australia — Canadian Robert Pitcairn, at 79 the oldest competitor in the history of the Commonwealth Games, finished eighth Tuesday in the Queen's Prize Pairs shooting finals. Pitcairn, from Chilliwack, B.C.

Scores and Schedule

Monday's Games NBA Toronto 108 Detroit 98 Brooklyn 114 Chicago 105 Cleveland 123 New York 109 Oklahoma City 115 Miami 93 Milwaukee 102 Orlando 86 Minnesota 113 Memphis 94 San Antonio 98 Sacramento 85 Denver 88 Portland 82 New Orleans 113 L.A.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NBA Toronto 108 Detroit 98 Brooklyn 114 Chicago 105 Cleveland 123 New York 109 Oklahoma City 115 Miami 93 Milwaukee 102 Orlando 86 Minnesota 113 Memphis 94 San Antonio 98 Sacramento 85 Denver 88 Portland 82 New Orleans 113 L.A.

Pirates closer Rivero changes name to Felipe Vazquez

CHICAGO — Pirates closer Felipe Rivero has changed his name to Felipe Vazquez. Vazquez told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday that he legally changed his surname to match that of his sister, Prescilla.
Pearce, Donaldson HRs lift Blue Jays past Orioles 7-1

Pearce, Donaldson HRs lift Blue Jays past Orioles 7-1

BALTIMORE — With one swing of the bat, Josh Donaldson turned a tight duel into a blowout and sent the historically meagre crowd at Camden Yards scurrying toward the exits.
Raptors hold off Pistons 108-98

Raptors hold off Pistons 108-98

DETROIT — On the second night of a back-to-back — with first place in the Eastern Conference already wrapped up — the Toronto Raptors easily could have packed it in after falling behind by 17 points. That's not what coach Dwane Casey wanted.