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Estrada walks career-high seven in Jays' 7-4 extra-innings loss to Red Sox

Estrada walks career-high seven in Jays' 7-4 extra-innings loss to Red Sox

TORONTO — Marco Estrada summed up his outing Friday night in two succinct words. "It sucked," said the right-hander, visibly frustrated after allowing a career-high seven walks in the Toronto Blue Jays' 7-4 loss in 11 innings to the Boston Red Sox.
Rainey, Johnson rally B.C. Lions to road win over Toronto Argonauts

Rainey, Johnson rally B.C. Lions to road win over Toronto Argonauts

TORONTO — Ronnie Yell helped rally the B.C. Lions to their first win of the season. B.C. scored 10 second-half points off two Yell turnovers (interception, fumble recovery) en route to a 28-15 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Friday night.
Kang zeroes in on first pro win - and it would be major

Kang zeroes in on first pro win - and it would be major

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Danielle Kang won back-to-back majors as an amateur yet she's never cracked the winner's circle in her half-dozen years as a pro.
Sheanon Williams cleared to return to Vancouver Whitecaps after assault charge

Sheanon Williams cleared to return to Vancouver Whitecaps after assault charge

VANCOUVER — Defender Sheanon Williams was cleared to return to Vancouver Whitecaps activities and competition on Friday following an assessment by Major League Soccer's substance abuse and behavioral health program doctors and an investigation by the
Blue Jays reinstate Rule 5 pick Sparkman from 60-day disabled list

Blue Jays reinstate Rule 5 pick Sparkman from 60-day disabled list

TORONTO — Blue Jays Rule 5 draft pick Glenn Sparkman didn't even notice he had broken the thumb on his pitching hand when it first happened at spring training four months ago.
Flames GM Brad Treliving keeps up torrid pace re-signing Michael Stone

Flames GM Brad Treliving keeps up torrid pace re-signing Michael Stone

CALGARY — General manager Brad Treliving didn't wait until the start of unrestricted free agency to fill the Calgary Flames' needs.
Messi to marry childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

Messi to marry childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

ROSARIO, Argentina — Lionel Messi and his childhood sweetheart are getting ready for their marriage in his Argentine hometown of Rosario at a ceremony attended by some of the biggest names in world soccer.
Impact in last-place battle with D.C.; wary of letdown after TFC series

Impact in last-place battle with D.C.; wary of letdown after TFC series

MONTREAL — After a nasty and unsuccessful Voyageurs Cup clash with rival Toronto FC, it's back to regular business for the Montreal Impact.
Caps coach Robinson does not cherish memories of battle with German star

Caps coach Robinson does not cherish memories of battle with German star

VANCOUVER — Carl Robinson does not exactly have fond memories of playing against Bastian Schweinsteiger. "He was probably the hardest player I've played against," said Robinson, a Welshman who now coaches the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Saskatchewan-born offensive lineman LaBatte, Neufeld to open new CFL chapter in Regina

Saskatchewan-born offensive lineman LaBatte, Neufeld to open new CFL chapter in Regina

REGINA — Brendon LaBatte and Patrick Neufeld will help launch a new era of CFL football in Regina when their teams face off in the first regular-season game at the city's new Mosiac Stadium on Saturday.