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No medal for pole vault defending champion Shawn Barber at world championship

No medal for pole vault defending champion Shawn Barber at world championship

LONDON — On a magical night two years ago in Beijing, Shawn Barber could do nothing wrong. A college kid carrying zero expectations, he soared freely over bar after bar until gold was in his grasp.
Earnhardt treats Redskins players to high-speed laps

Earnhardt treats Redskins players to high-speed laps

RICHMOND, Va. — NASCAR driver and avid Washington Redskins fan Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Canada downs Mexico to remain undefeated at FIBA women's AmeriCup

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Nirra Fields scored 13 points to help Canada remain undefeated at the FIBA women's AmeriCup with a 65-39 victory over Mexico on Tuesday. Miranda Ayim and Jamie Scott added eight points apiece for the Canadians (2-0).
Disney to launch streaming services for movies, live sports

Disney to launch streaming services for movies, live sports

NEW YORK — Disney is launching streaming services for both its movies and live sports, shaking up how it interacts with viewers as it navigates a changing media landscape.

Vancouver Whitecaps still looking to add with transfer window set to close

Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Carl Robinson says there's been lots of chatter as the clock ticks down on Major League Soccer's transfer window. That doesn't mean any of the moves come easy.
Toronto FC success drives up ratings while struggling Jays' numbers drop

Toronto FC success drives up ratings while struggling Jays' numbers drop

Toronto FC and the Blue Jays are currently at different ends of the standings and their TV numbers have gone up and down as a result. But the Jays' TV audience continues to dwarf that of the Major League Soccer team.
Montreal Impact midfielder Ballou Tabla misses practice amid transfer dispute

Montreal Impact midfielder Ballou Tabla misses practice amid transfer dispute

Montreal Impact midfielder Ballou Tabla missed practice Tuesday as the MLS team confirmed it has received a transfer offer for the 18-year-old from a second-division European club.
Blue Jays place Cesar Valdez on 10-day disabled list, recall Campos

Blue Jays place Cesar Valdez on 10-day disabled list, recall Campos

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Cesar Valdez on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday with a right shoulder impingement. Right-handed reliever Leonel Campos was recalled from triple-A Buffalo in a corresponding move.

Addison, Foote lead Canada past Finland for first win at Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Calen Addison and Nolan Foote had power-play goals in the second period as Canada earned its first win of the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup on Tuesday with a 5-1 victory over Finland.
Casinos embrace esports even as they work to understand it

Casinos embrace esports even as they work to understand it

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.