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Campaign to fight MS spearheaded by Christine Sinclair raises record funds

TORONTO — A&W's "Burgers to Beat MS campaign," spearheaded by Canadian soccer captain Christine Sinclair, raised a record $1.85 million this year.
Astros boost rotation with trade for Verlander

Astros boost rotation with trade for Verlander

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros acquired Justin Verlander in a trade with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night, just before the deadline for having players eligible for post-season play.
Police charge Wayne Rooney with drunk driving

Police charge Wayne Rooney with drunk driving

LONDON — Wayne Rooney has been charged with drunk driving and was released on bail ahead of a court appearance later this month, Cheshire police said Friday.

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Thursday's Games CFL Ottawa 32 Montreal 4 --- MLB American League Toronto 11 Baltimore 8 Houston 5 Texas 1 Minnesota 5 Chicago White Sox 4 N.Y. Yankees 6 Boston 2 National League Cincinnati 7 N.Y. Mets 2 Arizona 8 L.A.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games CFL Ottawa 32 Montreal 4 --- MLB American League Toronto 11 Baltimore 8 Houston 5 Texas 1 Minnesota 5 Chicago White Sox 4 N.Y. Yankees 6 Boston 2 National League Cincinnati 7 N.Y. Mets 2 Arizona 8 L.A.
Federer edges Youzhny in 5 sets at US Open; Nadal needs 4

Federer edges Youzhny in 5 sets at US Open; Nadal needs 4

NEW YORK — A bad back prevented Roger Federer from getting ready for the U.S. Open the way he prefers to prepare for a Grand Slam tournament. And it's showed so far.
Penguins' Josh Archibald has three-week-old baby baptized in Stanley Cup

Penguins' Josh Archibald has three-week-old baby baptized in Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Josh Archibald spent his day with the Stanley Cup in a unique way earlier this week.
Dak, Dez, Cowboys raise Harvey money while others practice

Dak, Dez, Cowboys raise Harvey money while others practice

ARLINGTON, Texas — With Dak Prescott on one end of a row and Dez Bryant near the other, the stars and starters for the Dallas Cowboys answered phones to take donations for Hurricane Harvey relief while lesser-known teammates practiced a few yards awa
Trevor Harris throws three TDs, Redblacks rout Alouettes for third straight win

Trevor Harris throws three TDs, Redblacks rout Alouettes for third straight win

MONTREAL — The Ottawa Redblacks embarrassed a divisional opponent on the road Thursday night, but quarterback Trevor Harris refuses to call it a statement game.
Morales' 3 HRs, 7 RBIs carry Blue Jays past Orioles 11-8

Morales' 3 HRs, 7 RBIs carry Blue Jays past Orioles 11-8

BALTIMORE — The power-laden Baltimore Orioles simply couldn't muster enough offence to outdo Toronto slugger Kendrys Morales.