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Kansas City Royals belt three homers in 15-5 rout of Toronto Blue Jays

Kansas City Royals belt three homers in 15-5 rout of Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO — The Kansas City Royals were aggressive from the start Wednesday night and it paid off with one of their more lopsided wins of the year.

Goldeyes pull off thrilling series comeback to win American Association title

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Goldeyes pulled off a dramatic series comeback to win the American Association championship on Wednesday.
Sale reaches 300 strikeouts for Red Sox

Sale reaches 300 strikeouts for Red Sox

BALTIMORE — Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale has become the first AL pitcher in 18 years to record 300 strikeouts in a season. Sale reached the mark with his 13th strikeout of the game Wednesday night against Baltimore.
Maple Leafs veteran Joffrey Lupul apologizes for comments made on social media

Maple Leafs veteran Joffrey Lupul apologizes for comments made on social media

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul has publicly apologized for recent comments he made on social media.
Goals flow for England's top clubs in League Cup

Goals flow for England's top clubs in League Cup

England's top clubs showcased their strength in depth in the League Cup on Wednesday, with Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Everton all advancing to the last 16 despite fielding virtual second-string lineups.

Canadian Rory MacDonald to fight Lima for Bellator world welterweight title

TORONTO — Canadian Rory (Red King) MacDonald will face Bellator welterweight champion Douglas (The Phenom) Lima on Jan. 20 in Los Angeles.
Stampeder returner Roy Finch overcomes ADD, suspension to post record season

Stampeder returner Roy Finch overcomes ADD, suspension to post record season

CALGARY — Tackling his attention deficit disorder initially cost Roy Finch yards on the football field. The Calgary Stampeders running back says managing the condition is a factor behind his record-setting season, however.
Collar helps prevent microdamage in brain due to head hits in  sports, maker says

Collar helps prevent microdamage in brain due to head hits in sports, maker says

TORONTO — Sports equipment maker Bauer unveiled a collar-like device Wednesday that it says can protect against microscopic brain damage in athletes playing contact sports like hockey, football and soccer.

Alouettes opt to avoid "chaos:" stick with struggling Durant at quarterback

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes will sink or swim with Darian Durant at quarterback.
Blue Jays sign righty Marco Estrada to 1-year extension worth $13 million

Blue Jays sign righty Marco Estrada to 1-year extension worth $13 million

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays locked up a key piece of the starting rotation for the 2018 season on Wednesday. The one-year extension for Marco Estrada also indicates the team intends to contend next year rather than rebuild.