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Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays

HOUSTON — Robinson Chirinos said he was late on the fastball the whole game. He finally caught up to one when it counted most.
Jays third baseman Guerrero Jr. leaves game after getting hit by pitch

Jays third baseman Guerrero Jr. leaves game after getting hit by pitch

Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., left Friday's game against the Houston Astros after being hit by a pitch in the first inning. Guerrero was plunked in the left hand by a fastball from Houston's Gerrit Cole and appeared to be in pain.
Revamped B.C. Lions set to battle veteran Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Revamped B.C. Lions set to battle veteran Winnipeg Blue Bombers

VANCOUVER — DeVone Claybrooks knows there's a big question hanging over his B.C. Lions as they enter the regular season.
Raptors president Masai Ujiri accused of assaulting sheriff's deputy in Oakland

Raptors president Masai Ujiri accused of assaulting sheriff's deputy in Oakland

U.S. law enforcement officials allege Raptors president Masai Ujiri assaulted a police officer at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif.
Nick Nurse's nomadic coaching path takes him to an NBA title

Nick Nurse's nomadic coaching path takes him to an NBA title

OAKLAND, Calif. — Whenever Toronto coach Nick Nurse needed inspiration this season, he merely needed to look at his office wall. Hanging there is a big photo, a finish-line shot of the 2015 Travers Stakes at historic Saratoga Race Course.
Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Raonic set to square off in Stuttgart semis

Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Raonic set to square off in Stuttgart semis

STUTTGART, Germany — Felix Auger-Aliassime will face Milos Raonic in an all-Canadian semifinal at the Stuttgart Open. Auger-Aliassime, the No. 7 seed from Montreal, and Raonic, the No. 6 seed from Thornhill, Ont.
Defenceman Gustav Olofsson re-signs with Montreal Canadiens

Defenceman Gustav Olofsson re-signs with Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Gustav Olofsson to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Olofsson US$700,000 in the NHL and $235,000 in the American Hockey League, with $300,000 in guaranteed salary.
Toronto Raptors set another Canadian television record on title night

Toronto Raptors set another Canadian television record on title night

The Toronto Raptors' historic championship-clinching win will go down in the Canadian television record books. Bell Media says a Canadian TV NBA record average audience of 7.

Canadian women's basketball team falls to China in exhibition game

BRUSSELS — The Canadian women's basketball team lost 69-60 to China on Friday in the opener of a five-game exhibition series. Kayla Alexander of Milton, Ont., scored a game-high 17 points and added eight rebounds.
Jays first-round pick Manoah living out dream after signing pro contract

Jays first-round pick Manoah living out dream after signing pro contract

Alek Manoah used to go to bed each night thinking about how it would feel to hear his name called at the MLB draft. When he heard the Toronto Blue Jays pick him 11th overall nearly two weeks ago, the moment was just as he'd imagined it.