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Goins belts grand slam as Jays begin final home series with 8-1 rout of Yankees

Goins belts grand slam as Jays begin final home series with 8-1 rout of Yankees

TORONTO — First Ryan Goins burned the Yankees with the hidden ball trick. His next act put the game out of reach.
Gotcha! Jays' Goins gets Todd Frazier with hidden-ball trick

Gotcha! Jays' Goins gets Todd Frazier with hidden-ball trick

TORONTO — Blue Jays shortstop Ryan Goins used the hidden-ball trick to retire New York Yankees slugger Todd Frazier on Friday night.

Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir in first after short dance

World champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir went with something new for their short dance and it paid off.

Ted-Jan Bloemen bests own Canadian record in men's 5,000 metre at Fall Classic

CALGARY — Ted-Jan Bloemen broke the Canadian men's 5,000 metre long track speed skating record on Friday during the Fall Classic. Bloemen, of Calgary, clocked six minutes 8.

Prof launches petition to change Clan team name at Simon Fraser University

VANCOUVER — For more than 50 years, Simon Fraser University's sports teams have played under the name The Clan, to honour the Scottish heritage of the school's namesake.
Timbers sign 5-year-old goalkeeper to grant his wish

Timbers sign 5-year-old goalkeeper to grant his wish

PORTLAND, Ore. — Goalkeeper Derrick Tellez signed his historic contract with the Portland Timbers on Friday before showing off his considerable skills in practice and making his best game face for a team photo.

Thunderbirds agree in principle to sell WHL franchise to Leckelt brothers

KENT, Wash. — The defending Western Hockey League champion Seattle Thunderbirds agreed in principle to sell the franchise to Dan and Lindsey Leckelt on Friday. The sale still needs to be approved by the WHL's Board of Governors and the City of Kent.
Calgary Flames' arena proposal tax heavy, says mayor Naheed Nenshi

Calgary Flames' arena proposal tax heavy, says mayor Naheed Nenshi

Calgary's mayor says the Flames' financial proposal for a new NHL arena places a heavy tax burden on the city.
Athletes inspired after meeting Prince Harry on eve of Invictus Games

Athletes inspired after meeting Prince Harry on eve of Invictus Games

TORONTO — Wounded soldiers from several countries shook hands, conversed and shared a laugh with Prince Harry on Friday as the royal readied to launch the Invictus Games in Toronto this weekend.
Impact hope win over TFC provides blueprint to halt high-flying Atlanta

Impact hope win over TFC provides blueprint to halt high-flying Atlanta

MONTREAL — After toppling Toronto, the Montreal Impact have another high-scoring giant in their sights — Atlanta United.