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Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

LOS ANGELES — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. He was 78.
Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK — A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday's game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games MLB American League Kansas City 15 Toronto 5 N.Y. Yankees 11 Minnesota 3 Oakland 3 Detroit 2 Boston 9 Baltimore 0 Houston 4 Chicago White Sox 3 Cleveland 6 L.A. Angels 5 Texas 8 Seattle 6 National League Miami 9 N.Y.
Canucks erase early two-goal deficit, beat Flames 5-3 in pre-season play

Canucks erase early two-goal deficit, beat Flames 5-3 in pre-season play

CALGARY — It was a rough first NHL shift Wednesday night for Jalen Chatfield, but the Canucks defenceman bounced back nicely.
Oilers ride strong second period to 4-1 win over Jets

Oilers ride strong second period to 4-1 win over Jets

WINNIPEG — Pre-season or not, if they wanted validation for signing Jussi Jokinen the Edmonton Oilers got it Wednesday night. Jokinen had a goal and two assists as Edmonton beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 in pre-season action.
Edmonton Eskimos bring back defensive back Aaron Grymes

Edmonton Eskimos bring back defensive back Aaron Grymes

EDMONTON — Defensive back Aaron Grymes is returning to the Edmonton Eskimos. The Eskimos announced on Wednesday that they have signed the Seattle native for the remainder of the 2017 season.
De Grasse & Co. relishing down time, chance to focus on off-track endeavours

De Grasse & Co. relishing down time, chance to focus on off-track endeavours

TORONTO — Canada's men's sprint story at last month's world track and field championships began with the disastrous news that Andre De Grasse was out with an injury. It ended with the 4x100-metre relay team crossing a distant sixth.
Smith-Pelly scores winner as Capitals beat Canadiens in pre-season play

Smith-Pelly scores winner as Capitals beat Canadiens in pre-season play

MONTREAL — Jonathan Drouin showed a lot of promise in his Montreal Canadiens debut. Drouin got an assist as the Canadiens dropped a penalty-filled NHL pre-season game 4-2 against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
Montreal Impact bring high-flying Toronto FC down to earth with 5-3 win

Montreal Impact bring high-flying Toronto FC down to earth with 5-3 win

TORONTO — The Montreal Impact came to Toronto leaking losses and surrounded by a soap opera-like atmosphere. They leave with bragging rights, at least for one night, over the best team in Major League Soccer.
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.