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Toronto Blue Jays send Teoscar Hernandez down to minors

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned slumping outfielder Teoscar Hernandez to triple-A Buffalo. Infielder Richard Urena was recalled Thursday and will take Hernandez's place on the roster for a game in Chicago against the White Sox.

Canada improves to 3-1 with win over France at world hockey championship

KOSICE, Slovakia — Canada extended its win streak to three games with a 5-2 victory over France on Thursday at the world hockey championship.
After sitting last spring, Jeremy Bracco helping propel Marlies in AHL playoffs

After sitting last spring, Jeremy Bracco helping propel Marlies in AHL playoffs

TORONTO — Jeremy Bracco wants to make one thing clear — he has a team-first mentality and was ecstatic when his Toronto Marlies hoisted the Calder Cup last June. The thing is, finding yourself in the middle of the action is a lot more fun.
Kyrgios defaulted for throwing chair onto court at Rome clay-court tournament

Kyrgios defaulted for throwing chair onto court at Rome clay-court tournament

ROME — Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay at the Italian Open and was defaulted Thursday from his second-round match.
2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year's tournament

2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year's tournament

HALIFAX — It's down to the final four. A season that began with 60 eligible teams spread across nine provinces and four states competing for the Canadian Hockey League's biggest prize is down to three league champions and a host entry.
Head coach George Burnett still searching for first Memorial Cup title

Head coach George Burnett still searching for first Memorial Cup title

HALIFAX — Guelph Storm general manager/head coach George Burnett won't call it the most difficult road a team has ever taken to get to the Memorial Cup.
Toronto mayor turns heads with flamboyant Raptors-themed jacket

Toronto mayor turns heads with flamboyant Raptors-themed jacket

Toronto Mayor John Tory has often worn his love of the Raptors on his sleeve. He did that again, and this time literally, during Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference final between Toronto and Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
Canada's Team? Not quite - Raptors own the post-season but not everyone on board

Canada's Team? Not quite - Raptors own the post-season but not everyone on board

TORONTO — Canada's Team? Not quite. The Toronto Raptors enjoy a strong following in southern Ontario but it can be a rather mixed bag throughout the rest of the country.
Atlanta United continue win streak with 1-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps

Atlanta United continue win streak with 1-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps

Vancouver Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos says his team's downfall on Wednesday night was a single "clumsy" play. The 'Caps (3-6-3) dropped a 1-0 decision to Atlanta United (6-3-2), thanks to a penalty kick in the 29th minute.

Scores and Schedule

Wednesday's Games World Hockey Championship At Kosice, Slovakia United States 6 Britain 3 Germany 3 Slovakia 2 At Bratislava, Slovakia Switzerland 4 Norway 1 Russia 10 Italy 0 --- NHL Playoffs Western Conference Final San Jose 5 St.