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Giovinco scores twice to lift Toronto FC to win over Montreal, and Canadian title

TORONTO — Sebastian Giovinco stood alone on the BMO Field grass for several minutes Tuesday night, watching the celebratory fireworks that lit up the Toronto sky. There was a lot for the star striker to soak in.
Schoop scores twice as Orioles top Blue Jays 3-1 in opener of three-game set

Schoop scores twice as Orioles top Blue Jays 3-1 in opener of three-game set

TORONTO — Jonathan Schoop scored twice and Kevin Gausman threw 5 1/3 shutout innings as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.
Activists take step to recall judge in sex assault case

Activists take step to recall judge in sex assault case

SAN FRANCISCO — Activists seeking to recall a judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will still support the effort even if it appears on the

Calgary Flames win Spencer Foo sweepstakes, will sign college free agent

CALGARY — Coveted college free agent Spencer Foo has committed to signing with the Calgary Flames. A standard players' contract with the 23-year-old forward from Edmonton will become official Saturday, the Flames said Tuesday in a release.
Toronto Blue Jays designate veteran reliever Jason Grilli for assignment

Toronto Blue Jays designate veteran reliever Jason Grilli for assignment

TORONTO — A cardboard box, some cleats and a few dry-cleaned shirts were all that remained at Jason Grilli's stall in the Toronto Blue Jays' locker-room Tuesday afternoon.

One More Shot: Andre De Grasse has sights set on retiring 'legend' Usain Bolt

VANCOUVER — Andre De Grasse knows the questions are coming — they always do. The Canadian sprinter is holding court with reporters under a tent on the ninth-floor terrace of a downtown luxury hotel when the first query about Usain Bolt comes his way.

Toronto Wolfpack feeling the pain as injury list continues to grow

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack may be steamrolling everyone in their path, but that success is coming at a cost. The rugby league team's injured list keeps growing.
FIFA publishes Garcia report on 2018-2022 World Cup bidding

FIFA publishes Garcia report on 2018-2022 World Cup bidding

SOCHI, Russia — After years of intrigue about allegedly corrupt World Cup bidding, FIFA published an investigation report Tuesday that showed how voters exploited the murky system yet allowed Russia and Qatar to host the 2018 and 2022 tournaments.

Oilers sign defenceman Eric Gryba to two-year contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Eric Gryba to a two-year contract extension. Gryba, 29, appeared in 40 games with the Oilers last season, posting six points (two goals, four assists) and 65 penalty minutes.
Canadian rugby coach Ric Suggitt dies suddenly at age of 58

Canadian rugby coach Ric Suggitt dies suddenly at age of 58

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canadian rugby coach Ric Suggitt, who guided national teams on both side of the border, has died. He was 58.