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Piatti powers Impact past Fire 3-0; Montreal closes in on playoff spot

Piatti powers Impact past Fire 3-0; Montreal closes in on playoff spot

MONTREAL — Ignacio Piatti scored twice as the Montreal Impact cruised past the visiting Chicago Fire 3-0 on Wednesday for their first three-game winning streak of the Major League Soccer season.
Ex-CFL player Arland Bruce III asks Supreme Court to allow concussion lawsuit

Ex-CFL player Arland Bruce III asks Supreme Court to allow concussion lawsuit

VANCOUVER — A former Canadian Football League star receiver who says he sustained "permanent and disabling" repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to allow his lawsuit against the league to proceed.
Bombers expect 'outright battle' with banged-up but undefeated Eskimos

Bombers expect 'outright battle' with banged-up but undefeated Eskimos

WINNIPEG — Andrew Harris wants to make his offensive linemen happy. The Blue Bombers running back is coming off his first 100-yard rushing game this season as the team prepares to host the injury-riddled 7-0 Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday.

Montero, Leone activated by Blue Jays; Ohlman, Howell designated for assignment

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Miguel Montero from the disabled list and took right-handed relief pitcher Dominic Leone off the bereavement list on Wednesday. Montero had been out since Aug. 4 with right knee inflammation.
Ronaldo says his ban for pushing referee is 'persecution'

Ronaldo says his ban for pushing referee is 'persecution'

MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo has bitterly criticized his five-game suspension for pushing a referee who had sent him off, describing the ban as "persecution.
Oilers bet on Draisaitl's star power, with or without McDavid

Oilers bet on Draisaitl's star power, with or without McDavid

EDMONTON — The two biggest cornerstones of the emerging Edmonton Oilers franchise are now locked up for the long haul.
Star gymnast Ellie Black headlines Canadian contingent at world university games

Star gymnast Ellie Black headlines Canadian contingent at world university games

After two hectic years, Ellie Black needed a break. The Canadian gymnast's standout performance at the 2015 Pan Am Games, not to mention an impressive showing at the Rio Olympics last summer, had vaulted her into the national spotlight.
Wickenheiser backs development of video games to treat concussions

Wickenheiser backs development of video games to treat concussions

Hayley Wickenheiser's reasons for helping develop video game technology to treat concussions are close to her heart.
Two Canadians representing South Korea in women's hockey at 2018 Olympics

Two Canadians representing South Korea in women's hockey at 2018 Olympics

When Caroline Park received a Facebook message in 2013 asking her if she would be interested in playing women's hockey for South Korea at the Olympics, she thought it was fake. Four years later, the forward from Brampton, Ont.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games MLB American League Tampa Bay 6 Toronto 4 Texas 10 Detroit 4 Cleveland 8 Minnesota 1 Oakland 10 Kansas City 8 Seattle 3 Baltimore 1 National League San Francisco 9 Miami 4 Milwaukee 3 Pittsburgh 1 Cincinnati 2 Chicago Cubs 1 Atlanta 4