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U Sports Roundup: Defending Vanier Cup champion Laval opens season with victory

QUEBEC — Hugo Richard threw three touchdowns and ran in another as the Laval Rouge et Or began their Vanier Cup defence with a 40-5 win over the Sherbrooke Vert et Or on Saturday in U Sports football action.
Bills QB Tyrod Taylor leaves game vs Ravens with concussion

Bills QB Tyrod Taylor leaves game vs Ravens with concussion

BALTIMORE — Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor has been removed from Saturday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens with a concussion. The injury occurred Saturday night at the end of the Bills' second possession of the game.
Maple Leafs sign restricted free agent Connor Brown to three-year extension

Maple Leafs sign restricted free agent Connor Brown to three-year extension

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed restricted free agent Connor Brown to a three-year contract extension on Saturday. The deal carries an average annual value of $2.1 million per season.

Kayla Sanchez, Faith Knelson win silver medals at FINA world junior championships

INDIANAPOLIS — Kayla Sanchez and Faith Knelson each won silver medals on Saturday at the FINA world junior championships. Sanchez came second in the 200-metre individual medley in two minutes 12.64 seconds. Miku Kojima of Japan won the race.
Jets sign faceoff specialist Matt Hendricks to one-year contract

Jets sign faceoff specialist Matt Hendricks to one-year contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets signed forward Matt Hendricks to a one-year contract on Saturday. The deal is worth $700,000.
Harris reaches 3,000 passing yards in Redblacks 31-24 win over Lions

Harris reaches 3,000 passing yards in Redblacks 31-24 win over Lions

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks were starting to resemble the team that won the Grey Cup last November on Saturday. Then they almost let the game get away. The Redblacks led the B.C.
Henderson fires course record 63 to get into contention at CP Women's Open

Henderson fires course record 63 to get into contention at CP Women's Open

OTTAWA — Brooke Henderson said that it would take a miracle for her to get into contention at the CP Women's Open after barely making the cut. She got that miracle on Saturday.
Broch Larsen, Martin take over lead in CP Women's Open; Henderson tied for 6th

Broch Larsen, Martin take over lead in CP Women's Open; Henderson tied for 6th

OTTAWA — It's going to be Mighty Mouse versus the Danish Dynamo, finesse against power, in the final pairing in the fourth round of the CP Women's Open.

Patriots star WR Edelman out for season with knee injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots star wide receiver Julian Edelman will miss the 2017 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee in a preseason game.
Toronto Blue Jays hold on to beat Twins 10-9 and tie series at one apiece

Toronto Blue Jays hold on to beat Twins 10-9 and tie series at one apiece

TORONTO — Josh Donaldson made some tweaks to his approach at the plate and it paid off on Saturday afternoon. The third baseman drove in three runs and scored the eventual winner as the Blue Jays edged the Twins 10-9.