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Barrett has 20 points, 11 boards as Canada routs Mali to open FIBA U19 World Cup

CAIRO — R.J. Barrett of Mississauga, Ont., had 20 points and 11 rebounds to power Canada to a 91-42 rout of Mali to open the FIBA U19 World Cup on Saturday. Lindell Wigginton of Dartmouth, N.S., had seven assists.
Edmonton Eskimos beat Montreal Alouettes to start season with back-to-back wins

Edmonton Eskimos beat Montreal Alouettes to start season with back-to-back wins

Edmonton Eskimos head coach Jason Maas likes where his team is at heading into their bye week.
AP Sources: Pacers trade forward Paul George to Thunder

AP Sources: Pacers trade forward Paul George to Thunder

Paul George has a new home, and Russell Westbrook has a new star teammate. The Indiana Pacers have agreed to trade George to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis, said two people with knowledge of the details.
Estrada walks career-high seven in Jays' 7-4 extra-innings loss to Red Sox

Estrada walks career-high seven in Jays' 7-4 extra-innings loss to Red Sox

TORONTO — Marco Estrada summed up his outing Friday night in two succinct words. "It sucked," said the right-hander, visibly frustrated after allowing a career-high seven walks in the Toronto Blue Jays' 7-4 loss in 11 innings to the Boston Red Sox.
Rainey, Johnson rally B.C. Lions to road win over Toronto Argonauts

Rainey, Johnson rally B.C. Lions to road win over Toronto Argonauts

TORONTO — Ronnie Yell helped rally the B.C. Lions to their first win of the season. B.C. scored 10 second-half points off two Yell turnovers (interception, fumble recovery) en route to a 28-15 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Friday night.
Kang zeroes in on first pro win  -  and it would be major

Kang zeroes in on first pro win - and it would be major

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Danielle Kang won back-to-back majors as an amateur yet she's never cracked the winner's circle in her half-dozen years as a pro.

Sheanon Williams cleared to return to Vancouver Whitecaps after assault charge

VANCOUVER — Defender Sheanon Williams was cleared to return to Vancouver Whitecaps activities and competition on Friday following an assessment by Major League Soccer's substance abuse and behavioral health program doctors and an investigation by the

Blue Jays reinstate Rule 5 pick Sparkman from 60-day disabled list

TORONTO — Blue Jays Rule 5 draft pick Glenn Sparkman didn't even notice he had broken the thumb on his pitching hand when it first happened at spring training four months ago.

Flames GM Brad Treliving keeps up torrid pace re-signing Michael Stone

CALGARY — General manager Brad Treliving didn't wait until the start of unrestricted free agency to fill the Calgary Flames' needs.
Messi to marry childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

Messi to marry childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

ROSARIO, Argentina — Lionel Messi and his childhood sweetheart are getting ready for their marriage in his Argentine hometown of Rosario at a ceremony attended by some of the biggest names in world soccer.