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Four more teams join NBA 2K League; Raptors Uprising GC set for playoffs

TORONTO — Four more franchises are joining the NBA 2K League next season, bringing the number of teams in the virtual basketball circuit to 21.
Harris, Redblacks face major challenge with Blue Bombers' defence

Harris, Redblacks face major challenge with Blue Bombers' defence

Trevor Harris and the Ottawa Redblacks' offence face a major challenge Friday night. Harris threw for a season-high 487 yards last week to rally the Redblacks to a 24-17 win over the Montreal Alouettes.

Veteran slotback Rob Bagg returns to the Saskatchewan Roughriders

REGINA — Rob Bagg is back with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The CFL club re-signed the veteran slotback Wednesday. Bagg, 33, of Kingston, Ont., spent 10 seasons with the Riders before being released prior to the start of the 2018 campaign.
Top NCAA basketball teams have fond memories of trips to Canada

Top NCAA basketball teams have fond memories of trips to Canada

The Duke Blue Devils aren't the first prominent NCAA basketball team to come play in Canada.
FIFA defends bans for 'false' info, tarnishing reputations

FIFA defends bans for 'false' info, tarnishing reputations

Justifying an overhaul of its ethics code, FIFA asserted Tuesday that people who "tarnish the reputations of others" must be banned from soccer.

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Tuesday's Games MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 4 Tampa Bay 1 Chicago White Sox 6 Detroit 3 Toronto 6 Kansas City 5 Oakland 3 Seattle 2 National League Milwaukee 7 Chicago Cubs 0 Atlanta 10 Miami 6 St. Louis 6 Washington 4 San Francisco 2 L.A.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 4 Tampa Bay 1 Chicago White Sox 6 Detroit 3 Toronto 6 Kansas City 5 Oakland 3 Seattle 2 National League Milwaukee 7 Chicago Cubs 0 Atlanta 10 Miami 6 St. Louis 6 Washington 4 San Francisco 2 L.A.
Pillar homers in 8th to lift Blue Jays over Royals 6-5

Pillar homers in 8th to lift Blue Jays over Royals 6-5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With Kevin Pillar down in the count 0-2 with two outs in the eighth inning, Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez went out to talk to reliever Blaine Boyer. Whatever they discussed did not work.

Canada's Raonic, Shapovalov advance as Western and Southern Open

CINCINNATI — Canada's Denis Shapovalov fended off a late charge by Britain's Kyle Edmund for a 6-4, 7-5 win in the second round of the Western and Southern Open on Tuesday.
M's Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A's

M's Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A's

OAKLAND, Calif. — Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was replaced by Felix Hernandez in the first inning Tuesday night after being hit by a line drive on his pitching arm.