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Orioles ask court to refuse arbitration decision with Nats

NEW YORK — Lawyers for the Baltimore Orioles were met by skeptical questions from a judge they asked to reject an arbitration decision from baseball executives awarding the Washington Nationals $296.8 million for their television rights from 2012-16.
Tough defence helping Toronto Wolfpack make up for handling errors on offence

Tough defence helping Toronto Wolfpack make up for handling errors on offence

TORONTO — The Toronto Wolfpack have been winning ugly in recent weeks but remain on course to finish atop the second-tier Betfred Championship, with promotion to the Super League the ultimate goal.

Ottawa's Dabrowski, China's Xu advance to Wimbledon doubles final

WIMBLEDON, England — Ottawa's Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan of China advanced to the Wimbledon women mixed doubles with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 win over defending champions Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Friday.
Canada drops 2 spots to No. 7 in FIFA rankings after round-of-16 World Cup exit

Canada drops 2 spots to No. 7 in FIFA rankings after round-of-16 World Cup exit

Canada has dropped two places to No. 7 in the FIFA world rankings after exiting in the round of 16 at the recent Women's World Cup. The world champion Americans remained No.
Trevor Harris, Edmonton Eskimos hand B.C. Lions 'embarrassing' 33-6 loss

Trevor Harris, Edmonton Eskimos hand B.C. Lions 'embarrassing' 33-6 loss

VANCOUVER — Coach DeVone Claybrooks says his B.C. Lions can't continue to allow their biggest asset to languish.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games CFL Edmonton 33 British Columbia 6 --- Major League Baseball American League Texas 5 Houston 0 --- The Canadian Press
AP source: Russell Westbrook going to Rockets for Chris Paul

AP source: Russell Westbrook going to Rockets for Chris Paul

LAS VEGAS — Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen.
Toronto FC moves on, says goodbye to homegrown striker Jordan Hamilton

Toronto FC moves on, says goodbye to homegrown striker Jordan Hamilton

Toronto FC said goodbye to one of its own Thursday, dealing homegrown product Jordan Hamilton to Columbus Crew SC for American striker Patrick Mullins.
Canadian Alena Sharp, Youngin Chun share Marathon Classic lead at 64

Canadian Alena Sharp, Youngin Chun share Marathon Classic lead at 64

SYLVANIA, Ohio — Alena Sharp of Canada and Youngin Chun of South Korea shared the Marathon Classic lead at 7-under 64 on Thursday, a stroke ahead of Stacy Lewis and three others at Highland Meadows Golf Club.
While he's never won in Toronto, Hinchcliffe the headliner at his hometown race

While he's never won in Toronto, Hinchcliffe the headliner at his hometown race

TORONTO — When it was James Hinchcliffe's turn to speak among the panel of IndyCar drivers at Thursday's opening news conference, emcee Michael Young jokingly skipped right past the Canadian. "James Hinchcliffe, thanks for joining us.