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Castro helps Tigers top Blue Jays 4-2 as Manoah exits game early with hurt elbow

Castro helps Tigers top Blue Jays 4-2 as Manoah exits game early with hurt elbow

TORONTO — Blue Jays starter Alek Manoah had just given up a solo home run to Willi Castro when his night got even worse.
Blue Jays RHP Manoah leaves game after being hit by comebacker

Blue Jays RHP Manoah leaves game after being hit by comebacker

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Alek Manoah left Friday’s start against Detroit in the sixth inning after he was hit on the right elbow by Jonathan Schoop’s comebacker. A first-time All-Star, Manoah entered 11-4 with a 2.24 ERA in 19 starts.
Swim star Summer McIntosh races to gold at Commonwealth Games

Swim star Summer McIntosh races to gold at Commonwealth Games

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Canadian swimming star Summer McIntosh has added to her burgeoning medal case.
Pendrith takes 1-shot lead over Finau at Rocket Mortgage

Pendrith takes 1-shot lead over Finau at Rocket Mortgage

DETROIT (AP) — Taylor Pendrith grew up getting breaks from golf, putting the clubs away each winter in Canada. That may have helped him when he had to miss nearly four months of competition due to a painful injury earlier this year.
Former sport minister Duncan has zero faith Hockey Canada can clean up its sport

Former sport minister Duncan has zero faith Hockey Canada can clean up its sport

TORONTO — As a former gymnast who has seen the darker side of that sport, Kirsty Duncan's mandate was to try to eradicate abuse in Canadian sport.
Stampers-Blue Bombers rematch highlights weekend CFL schedule

Stampers-Blue Bombers rematch highlights weekend CFL schedule

CALGARY — Two weeks after Calgary had its season-opening winning streak snapped by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the Stampeders get a chance to return the favour.
Sports-betting operators can run in Ontario while applications being considered

Sports-betting operators can run in Ontario while applications being considered

TORONTO — It has yet to gain provincial approval but that hasn't prevented BetRegal from serving Ontario football fans. Last August, the CFL announced a multi-year partnership with BetRegal, making it the league's official sports-gaming partner.
Blinken, Russian top diplomat speak about Griner, Whelan

Blinken, Russian top diplomat speak about Griner, Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke by phone to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday in the highest-level known contact between the two sides since Russia invaded Ukraine, with Blinken urging Russia to accept a deal
Veteran Canadian receiver Jones among 11 players released by Elks

Veteran Canadian receiver Jones among 11 players released by Elks

EDMONTON — Veteran Canadian receiver Mike Jones was among 11 players released Friday by the Edmonton Elks. Jones, 29, had eight catches for 100 yards in seven games this season.
Parents facing tough conversations, decisions in wake of Hockey Canada controversies

Parents facing tough conversations, decisions in wake of Hockey Canada controversies

Sylvain Perrier was sitting down to lunch with his wife and daughter when he saw the breaking news that Hockey Canada was embroiled in another group sexual assault investigation, this time involving the 2003 world junior team.