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Jays fans vent after embarrassing loss to Rays


Prior to the Toronto Blue Jays’ game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night at Rogers Centre, manager John Gibbons told the media that he thinks the team can get back to its May-like tear. Talk about bad timing.

Bombers get late touchdown from Grigsby to rally past Als


Nic Grigsby ran 26 yards for a touchdown with just over two minutes left to lift the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a 24-16 victory over the Montreal Alouettes on Friday.

Red Sox sign Cuban Rusney Castillo to $72.5 million contract: report


Red Sox manager John Farrell calls outfielder Rusney Castillo "an exciting, athletic player." Farrell spoke Friday amid multiple media reports that the Red Sox had agreed with Castillo on a $72.5 US million, seven-year contract.

Rays’ Drew Smyly shuts down Blue Jays


Tampa Bay's Drew Smyly threw a two-hit shutout and Evan Longoria homered and drove in three runs as the Rays dumped the Blue Jays 8-0 on Friday night.

Jays manager Gibbons says team can return to May-like tear


The Toronto Blue Jays were one of the most feared teams in baseball through May and early June. They need to regain that form to have any chance of qualifying for the post-season, something manager John Gibbons believes can still happen.

Ujiri, Leiweke view Raptors training facility as basketball "mecca"


Masai Ujiri and Tim Leiweke envision a training facility that will be both the talk of the NBA and a home to young Canadian players — a "Field of Dreams" facility that they say will help bring basketball's best to Toronto.


Washington Post to stop using 'Redskins' on editorial page


The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington's football team the "Redskins" on its editorial page.

Aussie Adam Scott in tie for lead at Barclays


Adam Scott ran off four straight birdies in the middle of his round and finished with a tap-in birdie Friday for a 6-under 65 to share the 36-hole lead with Cameron Tringale at The Barclays.

Blue Bombers, CFL miss mark with new jerseys: designer

Designer Lennard Taylor, Winnipeg

Fans and fashion designers alike are panning the new Winnipeg Blue Bombers signature jerseys after their release earlier this week.

Ryu extends lead at Canadian Pacific Women's Open


So Yeon Ryu continued to pull away from the pack at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open by completing another bogey-free round to move to 15 under par going into the weekend.

Youth Olympic Games: Day 6 highlights


Watch our highlight wrap on demand as Canada takes on the world in 28 disciplines on Day 6 at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Tom Hanks joins Women's World Cup grass debate


Actor Tom Hanks has added his voice to those protesting the artificial turf surfaces that Canadian venues will use at the upcoming 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada, tweeting Friday "Hey FIFA, they deserve real grass. Put in sod."


Browns' Johnny Manziel fined for middle-finger gesture


A person familiar with the penalty says Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has been fined $12,000 US by the NFL for flipping his middle finger at Washington's sideline.

Former University of Ottawa hockey players charged in Thunder Bay sex assault

David Foucher Guillaume Donovan U of O hockey players charged

Two players on University of Ottawa's suspended men's hockey team are facing charges of sexual assault in connection with an incident at a hotel in Thunder Bay in February.

Manziel heckled with 'Johnny Clipboard' T-shirts


The Heckler Store, an online clothing manufacturer, is trying to cash in on the latest development in the Cleveland Browns quarterbacking situation with "Johnny Clipboard" T-shirts.

Michael Phelps helps U.S. relay team to Pan Pac gold


Swimming in his first international meet since coming out of retirement, Michael Phelps helped the United States win the 4x200-metre relay Friday at the Pan Pacific championships in Australia.

Blue Jays open critical homestand vs. Rays


The fading Toronto Blue Jays will try to win back-to-back contests for only the second time this month Friday night (7:07 p.m. ET) when they open a nine-game homestand with the first of three against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Youth Olympic Games


Watch our nightly highlight show as Canada takes on the world in 28 disciplines at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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