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Justin Turner's homer, RBI single highlight Blue Jays' 5-1 win over the Padres

Apr. 20, 2024 01:55 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Turner hit a solo homer and drove in another run with a single as the Toronto Blue Jays won for the fifth time in six games, beating the San Diego Padres 5-1 on Friday night. “The quality of at-bats have significantly spiked, one through nine,” Turner...

Federal officials investigating cockpit visit by Rockies coach during United flight

Apr. 19, 2024 22:27 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Federal transportation officials are investigating an unauthorized inflight cockpit visit by a coach for the Colorado Rockies during a United Airlines charter flight last week from Denver to Toronto. Video surfaced this week that appears to show Rockies hitting coach...

Who will win the NHL's top awards this season? Here are AP's predictions

Apr. 19, 2024 13:14 PM EDT

Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon, Tampa Bay's Nikita Kucherov, Edmonton's Connor McDavid and Toronto's Auston Matthews are all in the running to win the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP. MacKinnon has carried the top-heavy Avalanche into the playoffs, Kucherov has played a role in half the...

NHL PLAYOFFS: 'It's wide open' is the theme as the race to the Stanley Cup begins

Apr. 19, 2024 13:05 PM EDT

General manager Don Waddell likes how his Carolina Hurricanes finished the season, winning 16 of their final 21 games. He knows it means nothing now. “Your points get erased and you all start with zeroes,” Waddell said. “Playoffs are a different time. That’s what’s great...

Emily Brown and Susanna Tapani each score as Boston returns from 24-day break to beat Toronto 2-1

Apr. 18, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Emily Brown scored her first career goal, Susanna Tapani had a goal and an assist, and Boston returned from a 24-day international break to beat Toronto 2-1 on Thursday night. Boston (5-4-2-9) is in fifth place with 25 points, two behind Ottawa for the fourth...

9 are facing charges in what police in Canada say is the biggest gold theft in the country's history

Apr. 18, 2024 10:14 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Police said nine people are facing charges in what authorities are calling the biggest gold theft in Canadian history from Toronto’s Pearson International airport a year ago. Peel Regional Police said Wednesday that 6,600 gold bars worth more than 20 million...

Judge hits the tiebreaking single in 9th as Yankees rally to avoid sweep with 6-4 win over Blue Jays

Apr. 17, 2024 19:29 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge broke a 4-all tie with a two-run single in the ninth inning, Juan Soto and Giancarlo Stanton hit solo home runs and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Wednesday, avoiding their first sweep of the season. Daulton Varsho hit...

Arrests made a year after gold and cash worth millions were stolen at Toronto airport

Apr. 16, 2024 20:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Police have made arrests in the theft of a cargo container that included gold and other items worth over 20 million Canadian dollars ($14.5 million) that were stolen from Toronto’s Pearson International airport a year ago, authorities said Tuesday. Peel Regional...

John Sterling retires from Yankees broadcast booth at age 85 a few weeks into 36th season

Apr. 15, 2024 19:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Sterling, the hyperexcitable New York Yankees broadcaster known for decades of indelible, personalized home run calls, announced his immediate retirement Monday at age 85. Sterling made the unexpected decision a few weeks into his 36th season as the Yankees'...

A Toronto police officer was stabbed and a suspect shot. Both hospitalized in stable condition

Apr. 12, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A Toronto police officer was stabbed and a suspect was shot in the city’s west end, authorities said Friday. Toronto police said in a post on the social media outlet X that both the officer and the suspect were hospitalized and in stable condition. They said it...