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Hernández and Espinal HR, Kikuchi fans 8, Jays beat Rays 4-1

Jun. 30, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández and Santiago Espinal each hit two-run home runs, Yusei Kikuchi struck out a season-high eight over six innings to snap a seven-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 Thursday night. Kikuchi (3-4) allowed one run...

New Zealand designates Proud Boys a terrorist organization

Jun. 30, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government has declared that American far-right groups the Proud Boys and The Base are terrorist organizations. The two groups join 18 others including the Islamic State group that have been given an official terrorist designation,...

Wickens aims for another victory racing at home in Canada

Jun. 30, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

Robert Wickens last weekend used hand controls in an IMSA sports car race for his first victory since a 2018 spinal cord injury temporarily ended his racing career. In England, former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt completed the hill climb at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in a special...

Rays put LH Raley, RH Thompson on restricted list

Jun. 30, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays put left-hander Brooks Raley and right-hander Ryan Thompson on the restricted list Thursday before opening a five-game series in Toronto against the Blue Jays. Tampa Bay added righties Javy Guerra and Phoenix Sanders from Triple-A Durham. ...

Canada official warns of possible COVID resurgence ahead

Jun. 30, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

OTTAWA (AP) — Canada’s chief public health officer is warning of a possible COVID-19 resurgence in the fall and winter. Theresa Tam said Thursday the circulating omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are even more transmissible and able to evade immunity than previous versions,...

Live updates | Trudeau: Canada to up Latvia troop presence

Jun. 30, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the NATO summit in Madrid: ___ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will increase Canada's troop presence in Latvia as part of NATO’s commitment to strengthen its deterrence measures along...

Reynoso scores to lead Minnesota United over LA Galaxy 3-2

Jun. 30, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Emanuel Reynoso scored two goals as Minnesota United stopped a three-game league losing streak with a 3-2 win over the LA Galaxy on Wednesday night. Reynoso scored in the 43rd minute to put United (6-8-3) up 3-0. He also scored in the ninth minute and Franco...

Red Sox beat Jays 6-5 in 10 to avoid three-game sweep

Jun. 30, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — J.D. Martinez drove in the tiebreaking run when he was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep. “It’s a big one,” Martinez said. “We lost...

Pappin, credited with Toronto's last Cup-winner, dies at 82

Jun. 30, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jim Pappin, the former NHL forward credited with the Toronto Maple Leafs’ last Stanley Cup-winning goal, has died. He was 82. The Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks announced the death Wednesday on social media. “We are deeply saddened to learn of...

Toye scores twice to lead Montreal past Seattle 2-1

Jun. 30, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mason Toye scored two goals to lead Montreal to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night. Toye tied it at 1 in the 18th minute and scored the go-ahead goal in the 62nd for Montreal (9-6-2). Jordan Morris scored in the third minute for...