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Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownface

Sep. 21, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the scandal's fallout may be limited in a country without the harsh and still-divisive racial history of the...

Braves beat Giants 6-0, clinch 2nd straight NL East title

Sep. 20, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's last year as San Francisco manager. Acuña scored three runs...

Torres tumbles, AL East champ Yankees fall to Blue Jays 4-3

Sep. 20, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star second baseman Gleyber Torres tumbled so awkwardly , so hard, so suddenly, it prompted an audible gasp from the packed crowd at Yankee Stadium. Now the AL East champions can only wait for a prognosis as they prepare for the playoffs. Torres was hurt when his legs buckled while...

Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownface

Sep. 20, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the scandal's fallout may be limited in a country without the harsh and still-divisive racial history...

US men's soccer to play Canada in Orlando in November

Sep. 20, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team will play its Nov. 15 home Nations League match against Canada at Orlando, Florida. The Americans open the new competition against Cuba on Oct. 11 at Washington, D.C., then meet Canada four days later in Toronto. The U.S. group stage finale will be against Cuba on...

Hays robs Guerrero, Jays sweep Orioles with 8-4 victory

Sep. 19, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn't matter to Austin Hays that the game he was in had absolutely no bearing on the playoff picture. That was the last thing on his mind as he chased after a soaring line drive that appeared destined to go over the wall. The Orioles rookie made a highlight-reel grab, one that will be...

Canada's Trudeau comes under fire over brownface photo

Sep. 19, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — At a time when bigotry seems on the rise around the world and doors are being shut, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become known as a champion of diversity. Now, amid his bid for re-election, that reputation is under attack in a furor triggered by a photo of him in brownface at a...

Yankees reliever Betances told surgery not recommended

Sep. 19, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has been told surgery is not recommended for the partially torn Achilles tendon that ended his season after eight pitches. Betances received a second opinion from Dr. Martin O'Malley of the Hospital for Special Surgery, who concurred with Dr. Justin...

Yankees lose to Angels 3-2, miss chance to clinch AL East

Sep. 19, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino sailed a 30-foot throw home on Albert Pujols' tiebreaking chopper, and the sloppy New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday night with a chance to clinch the AL East. New York still would have locked down the division title with a Tampa Bay...

Grichuk slam negates Buchholz dud as Jays beat Orioles 11-10

Sep. 19, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Clay Buchholz left the game under radically different circumstances, Randal Grichuk delivered the decisive blow in an improbable Toronto victory. The Blue Jays overcame an ineffective start by Buchholz, using a grand slam by Grichuk with two outs in the...