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Altidore scores in 90th to give Toronto FC 2-2 tie with Crew

Aug. 17, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jozy Altidore scored in the 90th minute to give Toronto FC a 2-2 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Altidore found an open space on a run into the 6-yard box and headed home Auro's cross to pull Toronto FC (9-10-7) level. David Accam made it 2-1 for the Crew (7-14-6) in...

Seager hits tiebreaking HR, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3

Aug. 17, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Seager got a kick out of displacing Alex Rodríguez from the Seattle Mariners' record book. Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Austin Nola also went deep, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday. Seager's two-out drive off the right...

Shadowed by crashes, somber IndyCar field returns to Pocono

Aug. 17, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — His social media post shows a digital image of legs walking in perfect stride superimposed over his own. The emoji, however, hides the delicate steps Robert Wickens takes while clutching the bars of a treadmill. Wickens returned this week to a full training program after his...

Guerrero, Grichuk power Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Mariners

Aug. 17, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have found home runs are better when they happen together. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back homers, Jacob Waguespack won his third straight decision and the Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 on Friday night. Derek Fisher and Danny Jansen...

A ragged Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances

Aug. 15, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — For Roger Federer, it was one big blur. The seven-time champion was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in barely over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never faced. Andre Rublev — with only one career win over a top-five player to his...

Lakers' Cousins tears ACL in left knee, awaiting surgery

Aug. 15, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins is facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship expectations. Cousins was diagnosed Thursday with a torn ACL in his left knee, an injury that could sideline the six-time...

Akindele goal lifts Orlando City past Sporting KC 1-0

Aug. 14, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tesho Akindele scored his team-leading ninth goal in the 21st minute and Orlando City beat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 on Wednesday night. Orlando City (9-11-6) jumped into a three-way tie for seventh place with Montreal and Toronto in the Eastern Conference. Akindele scored on one-timer...

No. 4 Simona Halep rallies to avoid upset in Ohio

Aug. 14, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Simona Halep wasn't sure how her left foot would feel. After dropping her first set but feeling no pain, she dug in and advanced at the Western & Southern Open. The fourth-seeded Halep had no problems with her left Achilles as she rallied to beat Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6, 7-5, 6-4...

Andrus gets 4 hits, Rangers beat Jays 7-3 to avoid sweep

Aug. 14, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward gathered his struggling hitters before Wednesday's game and told them to pull together and keep plugging. Message received. Kolby Allard pitched 5 2/3 innings to win for the first time with Texas, Elvis Andrus had four hits and two RBIs and the Rangers...

Ethics commissioner finds Canada PM Trudeau violated ethics

Aug. 14, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's ethics commissioner said Wednesday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured a former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company, a development that could imperil his re-election chances. The report comes just before the official start of...