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Devers HRs for 3rd straight game, Boston tops Jays 6-5 in 13

May. 23, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The teams...

Canada to remove trash from Philippines by end of June

May. 22, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada said Wednesday that by the end of June it will remove truckloads of garbage which Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago. Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said the government has awarded a contract to French shipping giant...

Red Sox slugger Martinez sits because of sore back

May. 22, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Boston Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez was held out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays because of a sore back. Manager Alex Cora said the two-time All-Star isn't likely to return to the lineup until Friday. Martinez sat out the previous two games because of...

Bucks need better bench play to regain control vs Raptors

May. 22, 2019 7:23 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Bucks are back in Milwaukee looking to regain momentum in the Eastern Conference finals. Coach Mike Budenholzer believes the play of his bench will be a major factor in what happens in Game 5 on Thursday. The Bucks reserves played so well in the first two games of the series that the...

Ayo Akinola to miss U20 World Cup, replaced by Julian Araujo

May. 22, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Toronto forward Ayo Akinola will miss the Under-20 World Cup because of an ankle injury and has been replaced on the U.S. roster by LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo. Araujo has played in five games for the Galaxy this season. His addition to the roster was announced Wednesday by the U.S....

FAA investigating after pilot injured by green laser light

May. 22, 2019 9:46 AM EDT

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Federal Aviation Administration officials say a pilot flying from Canada to Orlando International Airport had his eyes burned by a green laser light. Spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said in an email that the WestJet Airlines aircraft was about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the airport when...

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals

May. 22, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. Lowry scored 25 points, Leonard had 19 and the Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference...

Tellez has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs and Jays power past Red Sox 10-3

May. 22, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — It turns out Rowdy Tellez can hit left-handers, too. Tellez went deep twice and collected a career-high five RBIs, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. It was the first multihomer game for the 24-year-old rookie, who bats from the left side. Three of his...

Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett leaving for NBA

May. 21, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett has decided to keep his name in the NBA draft and won't return for his junior year. Brissett made the announcement Tuesday night on Twitter . He said he decided to leave school after getting feedback from NBA teams and speaking with family and friends....

Why Quebec endlessly beckons those on a bicycle

May. 21, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — In Montreal each spring, an epic bicycle festival demonstrates how 25,000 people can let the good times roll without bumping into each other too much.  In Quebéc City and its hinterlands, cyclists plunge into a history shaped by French explorers, the Roman Catholic Church,...