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Higashioka hits 3 of Yanks' 7 HRs in 13-2 romp vs Blue Jays

Higashioka hits 3 of Yanks' 7 HRs in 13-2 romp vs Blue Jays

NEW YORK — Kyle Higashioka was as surprised as anyone. “It's just kind of crazy how baseball works sometimes," the career .169 hitter said.
Sabres acquire Eric Staal in sending Johansson to Wild

Sabres acquire Eric Staal in sending Johansson to Wild

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Kevyn Adams didn’t have to do too much homework on centre Eric Staal in completing his first trade as Buffalo Sabres general manager.
Stars wait inside bubble for Stanley Cup Final opponent

Stars wait inside bubble for Stanley Cup Final opponent

EDMONTON — Blake Comeau and the Dallas Stars knew there would be the huge sacrifice of being away from their families once inside the NHL bubble, and those absences have only been amplified by monotonous gaps with little to do between playing games p
Saskatoon team brings on first woman player in Canadian Junior Football League

Saskatoon team brings on first woman player in Canadian Junior Football League

SASKATOON — Emmarae Dale says it was surreal when she put on a bright blue jersey and walked onto the football field to practice with the Saskatoon Hilltops.
Maya Moore now wed, to wrongfully jailed man she helped free

Maya Moore now wed, to wrongfully jailed man she helped free

NEW YORK — Basketball star Maya Moore has married Jonathan Irons, the Missouri man she helped work to free from prison after a 22-year-old wrongful conviction.

Phil Kingsley Jones, manager of Jonah Lomu and father of Canada coach, dies at 72

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Phil Kingsley Jones, the manager who guided the career of All Blacks winger Jonah Lomu, turning him into rugby’s first global superstar, has died. He was 72. His death was confirmed Wednesday by his son Kingsley Jones Jr.
Cavallini fined, Maciel suspended for actions in Whitecaps-Impact battle

Cavallini fined, Maciel suspended for actions in Whitecaps-Impact battle

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver Whitecaps striker has been fined and an Impact midfielder suspended following a testy battle that ended in a 4-2 win for Montreal on Sunday.
Canadiens sign defenceman Joel Edmundson to four-year deal

Canadiens sign defenceman Joel Edmundson to four-year deal

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed new defenceman Joel Edmundson to a four-year contract with an average annual value of US$3.5 million.
Reverse: Big Ten will try to play fall football after all

Reverse: Big Ten will try to play fall football after all

Players were pumped. Coaches were stoked. Fans seemed relieved. Even the president was pleased. The Big Ten is going to give fall football a shot after all.
Have Mercy: Blowouts stir talk of mercy rule to end lopsided ballgames early

Have Mercy: Blowouts stir talk of mercy rule to end lopsided ballgames early

Blue Jays backup infielder Santiago Espinal could only offer a helpless smile as he watched DJ LeMahieu turn on his pitch and launch it over the Yankee Stadium wall.