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Yordy Reyna scored the winner and set up another as the Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday night.
Fredy Montero had a goal and an assist for Vancouver (14-9-6), which moved four points clear atop Major League Soccer’s Western Conference and stretched its unbeaten streak to seven games (5-0-2).
Matt Nichols threw for 319 yards and two touchdowns on a rainy night as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 29-9 on Friday.
It was Winnipeg’s fifth straight victory at Investors Group Field this year, boosting its overall record to 9-3. That retains the Bombers in 2nd position in the CFL West Division, three points behind Calgary.
The Toronto Blue Jays are shutting out their disappointing home program on a losing note.
Thursday night at Rogers Centre it appeared like the Toronto bats had been packaged for the off-season. The Blue Jays mustered just two hits in a weary 1-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals, who made a 2-1 series victory.
At least the damage was done early enough so you could enjoy other activities, such as knitting or working your way through that Sudoku puzzle book.
When the score is 9-0 through the first two innings for the opposition, you have to be creative to pass the time.
Connor Brickley had two goals and an assist, helping the Florida Panthers beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 at a preseason split-squad match on Tuesday night.
Henrik Haapala, Michael Matheson and Denis Malgin also scored for Florida. Starting goaltender James Reimer stopped all 15 shots he faced, and book Harri Sateri allowed three goals on 19 shots.
Mike Hoffman scored twice as the Ottawa Senators opened the preseason with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs Monday night.
Mark Stone, Tyler Randell, Gabriel Gagne, Cody Ceci also scored for Ottawa.
From the time the Elvis Presley impersonator singing songs between whistles had left the building, the NHL’s newest franchise was already well on its way to success in the group’s first-ever exhibition match.
Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, fighting to a draw with Canelo Alvarez in a brutal battle that ended with both fighters with their hands in victory.
The middleweight showdown lived up to its hype as the two fighters exchanged enormous punches and went after each other for 12 rounds. Neither fighter was down and seemed seriously hurt but both landed some big punches to the head that had the audience screaming in excitement.
The CFL’s bold moves this week to preserve player security have been widely praised by many, but independently, others inside the league wonder whether it is going to affect players’ preparations for games or perhaps make them less secure.
The Cleveland Indians added a walk-off win to a series that has had everything.
Jay Bruce hit an RBI double in the 10th inning as the Indians rallied to their 22nd straight win to expand their AL record, beating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Thursday night to move within four wins of fitting the 1916 New York Giants for the longest streak in major league history.