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Ronaldo says his ban for pushing referee is 'persecution'

Ronaldo says his ban for pushing referee is 'persecution'

MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo has bitterly criticized his five-game suspension for pushing a referee who had sent him off, describing the ban as "persecution.
Oilers bet on Draisaitl's star power, with or without McDavid

Oilers bet on Draisaitl's star power, with or without McDavid

EDMONTON — The two biggest cornerstones of the emerging Edmonton Oilers franchise are now locked up for the long haul.
Star gymnast Ellie Black headlines Canadian contingent at world university games

Star gymnast Ellie Black headlines Canadian contingent at world university games

After two hectic years, Ellie Black needed a break. The Canadian gymnast's standout performance at the 2015 Pan Am Games, not to mention an impressive showing at the Rio Olympics last summer, had vaulted her into the national spotlight.
Wickenheiser backs development of video games to treat concussions

Wickenheiser backs development of video games to treat concussions

Hayley Wickenheiser's reasons for helping develop video game technology to treat concussions are close to her heart.
Two Canadians representing South Korea in women's hockey at 2018 Olympics

Two Canadians representing South Korea in women's hockey at 2018 Olympics

When Caroline Park received a Facebook message in 2013 asking her if she would be interested in playing women's hockey for South Korea at the Olympics, she thought it was fake. Four years later, the forward from Brampton, Ont.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games MLB American League Tampa Bay 6 Toronto 4 Texas 10 Detroit 4 Cleveland 8 Minnesota 1 Oakland 10 Kansas City 8 Seattle 3 Baltimore 1 National League San Francisco 9 Miami 4 Milwaukee 3 Pittsburgh 1 Cincinnati 2 Chicago Cubs 1 Atlanta 4
Estrada allows two home runs, walks four in Blue Jays' loss to Rays

Estrada allows two home runs, walks four in Blue Jays' loss to Rays

TORONTO — The Tampa Bay Rays have had all kinds of success against Marco Estrada this season. After another loss against them Tuesday night, the Blue Jays right-hander was left searching for answers once again.

Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored

AUSTIN, Texas — The first woman to sue Baylor University over allegations the nation's largest Baptist school ignored or mishandled rape allegations has settled her case, her attorney said Tuesday.
Blue Jays signed Lefty Brett Anderson to a minor-league contract

Blue Jays signed Lefty Brett Anderson to a minor-league contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays announced on Tuesday that the club has signed veteran pitcher Brett Anderson to a minor-league contract.
Canadian biathlon coach Richard Boruta dies in climbing accident in Alberta

Canadian biathlon coach Richard Boruta dies in climbing accident in Alberta

CALGARY — Resourceful and demanding, with a big heart under a tough exterior, Richard Boruta touched the lives of many Canadian biathletes. The former national team coach died in a climbing accident near Canmore, Alta., on Aug. 9 at the age of 49.