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To home or Rome? England takes on Italy to end title drought

To home or Rome? England takes on Italy to end title drought

LONDON (AP) — To hear the England players giddily singing along with the Wembley Stadium crowd to "Sweet Caroline" — “so good, so good” — encapsulates the youthful exuberance and carefree spirit of a group unburdened by trying to end the team's 55-ye

Jackson of 'Hamilton' to sing national anthem at All-Stars

DENVER (AP) — Christopher Jackson, who played George Washington in Lin-Manuel Miranda's “Hamilton" on Broadway, will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Tuesday night's All-Star Game at Coors Field.
Joe Pepitone suing Hall of Fame for return of famed bat

Joe Pepitone suing Hall of Fame for return of famed bat

Former New York Yankees star Joe Pepitone has filed a lawsuit against the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum seeking the return of the Louisville Slugger bat that Mickey Mantle used to hit his 500th career home run more than five decades ago.
Canadian Michael Woods earns King of the Mountain honours at Tour de France

Canadian Michael Woods earns King of the Mountain honours at Tour de France

QUILLAN, France — Canadian Michael Woods survived a crash at the Tour de France on Saturday to claim the polka dot jersey as leader of the King of the Mountains classification.
Coach John Herdman has his eye on the prize as Canada kicks off Gold Cup campaign

Coach John Herdman has his eye on the prize as Canada kicks off Gold Cup campaign

If football comes home to England in Sunday's Euro 2020 final, Canada coach John Herdman will miss it.
Former NFL receiver Bryant among eight Toronto Argonauts placed on suspended list

Former NFL receiver Bryant among eight Toronto Argonauts placed on suspended list

GUELPH, ONTARIO — Former NFL receiver Martavis Bryant was among eight players placed on the CFL's suspended list Saturday by the Toronto Argonauts. Bryant, 29, signed with Toronto on Jan. 25.
Lowe helps Rays beat Blue Jays 5-2 for 6th straight win

Lowe helps Rays beat Blue Jays 5-2 for 6th straight win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe homered twice and Mike Zunino also connected, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Saturday for their sixth consecutive win.
No shortage of familiar faces with Toronto Argonauts for quarterback Nick Arbuckle

No shortage of familiar faces with Toronto Argonauts for quarterback Nick Arbuckle

The COVID-19 pandemic may've cost Nick Arbuckle an entire football season but he feels it made him a better quarterback. Like all other CFL teams, the Toronto Argonauts opened their training camp Saturday. The Argos workout in Guelph, Ont.

Canada's unbeaten streak at U19 World Cup snapped with semifinal loss to U.S.

RIGA, Latvia — Caleb Houstan put up 23 points but Canada dropped a 92-86 decision to the U.S. in semifinal action at the FIBA U19 World Cup on Saturday.
Back to the future: MLB draft returns, makes All-Star debut

Back to the future: MLB draft returns, makes All-Star debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Cherington's first amateur draft as general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates was brief and remote, held amid the coronavirus pandemic that grounded scouts and wiped out nearly all of 2020's amateur baseball calendar.
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