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September 16, 2018 1:06 AM Blue Jays hang on for wild win at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK—C.C. Sabathia got clocked early and the Yankees, despite hitting four home runs during a furious rally, kept wobbling toward a playoff spot Saturday with an 8-7 loss to the Blue Jays. Randal Grichuk hit two homers and doubled, and Kevin Pillar also connected as Toronto ended a four-game losing streak. The Blue Jays exhausted their bullpen, using 10

September 12, 2018 11:05 PM L.A. Kings’ Ilya Kovalchuk begins his NHL second act in Hollywood

No one recognized him at the airport when he arrived in Los Angeles on Sunday. But Kings fans would like his face to be ubiquitous, preferably in goal-scoring celebrations and wins. How much Kovalchuk, 35, has left is one of the tantalizing questions of the upcoming NHL season. He’s returning from a five-year break from the NHL during which he played 10

September 7, 2018 10:09 PM Quebec’s Coalition leader promises to expel immigrants who fail to learn French

Legault’s proposal was panned by Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard, who accused his rival of fear-mongering and wanting to “break up families.” He argued that Quebec’s immigration policy has been a success, noting that about 50 per cent of all jobs in recent years have been filled by immigrants. “Immigrants are learning French, and you know where they learn 22

September 4, 2018 7:07 PM Defending champion Sloane Stephens knocked out in U.S. Open quarterfinals

Stephens, one of the best defenders in the game, squandered all seven break-point chances in the first set, missing out a chance for early momentum during a lengthy third game of the match. She couldn’t convert four chances to break in that game that lasted 18 points, and Sevastova then quickly broke her for a 3-1 lead. Stephens then couldn’t convert 17

September 3, 2018 1:56 AM Marina Alex rallies to win her first LPGA Tour title

Alex matched the course record with a 62 on Thursday, then shot 71-71 to begin the final round six strokes behind Women’s British Open champion Hall. Hall had a 75. The 22-year-old Englishwoman played the front nine in 2 over, with bogeys on the par-4 first and par-5 seventh. Australia’s Minjee Lee, two strokes behind playing partner Hall entering round 14

August 29, 2018 2:00 AM Family of caregiver sues over fatal fire in Lindsay-area foster home

The family of a caregiver who died in a foster-home fire is accusing the Ontario government in a $5-million lawsuit of licensing a firetrap. Andrea Reid’s family alleges that the home, near Lindsay, Ont., should have never been allowed to care for children, citing poorly trained staff, the lack of a fire plan or escape routes in the event of an emergency 24

August 26, 2018 1:03 AM Calgary’s Kamar Jorden sets team record with 249 receiving yards in Stamps’ win over Blue Bombers

CALGARY—Kamar Jorden helped break the game open in the fourth quarter and set a club record for the Calgary Stampeders in the process. Jorden caught a pass from quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell and ran for a 68-yard touchdown with 1:41 to play in the game to give the Stampeders a 32-18 lead over the visiting Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Stampeders (8-1) held on for a 39-26 win over the Blue Bombers 11

August 23, 2018 11:22 PM Despite recent crash, Canadian Mike Woods ready for second crack at Spanish Vuelta

Defending champion Chris Froome and Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, both members of Team Sky, are skipping the race to compete in the Tour of Britain. This year, Woods finished second in the prestigious Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day race in April — the first Canadian to reach the podium at the event — and was runner-up on Stage 4 of the Giro D’Italia 12

August 18, 2018 11:39 PM Toronto Wolfpack edged by Hull Kingston Rovers in Super 8s Qualifiers play

Former Wolfpack captain Craig Hall gave HKR a 12-6 lead after intercepting a Gareth O’Brien pass near the visitors’ try-line and racing 90 yards for the 25th-minute score. A late penalty made it 14-6 at the break. The Wolfpack turned up the pressure in the second half and the visitors began to make mistakes. Toronto led 16-14 — on an Andrew Dixon converted 13

August 18, 2018 12:17 PM Pakistan’s cricket star turned politician Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

ISLAMABAD— Pakistan’s cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month’s elections. Khan’ s Tehreek-e-Insaf party won the most seats in the July 25 national elections but fell short of an outright majority 11