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July 11, 2018 8:30 PM Series preview: Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox

It’s no secret Kendrys Morales had a tough start to the season, hitting .143 as of May 10. But in the last two months, he’s slashing .304/.355/.529 with an OPS of .884, to go along with seven home runs and 18 RBIs. He comes up against stiff competition in the Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez, the American League’s starting designated hitter at next week’s all-star 9

July 10, 2018 12:13 AM Global T20 Canada cricket tourney prepares for second round

KING CITY, ONT.—The second round of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament gets underway Tuesday at the Maple Leaf Cricket Club, with a development side from the Caribbean leading the table ahead of teams featuring top cricket talent. It appeared the other teams were caught napping by the young Caribbean side until Jamaican superstar Chris Gayle and the Vancouver 7

June 24, 2018 9:02 PM World Cup group-stage scenarios heat up

GROUP E: Brazil and Switzerland have four points apiece, Serbia three, and any of them could reach the knockout stage. Serbia meets Brazil on Wednesday, likely needing a win. Switzerland plays Costa Rica at the same time. Costa Rica has been eliminated. GROUP F: Mexico leads with six points, but if Germany defeats South Korea on Wednesday and Sweden 9

June 20, 2018 3:00 PM 'What's going on in the U.S. is wrong,' Trudeau says of Trump's child separation policy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policy that has led to more than 2,000 children being separated from their parents at the southern U.S. border is "wrong." In brief remarks to reporters Wednesday in Ottawa, Trudeau said: "What's going on in the United States is wrong. I can't imagine what the families 23

June 12, 2018 3:31 AM Calder Cup final preview: Game 6, Texas Stars at Toronto Marlies

Texas’ Curtis McKenzie from Golden, B.C., has four goals in the final and a league-leading 10 in the playoffs, inlcuding five on the power play … Toronto’s Andreas Johnsson leads playoff scorers with 20 points (eight goals, 12 assists) in just 14 games. Marlies D Travis Dermott is a game-time decision with an undisclosed injury ... Toronto is 28-0-1 when scoring 9

June 10, 2018 9:11 PM Canadian U18 men's basketball team wins FIBA Americas opener

Andrew Nembhard's 28 points leads Canucks past Argentina Andrew Nembhard had 28 points and seven rebounds to lead Canada to a 92-75 win over Argentina on Sunday in both teams' first game of group play at the FIBA under-18 Americas championship in St. Catharines, Ont. A.J. Lawson and Emanuel Miller added 18 points apiece for the Canadians. Tyrese Samuel 15

June 9, 2018 10:31 PM Nadal faces power-hitter Thiem in final

So if anyone could head into the French Open final with even the slightest reason to think there’s a chance of preventing Nadal from winning a record-extending 11th championship at Roland Garros, it is his opponent Sunday. Yes, that’s right: Thiem. Not any sort of certainty, of course. Not even necessarily a ton of belief. But, sure, a little hope. Bresnik 11

June 6, 2018 10:37 PM Why your vote is a terrible thing to waste

Recent polling conducted for the Toronto Star and Ryerson University by Campaign Research showed that the biggest single reason given by New Canadians and young Ontarians for not voting was that they think they are ineligible: They haven’t received voting cards in the mail, because they were never added to the electoral list. But even without those voting 19

June 4, 2018 12:36 PM GTA year-over-year housing sales down 22.2 per cent in May

Real estate board says market conditions becoming tighter in the GTA The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) reports that May housing sales in the Greater Toronto Area were down 22.2 per compared to May of last year. TREB says that while the number of sales was down year-over-year to 7,834 units, the annual rate of decline was less than reported in February 11

May 31, 2018 3:00 PM Canadian Stage, Soulpepper Theatre and Musical Stage Company lead Dora Award nominations

Other nominees for Outstanding General Production are Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools and LULU v.7 // aspects of a femme fatale, both from Buddies in Bad Times Theatre; and Jerusalem from Outside the March and Company Theatre. In the musical theatre division, the Musical Stage Company has a whopping 12 nominations for Life After, a new Canadian musical by Britta 9