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June 24, 2018 4:39 AM Pearce blast lifts Blue Jays past Angels in Stroman’s return

ANAHEIM, CALIF.—Steve Pearce hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Blue Jays ended a five-game road losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Marcus Stroman threw five scoreless innings for the Blue Jays, who had lost 10 of their last 11 on the road. Stroman, who had not started since May 8 because of shoulder 5

June 24, 2018 2:42 AM Argonauts lose Ricky Ray and home opener to Stampeders

The Argonauts had more than a loss to the Calgary Stampeders on their minds after Saturday night’s Grey Cup rematch at BMO Field. Argos star quarterback Ricky Ray was taken to hospital after he was carted off the field with a suspected neck injury in the third quarter. Ray faked a handoff when Stampeders defensive linemen Ja’Gared Davis and Cordarro 6

June 23, 2018 8:35 PM Blue Jays’ Smoak grinds it out minus all-star buzz

“I feel like my goal is to go out there and have good at-bats. If I have good at-bats through 600 at-bats or whatever it is, the numbers are going to be what they are at the end of the year, no matter what.” Smoak remains a durable contributor — having missed just seven starts in 2018, three of those for the birth of his second daughter in May — and an elite 5

June 23, 2018 4:34 PM Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with L.A. Kings in $18M deal

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal with the Kings on Saturday, choosing Los Angeles over several interested teams for his return to the NHL. The 35-year-old Kovalchuk scored 816 points in 816 career 6

June 23, 2018 12:05 AM Capitals trade Brooks Orpik, Philipp Grubauer to Avalanche

Carlson, who led all defenceman in scoring in the regular season and playoffs, is expected to cost $8 million-plus a season on a long-term deal. The Capitals would have struggled to fit that under the $79.5-million ceiling without a move like this. “This was a difficult move, but the one we felt we needed to make in order to give some flexibility moving 6

June 22, 2018 10:42 PM Blue Jays’ Roberto Osuna suspended 75 games

Major League Baseball said Friday the suspension is retroactive to May 8 and covers 75 games. Osuna will wind up missing 89 days, which would cost him about $2.54 million of his $5.3-million U.S. salary. Osuna will participate in a confidential and comprehensive evaluation and treatment program supervised by the joint policy board of MLB and the players' 5

June 22, 2018 12:04 AM Suns take DeAndre Ayton at No. 1 in NBA draft

NEW YORK—Eight years after playing basketball for the first time, Deandre Ayton is the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. The Phoenix Suns made the long-expected move official on Thursday night, taking the Arizona centre with the top overall pick. He’s the first Arizona player to go No. 1 in the draft; Mike Bibby was No. 2 in 1998 and Derrick Williams was No. 2 in 2011. Ayton 7

June 20, 2018 11:05 PM Series preview: Toronto Blue Jays at Los Angeles Angels

We’re not even gong to pretend Mike Trout has a comparable. A two-time MVP in his first six full seasons (he was runner-up three times and fourth last season), the Angels outfielder is having another dominant season. Through Tuesday’s games, he led the majors in runs (60), homers (23), walks (64), on-base percentage (.469), OPS (1.158), total bases (77), and WAR (6.5). Marcus 6

June 20, 2018 9:25 PM Raptors may try to trade their way into NBA draft

Toronto has no pick in Thursday’s draft at Barclays Center in New York, and while GM Bobby Webster remained mum on the Raptors plans on the eve of the big night, he did say trading into the draft isn’t so simple. “It’s always tough,” Webster said Wednesday. “We always say you fall in love with your picks at this time of year so it’s hard to get rid of them. We’ve 6

June 20, 2018 8:02 PM Leafs sign defenceman Carrick and goalie Pickard to one-year deals

He was originally selected in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2012 NHL draft. The 26-year-old Pickard made one start for the Leafs this past season, while posting a 21-9-1 record with a 2.31 goals-against average and .918 save percentage with the AHL Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies. Acquired in a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights last October 8