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August 16, 2018 8:09 PM Getting to know the new guys just part of the job for Blue Jays catchers

It’s more difficult when dealing with guys like Cumpton, spot starter Mike Hauschild or closer Ken Giles, the few pitchers who didn’t start the year with the organization. “Then you’ve just got to kind of learn some personality along with the things I just mentioned,” Maile said. As the Jays continue their rebuild, there’s a chance of even more faces 6

August 13, 2018 8:24 PM Ontario will rely on private sector to sell recreational cannabis

Ontario will sell recreational cannabis online only when it is legalized Oct. 17 and allow “tightly regulated” private retail stores into the weed business by next April 1. The sales model from Premier Doug Ford’s new Progressive Conservative government marks a shift from the previous Liberal administration’s plan for 150 brick-and-mortar Ontario Cannabis 9

August 8, 2018 8:53 PM Browns’ Baker Mayfield spikes nerves as NFL spotlight awaits

CLEVELAND—Baker Mayfield played on a big stage at Oklahoma, so he’s not scared of stepping onto football’s biggest one. The Browns rookie quarterback — and perhaps their QB of the future — will make his NFL exhibition debut Thursday night as Cleveland visits the New York Giants in a game that will feature the top two overall picks in this year’s draft 12

August 5, 2018 6:42 PM Robert Martin, Tuskegee Airman who flew ‘63 and a half’ combat missions, dies at 99

Robert L. Martin, a combat pilot who said he flew “63 and a half” missions during Second World War as part of the barrier-breaking Tuskegee Airmen, was shot down over German-occupied territory on the 64th and spent five weeks trying to return to Allied lines with the help of Josip Broz Tito’s anti-fascist Yugoslav partisans, died July 26 at a senior 16

July 31, 2018 2:15 PM Detroit Lions bring two unique Canadians to NFL training camp

But Luke’s move to Motown finally converted his father to the Honolulu blue and silver cause. “He just left,” Willson said after a recent workout. “He had on a Lions hat and a Lions T-shirt.” One fact of life Willson’s been forced to repeatedly explain to the American media covering the Lions is that he’s not the Canadian on the team they should be asking 10

July 25, 2018 7:15 PM Buffalo Bills sign rookie QB Josh Allen to four-year deal

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.—Now that quarterback Josh Allen is under contract, the big question remaining is how long it will be before the Buffalo Bills’ rookie first-round draft pick takes over the starting job. The Bills signed Allen to a four-year contract on Wednesday, a day before they open training camp in the Rochester suburbs. Allen is the heir-apparent 16

July 23, 2018 3:14 AM Canadian Penny Oleksiak pulls out of Pan Pacific swim meet to focus on Olympics

The four-time Olympic medallist won the 100-metre freestyle and 100 butterfly at the just-completed Canadian trials to qualify for the national team that’s headed to Japan, but is withdrawing from the event to focus on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Swimming Canada says that the 18-year-old from Toronto has come to a joint decision with Swimming Canada’s high-performance 15

July 16, 2018 12:57 PM An Indiana man thought the gun he was cleaning was unloaded. His 6-year-old daughter is now dead

Gun manuals and training protocols remind owners to check to see if a weapon is unloaded and pointed in a safe direction before starting to clean. Yet accidental shootings are a significant cause of death in the U.S. In 2013, a North Carolina man was wiping down his shotgun when it unexpectedly went off and his 10-year-old son was shot in the head. In 2015, a Pennsylvania 11

July 11, 2018 9:39 AM Trudeau announces new Canada led NATO training mission in Iraq

BRUSSELS— The Canadian military will command a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq for its first year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Brussels on Wednesday as part of the annual alliance summit. Trudeau said the mission, to begin in the fall of 2018 in Baghdad and the surrounding vicinity, will include the deployment of as many as 250 Canadian 9

July 10, 2018 11:45 PM Canadian lacrosse team was unified by labour standoff

NETANYA, Israel — Canada will begin its defence of its world lacrosse title with precious little preparation time on the field. But players say team unity is already ironclad after joining together in a labour standoff with the Canadian Lacrosse Association. The Canadians didn’t have a full roster playing together until last week’s training camp, but just a couple 12