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  • Eskimos acquire running back Martese Jackson from Argos

    September 11, 2018 4:11 AM 7

    Jackson has recorded 14 carries for 63 yards and five receptions for 29 yards in 11 games with the Argonauts this season. He also has 464 return yards on 38 punts and 1,211 return yards on 75 kickoffs. “Martese is one of the most electrifying players in the CFL and has been especially dangerous as a return man from day one. He’s a threat to score every

  • Darnold marches Jets past Lions in NFL opener blowout

    September 11, 2018 2:58 AM 9

    DETROIT—Sam Darnold made a stellar debut, despite throwing a pick-6 on his first NFL pass, and the New York Jets intercepted five passes while routing the Lions 48-17 in their season opener Monday night. The 21-year-old Darnold became the youngest quarterback to start a season opener since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, and he got off to an inauspicious start

  • Henderson looking to cap off successful year with Evian Championship win

    September 10, 2018 4:01 PM 8

    “Hopefully all the pieces come together for the week and I can play well again.” With more than $1.2 million (U.S.) earned this season, Henderson sits second on the LPGA Tour money list with seven tournaments left. She’s also third on the year-long Race to the CME Globe. If she tops that points list after the CME Group Tour Championship, the final event

  • Aaron Rodgers showed again Sunday night just how ridiculously good he is

    September 10, 2018 2:35 PM 8

    The Green Bay Packers just made quarterback Aaron Rodgers the NFL’s highest-paid player with a four-year, $134 million (U.S.) mega-deal that, combined with the two years remaining on his existing contract, means he’ll be paid approximately $176 million over the next six seasons. That works out to about $29.3 million per season over those six years. It’s $1.83 million

  • Jaguars defence makes Giant statement in opener

    September 10, 2018 1:49 AM 7

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—The Jacksonville Jaguars are riding their defence once again, and hope it takes them beyond the AFC title game. Linebacker Myles Jack scored on a 32-yard interception return early in the fourth quarter and the Jaguars spoiled the New York Giants debuts of coach Pat Shurmur and second overall draft pick Saquon Barkley — plus the return

  • Rain knocks BMW Championship off course

    September 9, 2018 11:03 PM 8

    The forecast was for light, scattered showers Monday morning, with thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. The hope was that the rain would be light enough to play, and the thunderstorms would be slow to develop. The first tee time was scheduled for 7:30 a.m. The last group was to tee off at 8:50 a.m. If the final round starts Monday and more than half the field

  • Blue Jays lose slugfest with Indians

    September 9, 2018 12:20 AM 16

    Randal Grichuk had a pair of solo home runs for the Blue Jays. Rowdy Tellez added a solo homer, the first of his career. Josh Tomlin picked up the win after starter Adam Plunko failed to pitch the required five innings for the distinction. Tomlin had one strikeout in 2/3 innings of work. Cody Allen notched his 26th save of the season. Sean Reid-Foley

  • England defender Luke Shaw recovering from ‘nasty’ injury

    September 8, 2018 11:16 PM 7

    England coach Gareth Southgate said it was “difficult to tell” if Shaw was knocked unconscious at Wembley Stadium, but added that the left back would continue to be assessed by medics overnight. “He is sat up in the dressing room talking and seems fairly comfortable,” Southgate said. “It was a nasty looking fall and collision.” The incident happened

  • Tellez doubles, Pillar walk-off homer power Blue Jays past Indians

    September 8, 2018 3:20 AM 7

    In what amounts to a one-month tryout for many of these young players, the Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in 11 innings on a cool September night at the Rogers Centre with 38 players in uniform, including three on the disabled list. It was elbow to elbow in the tight third-base dugout. The Jays battled hard against the runaway leaders of the AL Central

  • Achonwa sparks Canada past Japan in women’s World Cup basketball tuneup

    September 8, 2018 1:58 AM 7

    BRIDGEPORT, CONN.—Natalie Achonwa had a game-high 16 points and 11 rebounds, helping Canada hang on to beat Japan 76-69 on Friday in a tuneup for this month’s women’s basketball World Cup. Miranda Ayim added 15 points for Canada, while Kia Nurse chipped in 10. Evelyn Mawuli had a team-high 15 points for Japan. Head coach Lisa Thomaidis named her 12-player