Orioles wrap up first division title since 1997

...Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.With their ninth win in 10 games...

Defending champion U.S. rolls into Basketball World Cup final

...turned ugly when DeMarcus Cousins reacted angrily after appearing to be elbowed in the neck by center Jonas Valanciunas of the Toronto Raptors while battling for a rebound. He wound up as if he were going to punch Valanciunas in the back of the head, drawing...

Jarred Cosart, Marcell Ozuna lead way as Marlins pound Braves

...allowed six runs in 3? innings, which was his shortest outing since Aug. 7, 2013 when he pitched two innings against Toronto while with Seattle.Solano's third hit of the game drove in a run for a 7-0 advantage before Freeman's solo home run...

Division races in baseball heat up down the stretch

...Louis, and they now lead the AL East by five games over Toronto ? the largest division lead of any team in baseball.It says...in postseason contention.The Orioles took two of three in Toronto last week and have a chance to extend their lead over the Yankees...

Venus Williams defeats sister for first time in five years to reach Rogers Cup final

...streak that dated to wins at the 2011 and 2013 tournaments in Toronto. Serena skipped the 2012 event in Montreal."I don't think...auto-immune disease she was diagnosed with in 2011.ROGERS CUP: In Toronto, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga advanced to the men's final, following...

Roger Federer riding high entering U.S. Open

...fifth set in the Wimbledon final, reached the title match in Toronto, then won in Cincinnati. He's seeded a far more familiar...has helped Federer's performances all season."Not just Toronto and Cincinnati, but really from the first week on I have always...

Wrist injury to keep Rafael Nadal from defending U.S. Open title

...two to three weeks and would be sitting out tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati.The 28-year-old Spaniard also said at that...rough time on hard courts, losing his second match in both Toronto and Cincinnati.Still, Djokovic will be seeded No. 1 at...

Kevin Harvick claims pole for Sprint Cup race in Atlanta

...race at the NRG Park track the past two years, but IndyCar president Mark Miles said Friday that scheduling conflicts prompted the change.Houston's departure from the schedule likely opens a June date for an IndyCar race in Toronto.

Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...on the next, apparently from Washington. Owners then made the final vote unanimous.White Sox owner Jerry Reins dorf and Toronto president Paul Beeston spoke out strongly against Manfred, the person said. Angels owner Arte Moreno joined Reinsdorf in...

Serena Williams draws up-and-coming teen Taylor Townsend in opener at U.S. Open

...back surgery and is seeded eighth.In the round of 16, Murray could get ninth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who beat Djokovic, Murray, Grigor Dimitrov and Federer to win the title at the hard-court tournament in Toronto this month.