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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Serena Williams finally breaks through at Western & Southern Open

...large winner's trophy after losing his past four Masters title matches. He was the runner-up to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Toronto a week earlier."I've been bringing home some smaller ones," Federer said. "I'm happy to get the big one."Williams...


...Sacramento Kings in training camp.Terms of the contract were not disclosed.The 7-foot-5, 360-pound Bhullar was born in Toronto and played two seasons for New Mexico State, where he averaged 10.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.9 blocks. He twice...

Bourdais, Conway get wins in IndyCar doubleheader

TORONTO - Sebastien Bourdais and Mike Conway won races in IndyCar's doubleheader at Toronto, where rain forced the series to run both races Sunday.The first race was washed out on Saturday and run a little more than five hours before the second...

Rafael Nadal withdraws from two US Open tuneups

...Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in...with MRI exams, and then decide when he can play again.The Toronto tournament begins Monday, and the Cincinnati tournament starts...