September 26th, 2021

National Sports

Police: Utah football player killed in house party shooting

By The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A University of Utah football player has been killed in a shooting at a house party early Sunday, Salt Lake City police said. The shooting that killed Aaron Lowe occurred just after midnight, only hours after the Utes beat Washington State 24-13. Police said another victim in the attack was ... Read More »

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Hamilton wins 100th F1 race to take lead over Verstappen

By The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

SOCHI, Russia (AP) – Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula One driver to win 100 races with victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Max Verstappen. Hamilton dropped to seventh place when he was boxed in at the first corner but fought back and passed Lando Norris for ... Read More »

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Casey Scheidegger, Kelsey Rocque book Trials spot with victories

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

OTTAWA – Team Kelsey Rocque defeated Team Corryn Brown 8-5 on Saturday evening to earn a berth at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials later this fall in Saskatoon. Rocque stole two in the seventh and improved to 3-1 at the 2021 Trials Direct Entry women’s curling competition while Brown fell to 1-3. Rocque joined Casey ... Read More »

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Scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

Saturday’s Games NHL Pre-Season Toronto 4 Montreal 1 St. Louis 6 Minnesota 2 — MLB American League Oakland 2 Houston 1 N.Y. Yankees 5 Boston 3 Detroit 5 Kansas City 1 Cleveland 6 Chicago White Sox 0 Baltimore 3 Texas 2 Toronto 6 Minnesota 1 L.A. Angels 14 Seattle 1 National League St. Louis 8 ... Read More »

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Venerable captures second running of $1-million Woodbine Million to remain unbeaten

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

CAMPBELLVILLE, ONTARIO – It’s eight and counting for unbeaten Venerable. American Dave Miller drove the talented filly to an eighth straight victory Saturday night, capturing the second running of the $1-mllion Mohawk Million for two-year-old trotters at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Miller took Venerable, the 4/5 favourite, to the lead shortly after the quarter-mile mark and ... Read More »

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Canadian men to face Ireland in Edmonton rugby sevens quarterfinal

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

EDMONTON – Canada will play Ireland in the Cup quarterfinals Sunday after winning two of three on Day 1 of the HSBC Canada Sevens. The Canadian men, who finished sixth last week at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Vancouver, opened play Saturday by beating Hong Kong 21-12 and Mexico 47-0 before running ... Read More »

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Goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau plays hero as Vancouver Whitecaps shutout FC Dallas 1-0

By Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

VANCOUVER – Brian White scored the lone goal Saturday as the Vancouver Whitecaps improved their playoff picture with a 1-0 shutout over FC Dallas in Vancouver. The “˜Caps (8-8-9) were quick to attack and continued to bombard the Toros (6-12-9) across the match, outshooting the visitors 19-16. White was behind many of the opportunities and ... Read More »

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Forge FC snaps first-place Pacific FC’s five-game unbeaten streak in CPL play

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

HAMILTON – Forge FC kept the pressure on Pacific FC atop the Canadian Premier League standings by beating the league leaders 2-1 on Saturday night. Third-place Forge (10-7-1) are five points behind first-place Pacific (10-4-6) with two games in hand. Omar Browne side-footed the ball home from inside the six-yard box in the 80th minute ... Read More »

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Blue Jays beat Twins 6-1; stay 2 back in AL wild-card race

By Mike Cook, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Teoscar Hernández, Marcus Semien and George Springer homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays held their position in the playoff chase by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Saturday night. Robbie Ray (13-6) scattered three hits in six innings as the Blue Jays ended a three-game slide. Toronto stayed two games behind Boston and ... Read More »

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Two views of a 0-0 draw: A point won by Toronto FC but two points lost by Colorado

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – As one might expect from the 26-point chasm separating the teams in the standings, Toronto FC and the Colorado Rapids had different reactions to their 0-0 draw Saturday. For Toronto, still bottom of the MLS standings at 4-15-7, it was a rare point ““ and a prized one coming on the ... Read More »

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Venerable captures second running of US$1-million Woodbine Million to remain unbeaten

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

CAMPBELLVILLE, ONTARIO – It’s eight and counting for unbeaten Venerable. American Dave Miller drove the talented filly to an eighth straight victory Saturday night, capturing the second running of the US$1-mllion Mohawk Million for two-year-old trotters at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Miller took Venerable, the 4/5 favourite, to the lead shortly after the quarter-mile mark and ... Read More »

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