Billy McKinney, Teoscar Hernandez, and Randal Grichuk all had home runs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 3-0. McKinney and Hernandez home runs were back-to-back, the 11th time this season that Toronto had homered in consecutive at-bats. That tied a franchise record from 1999.

A late rally was not enough to push the Ottawa Champions over the Sussex County Miners in a 7-3 loss Tuesday evening at Skylands Park.

Ottawa will look to take game two of the three-game series against Sussex County this afternoon in New Jersey. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m.

Ottawa Fury playing the second leg of the Canadian championship semi final against Toronto FC – FC leading two goals to none.

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov has advanced to the second round of the Western and Southern tennis tournament in Cincinnati. Shapovalov overcame a rough first round to beat lucky loser Joao Sousa 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. Next up for Shapovalov is France’s Lucas Pouille

Canada’s roster for the upcoming FIBA World Cup will be missing a big name: forward Kelly Olynyk. Several media reports say Olynyk has been sidelined by a knee injury he sustained last week in an exhibition win over Nigeria. Guard Cory Joseph and centre Khem Birch are the only N-B-Aers who will suit up for Canada at the tournament this September.

Lorie Kane will make a record-setting 29th appearance at the C-P Women’s Open when the golf tournament gets underway next week at Magna Golf Club. The four-time winner on the L-P-G-A was one of 13 announced exemptions into the event made by Golf Canada. Twelve-year-old Michelle Liu of Vancouver, who finished as the low Canadian at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship, also earned an exemption.

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown has returned to training camp after missing time to see a specialist for his frostbitten feet and losing a grievance with the N-F-L over the use of a helmet. Brown was surrounded by cameras as he walked onto the field late in practice and greeted his teammates for the first time since leaving camp about a week ago.

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