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Butler scores 35, Heat rally to beat Celtics 123-116 in East finals opener

Butler scores 35, Heat rally to beat Celtics 123-116 in East finals opener

BOSTON (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 35 points, including 20 after halftime, and the Miami Heat rallied in the second half to beat the Boston Celtics 123-116 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night.
Jansen hits three-run walkoff homer in 10th inning as Blue Jays defeat Yankees 3-0

Jansen hits three-run walkoff homer in 10th inning as Blue Jays defeat Yankees 3-0

TORONTO — After two days of drama and theatrics, the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees treated fans to a good old-fashioned pitching duel on Wednesday night. The Yankees were the first to blink and it was costly.

Peterborough Petes one win shy of OHL title after 5-3 victory over London Knights

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Michael Simpson made 50 saves, J.R. Avon scored twice and the Peterborough Petes are one win shy of an Ontario Hockey League title after defeating the London Knights 5-3 on Wednesday.
Depleted Toronto FC and New York Red Bulls play to scoreless draw

Depleted Toronto FC and New York Red Bulls play to scoreless draw

TORONTO — Another draw for Toronto FC and two more injuries, to boot. Plus pockets of empty seats at BMO Field. But given the circumstances, there were positives in a 0-0 draw with the New York Red Bulls.
Man City beats Real Madrid 4-0 to advance to Champions League final

Man City beats Real Madrid 4-0 to advance to Champions League final

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City is three games away from making history. And after the stunning rout of Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday, Pep Guardiola’s march toward a treble of trophies feels unstoppable.

Yankees pitcher Germán suspended 10 games by MLB for using foreign substance

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán was suspended for 10 games Wednesday by Major League Baseball and fined for violating the sport's prohibition of foreign substances on the mound.
B.C. Lions players, staff express belief in offence to replicate 2022 form

B.C. Lions players, staff express belief in offence to replicate 2022 form

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The B.C. Lions receiving corps took a hit at the end of last season when stalwart Bryan Burnham announced his retirement after eight seasons with the team.
Crouse scores twice as Canada thumps Kazakhstan 5-1 at world hockey championship

Crouse scores twice as Canada thumps Kazakhstan 5-1 at world hockey championship

RIGA, Latvia — Lawson Crouse scored twice as Canada remained unbeaten at the world hockey championship with a 5-1 win over Kazakhstan on Wednesday.

Blue Jays' Jay Jackson says he was tipping pitches against Aaron Judge

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Jay Jackson says he believes he was tipping his pitches when New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge homered against him Monday night.
Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. day to day with sore right knee

Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. day to day with sore right knee

TORONTO — Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's home game against the New York Yankees due to a sore right knee.