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Canada's Hinchcliffe races to third at Toronto Indy for second straight year
TORONTO - The job of hosting the Honda Indy Toronto after-party has always fallen on the shoulders of hometown hero James Hinchcliffe — regardless of how he'd raced earlier in the day.
Racing to his second consecutive third-place finish on Sunday, the party is that much sweeter, Hinchcliffe said, after a decent result.



Josef Newgarden crosses the finish line to win the Honda Indy Toronto in Toronto on Sunday, July 16, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Newgarden wins second Honda Indy Toronto, Canadian Hinchcliffe third
TORONTO - James Hinchcliffe is the face of the Honda Indy Toronto, so beating the hometown favourite at his race is that much sweeter for Josef Newgarden.
Newgarden captured his second title on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place on Sunday, finishing ahead of Hinchcliffe, who came third for a second straight year.



Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Lucas Harrell, foreground, walks off the field as the Detroit Tigers celebrate their winin the 11th inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Cabrera's walk in 11th gives Tigers 6-5 win over Blue Jays
DETROIT - The Tigers' top players created a winning rally without doing much of anything.
Alex Avila, Justin Upton and Miguel Cabrera drew walks in the 11th inning, the last with the bases loaded, giving Detroit a 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.



FILE - This May 29, 2016 file photo shows Oakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle working against the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. The Washington Nationals acquired Doolittle and reliever Ryan Madson from the Oakland A
Nats get Madson, Doolittle from A's for Treinen, prospects
CINCINNATI - Looking to fortify a bullpen that has blown more than a third of its save chances, the Washington Nationals acquired relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle from the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Blake Treinen and a pair of prospects.
Left-hander Jesus Luzardo and infielder Sheldon Neuse were sent to Oakland as part of Sunday's deal.



Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse adds fourth straight Diamond League win
RABAT, Morocco - Canada's Andre De Grasse sprinted to another Diamond League victory, winning the 200 metres Sunday in his final individual race before next month's world championships.
The 22-year-old from Markham, Ont., crossed in 20.03 seconds, edging American Ameer Webb, who finished in 20.18. Zharnel Hughes of Great Britain was third in 20.22.



Toronto Wolfpack ready to turn it up a notch in rugby league promotion bid
TORONTO ONTARIO, - Having flattened everyone in their regular-season path, the unbeaten Toronto Wolfpack now turn their attention to the Super 8s playoffs.
While most would think the next seven matches will be more of the same, coach Paul Rowley says the first-year team will have to turn it up a notch in its bid to escape the third tier of English rugby league.



Gymnast Karen Cockburn retires as one of world's most decorated trampolinists
TORONTO - Karen Cockburn was soaring and spinning high above trampolines in the sport's lean years when money for training and travel came out of her own pocket.
The 36-year-old had a dream of competing in the Olympics before trampoline was even added to the Games program.



Rookie Gutierrez cleared medically to drive in Honda Indy Toronto
TORONTO - Mexican Esteban Gutierrez received medical clearance to drive Sunday in the Honda Indy Toronto race.
The rookie IndyCar driver crashed during the first round of qualifying Saturday and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms afterwards.



Switzerland's Roger Federer pats the ball back to a ballboy after holding serve as he plays his Men's Singles semifinal match against Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych on day eleven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 14, 2017. (AP P
Federer downs Cilic to capture eighth Wimbledon men's championship
LONDON - Roger Federer's wait for an eighth title at Wimbledon is over.
Federer earned his eighth championship at the All England Club and 19th major trophy overall. He capped a marvellous fortnight in which he never dropped a set by overwhelming Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday in a lopsided final that was more coronation than contest.



Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after beating Venus Williams of the United States to win the Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Tim Ireland
NewsAlert: Swiss star Federer wins men's singles title at Wimbledon.
LONDON, Great Britain - Switzerland's Roger Federer has won yet another men's title at Wimbledon.
The third seed defeated seventh-seeded Marin Cilic of Croacia 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to capture his eighth Wimbledon crown and 19th major title.



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Rosie MacLennan successfully defends Canadian senior women's trampoline title
OSHAWA, Ont. - Olympic gold medallist Rosie MacLennan doesn't even have to be at the top of her game to win national titles.
MacLennan successfully defended her senior women's trampoline title at the 2017 Canadian Championships on Saturday.



BC Lions running back Jeremiah Johnson (24) is tackled by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats during second-half CFL action in Hamilton, Ont., on Saturday, July 15, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
Travis Lulay comes off bench to lead Lions over Tiger-Cats 41-26
HAMILTON - Travis Lulay's evening did not go exactly as planned.
Lulay came off the bench to lead the B.C. Lions to a 41-26 victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Saturday.



Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias beats the tag of Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Ryan Goins to steal second during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Fulmer, J.D. Martinez lead Tigers over Blue Jays 11-1
DETROIT - Michael Fulmer is helping the Detroit Tigers enjoy baseball again.
One night after the Tigers threw 220 pitches in an ugly loss, Fulmer only needed 101 in his eight innings of Saturday night's 11-1 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays.



Victoria teenager Quinn Ngawati shakes hands with Toronto Wolfpack coach Paul Rowley, left, after signing his player contract at Lamport Stadium, in Toronto on Saturday, July 15, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson
Victoria teenager Quinn Ngawati officially signs with the Toronto Wolfpack
TORONTO ONTARIO, - Assistant coach Simon Finnigan knew he had something special when he saw Victoria teenager Quinn Ngawati at a Toronto Wolfpack tryout in Vancouver.
"There was something there that we didn't want anyone else to have," said Finnigan, a former Irish international.



Svetlana Kolesnichenko of Russia performs in the women's synchronized swimming solo technical final competition at the Swimming World Championships 2017 in the City Park, in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 15, 2017. (Zsolt Czegledi/MTI via AP)
Redemption and regret as 1st medals won at swimming worlds
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Australia's Maddison Keeney claimed redemption and Russia snatched two gold medals on a day that ended in disappointment for China at the world swimming championships on Saturday.
Xie Siyi and Cao Yuan were on course for another men's 3-meter springboard synchronized diving title for China after leading from the start, but Russians Ilia Zakharov and Evgenii Kuznetsov grabbed the win by 6.9 points with a decisive forward 4-1/2 somersaults tuck in the final round.



Toronto Wolfpack forward Jake Emmitt poses with fans after their 74-16 win over the Hemel Stags at Lamport Stadium, in Toronto on Saturday, July 15, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson
Toronto Wolfpack improve to 15-0-0 with another lopsided rugby league win
TORONTO ONTARIO, - Captain Craig Hall scored four tries and 38 points Saturday as the unbeaten Toronto Wolfpack ran roughshod over their latest transatlantic visitor, pounding the Hemel Stags 74-16.
It was first versus worst in the standings with the fully professional Wolfpack beating up another team of part-timers in the Kingstone Press League 1, the third tier of English rugby league where Toronto (15-0-0) has had to start life.



Evans scores six goals to lead Canada past Scotland at women's lacrosse event
GUILDFORD, United Kingdom - Erica Evans scored six goals to lead Canada past Scotland 16-7 at the women's lacrosse World Cup on Saturday.
Captain Dana Dobbie added two goals and two assists as Canada earned its third straight tournament win. Danita Stroup scored three goals while Megan Kinna and Allie Jimerson had two goals apiece while Taylor Gait had the other.



Canadian coach Zambrano not worrying about club's next Gold Cup opponent
FRISCO, Texas - Octavio Zambrano isn't worrying about which team Canada will face next at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
The national men's soccer squad advanced to the quarter-final round with a 0-0 draw against Honduras on Friday night. That gave the Canadians a second-place finish in Group A with five points (1-0-2) through the group phase.



James Hinchcliffe zooms around the track in the third practice session for the Honda Indy, in Toronto on Saturday, July 15, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Simon Pagenaud takes first pole position of the season at Honda Indy Toronto
TORONTO - Simon Pagenaud threw his arms in the air as he entered the press conference room and let out a shriek of excitement.
All Canadian James Hinchcliffe could do was smile as he was interrupted mid-answer.