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White House: Biden has read Griner letter pleading for help

White House: Biden has read Griner letter pleading for help

Brittney Griner's appeal to President Joe Biden in a handwritten letter continued to garner reaction Tuesday after the WNBA All-Star acknowledged she feared never returning home and asked Biden not “ forget about me and the other American Detainees .
Oakland police investigating after fans hurt by gunfire at Jays-A's game

Oakland police investigating after fans hurt by gunfire at Jays-A's game

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland police are investigating after fans were injured at Monday night's game between the Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays by "celebratory gunfire.
Source: Spanish playmaker Alejandro Pozuelo leaving Toronto FC for Inter Miami CF

Source: Spanish playmaker Alejandro Pozuelo leaving Toronto FC for Inter Miami CF

TORONTO — Spanish playmaker Alejandro Pozuelo, a former league MVP, is on the move as Toronto FC continues its teardown and rebuild.
Sharks hire Mike Grier as NHL's first Black GM

Sharks hire Mike Grier as NHL's first Black GM

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks' three-month search for a general manager ended with a barrier-breaking hire as the team made longtime NHL forward Mike Grier the first Black GM in league history.
Hatcher continues Lions' dominance of CFL top player awards with Week 4 nod

Hatcher continues Lions' dominance of CFL top player awards with Week 4 nod

TORONTO — B.C. wide receiver Keon Hatcher has been named the top performer of Week 4 of the CFL season, making it three times in four weeks the Lions have claimed the honour.
A report card look at first half of regular season for the Toronto Blue Jays

A report card look at first half of regular season for the Toronto Blue Jays

After closing the first half of the regular season at 44-37, the Toronto Blue Jays find themselves hovering near the playoff cutline as the second half of the campaign begins.
After review of logo, Moose Jaw Warriors unveil new Snowbirds inspired theme

After review of logo, Moose Jaw Warriors unveil new Snowbirds inspired theme

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — The Moose Jaw Warriors have changed their primary logo following a formal review. The Western Hockey League team on Tuesday unveiled a logo inspired by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds air demonstration squadron.
Olympic track champion Donovan Bailey to publish memoir in summer 2023

Olympic track champion Donovan Bailey to publish memoir in summer 2023

TORONTO — Champion sprinter Donovan Bailey is set to share his story of success on and off the track. Random House Canada announced Tuesday that it's acquired the rights to the Olympic gold medallist's memoir.
Wickenheiser among three Maple Leafs promoted to assistant general manager

Wickenheiser among three Maple Leafs promoted to assistant general manager

The Toronto Maple Leafs have promoted Hayley Wickenheiser, Ryan Hardy and Darryl Metcalf to assistant general manager and hired Curtis Sanford as a goaltending coach

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Quieter, calmer Kyrgios in Wimbledon quarters years later WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Nick Kyrgios has reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal in 7 1/2 years with a five-set victory at Wimbledon over Brandon Nakashima of the United States.