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Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette leaves game against Tigers because of apparent right leg injury

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto shortstop Bo Bichette left the Blue Jays' game against Detroit after six innings Friday night because of an apparent right leg injury.
Lowry keeps calm and carries British Open lead at Troon

Lowry keeps calm and carries British Open lead at Troon

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Shane Lowry was a surprising model of calm amid all the calamity in the British Open on Friday.

Chicago Fire offer vouchers if Messi doesn't play for Inter Miami on Aug. 31

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Fire said Friday that they will offer vouchers for fans if Lionel Messi doesn't play for Inter Miami when the teams meet at Soldier Field on Aug. 31.

Wannasae closes birdie-eagle to take 1-shot lead in Dana Open

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Chanettee Wannasae closed birdie-eagle on Highland Meadows' twin par-5 finishing holes for a 6-under 66 and a one-stroke lead Friday in the Dana Open for Children.
Canada loses to Japan at softball World Cup finals, will face Netherlands for bronze

Canada loses to Japan at softball World Cup finals, will face Netherlands for bronze

CASTIONS DI STRADA, ITALY — Kyoko Ishikawa's two-run single highlighted Japan's five-run fourth inning in a 7-2 win over Canada on Friday at the WBSC Women's Softball World Cup Finals.
Alberta Premier says ministers, staff accepting playoff hockey tickets onside

Alberta Premier says ministers, staff accepting playoff hockey tickets onside

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says she doesn’t think her cabinet ministers and political staff accepting tickets to luxury suites at playoff hockey games runs afoul of ethics rules.
Votto tweaks right ankle before his expected Bisons debut, will be re-evaluated

Votto tweaks right ankle before his expected Bisons debut, will be re-evaluated

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays infielder Joey Votto was pulled from the Buffalo Bisons' lineup shortly before he was expected to make his Triple-A debut on Firday.
Shane Lowry keeps calm and carries British Open lead at Troon

Shane Lowry keeps calm and carries British Open lead at Troon

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Shane Lowry was a surprising model of calm amid all the calamity in the British Open on Friday.

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 23 points, Canada beats France in Olympic hoops tune-up

ORLEANS — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 23 points as Canada defeated host France 85-73 Friday in an Olympic men's basketball exhibition game. RJ Barrett added 21 points for Canada, while Guerschon Yabusele led France with 19.
Lundgaard set to defend Honda Indy title as drivers hit track with new hybrid tech

Lundgaard set to defend Honda Indy title as drivers hit track with new hybrid tech

TORONTO — Denmark’s Christian Lundgaard didn’t get the chance to celebrate his first career NTT IndyCar Series victory last year in Toronto.