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Canada hammers Belgium in men's rugby

Canada hammers Belgium in men's rugby

HALIFAX — Canada cruised to a 45-0 win over the visiting Belgians on the rugby pitch Saturday afternoon in front of 4,412 fans who gathered in the heart of Nova Scotia’s capital city to take in the international action despite grey skies and the loom
Wickens caps week with another win and birth of his son

Wickens caps week with another win and birth of his son

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (AP) — What a week for Robert Wickens, who picked up his second win in seven days on Saturday while celebrating the birth of his first child.
Strider strikes out 11, Riley homers as Braves beat Reds 4-1

Strider strikes out 11, Riley homers as Braves beat Reds 4-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Strider allowed one hit over six innings and matched a career high with 11 strikeouts, Austin Riley homered for the second straight game and drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Saturday.
Reyes, Greene homer in 9th, send Tigers past Royals 4-3

Reyes, Greene homer in 9th, send Tigers past Royals 4-3

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes and Riley Greene hit back-to-back homers in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Aguilar homers, Marlins beat Nats for 10th time in 11 games

Aguilar homers, Marlins beat Nats for 10th time in 11 games

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after Jesús Aguilar hit a two-run home run in the first inning, manager Don Mattingly's nerves built up when his Miami Marlins missed a few chances to break the game open.
Maldonado hits 2 of 5 Houston homers in 9-1 win over Angels

Maldonado hits 2 of 5 Houston homers in 9-1 win over Angels

HOUSTON (AP) — Martín Maldonado homered twice and Jose Altuve, Kyle Tucker and Chas McCormick added a home run each as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and didn’t let up in a 9-1 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.

England's Paul Casey joins Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — Paul Casey, the Englishman ranked No. 26 in the world, has joined the Saudi Arabia-funded LIV Golf tour.
Child helps Brown put new spin on 'Let's go, Brandon' chant

Child helps Brown put new spin on 'Let's go, Brandon' chant

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Brandon Brown wanted a way to change the narrative behind the “Let’s go, Brandon” message after his first career NASCAR victory inadvertently fostered a chant that has been used to insult President Joe Biden.
Sheets drives in two, White Sox hold off Giants 5-3

Sheets drives in two, White Sox hold off Giants 5-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gavin Sheets doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the Chicago White Sox held on for a 5-3 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. Dylan Cease allowed one run in five innings for his third consecutive win.
Toro's single in 9th sends Mariners over Athletics

Toro's single in 9th sends Mariners over Athletics

SEATTLE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Justin Upton homered to tie it in the eighth inning and Abraham Toro singled home the winning run in the ninth to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Saturday.