The home crowd was rewarded for their patience as Hamilton Tiger-Cats slipped past the Toronto Argonauts 13-12 in the first game played at Tim Hortons Field. Zach Collaros threw for 317 yards and a touchdown for Hamilton. Toronto has dropped three straight games but at 3-and-7 still hold down first place in the weak East Division.
Calgary Stampeders took over first place in the C-F-L standings with a 28-13 win over the Edmonton Eskimos.
Detroit Tigers crushed the Cleveland Indians 12-1 to extend their lead on Seattle for the final wild card spot in the A-L to a game-and-a-half. The Mariners fell 6-1 to the Oakland A's, who hold the other wild card berth. Toronto sits five-and-a-half games behind Detroit. Jays were idle.
Chris Kirk closed with a 5-under 66 to win the Deutsche Bank Championship near Boston. Kirk came up with three big putts on the back nine to pull away for a two-shot victory over Geoff Ogilvy, Billy Horschel and Russell Henley. Top Canadian was Brantford's David Hearn who finished with a 281 for the tournament, tied for 43rd.
MSL Lacrosse - Six Nations Chiefs eliminated Peterborough Lakers with a 9-5 game 7 victory on Sunday. Now the Chiefs move on to the Mann Cup
There are no more Canadians in the U-S Open. Milos Raonic (MEE'-lohsh RAH'-ah-nitch) was eliminated by Kei Nishikori in five sets. On the women's side, Westmount's Eugenie (yoo-JEE'-nee) Bouchard was ousted in straight sets from the fourth round by Ekaterina Makarova (eh-kat-er-EE'-nah mack-ah-ROH'-vuh).
Number 1 seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic (JOH'-koh-vihch) have moved into the U.S. Open quarter-finals. Williams rolled to straight sets win to reach a grand slam quarter-final for the first time since winning last year's U-S Open while Djokovic reached the quarter-finals for the eighth year in a row and 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament overall.
Toronto F-C striker Jermain Defoe isn't going anywhere.Â Â Â A source tells The Canadian Press that Defoe, currently sidelined with a groin injury, is not going to be transferred to an English Premier League team.Â Â Reports in England had linked Defoe to Queens Park
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