Category: Canadian Sports

Club America eliminates Portland in the Champions League

MEXICO CITY – Federico Vinas scored twice and Club America advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals with a 4-2 aggregate victory over the Portland Timbers. Vinas scored in the 21st minute before adding a penalty kick in the 59th in the 3-1 final Wednesday night at the historic Azteca stadium. The two sides played…

D-Backs’ Bumgarner wins 3rd straight start, 7-2 over Rockies

PHOENIX – Madison Bumgarner followed his seven-inning no-hitter by allowing one run over five innings and sparked a four-run, third-inning rally with a single to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Friday night. Bumgarner (3-2) fell behind in the first inning when Trevor Story doubled on his 11th pitch and C.J.…

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Brewers in post-season rematch

A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday: ___ NATIONAL POWERS The Dodgers and Brewers begin a four-game set between NL division leaders in Milwaukee. Los Angeles swept the Brewers in a first-round post-season series last year en route to a World Series title and also knocked out Milwaukee in the 2018 NL Championship…

Maryland hires ex-Wake coach Danny Manning as assistant

Maryland hired former Wake Forest coach Danny Manning as an assistant on Mark Turgeon’s staff on Monday, reuniting a couple of old college teammates. Manning, who played with Turgeon at Kansas in the 1980s, spent the past year as an analyst for ESPN. He was fired by Wake Forest after his team finished with a…