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Gary Sanchez goes deep, Yankees hit three home runs to beat Blue Jays 4-1

TAMPA, Fla. — Gary Sanchez hit the first of three home runs for New York, and the Yankees beat the Blue Jays 4-1 on Wednesday to hand Toronto its first loss of spring training.
Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports

Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools.
Davies, Zadorsky named Canada Soccer's players of the month for February

Davies, Zadorsky named Canada Soccer's players of the month for February

TORONTO — Alphonso Davies and Shelina Zadorsky have been named Canada Soccer’s players of the month for February.
Jacob Markstrom closes in on return for struggling Calgary Flames

Jacob Markstrom closes in on return for struggling Calgary Flames

CALGARY — As the Calgary Flames try to snap out of their malaise, the return of their star goalie appears imminent. Sidelined five games with lower-body injury, Jacob Markstrom put in a full practice Wednesday with the Flames.
Canada's David scores 2 as Lille wins to stay two points clear of PSG

Canada's David scores 2 as Lille wins to stay two points clear of PSG

PARIS — Canadian forward Jonathan David scored two late goals as Lille beat Marseille 2-0 to stay top of the French league on Wednesday. David, from Ottawa, scored in the 90th minute and again two minutes into injury time.
Canadians Alexander-Walker, Barrett, Clarke, Dort, Mulder on Rising Stars roster

Canadians Alexander-Walker, Barrett, Clarke, Dort, Mulder on Rising Stars roster

NEW YORK — Five Canadians highlight this year's NBA Rising Stars Team World roster.
Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash

Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash

LOS ANGELES — Detectives are looking at data from the so-called “black box” of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash that seriously injured the golf star, authorities said Wednesday.
Coach/GM Stephen Hart signs contract extension with CPL's HFX Wanderers FC

Coach/GM Stephen Hart signs contract extension with CPL's HFX Wanderers FC

HALIFAX — Head coach/GM Stephen Hart has signed a three-year contract extension with the Canadian Premier League's HFX Wanderers FC. Hart, 60, is entering his third season with the franchise.
Bergevin says troubling pattern in net led to firing of goaltending coach

Bergevin says troubling pattern in net led to firing of goaltending coach

Montreal general manager Marc Bergevin said he needed to be "100 per cent sure" he was ready to make the decision to fire longtime goaltending coach Stephane Waite.
Yankees manager Aaron Boone taking leave to get pacemaker

Yankees manager Aaron Boone taking leave to get pacemaker

NEW YORK — Yankees manager Aaron Boone is taking a leave of absence from the team to get a pacemaker and intends to return to work in a few days. New York said the procedure was likely to be performed later Wednesday at St.