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Al Iaquinta to face Donald (Cowboy) Cerrone in main event of UFC Ottawa card

OTTAWA — Al Iaquinta, ranked fourth among UFC lightweight contenders, will take on No. 9 Donald (Cowboy) Cerrone in an all-American main event of the May 4 televised UFC card in Ottawa.
Baltimore sues to block move of Preakness Stakes

Baltimore sues to block move of Preakness Stakes

Baltimore has ratcheted up a bitter dispute with the owners of a historic racetrack in an effort to seize a nearly 150-year-old course and block the move of one of America's premier horse races out of the city where it was first run in 1873.
Homegrown defensive back Matt Black retires after 10 years with Argonauts

Homegrown defensive back Matt Black retires after 10 years with Argonauts

TORONTO — Longtime Toronto Argonauts defensive back Matt Black has retired. The 34-year-old Toronto native spent his entire 10-season CFL career with his hometown team, winning Grey Cups in 2012 and 2017 with the Argos.
Raptors guard Kyle Lowry ruled out of Oklahoma City game because of ankle injury

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry ruled out of Oklahoma City game because of ankle injury

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kyle Lowry was ruled out of the Toronto Raptors' game Wednesday at Oklahoma City because of a sprained right ankle.
Toronto FC loans Bakero to Phoenix Rising FC of the USL Championship

Toronto FC loans Bakero to Phoenix Rising FC of the USL Championship

Toronto FC has loaned forward Jon Bakero to Phoenix Rising FC of the USL Championship. The 22-year-old Bakero is the third TFC player to go out on loan in recent days.
Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A's 9-7 in opener

Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A's 9-7 in opener

TOKYO — Ichiro drew all the cheers. Most everyone else on the Seattle Mariners did all the hitting.
Tokyo Olympics organizers unveil torch for next year's games

Tokyo Olympics organizers unveil torch for next year's games

Tokyo Olympics organizers have unveiled their torch for next year's games, playing off the image of Japan's famous cherry blossoms. The cherry blossom is Japan's most-loved flower.
Another honour for Canada's R.J. Barrett; named USA Today's player of the year

Another honour for Canada's R.J. Barrett; named USA Today's player of the year

DURHAM, N.C. — Canadian basketball star R.J. Barrett has been named the National Player of the Year by USA Today. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., leads the ACC in scoring with an average of 22.
Canadian pair fifth after short program at figure skating worlds

Canadian pair fifth after short program at figure skating worlds

SAITAMA, Japan — Canada’s Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro are fifth after the pairs short program on Wednesday at the world figure skating championships. Moore-Towers, of St. Catharines, Ont., and Marinaro, of Sarnia, Ont., notched 73.

Scores and Schedule

Tuesday's Games NHL Montreal 3 Philadelphia 1 Nashville 3 Toronto 0 St. Louis 7 Edmonton 2 Calgary 4 Columbus 2 Carolina 3 Pittsburgh 2 (SO) Detroit 3 N.Y. Rangers 2 Boston 5 N.Y.