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Toronto Blue Jays, left to right, Jose Bautista, Russell Martin, and Troy Tulowitzki celebrate their team's win against the New York Yankees in MLB baseball action in Toronto, Friday September 23, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch)

Jays open Yankees series with 9-0 win

In what was likely his second-last start of the season, Francisco Liriano made the case for more turns on the hill. The big left-hander battled through some early wildness – his Achilles Heel – and went six excellent innings as Toronto opened its final homestand of the regular season with a 9-0 laugher over the Yankees.

Team Canada congratulates each other as they beat Team Europe 4-1 in World Cup of Hockey round-robin game in Toronto on Wednesday Sept. 21, 2016. (Michael Peake/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network)

Canada vs. Russia still holds magic

Saturday night. Hockey Night in Canada. Canada-Russia. On home soil. In front of a raucous red-and-white clad capacity crowd at the Air Canada Centre and a national television audience watching at home from coast to coast.

Mariners looking into racist tweets

The Seattle Mariners are looking into backup catcher Steve Clevenger's comments he posted to Twitter on Thursday afternoon referencing the Black Lives Matter movement and the protests in Charlotte, N.C., where a black man was shot dead by a police officer earlier in the week.

Female Vancouver Whitecaps FC fans are growing in numbers. POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Give Whitecaps fans some rock n' roll

Seattle Sounders FC and 107.7 The End have announced that the station will broadcast two Sounders matches — one against LA Galaxy and the other versus Real Salt Lake.

Team North America centre Connor McDavid celebrates a goal by Jack Eichel (not pictured) against Finland during World Cup of Hockey action in Toronto on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun)

North America puts on a show

It wasn’t the first time Todd McLellan had been asked the question. But like the day before and the day before that, he once again had to revise his answer.

Team Canada centre Sidney Crosby (left) battles Team Czech Republic centre Vladimir Sobotka (right) during World Cup of Hockey action in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun)

Crosby's dominance helps Canada win

In the early days of training camp in Ottawa two weeks ago, after the majority of reporters had fled the Team Canada dressing room, Sidney Crosby took a moment to reflect on what it meant to wear that red-and-white maple leaf on his chest while playing on home soil.

Many BC Lions fans find it too expensive to live close enough to see games live. POSTMEDIA

Cost of Vancouver keeps Lions fans away

The BC Lions improving to 8-3 this past weekend before another paltry crowd has the town wondering why fans still aren’t flocking to the stadium. The Leos are an exciting bunch again, putting a winning product on the field. Wasn’t that supposed to fix the problem?