September 28th, 2021

National Sports

Scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

Saturday’s Games NHL Pre-Season Toronto 4 Montreal 1 St. Louis 6 Minnesota 2 — MLB American League Oakland 2 Houston 1 N.Y. Yankees 5 Boston 3 Detroit 5 Kansas City 1 Cleveland 6 Chicago White Sox 0 Baltimore 3 Texas 2 Toronto 6 Minnesota 1 L.A. Angels 14 Seattle 1 National League St. Louis 8 ... Read More »

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Venerable captures second running of $1-million Woodbine Million to remain unbeaten

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

CAMPBELLVILLE, ONTARIO – It’s eight and counting for unbeaten Venerable. American Dave Miller drove the talented filly to an eighth straight victory Saturday night, capturing the second running of the $1-mllion Mohawk Million for two-year-old trotters at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Miller took Venerable, the 4/5 favourite, to the lead shortly after the quarter-mile mark and ... Read More »

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Canadian men to face Ireland in Edmonton rugby sevens quarterfinal

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

EDMONTON – Canada will play Ireland in the Cup quarterfinals Sunday after winning two of three on Day 1 of the HSBC Canada Sevens. The Canadian men, who finished sixth last week at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Vancouver, opened play Saturday by beating Hong Kong 21-12 and Mexico 47-0 before running ... Read More »

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Goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau plays hero as Vancouver Whitecaps shutout FC Dallas 1-0

By Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

VANCOUVER – Brian White scored the lone goal Saturday as the Vancouver Whitecaps improved their playoff picture with a 1-0 shutout over FC Dallas in Vancouver. The “˜Caps (8-8-9) were quick to attack and continued to bombard the Toros (6-12-9) across the match, outshooting the visitors 19-16. White was behind many of the opportunities and ... Read More »

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Forge FC snaps first-place Pacific FC’s five-game unbeaten streak in CPL play

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

HAMILTON – Forge FC kept the pressure on Pacific FC atop the Canadian Premier League standings by beating the league leaders 2-1 on Saturday night. Third-place Forge (10-7-1) are five points behind first-place Pacific (10-4-6) with two games in hand. Omar Browne side-footed the ball home from inside the six-yard box in the 80th minute ... Read More »

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Blue Jays beat Twins 6-1; stay 2 back in AL wild-card race

By Mike Cook, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Teoscar Hernández, Marcus Semien and George Springer homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays held their position in the playoff chase by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Saturday night. Robbie Ray (13-6) scattered three hits in six innings as the Blue Jays ended a three-game slide. Toronto stayed two games behind Boston and ... Read More »

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Two views of a 0-0 draw: A point won by Toronto FC but two points lost by Colorado

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – As one might expect from the 26-point chasm separating the teams in the standings, Toronto FC and the Colorado Rapids had different reactions to their 0-0 draw Saturday. For Toronto, still bottom of the MLS standings at 4-15-7, it was a rare point ““ and a prized one coming on the ... Read More »

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Venerable captures second running of US$1-million Woodbine Million to remain unbeaten

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

CAMPBELLVILLE, ONTARIO – It’s eight and counting for unbeaten Venerable. American Dave Miller drove the talented filly to an eighth straight victory Saturday night, capturing the second running of the US$1-mllion Mohawk Million for two-year-old trotters at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Miller took Venerable, the 4/5 favourite, to the lead shortly after the quarter-mile mark and ... Read More »

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U Sports Roundup: Montreal Carabins crush McGill Redbirds 31-7 on three TDs by Morand

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

MONTREAL – Carabins quarterback Dimitri Morand had three touchdowns in the first quarter and Montreal easily defeated the McGill Redbirds 31-7 on Saturday in USports football action. Morand staked the Carabins (3-1) to an early 25-0 lead. His three-yard touchdown run capped a 75-yard drive four minutes into the game. He found Carl Chabot in ... Read More »

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Colorado Rapids extend unbeaten run to 11 games with 0-0 draw with Toronto FC

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Toronto FC and Colorado played to a 0-0 draw Saturday, extending the Rapids’ unbeaten streak in Major League Soccer to 11 games (6-0-5). It was a game light on offence with scoring chances few and far between. Colorado pressed in the dying minutes, however, with substitutes Diego Rubio and Dominique Badji ... Read More »

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