Defensive blunders lead Vancouver Whitecaps to 3-0 loss against Timbers

Defensive blunders lead Vancouver Whitecaps to 3-0 loss against Timbers VANCOUVER - In one of the most important games of the season, the Vancouver Whitecaps suffered one of their worst Major League Soccer losses.

A triumph of Will Power: Australian IndyCar driver wins his series title, Kanaan wins race

A triumph of Will Power: Australian IndyCar driver wins his series title, Kanaan wins race

FONTANA, Calif. - Will Power won his first IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race and claiming the season title after a career filled with agonizing misses.


For 3rd year in row, Isner loses to Kohlschreiber in US Open's 3rd round; zero US men left

For 3rd year in row, Isner loses to Kohlschreiber in US Open's 3rd round; zero US men left

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.


Saturday's Scoreboard

Saturday's Games


Artspeak runs unbeaten streak to six straight with Metro Pace victory

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. - Artspeak showed Saturday night why he's considered North America's top two-year-old pacer.


Canada's Bouchard, Raonic through to fourth round of U.S. Open with wins

Canada's Bouchard, Raonic through to fourth round of U.S. Open with wins

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canadians Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard have claimed spots in the fourth round of the U.S. Open after winning tough matches on Saturday.


New DP Piatti's first two MLS goals lift Impact over Columbus 2-0

New DP Piatti's first two MLS goals lift Impact over Columbus 2-0

MONTREAL - Crowds have thinned as the Montreal Impact dropped to the bottom of Major League Soccer's standings, but the 15,995 who turned out Saturday night got a show from recently acquired designed player Ignacio Piatti.


World Sports

Signs of rift at Toronto FC as manager Ryan Nelsen lambastes team GM

TORONTO - Signs of a rift between Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelsen and GM Tim Bezbatchenko emerged Saturday, further complicating the landscape for an MLS team that is already losing its champion with the planned departure of MLSE CEO Tim Leiweke.


Tway, Durant and Daley tied atop Shaw Charity Classic leaderboard

CALGARY - It's packed atop the leaderboard of the Shaw Charity Classic.


Rams cut Michael Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted in the NFL

Rams cut Michael Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted in the NFL

ST. LOUIS - Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cellphone.


Canada's Paula Findlay returns to international triathlon at hometown race

Canada's Paula Findlay returns to international triathlon at hometown race

EDMONTON - Canada's Paula Findlay ended a two-year absence from international triathlon with plenty of hometown support.


Brazil holds off France, Croatia edges the Philippines at Basketball World Cup

Brazil holds off France, Croatia edges the Philippines at Basketball World Cup

Marcelinho Huertas had 16 points and five assists, and Brazil held on to edge France 65-63 on Saturday in its opening game at the Basketball World Cup.


Jose Bautista, Drew Hutchison lift Toronto Blue Jays over New York Yankees 2-0

Jose Bautista, Drew Hutchison lift Toronto Blue Jays over New York Yankees 2-0

TORONTO - Drew Hutchison focuses on one thing when pitching: command.


Tim Hortons Field expected to be finished for Labour Day Classic

HAMILTON - It looks like Tim Hortons Field will be finished for Monday's Labour Day Classic after all.


Chelsea thrashes Everton 6-3 to capitalize on rare home defeat for champion Man City

Chelsea thrashes Everton 6-3 to capitalize on rare home defeat for champion Man City

LIVERPOOL, England - Chelsea showed off its new-found attacking sparkle in a 6-3 win over Everton on a day Manchester City lost its cutting edge to slip to a surprise first defeat in its Premier League title defence.