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Family, church spar over girl who wants to play with boys

KENILWORTH, N.J. — A family is continuing its fight against a Catholic school that wouldn't let their daughter play on a boys basketball team.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games CFL Week 2 Calgary 43 Ottawa 39 --- MLB American League Baltimore 2 Toronto 0 Cleveland 5 Texas 1 Detroit 7 Kansas City 3 Houston 6 Oakland 1 Pittsburgh 4 Tampa Bay 0 Boston 6 Minnesota 3 Chicago White Sox 4 N.Y.
Ottawa's Diontae Spencer has big game in 43-39 loss to Stampeders

Ottawa's Diontae Spencer has big game in 43-39 loss to Stampeders

CALGARY — Diontae Spencer did his best to keep the Ottawa Redblacks within striking distance of the Calgary Stampeders on Thursday night.
Calgary Stampeders hold off Ottawa Redblacks 43-39 in home-opener

Calgary Stampeders hold off Ottawa Redblacks 43-39 in home-opener

Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson wasn't feeling all that celebratory after a hectic 43-39 win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Thursday. In fact, Dickenson gave the impression of a man grateful to slide off a bucking bronco in one piece.
Ubaldo Jimenez pitches eight shutout innings to lift Orioles over Blue Jays

Ubaldo Jimenez pitches eight shutout innings to lift Orioles over Blue Jays

TORONTO — Ubaldo Jimenez came into Thursday night's game with just two wins on the season and a bloated 7.26 earned-run average.

Jagr says no teams are asking about him, Panthers disagree

SUNRISE, Fla. — Jaromir Jagr wants to play at least one more season in the NHL. It's unclear if any team wants him.

Calgary Flames acquires goaltender Eddie Lack in trade with Carolina Hurricanes

CALGARY — Goalie Eddie Lack and defenceman Ryan Murphy were acquired by the Calgary Flames on Thursday night in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. Calgary also gets a seventh round draft pick in the 2019 NHL draft.
Big-hitters Henderson, Wie stake major claim at Women's PGA

Big-hitters Henderson, Wie stake major claim at Women's PGA

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Michelle Wie launched a 3-wood into swirling gusts and toward the 18th green, wondering if the shot had enough steam to get there. A shift in the wind took the guesswork out of the equation.

Lingmerth leads Quicken Loans National after first-round 65

POTOMAC, Md. — David Lingmerth is one of a few players in the Quicken Loans National field with any memories to draw on at TPC Potomac — and they're the best kind of memories. The winner of a 2012 Web.

Stroman, Blue Jays, pushing for fans to 'Smoak the Vote' in all-star voting

TORONTO — Justin Smoak doesn't need to campaign to be on the American League's all-star team. Marcus Stroman and the rest of his Toronto Blue Jays teammates are more than happy to push for fans to vote Smoak in as the AL's starting first baseman.