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Solarte homers, Pillar steals home as Blue Jays top Yankees for first win

Solarte homers, Pillar steals home as Blue Jays top Yankees for first win

TORONTO — Kevin Pillar had been thinking about stealing home since he saw video of a Pittsburgh Pirates prospect do it in a spring training game last week.
Howard gets 1st shutout, Red Wings beat Senators 2-0

Howard gets 1st shutout, Red Wings beat Senators 2-0

DETROIT — Out of the playoffs and sinking fast with one win in 14 games a week ago, the Detroit Red Wings could have embraced tanking to bolster their chances in the NHL draft lottery. Instead, they launched a winning streak.
Athletes to watch at the Commonwealth Games

Athletes to watch at the Commonwealth Games

GOLD COAST, Australia — More than 6,600 athletes and officials will converge on the Gold Coast for the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games, the multi-sports event for 71 countries and territories of the British Commonwealth held every four years.
Bruins beat Panthers 5-1, regain first place in East

Bruins beat Panthers 5-1, regain first place in East

BOSTON — Nick Holden has only been in Boston for about a month, and he's already learned that he needs to keep his stick on the ice when he's playing with David Krejci.
Nash, Kidd, Hill in 13-member Basketball Hall of Fame class

Nash, Kidd, Hill in 13-member Basketball Hall of Fame class

SAN ANTONIO — Steve Nash was an unsung Canadian kid who got one significant U.S. basketball scholarship offer. Jason Kidd was an Oakland hoops prodigy ticketed for superstardom from childhood.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL Toronto 5 N.Y. Islanders 4 Carolina 4 Washington 1 Tampa Bay 7 N.Y. Rangers 3 Colorado 5 Chicago 0 Anaheim 2 Los Angeles 1 (OT) Vegas 4 St.
Notre Dame beats UConn on last-second shot in overtime

Notre Dame beats UConn on last-second shot in overtime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Arike Ogunbowale's jumper from the corner with a second left lifted Notre Dame to a 91-89 overtime victory over UConn on Friday night in the national semifinals.
Matthews' late goal lifts Maple Leafs past Islanders, 5-4

Matthews' late goal lifts Maple Leafs past Islanders, 5-4

NEW YORK — With the score tied late in the third period, Auston Matthews saw an opening and got himself in position. And when he got the puck from William Nylander, he was able to knock in the winning goal.

Altidore scores twice as TFC earns first MLS win of season, 3-1 over Salt Lake

TORONTO — Jozy Altidore took it upon himself to end Toronto FC's scoring drought, and finally earn a win. Altidore scored twice as Toronto earned its first victory of the Major League Soccer season on Friday, a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake.
Tanaka strikes out eight in stellar season debut, Yankees top Blue Jays 4-2

Tanaka strikes out eight in stellar season debut, Yankees top Blue Jays 4-2

TORONTO — Aaron Sanchez managed to shut down New York's power duo of Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton Friday night. But the Blue Jays right-hander took little comfort in that.