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Sports scoreboard for Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Wednesday's Scoreboard MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 2 Oakland 1 Detroit 8 Cleveland 2 Chicago White Sox 9 Minnesota 8 (10 innings) Baltimore 2 Texas 1 Tampa Bay 7 Boston 1 Kansas City 7 Houston 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago Cubs 2 Milwaukee 1 N.Y.

Unbeaten Canadian U23 women dunk winless U.S. 78-69 in Globl Jam tournament

TORONTO — Canada's under-23 women's team improved to 2-0 in the inaugural Globl Jam basketball tournament on Wednesday with a 78-69 victory against the winless United States.
Chapman, Bichette HR; Jays edge A's 2-1 to snap 5-game skid

Chapman, Bichette HR; Jays edge A's 2-1 to snap 5-game skid

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bo Bichette hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday to snap a five-game losing streak. “We needed it,” Bichette said.
Toronto Raptors sign Otto Porter Jr. to multi-year contract

Toronto Raptors sign Otto Porter Jr. to multi-year contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors wasted no time showing off free-agent signee Otto Porter Jr. as they introduced him Wednesday during a team media conference.
B.C. government commits $500,000 to safe sport

B.C. government commits $500,000 to safe sport

The B.C. government is pumping $500,000 into its safe sport program amid numerous reports of abuse and maltreatment in Canadian sport. The half a million dollars is in addition to an initial investment of $250,000 into the Play Safe B.C.
Canadian swimmer says she was drugged at world championships

Canadian swimmer says she was drugged at world championships

Canadian swimmer Mary-Sophie Harvey says she was drugged on the final day of the world aquatics championships and suffered a rib sprain and a concussion.
Montreal Alouettes fire head coach Khari Jones, defensive co-ordinator Barron Miles

Montreal Alouettes fire head coach Khari Jones, defensive co-ordinator Barron Miles

MONTREAL — Danny Maciocia is returning to the CFL sidelines. The Montreal Alouettes GM assumed interim head-coaching duties with the CFL club Wednesday after the club fired head coach Khari Jones and defensive co-ordinator Barron Miles.
Kyle Dubas: Long Lightning playoff run no comfort for Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas: Long Lightning playoff run no comfort for Maple Leafs

MONTREAL — Kyle Dubas didn't get any satisfaction watching the Tampa Bay Lightning climb within two wins of a third consecutive Stanley Cup.
Former NHL defenceman Bryan Marchment dies at 53

Former NHL defenceman Bryan Marchment dies at 53

MONTREAL — Former NHL defenseman Bryan Marchment died unexpectedly Wednesday in Montreal, his agent said. He was 53. Longtime agent Rick Curran confirmed Marchment’s death to The Associated Press.
Plenty of uncertainty as coy Canadiens prepare to make top pick at NHL draft

Plenty of uncertainty as coy Canadiens prepare to make top pick at NHL draft

MONTREAL — Kent Hughes has yet to decide on the first pick at the 2022 NHL draft. The prospects in the running, meanwhile, have no clue if they'll be selected No. 1.