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Baylor offered ex-coach Briles support letter in May

FORT WORTH, Texas — A letter of support written by Baylor's general counsel for Art Briles has emerged days after the former Bears coach was briefly hired as an assistant by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Canada falls to Japan 50-12 in men's under-20 tournament

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Jake Thiel and Anton Ngongo each scored second-half tries as Canada's men's side fell to Japan 50-12 on Saturday in the second round of the World Rugby under-20 trophy tournament.
Hamilton sets pole record with dramatic last lap in the rain

Hamilton sets pole record with dramatic last lap in the rain

MONZA, Italy — Full throttle at more than 300 kph (nearly 200 mph), his vision impaired by heavy rain pounding down on his shiny golden helmet, Lewis Hamilton pulled out a clutch performance to enter the F1 record books on Saturday.
Tigers' Cabrera, Wilson have suspensions cut by 1 game each

Tigers' Cabrera, Wilson have suspensions cut by 1 game each

DETROIT — Tigers star Miguel Cabrera and reliever Alex Wilson have started serving suspensions after their penalties were reduced by one game in settlements with Major League Baseball.
Fognini kicked out of US Open doubles for actions in singles

Fognini kicked out of US Open doubles for actions in singles

NEW YORK — Fabio Fognini was kicked out of the U.S. Open doubles tournament Saturday and faces a possible permanent ban from all Grand Slam events after vulgarly insulting the chair umpire during his first-round loss in singles.
New York Mets sign Nori Aoki

New York Mets sign Nori Aoki

HOUSTON — Outfielder Nori Aoki agreed to a contract with the New York Mets on Saturday and was expected to join the team before its game at Houston. Aoki had a $5.5 million, one-year contract and was released Tuesday by Toronto.
Roughriders defensive end Jefferson playing with heavy heart against Bombers

Roughriders defensive end Jefferson playing with heavy heart against Bombers

REGINA — He'll be wearing green and white for the Labour Day Classic, but Willie Jefferson will be playing for his hometown and the state of Texas.
Defensive back Butler retires as player, becomes Tiger-Cats assistant coach

Defensive back Butler retires as player, becomes Tiger-Cats assistant coach

HAMILTON — Defensive back Craig Butler retired as a player from the Canadian Football League on Saturday and joined the Hamilton Tiger-Cats staff as an assistant coach. The six-foot-one, 201-pound native of London, Ont.

Scores and Schedule

Friday's Games MLB American League Baltimore 1 Toronto 0 (13 innings) Boston 4 N.Y. Yankees 1 Kansas City 7 Minnesota 6 Cleveland 3 Detroit 2 (1st game) Cleveland 10 Detroit 0 (2nd game) Tampa Bay 3 Chicago White Sox 1 Texas 10 L.A.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games MLB American League Baltimore 1 Toronto 0 (13 innings) Boston 4 N.Y. Yankees 1 Kansas City 7 Minnesota 6 Cleveland 3 Detroit 2 (1st game) Cleveland 10 Detroit 0 (2nd game) Tampa Bay 3 Chicago White Sox 1 Texas 10 L.A.