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Foul! NJ gov Christie catches ball at Mets game, gets booed

Foul! NJ gov Christie catches ball at Mets game, gets booed

NEW YORK — Fans at the Cardinals-Mets game cheered when a man neatly caught a foul ball at Citi Field — until they realized it was Chris Christie. The New Jersey governor then got loudly booed Tuesday night.

Taylor Gait leads Canada past England 8-6 at women's lacrosse World Cup

GUILDFORD, United Kingdom — Taylor Gait had a hat trick and was named game MVP as she led Canada past host England 8-6 on Tuesday to end pool play at the women's lacrosse World Cup.
Ottawa Redblacks look to get into win column when they face Alouettes

Ottawa Redblacks look to get into win column when they face Alouettes

OTTAWA — The Grey Cup champion Ottawa Redblacks haven't won a game this season. But don't call them desperate.

Vancouver Whitecaps and goalkeeper Paolo Tornaghi mutually agree to part ways

VANCOUVER — Goalkeeper Paolo Tornaghi and the Vancouver Whitecaps mutually agreed to part ways on Tuesday. The 29-year old Tornaghi hopes to explore opportunities in his homeland of Italy after three-plus years in Vancouver.

Altidore, Valeri among 13 players added to MLS All-Star team

Thirteen players including Toronto's Jozy Altidore and Portland's Diego Valeri have been added to Major League Soccer's All-Star team for the Aug. 2 game against Real Madrid in Chicago.
Calgary Stampeders slotback Kamar Jorden no longer waiting in the wings

Calgary Stampeders slotback Kamar Jorden no longer waiting in the wings

CALGARY — Kamar Jorden was finally a frontrunner for a starting job at Calgary Stampeders training camp this year. The receiver has made the most of his chance early this season.
B.C. Lions host Winnipeg Blue Bombers at home following road success

B.C. Lions host Winnipeg Blue Bombers at home following road success

There are two different twists this week for the B.C. Lions.

Emmanuel runs Canadian 200 record, breaking one of track's oldest records

CORK, Ireland — Crystal Emmanuel broke the Canadian record in the 200 metres on Tuesday, rewriting one of the oldest records on the books. The 25-year-old from Toronto sprinted to a time of 22.50 seconds, breaking the record of 22.
Ujiri: Raptors have "signed a sniper;" team introduces sharp-shooter C.J. Miles

Ujiri: Raptors have "signed a sniper;" team introduces sharp-shooter C.J. Miles

TORONTO — The NBA's shift toward three-point shooting has a big fan in C.J. Miles.
Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest to appeal sex-crime convictions

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest to appeal sex-crime convictions

MONTREAL — Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest is appealing his conviction on 37 sex-related charges, with documents filed Tuesday seeking an acquittal or a new trial.