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Louis van Gaal appointed - again - as Netherlands coach

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Louis van Gaal has been appointed to his third stint as coach of the Netherlands following the national team's disappointing showing at the European Championship, the country's soccer federation announced Wednesday.

Strong start for Canada's decathlon and canoe sprint athletes in Tokyo

TOKYO — Canada's sprint canoe and decathlon competitors got off to strong starts on Wednesday as the country continues to look for its 15th medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Canada, Sweden ask organizers to push back start time for women's soccer final

Canada, Sweden ask organizers to push back start time for women's soccer final

TOKYO — Canadian and Swedish team officials are asking organizers to push back the scheduled late-morning kickoff time for the women's soccer final to avoid the searing heat expected Friday at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium.

Scoreboard for Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021

Tuesday's Games MLB American League Toronto 7 Cleveland 2 N.Y. Yankees 13 Baltimore 1 Seattle 4 Tampa Bay 2 Detroit 4 Boston 2 Chicago White Sox 7 Kansas City 1 L.A. Angels 11 Texas 3 National League Philadelphia 5 Washington 4 Miami 5 N.Y.

Daan Klomp scores in 71st minute, Cavalry FC rallies to beat FC Edmonton 2-1

CALGARY — Daan Klomp scored the go-ahead goal in the 71st minute, and Cavalry FC rallied to beat FC Edmonton 2-1 on Tuesday in Canadian Premier League play.
Teoscar Hernandez's three-hit night leads Blue Jays over Cleveland 7-2

Teoscar Hernandez's three-hit night leads Blue Jays over Cleveland 7-2

TORONTO — The wait to pitch in front of his new fanbase was worth it for Blue Jays lefty Hyun Jin Ryu.
Report drills NCAA on equity, calls for combined Final Four

Report drills NCAA on equity, calls for combined Final Four

The NCAA has fallen short of upholding its commitment to gender equity by prioritizing its cash cow Division I men's basketball tournament “over everything else,” according a scathing review released Tuesday after an uproar over how the association c
CFL unveils its COVID-19 game cancellation policy

CFL unveils its COVID-19 game cancellation policy

TORONTO — The CFL has established a policy should COVID-19 issues force game cancellations this year.
NBC wonders: where are the Olympic viewers this year?

NBC wonders: where are the Olympic viewers this year?

NEW YORK (AP) — For most nights at the Tokyo Olympics, NBC's prime time coverage is drawing about half the audience that the Games had in Rio de Janeiro five years ago.
Canadian Tajon Buchanan named to the Gold Cup tournament Best XI

Canadian Tajon Buchanan named to the Gold Cup tournament Best XI

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Canadian international Tajon Buchanan earned another honour for his performance at the Gold Cup on Tuesday when he was named to the tournament's best eleven. The 22-year-old from Brampton, Ont.