MLB   The Boston Red Sox scored four runs in the seventh and a ninth inning comeback fell short as the Toronto Blue Jays lost 6-5 at the Rogers Centre.  The Jays are now six and a half games out of the final A-L Wild Card spot.  The two teams meet again tonight.
U-S Open   Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov won his U-S Open debut in straight sets to move on to the second round.  Maria Sharapova upset the women’s second seed as a wild card to also advance.  Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is set to start her grand slam tournament later today.
N-F-L   Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has reportedly signed the most expensive contract in N-F-L history.   The five year deal is estimated at 135 million dollars, and will see Stafford locked up with the Lions through the 2022 season.