(MLB) The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 last night. The Jay’s Cesar Valdez pitched a career-high six innings to win for the first time since 2010. Toronto won back-to-back home games for the first time since May 29thwhen they won a series over Cincinnati.
(NHL) Sean Burke and Willie Desjardins have been named to lead non-NHL Team Canada at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. Burke will serve as Canada’s GM for the 2017-18 season with former Canucks coach Desjardins behind the bench. Burke, a pro scout with the Canadiens, will be aided on the management side by another former goaltender in Martin Brodeur, assistant general manager of the St. Louis Blues. Hockey Canada says it has already been scouting players, and will participate in two tournaments next month in Russia