Posts Tagged Canada

Women’s World Cup turf war heats up

In this Jan. 27, 2012, file photo, United States' Kelly O'Hara (5) fights for control of the ball with Costa Rica's Daniela Cruz (8) during the first half of CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer game action at B.C. Place in Vancouver, British Columbia. A group of players from the U.S. women’s national team, who will vie for a spot in the World Cup in October qualifying, have joined with several international players in protesting the turf surfaces for next summer’s big event in Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward, File)

Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women’s World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass.

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Blue Jays lose 11-7 to Red Sox

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Steve Tolleson pitches against Boston Red Sox during the 11th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Toronto. Boston won 11-7. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

TORONTO (AP) — The Blue Jays have been dealt their share of extra-inning defeats in recent days.

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Huge 11th inning sends Red Sox over Blue Jays

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia runs to first base as Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole, rear, begins to throw him out during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

TORONTO (AP) — To Mike Napoli, it was “just another homer.”

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MLB denies Rays’ weekend protest in Toronto

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon argues with umpire Bob Davidson after a call at first base was reviewed and overturned in the Toronto Blue Jays favor during fourth inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Thornhill)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Major League Baseball has denied a protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays this weekend in Toronto.

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Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.

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