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Red Bull's Ricciardo wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo overtakes Fernando Alonso to win Hungarian Grand Prix
Pablo Gorondi, The Associated Press

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull overtook Ferrari's Fernando Alonso near the end of the race to win a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday for his second Formula One victory of the season and his career.

Lewis Hamilton, who started from the pit lane after his engine caught on fire during qualifying, was third, holding off Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, who started from pole position.

Thomas inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame

The Big Hurt has his big day; Frank Thomas inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame
The Associated Press

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Frank Thomas, the most accomplished slugger in Chicago White Sox history, has been inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame.

LeFevour leads Ticats past Redblacks

LeFevour impresses in debut as CFL starter, leading Ticats to win
Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press

HAMILTON - Dan LeFevour stole the spotlight from Henry Burris on Saturday night.

LeFevour threw for 361 yards and a touchdown and rushed for a game-high 109 yards and a TD in his first CFL start, leading the Hamilton Tiger-Cats past the Ottawa Redblacks 33-23.

Feisty Bobby Cox inducted into BB Hall of Fame

Feisty former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox becomes a Hall of Famer
The Associated Press

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

A light-hitting infielder who appeared in 220 games for the New York Yankees in 1968-69, Cox found his niche in the dugout. He retired after the 2010 season with 2,504 victories in 29 seasons, fourth behind Connie Mack, John McGraw and fellow inductee Tony La Russa.

Greg Maddux inducted in baseball Hall of Fame

Greg Maddux achieves baseball immortality with his induction into the Hall of Fame
The Associated Press

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Greg Maddux, who won 355 games over a 23-year major league career, has been inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame.

Nicknamed "Mad Dog," Maddux had stints with the Braves, Cubs, Padres and Dodgers and won four straight Cy Young Awards, leading the NL in innings each season.

LeBron deep-sixes number; will be No. 23 with Cavs

LeBron James does the math and will go back to wearing No. 23 in his return to Cleveland
The Associated Press

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.

James tweeted "23 it is! It's only right I go back. 2 3=6 We still family 6." The tweet included an Instagram post with photos of James holding his No. 23 Cavaliers jersey on draft night, him later in a new version of the Cavs' jersey and a one of him in his high school jersey.

Questions remain in wake of Toronto FC loss

Toronto FC braintrust left with questions after 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City
Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - As Toronto FC prepares for a challenging four-game road trip, manager Ryan Nelsen and his braintrust face some troubling questions.

Make no mistake, the big picture remains positive. Toronto (7-6-5) is headed for its best ever season and first trip to the playoffs. The roster and team culture have been smartly remade.

But injuries and suspensions have made it difficult to find the right mix of pieces to complete the puzzle.

Canada's Marchant races to fourth in marathon

Canada's Lanni Marchant races to fourth in Commonwealth Games marathon
Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press

GLASGOW, Scotland - Come Monday morning when her running rivals are still focused on rest and recovery, Lanni Marchant will pull out her laptop and begin researching her latest case.

The 30-year-old from London, Ont., is both Canada's greatest female marathoner and a practising criminal lawyer. And work doesn't stop for the Commonwealth Games where Marchant raced to fourth place in the marathon Sunday.

Jays activate Reimold off 15-day DL

Blue Jays activate Reimold off 15-day disabled list; send Rogers to minors
The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Outfielder Nolan Reimold was activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.

Toronto designated right-handed pitcher Esmil Rogers to triple-A Buffalo to make space for Reimold on the Blue Jays roster.

Reimold was hurt running the bases in an 8-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on July 11.

Toronto claimed Reimold off waivers on July 6. He has played in just 56 major-league games since 2012 after a second spine-fusion operation.

1978 gold medallist hopes Games return to Canada

Still competing, 1978 gold medallist hopes Commonwealth Games return to Edmonton
Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press

GLASGOW, Scotland - Des Vamplew has fond memories of the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton.

If the committee looking to bring the event back to Alberta's capital has its way, he might get an opportunity to live that experience again.

Vamplew is competing in fullbore shooting at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland, 36 years after winning a gold medal for Canada in the same event on home soil.

"In some respects it's almost like yesterday," Vamplew said recently.

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