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Wynne defends Pan Am Games bonuses

TORONTO—Organizers of this summer’s Pan Am Games say preliminary figures suggest the sporting event came in under budget but the final cost won’t be known for up to a year.

“All indications are that there was a surplus, but I can’t tell you how much that is because I haven’t been told a number at this point,” Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne told a news conference yesterday.

Toronto won’t bid

TORONTO—Mayor John Tory says Toronto will be a great venue for the Olympics one day.

Just not in 2024.

Tory said today that Canada’s largest city is going to stay out of the race for the 2024 Olympics because he felt it wasn’t the best use of the city’s time and energy right now.

“Nobody was rushing forward with their chequebooks,” he noted.

Mets extend streak

NEW YORK—Out with a serious back injury for much of the season, David Wright is enjoying every minute of the N.Y. Mets’ dominating stretch run.

Even better, the team captain is contributing to its success.

Wright had a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Yoenis Cespedes homered again, as the Mets edged the Miami Marlins 4-3 last night for their eighth-straight win.

Cowboys win but lose Bryant

ARLINGTON, Tex.—Tony Romo found Jason Witten for the winning touchdown after a series of Dallas mistakes put the N.Y. Giants in position to beat the Cowboys in an opener for the first time.

Now the Dallas quarterback has to figure out how to make the comeback turn into more victories without All-Pro receiver Dez Bryant, who will miss four-six weeks with a broken right foot.