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Bieber flirts with no-hitter in win over Jays

TORONTO—Marcus Stroman was overcome with emotion as he left the field last night in what could have been his final home start in a Toronto Blue Jays uniform.

The right-hander walked into the dugout after seven stellar innings in an eventual 4-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians, pumped his fist into his glove, looked up at the crowd and shouted loudly.

Johnson, Thomas defending champs as WGC relocates from Akron to Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Dustin Johnson made it clear. Even though he won the last time the PGA Tour visited TPC Southwind, he's not the defending champion.

That would be Justin Thomas, who is looking to become the first repeat winner at this World Golf Championships event since Tiger Woods took three straight from 2005 and 2007.

Clear huh?

Mercado lifts Cleveland over Blue Jays, spoils Borucki's return

TORONTO—Ryan Borucki isn't in mid-season form just yet. Unfortunately for him, the Cleveland Indians are.

The left-hander made his season debut last night after missing the first four months of the season with inflammation in his throwing elbow.

He allowed four runs—two earned—over 4 2/3 innings in a 7-3 loss to Cleveland.

Calgary, Flames agree to terms on NHL arena

CALGARY—A new NHL arena in Calgary is closer to becoming a reality.

The city, the Calgary Flames and the Calgary Stampede have agreed on terms for an event centre that would become the new home for the Flames and replace the 36-year-old Saddledome.

City council has yet to approve the deal, but details were unveiled at a news conference yesterday evening at city hall.

Devers lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays

BOSTON—Red Sox manager Alex Cora went to reliever Brandon Workman in the eighth inning and knew what his options were for his beleaguered bullpen when things got tight in the ninth.

“It's either him or him,” said Cora after Workman threw 45 pitches and got out of a jam each inning as Boston held on for a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays last night.