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105.9 The Region

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HAMILTON — Shawn Thomas Erlington’s 23-yard touchdown run at 11:50 of the fourth quarter rallied the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to a wild 34-27 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Friday night. Erlington capped a 77-yard, five-play drive with his TD. Seth Small made it a 10-point game with a 46-yard field goal at 13:20. Toronto rounded […]

TORONTO — Cleveland Guardians right-hander Cal Quantrill allowed one hit in seven innings and was aided by a two-run homer from fellow Canadian Josh Naylor to blank the Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 in their series opener on Friday. The American League Central Division-leading Guardians (60-52) have won eight consecutive games, while the Blue Jays (60-51) […]

TORONTO — Gord Lewis played a “ferocious” guitar in Hamilton punk rock act Teenage Head and his bandmates intend to honour him with a series of upcoming concerts. Teenage Head’s members say they’ve made the “difficult decision” to fulfil three gigs booked before the 65-year-old guitarist was found dead last Sunday in his Hamilton apartment. […]

TORONTO (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians put unvaccinated right-hander James Karinchak on the restricted list before Friday night’s game at Toronto and selected righty Peyton Battenfield from Triple-A Columbus. Foreign nationals who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 aren’t allowed to enter Canada, save for limited exceptions that require a 14-day quarantine. Unvaccinated baseball players are placed […]

TORONTO (AP) — Two-time champion Simona Halep beat Coco Gauff 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Friday to reach the National Bank Open semifinals. Halep, the 30-year-old from Romania, won the event in Montreal in 2016 and 2018. She will face seventh-seeded Jessica Pegula, a 6-3, 6-3 winner over Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan. The 15th-seeded Halep is […]

Toronto FC’s new high-flying offence and somewhat improved defence gets a test Saturday in the form of the visiting Portland Timbers. The Timbers (7-6-12) are unbeaten in their last 10 league games (4-0-6) and arrive in Toronto on the back of successive ties against Minnesota, Nashville and Dallas. Their last loss was May 28, a […]

TORONTO — Telus Corp. is trying to add a 1.5 per cent processing fee for customers who use a credit card after a class action settlement cleared the way for merchants to add the surcharge starting this fall. In a letter to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, the telecom giant says the surcharge is […]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford created a bit of a buzz after swallowing a bee during a news conference on Friday.  The premier was answering a question on health care when an insect flew around his face and disappeared into his mouth.  Ford gagged and coughed for a moment before saying “Holy Christ, I just swallowed […]

TORONTO — Two-time champion Simona Halep has moved on to the semifinals of the National Bank Open. The Romanian player dispatched Coco Gauff of the United States 6-4, 7-6 on Friday. The 30-year-old Halep won the title in 2016 and 2018 when it was still called the Rogers Cup. She’ll face the winner of the […]

DUNDALK, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he’s a strong believer in public health care, but his government is going to “get creative” when looking at how it could be delivered. Ford’s health minister has said the government is looking at all options to improve the health system, including a nursing staffing shortage, and […]