TORONTO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TORONTO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLB denies Tampa Bay’s weekend protest in Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58341153-77/replay-protest-maddon-manager.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58341153-77/replay-protest-maddon-manager.html.csp">MLB denies Tampa Bay’s weekend protest in Toronto</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:47.587-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied a protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays last weekend in Toronto. Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre made the ruling, which stemmed from a play disputed by Rays manager Joe Maddon in Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays in 10 innings. Wil Myers was called safe at first base on a pickoff throw by Toronto pitcher Mark Buehrle. After Buehrle returned to the rubber, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons came out to challenge the call. Myers was c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58341153@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:47 MDT D.C. United takes down Kansas City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58329373-77/conference-kansas-sporting-toronto.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58329373-77/conference-kansas-sporting-toronto.html.csp">D.C. United takes down Kansas City</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:02.694-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Kan. • D.C. United shocked Sporting Kansas City with three first-half goals in an eight-minute span for a 3-0 victory on Saturday night in a matchup of the top teams in the MLS Eastern Conference. Fabian Espindola scored in the 24th minute, Chris Rolfe in the 28th and Perry Kitchen in the 31st to move United (13-7-4) one point ahead of Sporting KC (12-7-6) into the conference top spot. Luis Silva assisted on the first two goals. Red Bulls 4, Impact 2 • In Harrison, N.J., Thierry H...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329373@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:02 MDT K.C. tops Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304458-77/toronto-dwyer-kansas-penalty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304458-77/toronto-dwyer-kansas-penalty.html.csp">K.C. tops Toronto</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T18:16:12.73-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 06:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Kan. • Dom Dwyer scored his 15th and 16th goals of the season, converting two penalty kicks in Sporting Kansas City’s 4-1 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night. Dwyer scored in the 18th and 33rd minutes. The first penalty kick was awarded after Benny Feilhaber was taken down inside the penalty area. Dwyer earned his second penalty kick when he was tripped up on his way to goal. He trails New York’s Bradley Wright-Phillips by two goals for the MLS lead. Toronto FC (9-8-5) pulled ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583044582014-08-17T18:16:12.73-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T18:16:12.73-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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In a release issued Thursday, the Buffalo Fan Alliance identified several announcements referring to Rogers Communications consultant, Roger Rai, as part of the ownership group “attempting to acquire and move the Buffalo Bills to Toronto.” Rai told The AP on Wednesday he’s not involved with the group’s ownership bid. He ad...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966772014-08-14T22:49:13.996-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.996-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Canada’s currency traded at almost a three-month low last week after a government report showed the economy created a paltry 200 jobs in July and the labor force shrank by 35,400. Poloz, who hasn’t said specifically he wants a weaker currency, reiterated last month exports must pick up for the economy to fully...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284421@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:08:19 MDT MLS: FC Dallas beats Rapids 3-1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58280312-77/minute-dallas-toronto-columbus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58280312-77/minute-dallas-toronto-columbus.html.csp">MLS: FC Dallas beats Rapids 3-1</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:31:03.68-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frisco, Texas • Matt Hedges scored nine minutes into the game and FC Dallas extended its unbeaten streak to eight games with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. Hedges converted a rebound of goalkeeper Clint Irwin’s initial save on Walker Zimmerman’s header. Two minutes later, Rapids defender Marvell Wynne was called for a penalty in the box, and Michel beat Irwin to the right corner for a 2-0 lead. Dallas (10-7-6) added to the lead in the 55th minute. A long cross for a he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582803122014-08-09T23:31:03.68-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-09T23:31:03.68-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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It was his 12th goal of the season, moving him to fourth in MLS. The Timbers opened the scoring when Diego Valeri converted a free kick into the upper right corner from just outside the box in the 14th minute. Los Angeles...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582544312014-08-02T23:10:13.569-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:13.569-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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In a letter published by the Buffalo News on Sunday, Bon Jovi wrote that it’s his ownership group’s objective “to make the Bills successful in Buffalo.” The letter, titled “Why We’re Bidding on the Buffalo Bills,” marks the first time the New Jersey rocker has publicly discussed his p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582560152014-08-03T23:02:18.579-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T23:02:18.579-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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He broke free of the defenders and cut to the center of the box, but his right-footed effort was knocked aside by Johnson. It was Johnson’s third shutout of the season and Vancouver goalkeeper David Ousted’s fifth. They each made two saves. Chicago is 3-5-1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582442622014-07-30T23:16:46.462-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T23:16:46.462-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58244262@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:16:46 MDT Today’s Major League Baseball leaders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236814-77/detroit-oakland-angeles-cleveland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236814-77/detroit-oakland-angeles-cleveland.html.csp">Today’s Major League Baseball leaders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:38:03.579-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BATTING—Altuve, Houston, .343; Cano, Seattle, .328; Beltre, Texas, .323; VMartinez, Detroit, .320; Brantley, Cleveland, .318; Chisenhall, Cleveland, .313; MeCabrera, Toronto, .313. RUNS—Dozier, Minnesota, 72; Trout, Los Angeles, 72; Donaldson, Oakland, 71; Brantley, Cleveland, 70; Bautista, Toronto, 68; MeCabrera, Toronto, 67; Kinsler, Detroit, 67. RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 81; JAbreu, Chicago, 79; Ortiz, Boston, 77; Trout, Los Angeles, 76; NCruz, Baltimore, 75; Donaldson, Oakland, 73; Moss, Oakla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368142014-07-30T17:38:03.579-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T17:38:03.579-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T10:06:19.79-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its first block of movies, and there are lots of stars going to Canada in September: Robert Downey Jr., Steve Carell, Denzel Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Winslet, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tina Fey and Jon Stewart. [Rolling Stone] • The semi-finalist list is out for the Booker Prize, Britain’s most prestigious publishing award, which for the first time is letting non-Commonwealth authors partic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58214750@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:06:19 MDT MLS roundup: Feilhaber’s late goal lifts Sporting K.C. over Columbus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192579-77/minute-columbus-sporting-philadelphia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192579-77/minute-columbus-sporting-philadelphia.html.csp">MLS roundup: Feilhaber’s late goal lifts Sporting K.C. over Columbus</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:44:01.684-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • Benny Feilhaber scored in the 93rd minute, and Sporting Kansas City earned its fourth consecutive road win by beating Columbus 2-1 on Wednesday night. Feilhaber rifled a shot off the crossbar from just outside the 18-yard box to move Sporting KC into first place in the Eastern Conference. C.J. Sapong’s header gave Sporting K.C. a 1-0 lead in the first half. Columbus tied it when Chad Barson lofted a cross inside the 6-yard box that deflected off Igor Juliao’s shoulder for an own...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581925792014-07-17T16:44:01.684-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:44:01.684-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58192579@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:44:01 MDT Soccer: Sporting K.C. capitalizes on Montreal’s lapse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178593-77/montreal-goal-toronto-minute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178593-77/montreal-goal-toronto-minute.html.csp">Soccer: Sporting K.C. capitalizes on Montreal’s lapse</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:46:19.902-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montreal • Dom Dwyer took advantage of a defensive lapse to score his second goal of the game in the 89th minute, lifting Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Montreal defender Heath Pearce and goalkeeper Troy Perkins got their signals crossed, and neither cleared a harmless ball away from the 18-yard box. The hesitation was enough for Dwyer to pounce on the loose ball and get his 14th goal of the season to give Sporting its third victory in four game...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581785932014-07-12T23:46:19.902-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:46:19.902-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58178593@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:46:19 MDT MLS: D.C. United wins at Toronto FC to spoil Michael Bradley’s return http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153070-77/toronto-vancouver-bradley-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153070-77/toronto-vancouver-bradley-game.html.csp">MLS: D.C. United wins at Toronto FC to spoil Michael Bradley’s return</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T23:15:28.953-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • Nick DeLeon and Perry Kitchen scored to help D.C. United beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday night, spoiling Michael Bradley first game back from the World Cup. Kitchen broke a tie in the 70th minute, scoring on a header off a corner kick. DeLeon opened the scoring in the 54th minute, and Luke Moore tied in the 60th. Bradley had a good scoring chance in the 34th minute, but the U.S. midfielder’s shot went wide. “I felt good, excited to be back,” Bradley said. “I’m disappointed that the gam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581530702014-07-05T23:15:28.953-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-05T23:15:28.953-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153070@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:15:28 MDT MLB: Samardzija wins in Athletics’ debut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154944-77/samardzija-game-oakland-blue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154944-77/samardzija-game-oakland-blue.html.csp">MLB: Samardzija wins in Athletics’ debut</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL WAGAMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.157-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oakland, Calif. • Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings to win his Oakland debut and the Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep. Samardzija, acquired a day earlier in a trade with the Chicago Cubs, received several standing ovations. He was cheered during pregame warmups and again after striking out the side in the seventh. Samardzija gave up one run and four hits. He struck out five and walked one while earning his first win since June 7. With th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58154944@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT MLS: Chicago earns point against 10-man Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144726-77/toronto-chicago-games-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144726-77/toronto-chicago-games-fire.html.csp">MLS: Chicago earns point against 10-man Toronto</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:27:06.087-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto FC 1, fire 1 • In Bridgeview, Ill., Rookie Harrison Shipp’s second-half goal gave the Chicago Fire a 1-1 draw with short-handed Toronto FC on Wednesday night. The Fire had their winless run pushed to five games and Toronto’s undefeated streak reached six games. Chicago leveled the match in the 56th minute after Shipp’s deflected shot beat goalkeeper Joe Bendik. The Associated Press</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144726@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:27:06 MDT