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    Semi-final day at the Canadian Little League Championships

    Rick Dhaliwal

    Two locals teams battle in semi-final action at the Canadian Little League Championships in North Vancouver tonight. The BC champs from Langley are taking on the hosts from Mt. Seymour.

  • Brett Lawrie impresses in first week in the bigs

    Bob Addison

    What a first week for Brett Lawrie in the big leagues! The Langley native is hitting .333 with two home runs and six r-b-i in six games played in Baltimore and in Toronto at Rogers Centre.

  • Canucks hire assistant coach for AHL farm team

    Scott Russell

    The Vancouver Canucks have hired Karl Taylor as an assistant coach to work alongside head coach Craig MacTavish with the team’s new Chicago Wolves American Hockey League affiliate.

  • Whitecaps captain set to return to the lineup this weekend

    Rick Dhaliwal

    The Vancouver Whitecaps will have captain Jay DeMerit available for selection Saturday in Washington. DeMerit has played only 10 games this season because of a groin injury.

  • Toronto Blue Jay Brett Lawrie, photo taken on Aug. 5, 2011

    Brett Lawrie hits hero status with first career grand slam

    Jaime Pulfer and 680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – What an amazing moment and huge celebration for the Toronto Blue Jays new rookie at Rogers Centre Wednesday night.

    Canada’s own Brett Lawrie scored his first major league grand slam, leading Toronto to an 8-4 win against the Oakland Athletics.

  • Rogers Centre being prepped before the Jays 2011 home opener

    Blue Jays GM addresses accusations of stealing signs

    Mike Wilner - Sportsnet Radio FAN590

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Blue Jays are denying allegations that they have been stealing signs flashed by opposing teams catchers to their pitchers, and then relaying them to Jays hitters.

    The allegations appeared on the front page of ESPN.com.

  • A BC team will play in the National Final in North Vancouver

    Bob Addison

    The BC champs from Langley will meet the host Mount Seymour squad in one semi-final on Friday at the Canadian Little League Championship. Ontario and Quebec will play in the other semi-final.

  • Vasek Pospisil of Vernon/Vancouver.

    Federer drops Pospisil in straight sets

    Scott Russell

    Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil has been knocked out of the Rogers Cup in Montreal, losing in straight sets to Roger Federer. Pospisil admitted before the match that Federer was his boyhood idol.

  • The Blue Bombers bring the number one defense to Vancouver

    Rick Dhaliwal

    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers come to on town Saturday to face the BC Lions, leading the CFL in many defensive catagories including sacks. The Bombers’ defense calls itself Swaggerville.

  • Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie walks out of the dugout before making his major league baseball debut in the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Blue Jays to get uniform overhaul; more Canadian look

    Jaime Pulfer/Toronto Star

    They may be the “blue” Jays, but there could be more red and white on their uniforms next season, with hints they want to brand themselves as Canada’s team.

  • The newest BC Lion Arland Bruce spent extra time after practice running routes and familiarizing himself with the language the Lions offence uses.

    Newest Lion begins learning new schemes

    Rich Brown

    The BC Lions had their first full day of practice ahead of a Saturday night tilt with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the newest Leo, Arland Bruce, had a chance to get familiar with the playbook.

  • Vasek Pospisil of Vernon/Vancouver.

    Vernon’s Pospisil reaches Rogers Cup second round

    Scott Russell

    BC’s Vasek Pospisil reaches second round of Rogers Cup. Vernon native now faces Roger Federer

  • Martin Rennie

    Whitecaps name new coach

    Scott Russell/Rick Dhaliwal

    The Vancouver Whitecaps have named 36-year-old Martin Rennie as their new head coach. He is Vancouver’s third coach in the team’s first year in the MLS.

  • Marino falls in first round of Rogers Cup

    Rich Brown

    Rebecca Marino has been eliminated from the Rogers Cup in Toronto after dropping straight sets 7-6 (8), 6-4 in the first round to Ekaterina Makarova of Russia.