The American League, with five Toronto Blue Jays in the lineup, defeated the National League 3-2 in last night's Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Los Angeles.

Blue Jays' ace Alek Manoah pitched a near-perfect second inning, striking out 3 and hitting 1 batter while being caught by Toronto teammate Alejandro Kirk as Vladimir Guerrero Jr. played first.

St. Louis Blues forwards Robert Thomas and Jordan Kyrou, Anaheim Ducks centre Sam Steel and Chicago Blackhawks winger Taylor Raddysh are the latest members of Canada's 2018 world junior hockey team to publicly state they had no involvement in an alleged sexual assault after a Hockey Canada gala to celebrate the team's gold medal.

Hockey Canada has been under scrutiny since May when news broke that the organization quietly settled a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleges she was assaulted by 8 unnamed players. Four other members of the team have also stated they weren't involved

There will be a rare double-header when the CFL kicks off Week 7 of its regular season on Thursday. The Montreal Alouettes will be in Ottawa to face the still winless Redblacks in the early game, while the 1-and-4 Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be in Vancouver to play the 3-and-1 BC Lions in the later game.