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Toronto Raptors beat Denver Nuggets 117-109 to go 7-1 in seeding round

Toronto Raptors beat Denver Nuggets 117-109 to go 7-1 in seeding round

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Late in the Toronto Raptors' seeding-round finale Friday, Stanley Johnson fed Paul Watson for an alley-oop dunk that said plenty about the game — and even more about the defending NBA champions.
McDavid reserves judgement on Oilers' early exit, but says defence an issue

McDavid reserves judgement on Oilers' early exit, but says defence an issue

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid still wasn't ready to sift through the ashes of an early exit from the NHL post-season a week later.
Njoo positive about talks with CFL but cannot provide timeline for decision

Njoo positive about talks with CFL but cannot provide timeline for decision

TORONTO — Canada's Deputy Chief Public Health Officer remains encouraged about the CFL's health-and-safety protocols but can't say when approval for a shortened season might come.

Canada's Alphonso Davies shines in Bayern's Champions League Barca beatdown

LISBON, Portugal — Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies had a night to remember Friday as Bayern Munich put Barcelona to the sword in a lopsided 8-2 Champions League quarterfinal win.

Orlando Pride loan veteran Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod to team in Iceland

TORONTO — The Orlando Pride have loaned Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod to Iceland's Ungmennafelag Stjarnan. The loan deal runs through Oct. 20, 2020.
Bulls fire coach Jim Boylen after missing playoffs again

Bulls fire coach Jim Boylen after missing playoffs again

Months after the world was reminded of the best run in Chicago Bulls history, the franchise closed a chapter on one of its worst.
Whitecaps sell South Korean midfielder Inbeom Hwang to FC Rubin Kazan

Whitecaps sell South Korean midfielder Inbeom Hwang to FC Rubin Kazan

The Vancouver Whitecaps say it will take some time to get a replacement for Inbeom Hwang after selling the South Korean international midfielder to Russia's FC Rubin Kazan.
Raptors coach Nurse a fan of afternoon playoff games in the NBA bubble

Raptors coach Nurse a fan of afternoon playoff games in the NBA bubble

While the Toronto Raptors' first-round playoff schedule has plenty of Canadians complaining, the afternoon games have at least one fan in coach Nick Nurse.

Aaron Zimmerle returns for second stint as coach of the Canada Wolverines

TORONTO — Aaron Zimmerle is back as head coach of the Canada Wolverines men's rugby league team. The Canadian job came open when Australian incumbent Ben Fleming's three-year term came to a close.

Ottawa Aces make French back Gavin Marguerite their seventh player signing

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Aces have signed French back Gavin Marguerite. The 24-year-old came through the Toulouse academy system, scoring 40 tries in 70 games with Toulouse after making his first-team debut in 2016.