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Bucks to provide huge test for Raptors in elite Eastern Conference showdown

Bucks to provide huge test for Raptors in elite Eastern Conference showdown

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have lost only once over their last 18 games, a run which began with a franchise-best 15-game winning streak and has been bolstered by big home wins over Phoenix and Indiana this past weekend.

Toronto Wolfpack get tough Challenge Cup draw in league-leading Huddersfield

HULL, England — The Toronto Wolfpack, already finding life challenging in the top-tier Super League, got a tough draw Monday when they were paired with Huddersfield Giants in the fifth round of the Coral Challenge Cup.

Deadlines aplenty for Atletico Ottawa as it builds CPL expansion team

A former sprinter, Fernando Lopez is no stranger to moving fast.
Francouz, Zibanejad, Mangiapane named NHL's three stars of the week

Francouz, Zibanejad, Mangiapane named NHL's three stars of the week

NEW YORK — Colorado Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz, New York Rangers centre Mika Zibanejad and Calgary Flames left-wing Andrew Mangiapane are the NHL's three stars of the week. Francouz went 3-0-1 with a 1.46 goals-against average, .
Emergency goaltender's mom makes emotional US TV appearance with son

Emergency goaltender's mom makes emotional US TV appearance with son

The mother of Carolina Hurricanes emergency goalie David Ayres brought her son to tears during a television appearance with him Monday. On NBC's "Today," Ayres's mother, Mary, came on a video link to express her thoughts.
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya apologizes for Twin Towers comment

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya apologizes for Twin Towers comment

UFC middleweight champion Israel (The Last Stylebender) Adesanya has apologized for saying he will make UFC 248 challenger Yoel (Soldier of God) Romero "crumble like the Twin Towers.

New coronavirus cancels PWHPA's Dream Gap Tour hockey series in Tokyo

TORONTO — Japan's ice hockey federation has cancelled its national women's team's games against North America's top players because of the new coronavirus.
Virus in Italy affects Olympic meetings, soccer games

Virus in Italy affects Olympic meetings, soccer games

ROME — The first board meeting for the Milan-Cortina Olympics was changed to a video conference Monday as authorities sought to contain a spreading virus that has made northern Italy the focal point of the outbreak in Europe.

Sunday's Games

Sunday's Games NHL Washington 5 Pittsburgh 3 Buffalo 2 Winnipeg 1 Dallas 2 Chicago 1 N.Y. Islanders 4 San Jose 1 Calgary 4 Detroit 2 St.
Flames start road trip with 4-2 win over Red Wings

Flames start road trip with 4-2 win over Red Wings

DETROIT — Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan scored in the first period, and the Calgary Flames started their road trip with a win, beating the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Sunday night.