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NHL investigating use of homophobic slur in Lightning-Maple Leafs game

NHL investigating use of homophobic slur in Lightning-Maple Leafs game

TORONTO — The NHL has launched an investigation into the possible use of a homophobic slur in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 6-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.
Leon Draisaitl stars in overtime as Edmonton Oilers down New York Rangers 3-2

Leon Draisaitl stars in overtime as Edmonton Oilers down New York Rangers 3-2

EDMONTON — The opportunity was there and the Edmonton Oilers took advantage. Leon Draisaitl scored 35 seconds into overtime and had a pair of assists as the Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Monday.
First-place Lightning spank Maple Leafs 6-2 as Toronto learns hard lesson

First-place Lightning spank Maple Leafs 6-2 as Toronto learns hard lesson

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs looked at Monday's matchup against the NHL's top team as a measuring stick. What they got was major wake-up call.

Pele's favourite teammate and World Cup winner Coutinho dies

SAO PAULO — Brazilian striker Coutinho, a 1962 World Cup winner who Pele considered his favourite attacking partner at Santos FC, died on Monday. He was 75. Santos announced Coutinho's death in a statement.
Sexton, Cavs beat Raptors 126-101; 2 ejected for fight

Sexton, Cavs beat Raptors 126-101; 2 ejected for fight

CLEVELAND — Even with Kawhi Leonard back in the lineup, the best fight Toronto put up in Cleveland was when Serge Ibaka threw a punch at Marquese Chriss.
Canada's Milos Raonic rallies to knock off American qualifier Marcos Giron

Canada's Milos Raonic rallies to knock off American qualifier Marcos Giron

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Canada's Milos Raonic is heading to the round of 16 at the BNP Paribas Open after a come-from-behind victory on Monday. The No.
Flyers inch closer to East playoff spot with win over Ottawa

Flyers inch closer to East playoff spot with win over Ottawa

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers have transformed from the worst team in the NHL to not-so-bad in the East. Their recent run toward respectability could net them the playoff berth that seemed inconceivable before the All-Star break.
MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in South Florida

MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in South Florida

MIAMI — Mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor has been arrested in South Florida for stealing the cellphone of someone who was trying to take his photo, authorities said.

Canadian international teenager Liam Millar scores winner for Kilmarnock

PAISLEY, Scotland — Canadian international Liam Millar's late goal gave Kilmarnock a 1-0 win over St. Mirren in Scottish Premiership play Monday. The 19-year-old from Brampton, Ont.
Quinn Hughes an important part of Canucks bright, young future: Benning

Quinn Hughes an important part of Canucks bright, young future: Benning

Vancouver general manager Jim Benning expects recently signed defenceman Quinn Hughes to be a big part of the Canucks future. For now, though, he just wants the 19-year-old to get a taste of the NHL. "I don't want to put too much pressure on him.