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Toronto Raptors fans less than thrilled after Pierce picks team to win title

Toronto Raptors fans less than thrilled after Pierce picks team to win title

TORONTO — Even when Paul Pierce says something good about the Raptors, Toronto fans just can't get behind the former NBA all-star.
Local golfer Hughes expects Hamilton course to challenge at RBC Canadian Open

Local golfer Hughes expects Hamilton course to challenge at RBC Canadian Open

Mackenzie Hughes grew up about 15 minutes from Hamilton Golf and Country Club and says he has played the course around 50 times. While the native of Dundas, Ont.
Antonio Conte named Inter Milan coach

Antonio Conte named Inter Milan coach

MILAN — Antonio Conte was named Inter Milan coach on Friday, returning to Italian club soccer for the first time since leaving Juventus in 2014. While details were not disclosed, Conte reportedly signed a three-year contract with Inter.
Pascal Siakam has 32 points in Raptors' historic NBA Finals win over Warriors

Pascal Siakam has 32 points in Raptors' historic NBA Finals win over Warriors

TORONTO — On a record-breaking night, Pascal Siakam had one big regret.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr lament transition defence in Game 1 loss to Raptors

TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr lamented his team's transition defence Thursday in the wake of Golden State's 118-109 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. Just awful was his description. "That's the No.
NBA commissioner says Drake went over the line in touching coach during game

NBA commissioner says Drake went over the line in touching coach during game

TORONTO — NBA commissioner Adam Silver says Drake crossed the line when he treated Toronto coach Nick Nurse to a brief shoulder rub in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final.

Game 1 of the NBA Finals by the numbers

TORONTO — Some notes on Game 1 of the NBA Finals won 118-109 by Toronto over Golden State: — Teams that win Game 1 of the NBA Finals have a 51-21 (.708) series record. — Teams that win Game 1 of the NBA Finals at home have a 43-12 (.
Warriors get DeMarcus Cousins back for Game 1 of NBA Finals

Warriors get DeMarcus Cousins back for Game 1 of NBA Finals

TORONTO — DeMarcus Cousins got his first taste of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Playing for the first time in 6 1/2 weeks, Cousins logged eight minutes in Golden State's 118-109 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the title series.
Thousands crowd streets around Toronto to cheer on the Raptors in playoff game

Thousands crowd streets around Toronto to cheer on the Raptors in playoff game

TORONTO — Thousands of fans in the Toronto area are taking to the streets to cheer on the Raptors as the city hosts the NBA Finals for the first time. Tipoff between the Raptors and Golden State Warriors started at 9 p.m.
Five key moments from Game 1 of NBA Finals between Raptors and Warriors

Five key moments from Game 1 of NBA Finals between Raptors and Warriors

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night at Scotiabank Arena.