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Nets end 8-game skid by edging Raptors 106-105 in OT

Nets end 8-game skid by edging Raptors 106-105 in OT

NEW YORK — Kawhi Leonard's short shot went in and out. Fred VanVleet's 3-pointer went around the rim and spun out. For 3 1/2 years, the Toronto Raptors had always found a way to beat the Brooklyn Nets.
Canada's Tracy Fleury tied with South Korea for Group A lead at World Cup

Canada's Tracy Fleury tied with South Korea for Group A lead at World Cup

OMAHA, United States — Canadian skip Tracy Fleury sits tied for the top spot in Group A of the women's draw at the second World Cup of the season after round-robin action Friday.
Canadian Lee foregos final semester of eligiblity at Ohio State, joins LPGA

Canadian Lee foregos final semester of eligiblity at Ohio State, joins LPGA

Jaclyn Lee has opted to forego her final semester of eligibility at the Ohio State University and begin a professional career in the LPGA, the Canadian golfer announced in an Instagram post Friday night.
Ex-major leaguers Valbuena, Castillo die in Venezuela crash

Ex-major leaguers Valbuena, Castillo die in Venezuela crash

CARACAS, Venezuela — Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash in Venezuela caused by highway bandits who then robbed them, officials said Friday.
Flames' Mark Giordano suspended two games for kneeing Wild's Mikko Koivu

Flames' Mark Giordano suspended two games for kneeing Wild's Mikko Koivu

Calgary Flames defenceman Mark Giordano was suspended two games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety on Friday night for a kneeing incident that occurred during Thursday's 2-0 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Walker, Snith lead Canada luge team into next Olympic quadrennial

Walker, Snith lead Canada luge team into next Olympic quadrennial

CALGARY — If luge teams had captains, Tristan Walker and Justin Snith inherited the "C" for Canada.
Canadian halfpipe skier Cassie Sharpe wins silver in World Cup opener

Canadian halfpipe skier Cassie Sharpe wins silver in World Cup opener

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — Canadian halfpipe skier Cassie Sharpe opened her 2018-19 World Cup season with a silver medal on Friday. Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., finished second at the event with a score of 90.
McGill to announce decision on contentious Redmen team name in January

McGill to announce decision on contentious Redmen team name in January

MONTREAL — A report on renaming buildings, scholarships and other entities at McGill University to adapt to 21st century concerns has exposed the divisive nature of the debate over the name of the school's Redmen sports teams.
Leafs players William Nylander, Kasperi Kapanen involved in minor car accident

Leafs players William Nylander, Kasperi Kapanen involved in minor car accident

Toronto Maple Leafs players William Nylander and Kasperi Kapanen were involved in a minor car accident Friday afternoon.
Emerging athletes have bright figure skating future: Skate Canada director

Emerging athletes have bright figure skating future: Skate Canada director

VANCOUVER — Several of the country's marquee figure skaters have stepped away from competition, but Skate Canada's high performance director says a talented crop of athletes has emerged in their absence.