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Toronto Raptors not afraid of the moment, playing "fearlessly" in Game 1

Toronto Raptors not afraid of the moment, playing "fearlessly" in Game 1

TORONTO — The Bay Area has been put on alert. Kawhi Leonard is coming. The morning after the Raptors' historic victory over defending champion Golden State in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, commuters in Oakland, Calif.

Oilers fire assistant coaches Trent Yawney and Manny Viveiros

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have fired assistant coaches Trent Yawney and Manny Viveiros. Both coaches depart after one season with the club. Yawney, 53, joined the Oilers after spending five seasons as an assistant with the Anaheim Ducks.
Canada's Felicia Spencer to face former featherweight champ Cris Cyborg at UFC 240

Canada's Felicia Spencer to face former featherweight champ Cris Cyborg at UFC 240

Unbeaten Canadian Felicia (Feenom) Spencer will face former featherweight champion Cris Cyborg at UFC 240 in July in Edmonton.
Montreal Impact lose top midfielder Ignacio Piatti for at least 10 games

Montreal Impact lose top midfielder Ignacio Piatti for at least 10 games

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact are trying to remain resilient in the aftermath of star midfielder Ignacio Piatti's latest injury.
'We are all hyped:' Toronto's Cameroonian community cheers on Raptors' Siakam

'We are all hyped:' Toronto's Cameroonian community cheers on Raptors' Siakam

TORONTO — There was little fanfare when the Toronto Raptors chose skinny, unheralded forward Pascal Siakam in the 2016 NBA draft, but Gervais Tchinda says the city's Cameroonian community was excited to see one of their countrymen join the team.
NBA fines Clippers for tampering after coach's comments about Kawhi Leonard

NBA fines Clippers for tampering after coach's comments about Kawhi Leonard

NEW YORK — The NBA has fined the Los Angeles Clippers US$50,000 for violating the league's anti-tampering rule after head coach Doc Rivers made comments about Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard on a recent television appearance.
Former MLSE boss Tim Leiweke says Raptors' run is a remarkable story

Former MLSE boss Tim Leiweke says Raptors' run is a remarkable story

TORONTO — Tim Leiweke is loving what he sees. And the former MLSE boss will get a firsthand look Sunday when he takes in the Raptors and Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Leiweke calls the Raptors' run "one of the great sports stories ever written.
Warriors' Draymond Green not about to rip Drake after heated exchange

Warriors' Draymond Green not about to rip Drake after heated exchange

TORONTO — One day after a verbal tussle with Drake at the NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was playing down the significance of his post-game encounter with the Toronto Raptors' global ambassador.
Raptors playoff run 'bittersweet' for former Vancouver Grizzlies owner

Raptors playoff run 'bittersweet' for former Vancouver Grizzlies owner

VANCOUVER — Arthur Griffiths admits he has mixed emotions as he watches the Toronto Raptors' remarkable playoff run.
'It's pretty much consuming my life at the moment': celebs stoked for Raptors triumph

'It's pretty much consuming my life at the moment': celebs stoked for Raptors triumph

TORONTO — As a longtime fan of the Toronto Raptors, "Outlander" cast member David Berry says he's "very hyped" about their NBA Finals matchup against the Golden State Warriors.
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