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Lowry has triple-double in Raptors' victory over Pistons

Lowry has triple-double in Raptors' victory over Pistons

DETROIT — The Toronto Raptors beat Detroit but lost two more players in the process. “A win with a heavy price,” coach Nick Nurse said.
Future sign: Cole arrives with old placard of Yankees fealty

Future sign: Cole arrives with old placard of Yankees fealty

NEW YORK — On his first day in pinstripes, Gerrit Cole admitted to stealing a sign — no, not those signs. Cole affixed his signature to a record $324 million, nine-year contract at 10:45 a.m.
High school coach portrayed in 'Remember the Titans' dies

High school coach portrayed in 'Remember the Titans' dies

With his health declining, Herman Boone was still mapping out football strategy as if he were about to walk the sidelines one more time. “His daughter said the other night he asked for a clipboard.

Toronto's Marc Gasol leaves game with hamstring injury

DETROIT — Toronto Raptors centre Marc Gasol has left Wednesday night's game at Detroit with a left hamstring strain.
Man City, Man United to meet in English League Cup semis

Man City, Man United to meet in English League Cup semis

The two Manchester clubs will meet in the semifinals of the English League Cup after both pulled clear in the second half to beat lower-division opponents in the last eight on Wednesday.

Calgary Flames assistant general manager Chris Snow diagnosed with ALS

Calgary Flames assistant general manager Chris Snow has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, his wife said Wednesday in a letter published on the NHL team's website.
Davies impresses in Bayern win; Gladbach level at top

Davies impresses in Bayern win; Gladbach level at top

FREIBURG, Germany — Canadian left back Alphonso Davies provided a highlight-reel assist to help Bayern Munich post a 3-1 win over Freiburg in Bundesliga action Wednesday.
Review recommends Whitecaps improve communication and handling of complaints

Review recommends Whitecaps improve communication and handling of complaints

An independent third-party review of the Vancouver Whitecaps stemming from allegations of harassment and bullying in 2008 against a former women's team coach has recommended the club improve its communication efforts and take steps to ensure that all
Blue Jays sign right-handed pitcher Roark to 2-year, $24-million deal

Blue Jays sign right-handed pitcher Roark to 2-year, $24-million deal

TORONTO — Tanner Roark wasn't dissuaded by the small ballparks and big hitters of the American League East when he signed with the Blue Jays in free agency.
NHL Notebook: Players say league has work to do in terms of self-promotion

NHL Notebook: Players say league has work to do in terms of self-promotion

This week's Taylor Hall trade made waves across the NHL. A star moving from a bottom-feeder to a contender is always big news.