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Raptors set Canadian TV record in Game 1 of NBA Finals, but U.S. ratings down

Raptors set Canadian TV record in Game 1 of NBA Finals, but U.S. ratings down

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors' NBA Finals debut gave the team its third Canadian television audience record in two weeks. The story was much different south of the border.
Warriors coach Kerr says even he was moved by the singing of 'O Canada'

Warriors coach Kerr says even he was moved by the singing of 'O Canada'

TORONTO — Steve Kerr is a big fan of Toronto. Even when the city's basketball fans are heckling him.

Durant out for Game 2 of NBA Finals; Iguodala has MRI on leg

TORONTO — Golden State star Kevin Durant is going to miss Game 2 of the NBA Finals, and Andre Iguodala's health is of at least mild concern to the two-time defending champion Warriors as well.
Veteran trainer Mark Casse hoping an event-free Belmont Stakes event

Veteran trainer Mark Casse hoping an event-free Belmont Stakes event

After an eventful opening two legs of the American Triple Crown, trainer Mark Casse wants nothing more than a drama-free Belmont Stakes. And for good reason. Casse's horse, War of Will, has been in the thick of the Triple Crown turmoil.
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.