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Impact down Real Salt Lake 2-1; Montreal's first win in four games

Impact down Real Salt Lake 2-1; Montreal's first win in four games

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact did their homework on Real Salt Lake's defending and it paid off.

UFC champion Max (Blessed) Holloway picks Raptors to win NBA Finals

TORONTO — UFC featherweight champion Max (Blessed) Holloway, a diehard Raptors fan, is predicting a Toronto win in six games over Golden State in the NBA Finals. "Six games. We beat 'em on their home field," Holloway said Wednesday.
Hazard scores 2 as Chelsea beats Arsenal 4-1 in EL final

Hazard scores 2 as Chelsea beats Arsenal 4-1 in EL final

BAKU, Azerbaijan — For Eden Hazard, it was the perfect goodbye. For Petr Cech, it was the worst way to retire.
NBA calls Raptors about Drake's antics on Scotiabank Arena sidelines

NBA calls Raptors about Drake's antics on Scotiabank Arena sidelines

TORONTO — The NBA wants to tone down Drake's on-court antics. The Canadian Press has learned the league made a call to the Raptors to discuss the Toronto rapper's behaviour on the sidelines.
Ujiri seeing fruits of his rebuild 10 months after blockbuster Leonard deal

Ujiri seeing fruits of his rebuild 10 months after blockbuster Leonard deal

TORONTO — The reaction from Toronto Raptors fans last summer was swift and scathing. One fan superimposed Masai Ujiri's face on the head of a snake. Another warned Ujiri had traded away most of the Raptors' fan base to the San Antonio Spurs.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu withdraws from French Open due to shoulder injury

Canada's Bianca Andreescu withdraws from French Open due to shoulder injury

PARIS — Canadian Bianca Andreescu's return from a two-month injury absence was a short one. Andreescu withdrew from the French Open on Wednesday ahead of her second-round match against Sofia Kenin due to a recurring right shoulder injury.
Scotiabank Arena's events organizer on the 'game of Tetris' that's planning against sports

Scotiabank Arena's events organizer on the 'game of Tetris' that's planning against sports

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors' first appearance in the NBA Finals is a cause for celebration for many Canadians, but it also has put a damper on plans for some concertgoers.

Toronto Raptors excited about fan support from across country as finals loom

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors are singing the praises of fans across Canada on the eve of the NBA Finals. Club president Masai Ujiri said Wednesday the team was feeling the love and support of fans everywhere.

Young Canadian golfers Dao and Osland looking to learn at U.S. Women's Open

Watching the Henderson sisters — world No. 6 golfer Brooke and her caddy Brittany — was one of the best experiences of Celeste Dao's young career. She's hoping to put those lessons in to practice at this year's U.S. Women's Open.

Public spaces, cinemas to air Toronto Raptors games during NBA finals

As Raptors fever burns its way across Canada, the team's parent company said it's trying to help fans far beyond Toronto experience the excitement of the NBA Finals.