February 13, 2016

BKN All Star The Latest, Update

TORONTO – The Latest on Saturday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 9:15 p.m. Golden State’s “Splash Brothers” duo of […]
February 13, 2016

Drake met with ‘mentor’ Michael Jordan during NBA All Star festivities

By Victoria Ahearn THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Drake got some advice from one of the best sources possible before coaching the Canadian team at Friday’s […]
February 13, 2016

NBA All Star celeb Tom Cavanagh calls Toronto Raptors ‘a model franchise’

By Victoria Ahearn THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Despite the chilly temperatures, there’s perhaps no better location than Toronto for this year’s NBA All-Star festivities, says […]
February 13, 2016

The Latest: Chilly Toronto rolls out red carpet for NBA all star game

TORONTO _ The latest from NBA all-star weekend: 1 a.m. Sunday night’s halftime performer Sting can count Snoop Dogg among his fans. The West Coast rapper […]
February 11, 2016

Glitzy parties, fancy dishes:NBA all star weekend leaves its mark on Toronto

By David Friend THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Basketball’s towering personalities and their larger-than-life celebrity friends are making Toronto party central as the NBA all-star weekend […]
February 11, 2016

Captain Sinclair says Canadian soccer team not thinking about Zika virus

HOUSTON _ Captain Christine Sinclair says the Canadian soccer team is thinking of other things than the Zika virus as it bids to qualify for the […]
February 11, 2016

Australia, South Africa win opening games in WBC qualifying

SYDNEY, Australia _ Australia scored seven runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, the final two on a throwing error, to beat the Philippines 11-1 […]
February 11, 2016

Kobe, LeBron share court as Cavaliers beat Lakers 120 111

By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND _ Kobe Bryant and LeBron James hugged and seemed to be in a world of their own. One on […]
February 11, 2016

Venus beats Radwanska to reach quarterfinals in Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan _ Top-seeded Venus Williams overpowered Urszula Radwanska of Poland 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the Taiwan Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Williams converted five of […]
February 10, 2016

Kobe reflects on LeBron before final matchup in Cleveland

By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND _ Kobe Bryant remembers giving a pair of his sneakers to LeBron James as a gift and offering the […]
February 10, 2016

Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

By John Leicester THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EMBU, Kenya _ Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive […]
February 9, 2016

Sens get defensive piece and Leafs get cap relief in blockbuster Phaneuf trade

By Jonas Siegel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ For the Ottawa Senators the help comes now, for the Toronto Maple Leafs it comes later. A mammoth […]