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Nick Nurse's "janky" defence had Raptors almost beat Warriors in Game 2

Nick Nurse's "janky" defence had Raptors almost beat Warriors in Game 2

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kyle Lowry had figured he'd seen it all from his offbeat, guitar-slinging coach.

Closing arguments given in rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr.

VISTA, Calif. — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegations to prey on his wealth, while prosecutors say his fame empowered him to prey on the most vulnerable.

Charest appeals conviction and sentence for assaults on athletes

MONTREAL — Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest may have had a trial, but he was not judged according to the law, his lawyer argued before the Court of Appeal Tuesday.
Newfoundland's Gavin Tucker returns to action at UFC 240 in Edmonton

Newfoundland's Gavin Tucker returns to action at UFC 240 in Edmonton

Canadian featherweight Gavin (The Newfoundland Terror) Tucker returns to action July 27 when he meets South Korea's Seungwoo Choi at UFC 240 in Edmonton. Tucker, a 32-year-old from Ship Cove, N.L.

Dell Curry chuckles at Drake's antics, says son wanted to wear old jersey, too

Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry was poised to wear his father's old Raptors jersey in Toronto to honour his dad Dell — until Drake entered the mix at the NBA Finals.
Here we go: Just like old times, Federer vs. Nadal in France

Here we go: Just like old times, Federer vs. Nadal in France

PARIS — Roger Federer knew when he returned to the French Open that, if things went exceedingly well, he eventually would find himself face-to-face with Rafael Nadal. Here we go. Just like old times.
Dasan Brown becomes first Canadian selected in MLB draft, going to Blue Jays

Dasan Brown becomes first Canadian selected in MLB draft, going to Blue Jays

The first Canadian selected in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft was picked by the country's lone big-league team. The Toronto Blue Jays took Oakville, Ont.
Sporting a brace, Oilers captain Connor McDavid mum on recovery from knee injury

Sporting a brace, Oilers captain Connor McDavid mum on recovery from knee injury

TORONTO — Connor McDavid didn't want to answer any questions about his knee. The brace hugging the superstar's left leg and an accompanying limp said enough.
Lamaze wants to focus on sport, not his health, on his return to Spruce Meadows

Lamaze wants to focus on sport, not his health, on his return to Spruce Meadows

CALGARY — Eric Lamaze competing at Spruce Meadows this week will inspire his fellow riders, says a Canadian teammate.

Mackenzie Hughes looks to end long drought for Canadians at home tourney

ANCASTER, Ont. — Now that Mackenzie Hughes is a two-time winner of the Rivermead Cup as low Canadian at the RBC Canadian Open, he's looking for a bigger prize this week. The Dundas, Ont.