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Bam back, Butler gets triple-double, Heat top Raptors 104-99

Jan. 17, 2022 22:42 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The final rebound of the game fell into Jimmy Butler's hands just a moment or two before the final buzzer, and Bam Adebayo started celebrating for two reasons. One, he knew Butler had just gotten a triple-double. Two, the Miami Heat had just won his...

Polish senators question cyber experts in hacking inquiry

Jan. 17, 2022 12:59 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish Senate commission opened an investigation into the use of powerful spyware against government critics by hearing testimony Monday from cybersecurity experts, who compared targeting of opposition figures under the right-wing government to methods used by the Kremlin...

Mikheyev scores with 3:15 left to lift Leafs past Blues 6-5

Jan. 15, 2022 23:13 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ilya Mikheyev scored the go-ahead goal with 3:15 remaining, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-5 victory over St. Louis on Saturday night. Timothy Liljegren, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, John Tavares and Michael Bunting also scored for Toronto. ...

Pascal Siakam has triple-double, Raptors beat Bucks 103-96

Jan. 15, 2022 22:11 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 30 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second career triple-double and the Toronto Raptors overcame an early 15-point deficit to beat the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 103-96 on Saturday night. “I just try to come out every night with...

Avalanche win 13th straight at home, 4-3 over Coyotes in SO

Jan. 15, 2022 01:02 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored the winner in a shootout and the Colorado Avalanche extended the NHL's longest home winning streak in nearly four years to 13 games with a 4-3 victory over the undermanned Arizona Coyotes on Friday night. Mikko Rantanen, Tyson Jost and Andre...

Pistons ride strong bench to 103-87 victory over Raptors

Jan. 14, 2022 22:28 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Trey Lyles scored 21 points, Cade Cunningham and Hamidou Diallo each added 18 and the Detroit Pistons extending their surprising stretch by beating the Toronto Raptors 103-87 on Friday night. The Pistons are 5-3 in 2022 after finishing 2021 with 18 losses in their...

Maple Leafs put 3 on COVID-19 list as outbreak persists

Jan. 14, 2022 14:47 PM EST

The Toronto Maple Leafs have added three more players to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol as an outbreak on the team that started in December continues to drag on. The Leafs announced Friday that forwards Ondrej Kase and Nick Ritchie and defenseman Justin Holl have been added to the...

Report: Dozens of El Salvador journalists, activists hacked

Jan. 14, 2022 10:53 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dozens of journalists and human rights defenders in El Salvador had their cellphones repeatedly hacked with sophisticated spyware over the past year and a half, an internet watchdog said Wednesday. Reporting on its latest findings about use of the Israeli firm...

Kurashev, Blackhawks sink NHL-worst Canadiens in OT

Jan. 14, 2022 00:19 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Philipp Kurashev scored 2:24 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Thursday night. Montreal, a defending Stanley Cup finalist, has dropped five straight and is 1-9-3 in its past 13 games. The Canadiens are 7-24-5 overall and fell...

Ovechkin, McDavid, Draisaitl headline NHL All-Star roster

Jan. 13, 2022 19:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington star Alexander Ovechkin and high-scoring Edmonton teammates Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl headline the rosters for the NHL All-Star Weekend announced Thursday. Selected for the eighth time, Ovechkin led voting in the Metropolitan Division to earn the...