Latest Ontario News

Celtics snap Nets' 4-game winning streak with 103-92 win

Dec. 04, 2022 21:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Even when Jaylen Brown was pouring in the points early, the Boston Celtics knew they'd need to turn to their defense late. Then they locked down the Brooklyn Nets, just like they did last spring. “Our defense definitely won us the game tonight, no...

Giroux's 3-point game leads Senators to 5-2 win over Sharks

Dec. 03, 2022 23:54 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Claude Giroux had a pair of goals and an assist to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. “We were playing good hockey for a while and we weren’t getting the result … and when you don’t get the results, you...

Marner sets Maple Leafs points streak record in OT loss

Dec. 03, 2022 22:59 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitch Marner broke the Toronto points streak record at 19 games, scoring short-handed and power-play goals in the Maple Leafs' 4-3 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. Alex Killorn scored from the right circle 33 seconds in the extra...

Catcher Luke Maile joins hometown Reds with 1-yr, $1.2M deal

Dec. 03, 2022 17:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Catcher Luke Maile has a $1,175,000 salary as part of a one-year contract with his hometown Cincinnati Reds. He would earn a $25,000 performance bonus for 80 games played. The 31-year-old went to Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky. He...

Nets build huge lead, beat Raptors 114-105 for 4th straight

Dec. 02, 2022 23:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 27 points and the Brooklyn Nets built a huge lead before beating the Toronto Raptors 114-105 on Friday night. Kevin Durant had 17 points and Nic Claxton chipped in 15 for the Nets, who have won four consecutive games and seven of 10. ...

Marner ties team-record point streak, Leafs beat Sharks 3-1

Dec. 01, 2022 00:22 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pierre Engvall scored with 2:27 left in regulation, Mitch Marner had a goal to stretch his point streak to a franchise record-tying 18 games, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Auston Matthews also scored for Toronto, and...

Vesey, Goodrow lead Rangers to 3-1 win over Senators

Dec. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jimmy Vesey and Barclay Goodrow gave New York a two-goal lead midway through the second period, and the Rangers beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Wednesday night. Chris Kreider also scored and Ryan Lindgren had three assists to help the Rangers snap a...

Williamson scores 33, powers Pelicans past Raptors 126-108

Dec. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson had 33 points, four steals and two blocks, and Trey Murphy added six 3-pointers and 26 points as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Toronto Raptors 126-108 on Wednesday night. The Pelicans shot 52.3% from the floor on 45-of-86 shooting, had 28...

Kevin Durant scores 39 points, Nets beat Wizards 113-107

Nov. 30, 2022 23:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 39 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Washington Wizards 113-107 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. Durant was 13 for 20 from the field and hit all 11 of his free throws in 37 minutes after scoring a season-high 45 points...

El Salvador journalists sue spyware maker in US court

Nov. 30, 2022 20:35 PM EST

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Journalists from an investigative news outlet in El Salvador sued NSO Group in United States federal court Wednesday after the Israeli firm’s powerful Pegasus spyware was detected on their iPhones. In January, the University of Toronto’s Citizen...