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Keefe: Toronto has enough talent for quick progress

Nov. 21, 2019 4:44 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — New Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe spent a decent chunk of a 30-minute morning skate on Thursday teaching instead of running drills. There’s a lot for his new team to learn and not much time to do it. The 39-year-old Keefe is now in charge of the Maple Leafs after...

Fred VanVleet scores 24 points, Raptors beat Magic 113-97

Nov. 20, 2019 11:16 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Orlando Magic hit Toronto on a three-game winning streak. They limped out of town with two key starters hobbled by injuries. Fred VanVleet scored 24 points, Pascal Siakam had 18 points and 11 rebounds and the defending champion Raptors beat the Magic 113-97 on Wednesday night. Orlando...

Robinson’s record night helps Heat beat Cavs 124-100

Nov. 20, 2019 11:10 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — John Beilein had seen Duncan Robinson get on hot shooting stretches plenty of times before. None of those were at his expense. Robinson put on a show for his college coach — and got himself into the Miami record book as well. He set team marks with seven 3-pointers in the second...

Underperforming Maple Leafs fire coach Mike Babcock

Nov. 20, 2019 6:42 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired head coach Mike Babcock and replaced him with Sheldon Keefe. Babcock had a record of 9-10-4 in 2019-20 for the struggling Leafs, who are 0-5-1 in their last six games, including five straight losses in regulation. Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan flew...

Canada’s Trudeau names new Cabinet; Freeland is deputy PM

Nov. 20, 2019 5:13 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his new Cabinet on Wednesday and Chrystia Freeland is moving from foreign affairs to become Canada’s deputy prime minister. Freeland will still oversee Canada-U.S. relations and the new trade agreement with the United States and Mexico that...

Toronto Maple Leafs fire coach Mike Babcock

Nov. 20, 2019 4:37 PM EST
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs fire coach Mike Babcock.

Latest PWHPA `Dream Gap Tour’ stop to be held in Toronto

Nov. 20, 2019 12:36 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association’s latest barn-storming stop will be back in Toronto and feature six teams. The PWHPA on Wednesday announced its fourth Dream Gap Tour stop will be held January 11-12 in northern Toronto. There will be 120 players...

Fleury makes amazing save to hold off Leafs for 450th win

Nov. 20, 2019 2:41 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The only thing missing for Marc-Andre Fleury was a magic wand. Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including an incredible diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night. While his clutch save against the Detroit Red...

No. 25 Washington rebounds from 1st loss, tops Maine 72-53

Nov. 20, 2019 1:58 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Another slow start from No. 25 Washington was quickly erased by a jolt from Nahziah Carter. Three of them, actually. Carter’s trio of highlight dunks midway through the first half sparked Washington’s run to take control, and the Huskies pulled away for an easy 72-53 win over...

Anonoby scores career-high 24, Raptors beat Hornets 132-96

Nov. 18, 2019 11:31 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Raptors forward OG Anunoby put up an eye-catching line before catching an elbow to his right eye. After escaping serious injury for the second time in four games, Anunoby said he’s considering playing with more protection moving forward. Anunoby scored a career-high 24 points before...