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VanVleet rescues Raptors late in 109-105 win over Wizards

Jan. 21, 2022 22:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fred VanVleet hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 59 seconds to play, and the Toronto Raptors hung on after blowing an 18-point fourth-quarter lead to beat the Washington Wizards 109-105 on Friday night. Rookie Scottie Barnes scored a career-high 27 points, VanVleet...

Doncic leads streaking Mavericks to 102-98 win over Raptors

Jan. 20, 2022 00:18 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored a season-high 41 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 to play, and tied his season best with 14 rebounds as the surging Dallas Mavericks held off the Toronto Raptors 102-98 on Wednesday night. Kristaps Porzingis had 18 points and seven...

Reaves, Fox score 2 each as Rangers beat Maple Leafs 6-3

Jan. 19, 2022 23:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Reaves is used to long scoring droughts during his 12-year career. He came through in a big way to end his latest one. Reaves scored his first two goals since joining the Rangers in the offseason, Adam Fox had two goals and an assist, and New York scored three...

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard denied bail in Toronto

Jan. 19, 2022 12:24 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been denied bail and will be detained in Toronto as he awaits trial on charges in Canada. Nygard is charged with six counts of sexual assault and three counts of forcible confinement, which Toronto police have said relate to...

Women's hockey league to increase salary cap, add 2 teams

Jan. 18, 2022 07:37 AM EST

The Premier Hockey Federation is more than doubling each teams’ salary cap to $750,000 and adding two expansion franchises next season in a bid to capitalize on the wave of attention women’s hockey traditionally enjoys following the Winter Olympics. The PHF’s announcement on...

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...