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First time novelist Ian Williams Wins Giller Price

Nov. 18, 2019 11:34 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Frist-time novelist Ian Williams has won Canada’s Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel "Reproduction." The novel traces the ties that bind a cross-cultural family in Williams' hometown of Brampton, Ontario. The 100,000 Canadian dollar ($76,000) prize honors the best in Canadian...

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...

Cherington on Pirates: scouting will drive success

Nov. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Cherington earned three World Series rings with the Boston Red Sox, the last as general manager of the 2013 club that raced from worst to first. The challenge that lies ahead for Cherington with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be different. The market is smaller. So are the resources...

Karlsson scores 2, Fleury and Vegas blanks Calgary, 6-0

Nov. 17, 2019 11:31 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights can finally be proud of a third period. They went into their game against Calgary having held leads in six of their previous eight games and led by two in three of them. However, they've struggled to finish and were mired in a five-game losing streak. The Golden...

Doncic scores 26 points, leads Mavs past Raptors 110-102

Nov. 17, 2019 1:25 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic was upset when he missed four of 12 free throws in the first three quarters of Saturday night’s game against Toronto. Then, he went 7 for 7 from the line in the fourth quarter as Dallas built on its one-point lead and the Mavericks went on to beat the Raptors 110-102....

Vasquez scores 20 as St. Bonaventure beat Rutgers 80-74

Nov. 16, 2019 11:36 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Alejandro Vasquez had 20 points, Justin Winston scored 19, and St. Bonaventure won its first game of the season, beating Rutgers 80-74 in Toronto on Saturday night. Kyle Lofton had 17 points and eight assists and Dominick Welch scored 11 points for the Bonnies, who bounced back after losing...

Kahun scores twice, Penguins rout Maple Leafs 6-1

Nov. 16, 2019 11:10 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dominik Kahun and the Pittsburgh Penguins are stepping up in the absence of injured captain Sidney Crosby and several other key stars. Kahun scored two goals and the Penguins routed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Saturday night. “It’s always tough when guys like (Crosby)...

Bowden scores 18 as Tennessee upsets No. 20 Washington 75-62

Nov. 16, 2019 8:05 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes is a big believer in challenging his teams with tough non-conference schedules. On Saturday, Barnes' squad passed its first test in style. Jordan Bowden scored 15 of his 18 points in the first half, Lamonte Turner had 16 points and the Volunteers upset No. 20...

Marchand scored twice in 3rd, Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2

Nov. 15, 2019 11:58 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto captain John Tavares smashed his stick against the post late in another loss in which a decent effort was undone by preventable errors. That’s been a recurring theme for the Maple Leafs this season. Brad Marchand scored twice in the third period and the Boston Bruins defeated...

Nilsson makes 26 saves as Senators beat Flyers 2-1

Nov. 15, 2019 11:44 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators made up for a bad start with a solid ending. Filip Chlapik scored in the second period, Anders Nilsson made 26 saves and the Senators killed off a late four-minute power play to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Friday night. Ottawa’s Colin White took a...