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Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

Apr. 19, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have grown accustomed to playoff disappointment in recent years. However, after putting together possibly their best defensive effort of the season, their latest victory has them on the brink of getting out of the first round for the first time since 2004. Auston...

Hamilton scores twice in 2 minutes to lead Toronto FC

Apr. 19, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Substitute Jordan Hamilton scored in the 77th and 79th minutes to give Toronto FC a 4-3 comeback victory over Minnesota United on Friday night. Hamilton converted a pass from Jonathan Osorio to tie it at 3, then put Toronto ahead on a header after Jozy Altidore chipped goalkeeper Vito...

Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead

Apr. 19, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors think Pascal Siakam should be selected the NBA's Most Improved Player. He was their MVP on Friday night. And the East's No. 2 seed has the home-court edge back again. Siakam had 30 points and 11 rebounds, hitting a floater with 1:33 left to help snuff out a big...

Blue Jays super prospect Guerrero feels ready for majors

Apr. 19, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — While saying he's ready to make his major league debut, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero didn't need a translator to insist he's not frustrated over still playing in the minors. "No. No," Guerrero said before continuing in Spanish on Friday. Interpreter Jesse Guerrero,...

Magic finally get a playoff game at home; OKC, Indy on ropes

Apr. 19, 2019 3:22 AM EDT

Orlando returned to Florida with home-court advantage. Indiana and Oklahoma City are seeking some home-court magic. A trio of Game 3s in the NBA on Friday night — Toronto at Orlando, Boston at Indiana and Portland at Oklahoma City — have three very different story lines. The Magic got a split of...

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

Apr. 19, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Summoning Johnny Hockey! His scoring prowess is required ASAP. After a 99-point regular season, Calgary All-Star forward Johnny Gaudreau has been held to a single assist and just 12 shots against Colorado. It is a big reason why the top-seeded Flames trail the Avalanche 3-1 in a first-round...

Grichuk, Smoak, Hernandez hit HRs, Blue Jays top Twins 7-4

Apr. 18, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are finding their swing — and wins are following. Randal Grichuk, Justin Smoak and Teoscar Hernandez hit home runs and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 Thursday. Eric Sogard added a three-run double for Toronto, who took three of four at Target...

Fleetwood Mac announces rescheduled dates for tour

Apr. 18, 2019 8:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fleetwood Mac has announced rescheduled dates for its North America tour that were postponed earlier this month because singer Stevie Nicks had the flu. The Grammy-winning band is set to play Boston on Oct. 28 and Philadelphia on Nov. 3. Canadian dates include Quebec City on Oct. 30,...

Bruins hold off Maple Leafs 6-4 to tie series

Apr. 18, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — David Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 on Wednesday night to tie the first-round series 2-2. Charlie McAvoy had a goal and an assist, Zdeno Chara and Joakim Nordstrom also scored and...

Cruz drives in 2 to help Odorizzi, Twins beat Blue Jays 4-1

Apr. 18, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two starts ago, on a soggy mound in Philadelphia, Jake Odorizzi let the rain derail his pitching and didn't finish the first inning. The weather in Minnesota Wednesday night didn't deter him, and neither did Toronto's lineup. Nelson Cruz had two hits and two RBIs, helping Odorizzi and...