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Disorderly conduct charge against Leafs’ Matthews dismissed

Nov. 15, 2019 5:20 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A misdemeanor charge accusing Toronto Maple Leafs star forward Auston Matthews of disorderly conduct and disruptive behavior has been dismissed. The 22-year-old Matthews had been charged over the summer in connection with a May incident in Scottsdale. Court records indicate the...

Man ordered to stay away from Ayesha Curry after TV comment

Nov. 15, 2019 4:58 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A Toronto Raptors fan who made a vulgar comment on live television about Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, has been ordered to stay away from her and the reporter to whom he made the comment. Tristan Warkentin agreed Friday to a common-law bond that orders...

Toronto woman pleads guilty to tossing chair from high rise

Nov. 15, 2019 2:06 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A woman accused of throwing a chair off a 45th story balcony from a downtown Toronto high-rise has pleaded guilty to mischief causing danger to life. Nineteen-year-old Marcella Zoia made the plea Friday in a packed Toronto courtroom. Zoia acknowledged she was the woman seen in...

Canadian accused in 1987 abduction gets prison time in US

Nov. 14, 2019 5:07 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in Toronto in 1987 and living on the lam for three decades was sentenced Thursday in the United States to 18 months in prison for illegally obtaining government benefits. A federal judge in New Haven, Connecticut, imposed the prison...

The Latest: Man accused in 1987 abduction gets prison time

Nov. 14, 2019 4:27 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on a Canadian man facing sentencing in the U.S. for abducting his son in 1987 (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in Toronto in 1987 and living on the lam for three decades has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for illegally...

Siakam, VanVleet lead Raptors past Trail Blazers 114-106

Nov. 14, 2019 1:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors defense gave the team another reason to celebrate. The Raptors held Damian Lillard to just nine points in a 114-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Pascal Siakam scored 36 points and Fred VanVleet had 30, but the story for Toronto was a...

Ron Harper Jr. leads Rutgers past Drexel, 62-57

Nov. 13, 2019 11:52 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Steve Pikiell isn’t concerned when it comes to his team eking out victories against low-and mid-majors picked to finish in the bottom half of its respective league. Instead, the fourth-year coach of a team that has legitimate postseason expectations for the first time in over...

Beauvillier, Islanders beat Leafs for 12th win in 13 games

Nov. 13, 2019 10:58 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders’ depth paid dividends once again. Anthony Beauvillier scored twice, Derick Brassard had a goal and two assists, and the streaking Islanders held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 Wednesday night. Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves and the Islanders earned a...

Bolt from the blueline: Avs rookie Makar off to flying start

Nov. 13, 2019 3:49 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar is on the move these days — into his own place and into hallowed hockey territory. He’s just getting settled in, too. The Colorado Avalanche rookie became only the fourth defenseman in NHL history to record 18 points through his first 18 career regular-season games....

Since losing ’18 final, Golden Knights look more like Caps

Nov. 13, 2019 3:09 PM EST

Almost 18 months since the Vegas Golden Knights’ improbable inaugural season ended, they look much more like the team that vanquished them in the Stanley Cup Final. If you can’t beat ’em, be more like ’em. Once a ragtag group relying on more will than skill, Vegas is beginning to...