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Adam Sandler on plunging into the Safdies' 'Uncut Gems'

Dec. 13, 2019 4:29 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Adam Sandler was waiting to be thrown into a midtown fountain on Sixth Avenue for a scene in Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Uncut Gems” when he noticed a familiar face on the sidewalk. The Safdies like to capture as much authentic New York energy as possible in their films and...

Gaudreau scores twice, Flames rally past Maple Leafs 4-2

Dec. 13, 2019 1:54 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau delivered two big goals when the Calgary Flames needed it the most. Gaudreau had his first two-goal game of the season and the Flames scored three goals in the first three minutes of the third period, rallying to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Thursday night....

Sundqvist has goal, assist as Blues beat Golden Knights 4-2

Dec. 12, 2019 11:58 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Oskar Sundqvist picked up right where he left off. After missing the previous six games with a lower-body injury, Sundqvist had a goal and an assist as the St. Louis Blues beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Thursday night. The 25-year-old center kept up his offensive surge, assisting on...

Argonauts fire coach Corey Chamblin, hire Ryan Dinwiddie

Dec. 12, 2019 7:33 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Argonauts fired head coach Corey Chamblin after one season Thursday and hired former Boise State quarterback Ryan Dinwiddie as his replacement. The Argonauts finished fourth in the East Division at 4-14 and missed the Canadian Football League playoffs. The 39-year-old Dinwiddie...

Canadian opposition Conservative leader resigns

Dec. 12, 2019 6:05 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's opposition Conservative leader said Thursday he will resign as party leader after weeks of infighting and a disappointing performance in parliamentary elections. Andrew Scheer, 40, called resigning “one of the most difficult decisions I have ever made.” He will stay...

Leonard scores 24 points as Clippers beat Raptors 112-92

Dec. 11, 2019 11:32 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard got his ring, and the Los Angeles Clippers got another win. Leonard scored 23 points in his return to Toronto, Lou Williams had 18 and the Clippers won their third straight game Wednesday, beating the slumping Raptors 112-92. Maurice Harkless scored 14 points and Paul George...

Jarry’s shutout streak ends as Montreal beats Penguins 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 10:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tomas Tatar's 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry's franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. Jarry's shutout run ended at 177:15 on Tatar's power-play goal 12:24 into the second period that...

Leonard back in Toronto, leads Clippers past Raptors 112-92

Dec. 11, 2019 10:41 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 23 points in his return to Toronto, Lou Williams had 18 and the Clippers won their third straight game Wednesday, beating the slumping Raptors 112-92. Maurice Harkless scored 14 points and Paul George had 13 as the Clippers evened their road record at 6-6. Before the...

Kawhi Leonard cheered in Toronto as he receives title ring

Dec. 11, 2019 8:41 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — If any people came to boo Kawhi Leonard on his return to Toronto, it was sure hard to hear them over all the cheering. Leonard received his championship ring to deafening applause and chants of “MVP! MVP!" before the Los Angeles Clippers visited the Raptors on Wednesday night....

Tavares has 3-point game, Toronto beats Vancouver 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 2:53 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — John Tavares provided the bulk of the offense, yet it was goaltender Frederik Andersen who was the difference for Toronto against Vancouver. Tavares had two goals and an assist and the Maple Leafs snapped Vancouver’s two-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory over...