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Raptors sign Japanese forward Yuta Watanabe to standard NBA contract

Raptors sign Japanese forward Yuta Watanabe to standard NBA contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Yuta Watanabe to a standard NBA contract. The six-foot-nine, 205-pound native of Yokohama, Japan is averaging four points, 3.3 rebounds and 13.
Canadian bowler Francois Lavoie wins PBA Super Slam and US$100,000

Canadian bowler Francois Lavoie wins PBA Super Slam and US$100,000

ANNANDALE, Va. — Canadian bowler François Lavoie has won the Guaranteed Rate PBA Super Slam. The 28-year-old from Quebec City, who now makes his home in Wichita, Kan.
Alberta's Boser set to face off against the Sledgehammer on June UFC card

Alberta's Boser set to face off against the Sledgehammer on June UFC card

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser will face Sweden's Ilir (The Sledgehammer) Latifi on a June 5 UFC Fight Night card.
Whitecaps beat Timbers 1-0 in Cascadia Cup opener

Whitecaps beat Timbers 1-0 in Cascadia Cup opener

SANDY, Utah — Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Marc Dos Santos dedicated the team's season-opening victory to all the fans back in Vancouver who could not be in attendance.

WHL Roundup: Brandon Wheat Kings notch overtime victory against Winnipeg Ice

REGINA — The Brandon Wheat Kings extended their win streak to four games with a 5-4 overtime victory over the Winnipeg Ice in Western Hockey League action on Sunday. Ben McCartney had four assists for the Wheat Kings (15-3-2-0).
Canadians Brendan Bottcher, Rachel Homan earn spots in finals of Champions Cup

Canadians Brendan Bottcher, Rachel Homan earn spots in finals of Champions Cup

CALGARY — Brendan Bottcher beat Kevin Koe 6-2 in another big all-Alberta game on Sunday to book a spot in the men's final of the Humpty's Champions Cup, while Ottawa's Rachel Homan secured a berth in the women's championship.
Montreal's Boucher, Dort deliver big performances as Raptors edge Thunder

Montreal's Boucher, Dort deliver big performances as Raptors edge Thunder

TAMPA, Fla. — Montreal's Chris Boucher had 31 points and 11 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors extended Oklahoma City's season-worst losing streak to 10 games, beating the Thunder 112-106 on Sunday night. Gary Trent Jr.
Maple Leafs hoping knee injury to Zach Hyman not 'too serious' following collision

Maple Leafs hoping knee injury to Zach Hyman not 'too serious' following collision

VANCOUVER — The sight of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman lying on the ice in pain has his teammates worried about his status. Hyman left Sunday’s game against the Vancouver Canucks with a knee injury in the second period and did not return.
Horvat dominant as Canucks earn 3-2 OT win over Leafs in return from COVID outbreak

Horvat dominant as Canucks earn 3-2 OT win over Leafs in return from COVID outbreak

VANCOUVER — For Travis Green and his Vancouver Canucks, the win they gritted out on Sunday meant more than two points in the standings. The Canucks suffered the NHL's worst COVID-19 outbreak when the P.
Perez's 2-run shot gives Royals 2-0 win over Blue Jays

Perez's 2-run shot gives Royals 2-0 win over Blue Jays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez tapped his bat twice on the plate to make sure it wasn't cracked, then sent the next pitch he saw from Toronto reliever T.J.