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Raptors rally to take 3-1 stranglehold on NBA Finals

The Toronto Raptors produced a strong third quarter to defeat the Golden State Warriors 105-92 in Oakland on Friday to take a 3-1 lead in the Finals and move one win away from the franchise's first NBA championship....

Raptors rally to take 3-1 stranglehold on NBA Finals

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23:16, 05/30/2019

Hero MotoSports Team Rally Finishes In Top 10 In Silkway Rally 2019 Hero MotoSports Team Rally completed the Silkway Rally 2019 in a top 10 posiiton in the overall rankings. With a consistent performance across all the...
15:48, 07/17/2019

World Rally Championship's Rally GB Oulton Park stage revealed MSV chief executive Jonathan Palmer has explained how the World Rally Championship will use the Oulton Park circuit for Rally GB's first return to a r...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Some Knicks are actually going to the NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks are headed to the NBA Finals. In making good on his campaign promise, Knicks coach David Fizdale has dispatched top assis...
16:00, 06/07/2019

The Weirder The Finals Get, The Better The news from the NBA Finals is all good, kids, and it is this: Nobody has any narratives left to invent. The events of Games 1 and 2 have savaged all...
21:00, 06/03/2019

The Raptors Are The Warriors Now Recency bias is a hateful but dominant force in the best-of-seven world, so the clear assumption to be made from Game 4 of the NBA Finals is that Game...
16:48, 06/08/2019

The Raptors Blew It Coming close hurts all the more when you can quantify just how close you came. One shot, or one missed shot, or one call the other way, or ... one tim...
21:32, 06/11/2019

List of NBA Finals MVP winners List of NBA Finals Most Valuable Player winners: 2019 - Kawhi Leonard, Toronto Raptors 2018 - Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors 2017 - Kevin Durant...
20:16, 06/14/2019

'Steal a Taco' During the NBA Finals If you’re an NBA (or MLB) fan, you’re probably familiar with Taco Bell’s propensity for giving away tacos during high-stakes games. If you’re not a fa...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Let's Talk Ourselves Into This NBA Finals Matchup The NBA Finals would seem great to someone who only recently decided to care about NBA basketball. You’ve got your dynastic bulletproof Golden State W...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Celebrities at the 2019 NBA Finals Drake is hardly the only celebrity to make an appearance at the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors.   &#...
20:32, 05/31/2019

LeBron James-less Finals was a win for the NBA LAS VEGAS — The final numbers are in, and the NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around. The NBA said Friday that 56 percent of...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals: They're playing for a chance to be called a dynasty        ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Kawhi 1st to win Finals MVP in both conferences Kawhi Leonard, who won Finals MVP in 2014 with the Spurs, earned the honor for a second time following Toronto's series-clinching win Thursday night....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Warriors take Game 5 with 106-105 win against Raptors Stephen Curry has 23 points, Klay Thompson scored 12 and the Golden State Warriors lead the Toronto Raptors 62-56 at halftime of Game 5 of the NBA Fin...
08:16, 06/11/2019

Drake And The Raptors Both Got A Talking-To From The NBA The Toronto Raptors will host Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight, and there’s no doubt Drake will be sitting on the sideline. He’s behaved like an unrul...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Raptors not named Lowry go 0-for-15 in 4th The Raptors had the lead and seemed poised to steal home-court advantage from the Bucks on Wednesday night, before a fourth-quarter collapse left them...
09:00, 05/16/2019

The Raptors win Game 4 and we now have a series SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY S...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Trump to consider inviting Raptors ‘if they’d like to do it’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll consider inviting the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House “if they’d...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Lucky 7? Raptors face another must-win The Toronto Raptors will play an advance-or-be-eliminated contest for the seventh time in franchise history on Sunday when they face the Philadelphia ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of tha...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Giannis: Raptors not like C's; Game 1 a must-win Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo said his team was "fine" after going down 1-0 to the Celtics, but it is far more critical to win Game 1 against the R...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Drake is all-in at Raptors’ parade Drake is everything we thought he would be at the Raptors’ parade Monday morning. The rapper was plastered next to Kawhi Leonard throughout some...
22:16, 06/17/2019

A look at the Raptors’ matchup with the Bucks The Toronto Raptors will play in the NBA Eastern Conference final for just the second time in team history when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Wedn...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Raptors' Nurse: Don't care about 0-2; we can win Raptors coach Nick Nurse is defiant in his belief that Toronto still has what it takes to rebound from an 0-2 deficit against the Bucks and advance to...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Kevin Durant Is Fucking Up The Finals In an ordinary Finals, the team in Golden State’s position, down 2-1 after dropping Game 3 at home, would be in real trouble, needing to win three out...
05:00, 06/07/2019

What must go right for Kevin Durant to return in NBA Finals TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said it is “feasible’’ Kevin Durant could be activated after just one full practice. Speaking at the Warriors’ sho...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Coaching trickery and three other keys to the NBA Finals The Raptors opened the 2019 NBA Finals with a convincing win. Then the Warriors took back home-court advantage. Here are the key takeaways after two g...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Rockets audited '18 Game 7, say Finals bid taken The Rockets believe they should have advanced to last year's NBA Finals, not the Warriors, citing their own audit of 81 potential missed calls in thei...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Rapinoe on the spot to take U.S. into quarter-finals The United States needed two Megan Rapinoe penalties, one of them controversially confirmed after a lengthy VAR review, to beat Spain 2-1 on Monday an...
20:48, 06/24/2019

Turkish TV won't air West finals due to Kanter The Western Conference Finals will not be televised by Turkish broadcaster S Sport because Enes Kanter plays for the Trail Blazers and has been a long...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Warriors first to 5 Finals in row since 1966 Celtics The Warriors came back from a double-digit second-half deficit for the third straight game to sweep the Blazers and secure their fifth straight NBA Fi...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Top 5: Moments from the Champions League finals "The finals of the CEV Champions League volleyball between Zenit Kazan and Cucine Lube Civitanova, in the men\u0027s draw, and Igor Gorgonzola Novara ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

'We've got to take it ourselves': Nick Nurse's journey to the NBA Finals A broken-down van, a three-day stint at Iowa State and a guitar. Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse has had a long and winding road to the NBA Fina...
14:00, 05/31/2019

How to Stream the Stanley Cup Finals This Week The Boston Bruins take on the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final this week. It’s the first time the Blues have made it to the final in 49 years ...
01:32, 05/27/2019

How the Warriors Survived Game 5 of the N.B.A. Finals The Warriors avoided elimination Monday night against the Raptors but lost Kevin Durant to an Achilles’ tendon injury that could keep him out through ...
08:16, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money and do German tea...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Kevin Durant out for Game 3 of NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant still isn’t ready to return for the Golden State Warriors as he works back from a strained right calf he suf...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Warriors Come Alive In Third Quarter, Even NBA Finals For one and a half games of the 2019 NBA Finals, it looked like the Toronto Raptors were the better team. Then the first six minutes of Game 2’s third...
08:32, 06/03/2019

Warriors' Looney likely out for Finals with fracture The Warriors charter plane didn't arrive in Oakland until after 4 a.m. PT Monday, so the results of Monday's MRI on guard Klay Thompson's hamstring ha...
05:00, 06/04/2019

Who will win the NBA finals? Our writers share their predictions Will the Golden State Warriors make history or can the Toronto Raptors complete their charmed run? Our writers predict the winner, key players and dar...
12:32, 05/30/2019

Curry's NBA Finals MVP odds strengthen He wasn't the highest scorer on his own team in Game 2, but Stephen Curry's odds to win the Most Valuable Player award in the 2019 NBA Finals strength...
06:16, 06/04/2019

Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals Kevin Durant still has not been cleared for on-court activities and is unlikely to be ready at the start of the NBA Finals, while DeMarcus Cousins' re...
22:16, 05/23/2019

NHL: Blues down Bruins 4-2 to even Stanley Cup Finals Ryan O'Reilly scored twice including the game winner as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-2 in Game Four on Monday to level the best-of...
06:16, 06/04/2019

Three players to watch in the NHL Conference Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Kevin Allen breaks down three players who we should be paying attention to in the NHL's Conference Finals. &...
20:00, 05/09/2019

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory, ...
12:48, 05/27/2019

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto t...
09:32, 05/31/2019

Raptors win broadcast at wedding reception If Dolly Kambo couldn't see Kawhi Leonard sink a legendary shot for her favourite sports team in person, then watching him do it from a relative's wed...
03:32, 05/14/2019

What stays in Vegas? The Raptors, 1 more night The NBA champion Raptors extended their celebratory trip to Las Vegas and will return to Toronto in time for a victory parade and rally in the city on...
03:00, 06/16/2019

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the c...
21:16, 05/13/2019

Drake Has Become The Rowdy Uncle Of The Raptors “In the Six cooking with the wrist motion,” Drake rapped prophetically in 2015. “The Six” refers to Toronto’s area code. “Wrist motion” refers to the ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed th...
00:16, 06/15/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Bucks take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Raptors Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during...
01:32, 05/17/2019

The Toronto Freaking Raptors Are Now NBA Champions The Toronto Raptors, of all teams, are your new NBA champions, after pulling out a 114–110 win in Oakland in Thursday night’s Game 6. It wasn’t necess...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Hey, Raptors Fans, You Want Fries With Those 3-Pointers? A season-long McDonald’s promotion tied to the Toronto Raptors’ shooting has resulted in more than two million orders of French fries being given away...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Fan shoves Raptors' Lowry during Game 3 A man sitting courtside at Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., was ejected Wednesday for shoving Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry after the p...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Raptors confident ahead of do-or-die Game 7 Kyle Lowry had a massive Game 7 against the Miami Heat in 2016, scoring 35 points and flirting with a triple-double to carry the Raptors to their firs...
23:32, 05/11/2019

The Raptors Had a Title in Their Grasp. Now They Must Regroup. With three minutes left, the Raptors looked in full control of Game 5. But then the Splash Brothers showed up, leading to a devastating loss for Toron...
14:48, 06/11/2019

Kyle Lowry Kept The Raptors Alive It was an up-and-down postseason in what’s been an up-and-down career for Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, but on Thursday night, when all of his teamm...
17:32, 06/14/2019

Raptors say OG Anunoby will be active for Game 2 TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors might be getting some bench help for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Raptors coach Nick Nurse says OG Anunoby will be ava...
02:00, 06/03/2019

What If The Raptors Had To Choose Between Kawhi And Drake? There are rules to the Deadcast, although we don’t generally pay that much attention to them. For the most part, as you might have noticed, it goes li...
05:16, 06/06/2019

Bucks beat Raptors 108-100 to take Game 1 It was a pure-hustle play that was trademark Kyle Lowry. During the third quarter Wednesday night, the Toronto Raptors point guard made like a beach v...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
06:32, 06/15/2019

76ers vs. Raptors: The ‘Over’ looks bettor-friendly It is almost impossible to find an edge in the postseason of any sport. A season of play has already passed, and lines are as tight as possible. Never...
00:16, 05/13/2019

Rested Bucks ready for Raptors Depth could make the difference when the well-rested Milwaukee Bucks host the opener of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night against the Toro...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Raptors hope for one more momentum swing In the wild, unpredictable NBA Eastern Conference semifinal between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers, the team that seems to take control of...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling...
00:16, 06/15/2019

LeBron James may not be in NBA Finals, but he is making an impact LeBron James is not playing in the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010, and it's noticeable to players and in overall viewership.  ...
20:32, 05/31/2019

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful h...
06:48, 05/24/2019

RJ Barrett watched the NBA Finals with the Knicks’ president When RJ Barrett visited the Knicks for his workout June 10, the Duke product spent more time than the usual draft prospect, even getting invited to te...
12:48, 06/22/2019

NBA Finals: It’s Kawhi Leonard vs. the Warriors’ dynasty TORONTO — It’s “The Canadian Klaw” versus “The Dynasty.” Canada is all about basketball this week as it hosts its first NBA Finals game Thursday at Sc...
17:48, 05/30/2019

N.B.A. Finals Game 6 Preview: What You Need to Know About Kevin Durant Durant is out with an Achilles’ injury, but he looms over what may be the Golden State Warriors’ last game of the season, and the Raptors’ championshi...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Vanderbilt beats Louisville 3-2 to advance to CWS finals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt came to the College World Series ranked in the top five in all the major offensive categories. The Commodores have a .40...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Fin...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Warriors gut punch Blazers, advance to NBA Finals again No Kevin Durant, no problem — for now. The Golden State Warriors completed their sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers, with a thrilling 119-117 o...
06:48, 05/21/2019

England all but out of European Under-21 finals after defeat to Romania • Group C: England U21 2-4 Romania U21• Aidy Boothroyd: ‘They will have to carry me out’One by one England’s players fell to the ground at the realisa...
02:16, 06/22/2019

Lewis, Fitzgerald among referees picked for NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — Eric Lewis and Kane Fitzgerald are heading to the NBA Finals for the first time, as they were among the 12 referees picked to work the ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Warriors' Curry set for Toronto homecoming in NBA Finals When the NBA Finals begins in Toronto on Thursday it will be much more than the latest stop en route to a potential fourth championship for Golden Sta...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Warriors' Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals The Golden State Warriors said Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can...
23:32, 05/23/2019

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could ma...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Copa América: where the quarter-finals will be won and lost Previews for the Brazil v Paraguay, Venezuela v Argentina, Colombia v Chile and Uruguay v Peru tiesBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredUnder the watchful ...
14:16, 06/26/2019

Why we flew a blimp during the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup Freshwork's #Cricket4Life campaign was an opportunity to support two causes their employees & customers are passionate about -- cricket and fighting h...
18:48, 08/01/2019

USA eliminated by Ecuador in Under-20 World Cup quarter-finals USA ousted from U-20 World Cup with 2-1 loss to EcuadorJhon Espinoza scores winner for Ecuador in 43rd minuteThe United States were knocked out of the...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Report: Warriors' Looney could return in Finals Golden State big man Kevon Looney could see action in the NBA Finals, despite suffering an upper-body cartilage fracture in the Game 2 of the series a...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Fed Cup gets revamp with 12-nation Finals in Budapest in 2020 The Fed Cup's existing format will be scrapped next year when a 12-nation Finals week will be staged in Budapest in April, the International Tennis Fe...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Jokic, Nuggets move within a win of West finals Nikola Jokic had 25 points, 19 rebounds and six assists, Paul Millsap scored 24 points, and the host Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 12...
09:00, 05/08/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Tip-off time, TV, streaming and everything else to know about Game 3 With the NBA Finals shifting to Oakland and the series tied 1-1 between the Raptors and Warriors, here's all the info you need to watch Game 3. ...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Drake hugs it out with Eugenie Bouchard during NBA Finals Drake wasn’t the only Raptors fan turning heads during Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Before settling into her seat at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on...
23:00, 06/11/2019

KHSAA Tennis Regional Finals Highlights Boys Singles: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Matt Halpin defeats Tates Creek’s Zach White to win fourth straight 11th regional championship Girls ...
06:48, 05/17/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Odds will go as Kevin Durant goes Though Kevin Durant will remain on the sideline, Klay Thompson is expected to return Friday for Game 4 of the NBA Finals matching the Golden State War...
21:48, 06/07/2019

English clubs take over European football finals After a week in which football has redefined the word "incredible," the Premier League title race enters the final chapter of an extraordinary season....
16:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. win both finals on opening day of IAAF World Relays "The United States dominated the opening day of the IAAF World Relays on Saturday, winning both finals of the newly introduced mixed events in Yokoham...
19:32, 05/11/2019

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the w...
18:00, 06/03/2019

VAR to be used in Nations League finals week, says UEFA "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used at this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal, Europe\u0027s soccer governing body UEFA said...
15:16, 06/03/2019

How to Stream Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals Tonight The St. Louis Blues are taking on the Boston Bruins tonight in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, with the winner of tonight’s game taking home the cup...
03:00, 06/13/2019

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant’s return may finally be here TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr listed Kevin Durant as “a game-time decision” but sounded optimistic he will be a go for his long-anticipated retu...
19:32, 06/10/2019

Southgate: Semi-finals not good enough for England "England have reached the semi-finals of the last two major championships but manager Gareth Southgate says missing out on the World Cup and Nations L...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Did Paul Pierce nearly poop himself during the NBA Finals? A ‘confession’ Paul Pierce has finally flushed out the truth — though something still reeks. Lets rewind: It was Game 1 of the 2008 NBA Finals between the Celt...
05:32, 06/06/2019

UEFA Nations League finals preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portu...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Report: Durant out for Game 1 of West finals Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday due t...
15:48, 05/14/2019

What, them worry? Warriors confident despite NBA Finals hole TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are rugged and relentless, capable of punishing teams in transition any time they make a mistake. The Golden State ...
01:16, 06/02/2019

Turin to host ATP Finals from 2021 to 2025 "Turin\u0027s Pala Alpitour stadium has been named as the new venue for the ATP Finals from 2021-2025, drawing a line under London\u0027s long tenure ...
19:48, 05/01/2019

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Courtside fan ejected for shoving Raptors' Lowry Raptors guard Kyle Lowry took exception to a courtside fan who shoved him early in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's Game 3. "There's no place for som...
12:01, 06/06/2019

Drake might be Raptors’ last Kawhi Leonard hope The Raptors will get the last meeting with Kawhi Leonard before he decides his next destination and if they can’t sway him, perhaps one of their bigge...
01:48, 07/03/2019

| Raptors dethrone Warriors to capture first NBA crown An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from ...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Raptors say Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Game 4 Raptors say forward Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Sunday's Game 4 against Philadelphia with a right calf injury       &...
20:32, 05/04/2019

Raptors list Anunoby as questionable for Game 1 Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby, who underwent an emergency appendectomy April 12, was surprisingly listed as questionable for Game 1 of the NBA Fi...
08:32, 05/30/2019

Sixers come through to force decisive Game 7 against Raptors SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the 76ers' win over the Raptors and looks ahead to Game 7, where Philadelphia will ...
09:16, 05/10/2019

DeRozan: I was 'sacrificial lamb' in Raptors' climb DeMar DeRozan, who was traded from the Raptors to the Spurs for Kawhi Leonard last offseason, feels like he was the "sacrificial lamb" for Toronto to ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Gasol points finger at self after Raptors' loss Raptors center Marc Gasol said after Friday night's loss to the Bucks that he takes "full responsibility" for his team sputtering out of the gate and ...
08:16, 05/18/2019

The Raptors had every advantage against the Warriors. It didn't matter The Warriors had to deal with injuries and a big first-half deficit in Game 2. But a team with Curry, Thompson and Green are never truly defeatedThe R...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Raptors rout of Sixers a team effort When Fred VanVleet threw up a three-point attempt late in the first quarter on Tuesday, it was as the nearly 20,000 fans at Scotiabank Arena were coll...
21:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Raptors leading 60-52 at halftime of Game 3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Wednesday’s Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Kyle Lowry has 15 points, Pascal Siakam...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Raptors show appreciation for Leonard, Green The Toronto Raptors on Saturday extended their appreciation to Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green for helping lead them to their first NBA championship, ho...
02:00, 07/07/2019

Why the Toronto Raptors' title is a victory for the NBA, Canada ... and the US As basketball expands around the world it helps educate those abroad and at home that other cultures are not to be fearedFolklore tells us that if you...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Raptors say Siakam (calf) is doubtful for Game 4 The Toronto Raptors say forward Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Sunday's Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76...
23:32, 05/04/2019

The Shook And Possibly Fraudulent Raptors Are Unraveling The Raptors are being completely outclassed by the 76ers in Game 3 of their second-round playoff series. Kawhi Leonard is the only Raptor who hasn’t p...
10:32, 05/03/2019

Raptors earn pivotal double-OT win over Bucks TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors knew they needed to play tougher than they had in losing the first two games to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conf...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Leonard carries Raptors over 76ers in Game 4 Kawhi Leonard had 39 points and 14 rebounds and the second-seeded Toronto Raptors defeated the host Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday to even the Ea...
06:32, 05/06/2019

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eli...
09:16, 05/26/2019

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs Leonard scores 36, Siakam has 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in double OT, cut conference finals deficit to 2-1       ...
05:16, 05/20/2019

4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade, police say Police in Toronto said four people were shot, but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation is ongoing...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Raptors now heavy favorites to knock off Warriors The Toronto Raptors are heavy favorites to win their first NBA championship after taking a 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors, while star Kawhi Leo...
04:16, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for 1st time OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The Toronto Raptors are NBA champi...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Kawhi Leonard opts out, though Raptors are still alive This Kawhi Leonard move was expected. His next might not be. The NBA Finals MVP will become an unrestricted free agent after opting out of his 2019-20...
03:16, 06/24/2019

Raptors demolish 76ers to take command of series TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout the P...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Raptors can fill void in quiet playoffs Kawhi Leonard's buzzer-beating series winner on Sunday gave the Toronto Raptors a prime spot on sports radio and television highlight shows across the...
00:48, 05/15/2019

NBA talked to Raptors about Drake's sideline conduct The NBA talked to the Toronto Raptors during the Eastern Conference finals about the behavior of Drake along the sideline, a league spokesman told ESP...
02:48, 05/30/2019

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar ri...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a c...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Raptors vs. Bucks: How Toronto improved its chances It’s all knotted up at two wins apiece in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals heading into Thursday’s pivotal Game 5 (TNT, 8:30 p.m.). Toronto is still ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leon...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Sixers' Simmons gets some revenge on Raptors' Leonard Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons may not have lit up the scoreboard as he would have liked but the towering Aussie did get some measure of revenge...
10:16, 04/30/2019

Bucks vs. Raptors: Don’t wager on a Milwaukee letdown The NBA’s Eastern Conference finals move to Toronto for Sunday’s Game 3 with the Raptors trailing 2-0 in the series, but posted as 3-point favorites o...
21:00, 05/19/2019

76ers, Raptors meet with series tied 1-1 Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference dur...
08:16, 05/02/2019

Raptors regroup after Game 2 loss to Sixers The Toronto Raptors regrouped Tuesday after an off-night in Game 2 blunted the momentum from a dominant opening performance in their second-round seri...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly d...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Bucks vs. Raptors: Milwaukee money train could run dry Will the Milwaukee money train continue rumbling through the Eastern Conference bracket now that the Toronto Raptors are standing on the track? The an...
00:32, 05/16/2019

Raptors come up short as Warriors take Game 2, even the series Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points ...
06:32, 06/03/2019

Bucks vow not to fold facing elimination against Raptors What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses the Bucks' collective mindset as they head back to Toronto faci...
18:32, 05/24/2019

NBA notebook: Gunshots mar Raptors' title celebration Four people sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at Monday's rally celebrating the Raptors' championship, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Four injured in shooting during Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration Canadian officials said Monday's shooting at the Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration should not undermine a mostly peaceful commemoration of a historic w...
06:16, 06/18/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launch...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Raptors rout 76ers for 3-2 series lead Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 125-89 Tuesday night to take a ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Nothing gold can stay: Warriors at crossroads after Finals loss The Golden State Warriors, a basketball dynasty that redefined the sport with their long range shooting and small ball lineups, face an offseason of u...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Has Drake stolen Eastern Conference Finals spotlight? Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer and one of Giannis Antetokounmpo's reps slammed Drake for his sideline antics during Games 3 and 4 in Toronto. ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

| Kane in England squad for Nations League finals Harry Kane was included in England's 23-man squad for the Nations League finals but Tottenham Hotspur team-mates Harry Winks and Kieran Trippier were...
03:32, 05/28/2019

Rapinoe’s attitude, finals scare: How USWNT won the World Cup Here’s how the US Women’s national team won its second straight World Cup, capped off Sunday by a dominant 2-0 win over the Netherlands: Stars o...
20:48, 07/07/2019

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be rea...
03:32, 05/29/2019

Bruins beat Blues in game 1 of NHL Stanley Cup Finals on NBC BOSTON (AP) – Forty-nine years after Boston’s Bobby Orr flew through the air following his Stanley Cup-clinching goal against St. Louis, B...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Bruins' McAvoy suspended for Eastern finals opener Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy maintained that his hit on Columbus Blue Jackets right winger Josh Anderson on Monday was intended as nothing ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

| Isner rallies to reach Newport semi-finals Three-time champion John Isner rallied to beat Australian Matthew Ebden and reach the semi-finals of the ATP grass court tournament in Newport, Rhode ...
09:00, 07/20/2019

UA Women’s Golf Advances to NCAA semi-finals TUCSON –  The Arizona Wildcats women’s golf team advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at The Blessings Golf Course Tuesday...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Kevin Durant will play for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Kevin Durant, listed as a game-time decision for Game 5, will play Monday night, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters pregame.    ...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard getting vengeance against Warriors in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard says he isn't out for revenge for 2017, but the Warriors must feel like the Raptors star has a score to settle this NBA Finals. &#...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Nyhrox and Aqua Win Fortnite World Cup Duos Finals Fortnite duo Nyhrox and Aqua won today’s World Cup Duos finals. The European pair scored 51 points and splits a prize pool of $3 million....
08:16, 07/28/2019

First Fortnite World Cup: Millions up for grabs in New York finals Gamers will vie for a top prize of $3 million at a lucrative eSports tournament in New York this weekend. Most participants are teenage boys, who will...
09:48, 07/28/2019

Mother and School Administrator Vanishes During Finals Week According to those who know her best, Kameela Russell is not the type of woman to simply wander off from her responsibilities or leave her loved ones....
06:32, 05/23/2019

Bugha Wins Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals Fortnite player Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf won the World Cup Solo finals today. The 16-year-old North America East player finished with 59 points and take...
11:48, 07/29/2019

Giorgi ends teenager McNally's run in DC semi-finals Italy's Camila Giorgi ended American teenager Caty McNally's surprising run with a 7-6(5) 6-2 victory in the semi-finals of the Citi Open in Washingto...
16:48, 08/04/2019

Kevin Durant won’t return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is yet to progress to on-court work in his recovery from a strained right calf and won’t be ready to return ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s NBA Finals tale makes him one of a kind TORONTO — The NBA Finals have been a tale of two free-agent superstar forwards — only one of whom has enhanced his legacy and zoomed into status as NB...
00:48, 06/09/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant won’t be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30. The two-time reigning finals MVP has yet to retu...
06:00, 05/24/2019

NBA Finals: Klay Thompson sustained torn ACL before returning The Golden State Warriors confirmed early Friday morning that star Klay Thompson sustained a torn ACL before returning to the court to shoot free thro...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Rest for the weary: Warriors will only get stronger with break before NBA Finals These six straight wins since Kevin Durant went down have been as impressive a stretch as coach Steve Kerr has had during his tenure.   ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

NBA notebook: Durant officially to miss finals opener Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the host Toronto Raptors on Thursday and he might not mak...
08:48, 05/28/2019

Warriors reach fifth straight NBA Finals in dramatic fashion SportsPulse: The Warriors dynasty has reached its fifth straight Finals. And by the looks of it, they look primed to win the third straight title. &#...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Kevin Durant looks scary good before NBA Finals return He’s back. Kevin Durant was flying all over the floor during warmups before the Warriors’ do-or-die NBA Finals Game 5 against the Raptors ...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Knicks one of biggest losers from Warriors’ painful NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors and the Knicks lost the NBA Finals — a gruesome two-week battleground that has disfigured the face of the once-pretty 2...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Kawhi Leonard caps epic playoff run as NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors to the first championship in team history and became the third player to win Finals MVP with two different teams.  ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride ...
12:32, 06/16/2019

Warriors defeat Blazers 119-117 in OT, heading to fifth straight NBA finals The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 ov...
15:48, 05/21/2019

The home-edge angle disproven in Stanley Cup, NBA Finals Home sour home. If there’s one helpful angle for sports bettors that jumped out from the NHL and NBA championship series, which both ended this week, ...
19:16, 06/15/2019

Warriors hang on to stay alive, win Game 5 of NBA Finals Stephen Curry scored 31 points, Klay Thompson added 26 and they led a season-saving surge that gave the Golden State Warriors a 106-105 victory over t...
08:32, 06/11/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Kevin Durant will sit again for Warriors in Game 4 Golden State will be without two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant for the ninth consecutive game. Klay Thompson is expected to play Friday night. ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Rafael Nadal clinches berth at ATP Finals Rafael Nadal's run to the Wimbledon semifinals has allowed him to qualify for the ATP Finals for a record 15th consecutive year   ...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after pushing incident The Golden State Warriors have banned team minority owner Mark Stevens from the rest of the NBA Finals following a pushing incident involving Raptors ...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Stephen Curry and Drake made their amends after NBA Finals Before leaving the Oracle Arena for perhaps the last time, Stephen Curry made a quick Facetime call. The Warriors’ Curry was seen Facetiming with rapp...
04:48, 06/15/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors clear Kevin Durant to practice Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant has officially been cleared to practice and could play in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve K...
03:32, 06/10/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors rule out Kevin Durant for Game 2 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who is recovering from a right calf strain, has been ruled out for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, head coach St...
21:00, 05/31/2019

English fans hit out at Uefa over 'extortionate' cost of going to finals Liverpool, Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea football supporters irate at high cost of attendanceFans of the four English clubs to have made it to Europe’s t...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Kane could recover in time for Nations League finals "Tottenham Hotspur\u0027s England striker Harry Kane could be back from injury in time for the Nations League finals in June and will be doing everyth...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma surges into WCWS finals; UCLA awaits Jocelyn Alo's monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday to qualify for the championship series against UC...
12:16, 06/03/2019

Warriors give exiting Drake an earful after NBA Finals win The Warriors had some words for Drake again – this time as the rapper was leaving the building. Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson were about to head back...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Djokovic canters into Roland Garros quarter-finals "Novak Djokovic\u0027s serene progress through the French Open continued as he reached the quarter-finals with a straight sets win over Jan-Lennard St...
15:16, 06/03/2019

Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time when Lieke Martens' last-gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory agains...
02:48, 06/26/2019

Too good: Top spelling bee kids humble dictionary in finals The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have begun, with 50 kids on stage competing for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes and a new, custom...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Zverev beats Fognini to return to quarter-finals German fifth seed Alexander Zverev reached his second successive French Open quarter-final when he recovered from losing the first set to beat Italian...
20:32, 06/03/2019

Warriors’ Andre Iguodala is the NBA Finals’ most dangerous afterthought OAKLAND – After Andre Iguodala buried another huge NBA Finals dagger with 5.9 seconds left Sunday night to quiet Canada, Warriors sharpshooter Stephen...
21:32, 06/03/2019

Guardado fires Mexico into quarter-finals with 3-1 win over Canada Seven-times champions Mexico sealed their spot in the knockout stage of the Gold Cup with a 3-1 victory over Canada in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
12:32, 06/20/2019

Highlights: Zverev through to quarter-finals after sinking Fognini "Alexander Zverev is through to the last eight of the French Open. After going a set down, Zverev rallied and won in four. He will face Novak Djokovic...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.  ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Cable, streaming or sports bar? How much it costs to watch the NBA finals Even as more and more Canadians are cutting cable, more of us are watching the NBA Finals — whether that’s on streaming services or out at a sports ba...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Warriors move to conference finals despite missing Durant The Golden State Warriors get past Houston Rockets without Kevin Durant to continue quest for third straight title       ...
11:32, 05/11/2019

Warriors impose will in third to even Finals with Kevin Durant looming TORONTO — For the first part of the third quarter, it was no Canada. As in a complete zero. The two-time defending-champion Warriors were confident th...
07:16, 06/03/2019

NBA notebook: Durant to miss Game 1 of conference finals Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday due t...
15:48, 05/14/2019

What we learned at the Collegiate Esports Championship Overwatch finals The Overwatch tournament at the Collegiate Esports Championship showcased the state of college esports, from the impact of funding to the way teams pl...
23:32, 05/13/2019

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant has big hurdle to clear before he can return TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the series count will have nothing to do with Kevin Durant’s eventual return in the NBA Finals. Trailing 1-0 ...
10:00, 06/01/2019

NBA Eastern Conference Finals: Giannis and Kawhi to do battle SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt previews the upcoming Eastern Conference Finals series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Rapto...
20:32, 05/13/2019

Bruins thump Hurricanes 6-2, take 2-0 lead in East finals BOSTON (AP) — Matt Grzelcyk scored twice — his first career multigoal game — and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves Sunday to lead the Bruins to a 6-2 victory ...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Steve Kerr talks about Durant Injury (NBA Finals) OAKLAND – Former U of A standout Steve Kerr talked about the devastating injury to Kevin Durant as his Warriors hope to even up the NBA Finals s...
09:32, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Barack Obama in Toronto for Game 2 of NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Sunday’s Game 2 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The 44th President of the United States —and noted...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals Stephen Curry had all kinds of room for a change and capitalized, finding his shooting touch in a hurry to get Golden State on a roll. Portland's defe...
13:16, 05/15/2019

A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots Hello, casual basketball viewer! At long last, the NBA Finals are here, and you know what that means: It’s time once again for you to crib a pitiful s...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Kevin Durant expected to miss first two games of NBA Finals TORONTO — Kevin Durant has flown 2,300 miles apparently just to watch. Durant must practice before he plays in the NBA Finals. Warriors coach Steve Ke...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Report: Durant (calf) out for Game 2 of West finals Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals Thursday night due to a calf strain, Yahoo Sports ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Athletics: U.S. win both finals on opening day of IAAF World Relays The United States dominated the opening day of the IAAF World Relays on Saturday, winning both finals of the newly introduced mixed events in Yokohama...
18:32, 05/11/2019

National spelling bee finals begin with 50 seeking title The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have begun, with 50 kids on stage competing for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes and a new, custom...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Halep and Djokovic storm into French quarter-finals Defending champion Simona Halep continued to tighten her grip on the French Open as she demolished Polish teenager Iga Swiatek to reach the quarter-fi...
23:16, 06/03/2019

DeMarcus Cousins’ Finals return more than a Warriors boost OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has emerged just in time for his stock to skyrocket before NBA free agency begins June 30. Cousins’...
13:00, 06/04/2019

These Stanley Cup finals show there’s still a place for ‘heavy’ hockey in the NHL “I did expect a physical series, but we bang hard, too," Bruins Coach Bruce Cassidy told reporters in St. Louis. Game 4 of these Stanley Cup finals fe...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Overtime goal gives St Louis Blues their first-ever win in Stanley Cup finals Carl Gunnarsson scores game-clinching goal for BluesVictory over Boston Bruins levels series at 1-1Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty in over...
12:32, 05/30/2019

Previously Banned Fortnite Duo Qualifies For World Cup Finals Yesterday, Fortnite duo Damion “XXiF” Cook and Ronald “Ronaldo” Mach qualified for the World Cup by placing third with 91 points in the eighth week of...
12:32, 06/04/2019

Overwatch League bringing Grand Finals to Philadelphia IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The Overwatch League will host its second Grand Finals at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Sept. 29. Championship detai...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Klay Thompson won’t avoid Drake’s better songs during NBA Finals Drake’s Raptors fandom has taken on a life of its own and even Warriors guard Klay Thompson was asked whether Drake is a distraction and whether Thomp...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Warriors won’t let injuries hamper finals push, says Jerebko The Golden State Warriors will not be letting injuries to Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins come between them and a third straight NBA title, the club...
02:48, 05/30/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors' Klay Thompson will have MRI on left hamstring Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson will have an MRI on his left hamstring after leaving Sunday's NBA Finals Game 2 victory over the Toronto Rap...
08:32, 06/04/2019

Warriors Meet Their Match: A Raptors Team With Their Playbook The Toronto Raptors are one win from halting Golden State’s dynastic run, thanks to injuries, yes, but mostly because they’re beating the Warriors at ...
20:48, 06/08/2019

Raptors and Blues fans are in sports’ most enviable position For two fan bases, for two cities, this is the best time. These are the days that fill those of us in other sporting cities with such envy. Yes, the a...
07:48, 06/09/2019

The Raptors froze against the Warriors, but the title stays theirs to lose A head-scratching timeout by Toronto coach Nick Nurse may have swung the outcome of Game 5, but the Raptors remain favorites to win the NBA title with...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Toronto Raptors’ Game 6 broke Canadian TV records Bell Media says a Canadian TV NBA record average audience of 7.7 million viewers watched the Raptors win the NBA title in Game 6 of the Finals on Thur...
03:48, 06/15/2019

Bucks vs. Raptors: 5 things to know, series schedule, how to watch The Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors will meet in the Eastern Conference Finals. Here are some things to know about the series before it tips o...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Raptors’ underdog Pascal Siakam is Warriors’ unlikely nemesis TORONTO — Raptors forward Pascal Siakam is now on the radar of two nations, not even including his native Cameroon. And as he climbs the mountain of s...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA c...
02:32, 06/21/2019

NBA notebook: Raptors' Lowry won't follow Leonard's path All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry understands why Kawhi Leonard would leave for the Los Angeles Clippers, but the longtime leader of the Toronto Raptors...
05:48, 08/07/2019

Raptors earn pivotal double-overtime win over Bucks TORONTO -- Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points -- including two important field goals late in the second overtime -- and grabbed nine rebounds as the Toron...
07:00, 05/20/2019

With Just 7 Points, Kyle Lowry Was Still the Raptors’ Steadying Force Kawhi Leonard struggled a bit, but an injured Lowry’s shots were pivotal and his presence important in the Raptors’ 118-109 victory over the Warriors....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Shooting Near Raptors’ Victory Parade Leaves 2 Injured The Toronto Police said two people had suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries at the shooting, which took place not far from a celebration...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Report: Raptors G Lowry undergoes thumb procedure Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry underwent a procedure to repair a tendon in his left thumb, but he still plans on being available for the upcoming FI...
23:16, 07/18/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciproca...
18:48, 05/18/2019

Raptors president 'confident' Leonard will return to champs Still absorbing the magnitude of his team's accomplishment, Raptors President Masai Ujiri is confident Kawhi Leonard and the rest of Toronto's core wi...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Raptors president Masai Ujiri says his future is in Toronto "For me, the blessing [also] is being wanted here and finding a place that makes you happy and finding challenges that really make you grow as a perso...
20:16, 06/25/2019

Why Charles Barkley thinks the Raptors will stun Warriors Charles Barkley is going against the grain once again. TNT’s loquacious “Inside the NBA” analyst said he believes the Toronto Raptor...
09:16, 05/26/2019

Leonard scores 21, Raptors rout 76ers 125-89 to win Game 5 TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout ...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Steph Curry congratulates Drake after Raptors victory Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry congratulated Drake over the phone after the Toronto Raptors took home the NBA championship.   ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Drake was so happy throughout Raptors' Game 6 win over Bucks Drake gave Nick Nurse another shoulder rub during the Toronto Raptors' Eastern Conference title celebration.       ...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Strength in numbers: The Raptors beat the Warriors at their own game The Warriors' blueprint was to make things tough on Kawhi Leonard. It worked. But Golden State wasn't prepared for Pascal Siakam and Toronto's band of...
09:32, 05/31/2019

NBA spoke with Raptors about Drake's courtside behavior The rapper's courtside antics, which included a shoulder rub for Raptors coach Nick Nurse, rankled Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer.   ...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Raptors vs. Warriors: Why Vegas isn’t running away from Toronto in Game 2 Pascal’s wager: Bet on Toronto and hope Siakam plays like a god. That worked for Raptors backers in Thursday night’s series opener in the NBA Finals a...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Raptors close out Warriors in wild finish to win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant went down Monday and the Warriors went down for good Thursday, but not before another heroic, yet unfortunate, moment f...
07:16, 06/14/2019

Raptors prez Ujiri allegedly pushed deputy Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri is being investigated amid allegations he pushed a sheriff's deputy and hit him in the face following the R...
23:48, 06/14/2019

Butler scores 30 as 76ers beat Raptors 94-89 to even series Jimmy Butler's big game helped Philadelphia snap a lengthy losing streak in Toronto and, more importantly, brought the 76ers level in their Eastern Co...
13:32, 04/30/2019

Siakam answers Canadian prayers as Raptors down Warriors Pascal Siakam, who once studied to be a priest, answered Canadian prayers by leading the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warrio...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with...
05:32, 06/02/2019

Raptors vs. Bucks: Toronto will finish off Milwaukee in Game 6 After three straight wins and covers for Toronto, it seems as if the Eastern Conference finals are well in hand. The Raptors head back to The Great Wh...
01:48, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Reports of shots fired at Raptors parade The Latest on reports of shots fired at Raptors parade in Toronto (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Toronto police say two people have been shot and wounde...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Thanks to the Raptors, Ontario is awash in free McDonald’s fries Fans in Ontario get a free order every time Toronto makes at least 12 three-pointers, and the NBA Finals has sparked a surge of interest in both the t...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Huge Toronto crowd celebrates Raptors' win Thousands in Toronto cheered on the Raptors, who won their first NBA championship on Thursday night. The Raptors defeated the two-time defending champ...
08:32, 06/14/2019

With Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors Find Success That Endures The Raptors have been abandoned by their biggest stars, and they traded the one who wanted to stay. But Leonard has kept a successful run going longer...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship. ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Raptors’ Fred VanVleet is battered but ready for Game 5 TORONTO — It was only fitting Raptors backup point guard Fred VanVleet sat at his podium Sunday at Scotiabank Arena with a taped-up cut under his eye ...
07:32, 06/10/2019

Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell OAKLAND, Calif. - - The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Raptors capture pivotal Game 3 victory over Bucks SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the importance of the Raptors&ap...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Raptors parade trophy through Toronto, uncertainty lingers Two weeks from now, the Toronto Raptors' roster might look as different as Danny Green's combed-out mohawk with looming decisions from Kawhi Leonard, ...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured Canada’s first NBA championship with their most remarkable road win yet in...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Sources: Kawhi to let Raptors make final pitch Kawhi Leonard is expected to allow the Raptors to make the final pitch among teams meeting with him in Los Angeles next week, sources tell ESPN's Adri...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Warriors congratulate NBA champion Raptors in Toronto newspaper ad The Golden State Warriors took out a full-page advert in the Toronto Star on Monday to congratulate a Toronto Raptors team that stopped them claiming ...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Raptors squander golden opportunity to clinch NBA title The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes late in Game Five on Monday but even with one hand on the Larry O'Brien Trophy it was n...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their statu...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Raptors coach Nurse: Leonard 'played his heart out for us' Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said he was disappointed by Kawhi Leonard's decision to leave the team but said he understood the superstar's de...
20:00, 07/07/2019

Kawhi Leonard goes off in thriller to give Raptors new hope TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cu...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Witness says altercation between Raptors exec and cop 'blown out of proportion' A sheriff's deputy was pushed and hit in the face by Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri on Thursday night after his team defeated the Golden State ...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Drake Parties With the Toronto Raptors to Celebrate Their NBA Championship Win The Toronto Raptors celebrated their historic NBA Championship victory on Saturday with their biggest celebrity cheerleader, Drake. The Canadian rapp...
04:00, 06/16/2019

Leonard scores 39, Raptors beat 76ers 101-96 to tie series PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76e...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Raptors left to rue disastrous third quarter in loss to Warriors The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes but were undone by an awful third quarter that allowed the two-time defending champions...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Brook Lopez, Bucks steal Game 1 away from Raptors SportsPulse: Sometimes heroes come out of nowhere. Brook Lopez had a huge night to help propel the Bucks to a comeback victory over the Raptors in Gam...
11:32, 05/16/2019

NBA-champion Raptors take Miami C Hernandez with 59th pick TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors selected center Dewan Hernandez from the University of Miami with the 59th pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. The ...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Wild Raptors’ finish creates memorable images When Kawhi Leonard's series-winning buzzer-beater hung on the rim for four excruciatingly long bounces Sunday night, it created a remarkable scene whe...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Raptors' president encounter with deputy being investigated Prosecutor will decide whether to charge Raptors president with misdemeanor battery after courtside encounter with deputy     ...
18:16, 06/15/2019

Reports: Raptors' Gasol exercises $25.6 million option Center Marc Gasol will pass on free agency and return to the Toronto Raptors in 2019-20 after exercising his $25.6 million player option on Wednesday....
08:48, 06/27/2019

On brink of title, Raptors expect a fight from Warriors The Toronto Raptors will try to complete their historic mission in front of their home crowd Monday night against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 ...
03:16, 06/10/2019

Basketball comes home, Raptors fans hoping trophy follows When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homeland...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Nurse: Late timeout was to give Raptors a rest Raptors coach Nick Nurse explained his decision to call timeout with 3:05 remaining and Toronto closing in on the title Monday night, saying he though...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference fi...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Kevin Durant plans to play for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant is listed as a game-time decision for Game 5, but a person with knowledge of the situation says he plans to play. &#...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Fran Kirby: ‘Two semi-finals we lost still hurt – we’ll use it as motivation’ Striker insists Lionesses are focused on reaching the final of the Women’s World Cup – and are enjoying the trappings of fameFran Kirby has not watche...
05:16, 05/25/2019

Kevin Durant to practice as Warriors now pray for NBA Finals miracle TORONTO – It looks like Kevin Durant is ready to pull a Willis Reed on Monday night in a do-or-die Game 5 for the Warriors. Warriors coach Steve Kerr ...
21:48, 06/09/2019

Warriors expect Kevin Durant back for Game 4 of NBA Finals The Warriors looked like they were missing Kevin Durant for the first time on Thursday night, and now they have a sense for when he could be back. Yah...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Klopp pokes fun at finals record as he aims for 7th time lucky "Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is looking to put right a dismal personal record of six straight defeats in finals when his side take on Tottenham Hotsp...
21:16, 05/31/2019