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Raptors can win title, Durant may play in NBA Finals Game 5

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors can win their first championship and end Golden State’s quest for three in a row with one more victory. The Raptors can do it Monday night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, when Kevin Durant could play fo...

Raptors can win title, Durant may play in NBA Finals Game 5

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07:16, 06/03/2019

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Leonard, Raptors rally, move within one win of Finals Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points -- 15 in the fourth quarter -- and added seven rebounds and nine assists as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the M...
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Warriors outlast Raptors to square NBA Finals at 1-1 The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors used a massive third quarter to overcame a sluggish start and secure a 109-104 win over the Toro...
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Warriors vs. Raptors: Why the NBA Finals lines are going crazy Betting-market makers must act conservatively with game and series prices in the NBA Finals right now because of question marks involving key Golden S...
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Watch: Drake distraught after Kevin Durant NBA Finals injury Drake might be one of the Toronto Raptors' biggest fans, but he showed some respect for Kevin Durant by expressing serious emotion after the Golden St...
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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

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06:48, 05/17/2019

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Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors — and Raptors OAKLAND, Calif. — As it happened, the Raptors were more rattled by Kevin Durant’s catastrophic Achilles injury than the Warriors with the NBA champion...
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Durant exits, but Warriors edge Raptors to stay alive "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for three 3-pointers in\r\nthe final three minutes, and the Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the\r\nT...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Raptors' gamble on Leonard pays off with trip to NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors' gamble to acquire Kawhi Leonard has paid off in the form of maiden trip to the NBA Finals but now comes perhaps the hardest part,...
22:00, 05/29/2019

'Level' Kawhi puts Raptors on cusp of first Finals Behind their even-keeled superstar, the Raptors rallied from an early 14-point deficit to defeat the Bucks 105-99 and move within one win of the franc...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Toronto ready to take center stage with Raptors in NBA Finals With the Raptors in the NBA Finals for the first time, Toronto and Canada's growing basketball culture are prepared to seize the spotlight. ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

NBA Finals: Expert picks to win Raptors-Warriors series, MVP We make our picks for the NBA Finals, which begin tonight when the Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena for Game 1 against the Raptors.   ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Raptors vs. Bucks: These factors have Toronto on Finals doorstep Ka-Wow! Few gave Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors much of a chance to rally from a 2-0 deficit as pre-series underdogs to the Milwaukee Bucks in ...
01:48, 05/26/2019

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday ov...
09:48, 06/11/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Raptors have big edge in one ‘inside’ stat It was the shout heard ’round the world. From bettors who had taken the Toronto Raptors to cover the point spread in Monday night’s Game 6 … fro...
21:32, 06/13/2019

Raptors beat shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead The Toronto Raptors defeated a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Fin...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Toronto Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Raptors made a smashing NBA Finals debut, beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Th...
08:16, 05/31/2019

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals TORONTO — Kyle Lowry stole the ball and pushed it ahead, then waited for Kawhi Leonard to arrive before feeding his All-Star teammate for a thunderous...
09:16, 05/26/2019

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.  &#...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Bucks dominate Raptors to take 2-0 lead in East finals Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with 30 points and 17 rebounds as the Bucks never trailed on their way to a 125-103 win over the Raptors in Game 2. ...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Kawhi trade pays off with Raptors' Finals berth As he has been throughout the playoffs, Kawhi Leonard was the difference-maker for the Raptors in Saturday night's Game 6, prompting president of bask...
09:00, 05/26/2019

NBA Playoffs: Kawhi, Raptors clinch first NBA Finals appearance The Toronto Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history after a thrilling 100-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game...
10:16, 05/26/2019

'Hurt' DeRozan: Raptors not in Finals without my years of sacrifice Kawhi Leonard carried the Toronto Raptors to the NBA Finals, but DeMar DeRozan claims the team wouldn't be there without his years of sacrifice buildi...
00:32, 06/05/2019

2019 NBA Finals: The case for picking the Raptors or Warriors Finally! The 2019 NBA Finals begin Thursday night with heavy series favorite Golden State visiting surprise entry Toronto (ABC, 9 p.m.). Bettors have ...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Raptors rally past Bucks for first Finals appearance TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors made history the hard way Saturday night, reaching the NBA Finals for the first time after rallying past the Milwaukee B...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Raptors steamroll Bucks to even Eastern Conference finals TORONTO — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Low...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Warriors not letting NBA Finals status dictate Durant's return date The Golden State Warriors are in an unfamiliar position after losing the opening game of the NBA Finals but head coach Steve Kerr said on Friday that ...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Kevin Durant plans to make NBA finals return for Warriors, according to report Two-time NBA finals MVP has missed entire series so farESPN reports Durant plans to play in Game 5 on Monday nightGolden State are 3-1 down to Toronto...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Raptors executive accused of hitting police officer after NBA Finals win A police officer was allegedly pushed and hit in the face by a Raptors executive after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday.  &#...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Bucks say they got 'punched' as Raptors level NBA Eastern Conference finals Playoff series tied at 2-2 as Toronto win second game in successionWinner of best-of-seven series will face Warriors in NBA finalsWith a weary Kawhi L...
14:32, 05/22/2019

Raptors not letting Warriors' injuries change their focus in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors may have a prime opportunity to jump ahead in the NBA Finals given the whack of injuries that have plagued the Golden State Warrio...
02:32, 06/05/2019

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be deter...
19:16, 05/21/2019

The Nationals’ Gerardo Parra has 8,000 reasons to root for the Raptors in the NBA Finals Parra can thank his former San Francisco Giants teammates for talking him into joining their clubhouse pool before he was designated for assignment an...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Raptors edge Bucks and move to brink of NBA finals behind Kawhi's 35 Raptors knock off Bucks to take 3-2 series lead in East finalsKawhi Leonard’s game-high 35 points power Toronto in winKawhi Leonard scored 35 points a...
11:16, 05/24/2019

Summer of Kevin Durant: How he changes NBA title odds Kevin Durant could shift the landscape of the NBA this offseason. Will he go to the Knicks? Lakers? Here's how he shifts the odds for five likely dest...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Raptors' Leonard joins elite company by winning Finals MVP award Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard joined elite company on Thursday by winning the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award for the second time after ...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch the 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere The 2019 NBA Finals lineup is set and the Golden State Warriors will take on the Toronto Raptors in a best-of-seven series to see which team will be t...
00:32, 05/31/2019

Golden State Warriors had a longer break than the Raptors before the finals. Does it matter? Toronto will be on their fifth day off and the Warriors on their 10th before they play Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. Does that make a ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in fran...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Watch: Warriors fan shoves Raptors' Kyle Lowry, gets ejected from NBA Finals A Golden State Warriors fan was ejected after shoving Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry while he was sitting courtside during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convi...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Kawhi Leonard shines as Raptors take commanding 3-1 lead on Warriors in NBA Finals With Kawhi Leonard leading the way, the Toronto Raptors took a commanding 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.    ...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Toronto Raptors finish Milwaukee Bucks to seal first NBA finals berth Kawhi’s game-high 27 points lift Raptors in Game 6 triumphToronto win East finals after dropping opening two gamesRaptors to host Warriors in Game 1 o...
06:16, 05/26/2019

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

Kevin Durant 'hurting deep in the soul' after suffering suspected Achilles tear during NBA Finals Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant left Game 5 with an Achilles injury against the Toronto Raptors more than a month after fighting to come back ...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Warriors stars fuming at Raptors fans who cheered Kevin Durant injury: ‘It’s bulls–t’ As the Warriors continue to process Kevin Durant’s devastating Achilles injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, most of the player...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Warriors' title defence gets tricky after Durant injury Golden State Warriors' title defence may now hobble along with their leader Kevin Durant who suffered a calf injury on Wednesday that makes him doubtf...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Durant still limited, unlikely to play in games 1-2 Kevin Durant resumed light workouts in his recovery from a calf injury, but the Golden State Warriors are not expecting the All-Star forward to be on ...
19:48, 05/29/2019

'Our DNA shows up': Steph Curry reacts after Warriors beat Raptors to tie NBA finals – video Steph Curry has said that the Golden State Warriors’ mantra of strength in numbers is ‘not just marketing stuff’ and ‘showed up in our DNA’ after his ...
14:32, 06/03/2019

No women are refereeing the Toronto Raptors finals. A look at females in male-dominated leagues There are currently three female referees in the NBA but not one is officiating the finals. However, the number of female referees on the court could ...
18:48, 06/02/2019

Raptors executive Masai Ujiri accused of hitting police officer after NBA Finals win A police officer was allegedly pushed and hit in the face by a Raptors executive after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday.  &#...
17:00, 06/14/2019

NBA Finals odds: Golden State Warriors heavy favorites over Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors opened as favorites in the NBA Finals for a fifth straight year despite the murky status of superstar forward Kevin Durant....
00:16, 05/27/2019

‘We don’t really know these guys’: Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors speak at NBA Finals media day The Raptors took the two regular-season games between the teams but fast forward to Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and you have two very different lineups ...
06:32, 05/30/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s buzzer-beating jumper sends Raptors to the Eastern finals Leonard rattled home a series-clinching, buzzer-beating jumper to lift the Toronto Raptors past the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 and into the Eastern ...
20:48, 05/13/2019

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard’s focus as Warriors await Kyle Lowry couldn’t wipe the smile off his face. Kawhi Leonard accepted a hug from Drake. But the Raptors' collective focus remained on their upcoming...
09:16, 05/26/2019

Bucks' deep bench could be difference against Raptors in Eastern Conference Finals The Bucks have used their bench more during the postseason than any of the remaining teams in the playoffs, and the players have been productive. ...
00:32, 05/15/2019

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

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.  ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

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

| 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

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

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

Raptors fan sends flowers to Warriors for Kevin Durant injury cheers: ' I hereby apologize on behalf of Canada' Toronto Raptors players were forced to try and quiet their own fans who were cheering when Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during Game 5 of th...
17:00, 06/12/2019

N.B.A. Roundup: Kawhi Leonard’s Buzzer-Beater Puts Raptors in Eastern Conference Finals Leonard capped a 41-point game with a winning shot against the 76ers that bounced off the rim four times. C.J. McCollum scored 37 to lead the Trail Bl...
06:16, 05/13/2019

Raptors vs Bucks live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals online In a way, a Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference Finals in the 2019 NBA postseason is exactly what we should have expected. They are ...
01:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

Opinion: Raptors deserve celebration, but Warriors' injuries denied NBA fans classic Finals This will be remembered as one of the saddest finals we’ve seen. Because of what it could have been. Because we watched so many stars get injure...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Inside Kawhi Leonard's historic buzzer-beater that lifted Raptors into East finals Kawhi Leonard got the ultimate shooter's roll and hit the first game-winning, buzzer-beating shot in the history of NBA playoff Game 7s.  &...
12:00, 05/13/2019

NBA Finals: From possible fourth title to implosion. How will Warriors dynasty be defined? Golden State is trying to win its fourth title in five years. But free agency and other moves could shake up the roster this summer. How will it end? ...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Leonard's future with Raptors hangs over team's maiden NBA title The Toronto Raptors took down the dynastic Golden State Warriors to win Canada's first NBA title but now face perhaps their toughest battle yet as the...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors became the first Canadian team to win an NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warrio...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Both Kawhi Leonards are turning heads at Raptors’ title parade The star of this year’s NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors was without a doubt Kawhi Leonard. So, it’s no surprise that ...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their grasp Canadian basketball fans did not wake up on Tuesday nursing hangovers from a championship celebration but rather with a mild sense of panic after the ...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Raptors send Toronto into raptures as they beat Warriors to take first NBA title Raptors win 114-110 over Warriors in dramatic Game 6Thompson (30 points) sidelined by injury in third quarterLowry and Siakam lead way for Toronto wit...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Masai Ujiri Could Be Charged in Altercation After Raptors’ Title Win, Authorities Say The head of the Toronto Raptors’ front office was involved in an altercation with a sheriff’s deputy shortly after his team won the N.B.A. championshi...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Nick Nurse explains the timeout that might’ve cost Raptors an NBA title Nick Nurse had just five seconds left to use a timeout, and he wasn’t going to lose it. In retrospect, that might have been the wrong decision. ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Bucks, Raptors to begin deciding Eastern Conference title There's a one-name superstar on either side: Giannis and Kawhi. There's a Milwaukee franchise that hasn't been to the NBA Finals in 45 years, opposite...
00:48, 05/15/2019

'This means everything to the city': Toronto parties as Raptors clinch NBA title Kawhi Leonard and his teammates brought home the city’s first-ever NBA championship. And their achievement was celebrated across CanadaWhen Megan MacK...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Kawhi Leonard buzzer beater sends Toronto Raptors to East finals to face Milwaukee Bucks In what may go down as one of the most unlikely shots ever to win an NBA playoff series, the buzzer beater from Toronto star Kawhi Leonard bounced aro...
14:48, 05/13/2019

After Blues’ triumph, Raptors could become latest team with title breakthrough this decade Since 2010, eight fan bases across the four major sports leagues have enjoyed their teams' first championships, and some other squads have also ended ...
21:32, 06/13/2019

'It means the world': Toronto Raptors win first NBA title after beating Warriors – video The NBA’s lone Canadian team won the first NBA championship in their 24-year history, beating the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the final...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Police say two shot as 1.5m pack Toronto streets for Raptors' title parade Police say two people sustained non-life-threatening injuriesRaptors became first non-US team to win NBA title last weekPolice lift fans seeking safet...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Nets’ Caris LeVert can’t wait to play with ‘big brother’ Kevin Durant The Nets, since general manager Sean Marks and coach Kenny Atkinson arrived in Brooklyn, have built a reputation as a gritty team that plays hard. Aft...
07:16, 08/02/2019

Kyle Lowry, nearly traded six years ago, is Raptors' journeyman on verge of first NBA title The Raptors have been relentless in the NBA playoffs, but especially in this series with the Warriors. They embody guard Kyle Lowry’s dogged eth...
23:48, 06/08/2019

Toronto Raptors: The British influence behind historic NBA title win over Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors' first NBA title against Golden State Warriors may have sealed the first win by a Canadian franchise, but the result came with a heavy...
21:48, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Masterful moves of coach Nick Nurse have Raptors on brink of first NBA title Once a coaching vagabond of basketball’s minor leagues, Nick Nurse proves NBA teams don't need to keep recycling same names to find big-tim...
21:48, 06/08/2019

Football quiz: when English clubs play in European finals With Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool in action this week, how well do you remember previous English finalists?Madrid will host the second al...
16:48, 05/29/2019

Charles Barkley says Kevin Durant lacks the ‘mental makeup’ to play in New York The Hall of Famer allowed that Durant is a “great person” and player, but added that the Warriors star has “some of the thinnest skin I’ve ever seen.”...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Warriors owner 'serious as a heart attack' that Kevin Durant will return for NBA Finals The Warriors are down 2-1 in the NBA Finals against the Raptors, and there's no better time for Kevin Durant to make his long-awaited return. &#...
15:00, 06/06/2019

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motion...
19:48, 07/03/2019

Amazing story, amazing game: Raptors' Pascal Siakam plays the hero in Game 1 win Pascal Siakam's amazing story has carried him from Cameroon and a Basketball Without Borders camp to hero status in a Game 1 win in the NBA Final...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Raptors president Masai Ujiri ‘pushed, struck deputy in face’ during title celebration: police Hold the celebrations. The Alameda County Sheriff’s office is pursuing a misdemeanor charge against Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri for simple bat...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Wimbledon 2019: Federer, Nadal and Djokovic play in quarter-finals – live! Rolling report on men’s quarter-finals day at SW19Memory Lane: Wimbledon through the years – in picturesEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 12.5...
14:00, 07/10/2019

'People gravitate toward him': How first-year coach Nick Nurse has Raptors in NBA Finals Nick Nurse did it his way, getting head-coaching experience in far-flung places. Now, he's coaching the Toronto Raptors in their first NBA Finals...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Western Conference Finals Preview: Hungry for Its Own Title, Portland Aims to Dent Golden State’s Dynasty The Trail Blazers have run into the Warriors’ buzz saw in two of the previous three seasons, but led by Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum they believe ...
11:32, 05/14/2019

DeMar DeRozan feels like 'sacrificial lamb' for Raptors, says he helped lay groundwork for NBA Finals run DeMar DeRozan said he's rooting for Raptors in NBA Finals — even though his former team left him feeling in some ways like the "sacrificial...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Women's semi-finals due for simultaneous starts, Federer-Nadal to play on Philippe Chatrier "The women\u0027s semi-finals at the French Open will start at the same time on Friday morning due to schedule problems following Wednesday\u0027s rai...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Barty to play Goerges for Birmingham title and No. 1 spot BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — French Open champion Ashleigh Barty will play Julia Goerges for the Birmingham Classic title on Sunday, and clinch the worl...
18:32, 06/22/2019

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Game 1 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee...
06:00, 05/25/2019

NBA notebook: Durant officially out for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals ...
05:32, 06/05/2019

Durant to miss Game 2; Iguodala likely after MRI Warriors star Kevin Durant, who hasn't played since injuring his right calf in the Western Conference semifinals, will miss Game 2 of the NBA Finals a...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Kerr: Durant officially out of Game 1 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his ca...
08:48, 05/28/2019

Report: Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Duran...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Wimbledon order of play - Day 7: Gauff faces Halep test as Federer and Nadal target quarter-finals "Coco Gauff faces the toughtest test yet in her dream Wimbledon run as she gears up to clash with Simona Halep for a place in the quarter-finals on Ma...
19:00, 07/07/2019

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

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

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

Durant goes down, Warriors hold off Rockets in Game 5 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 27 points, including a key layup with 4.1 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Duran...
09:16, 05/09/2019

NBA notebook: Kerr says Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Duran...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Warriors' Durant out, Thompson questionable for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals ...
00:32, 06/05/2019

The Warriors Won a Game and Lost Kevin Durant Golden State’s epic win in Game 5 was overshadowed by a severe injury to the Warriors’ Kevin Durant that could instantly alter the next five years of ...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Warriors' Durant listed as questionable for Game Five The Golden State Warriors on Sunday listed All Star Kevin Durant as questionable for their must-win Game Five of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Ra...
05:00, 06/10/2019

Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Game 3 and 4 Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of Western Conference final series against the Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Durant returns, then hobbles out of Game 5 TORONTO - - Golden State forward Kevin Durant, returning from a month-long injury absence, started Game 5 for the Warriors as they faced elimination M...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Source: Durant (calf) to miss at least Game 1 Kevin Durant will miss at least Game 1 on Tuesday against the Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals with a strained right calf, a source told...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Wolff wins NCAA title and leads Cowboys into match play FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Oklahoma State sophomore Matt Wolff closed with a 3-under 69 to win the NCAA title by five shots on Monday and lead the Cowb...
03:16, 05/28/2019

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future?...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Already without Durant, Warriors bracing for Game 3 sans Thompson OAKLAND, Calif. — The juggernaut Warriors have proven they can win without Kevin Durant. They have not proven they can win without Durant and Klay Tho...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Warriors don’t expect to see Kevin Durant suit up until Game 3 TORONTO — Careful with his words, Warriors coach Steve Kerr sounded as if Kevin Durant won’t be available until Game 3 when the series resumes in Oakl...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Warriors lose Durant but stave off elimination with Game 5 win The Toronto Raptors blew a late six-point lead and with it their first chance to seal a maiden NBA championship as the Golden State Warriors overcame ...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Warriors' Durant starts, exits Game 5 with injury TORONTO - - Golden State forward Kevin Durant, returning from a month-long injury absence, started Game 5 for the Warriors as they faced elimination M...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Raptors' NBA title hopes in Kawhi Leonard's very large hands The NBA Finals MVP Award looks destined for hands that measure 11.25 inches from pinky to thumb and belong to a man nicknamed “The Klaw.’&...
05:32, 06/10/2019

American Madison Keys will play for her first Western & Southern Open title Sunday It may have been Madison Keys' first career semifinal match Saturday at the Western & Southern Open, but the 24-year-old wasn't fazed by the...
03:48, 08/18/2019

'A whole country': Raptors fans, players go wild after franchise wins first NBA title A look inside the celebration following the Toronto Raptors' victory over the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA championship.   ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Kevin Durant playing in Game 4 remains possibility for Warriors OAKLAND, Calif. — Steve Kerr took the podium 90 minutes before tipoff Wednesday and still didn’t know whether his training staff would clear Klay Thom...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Warriors believe Kevin Durant suffered achilles tear during Game 5 Durant’s season clearly over after suffering injury in Game 5Two-time NBA finals MVP had just returned from calf injuryWarriors prevailed 106-105, cut...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant, doubtful for Game 1, disputes notion Warriors are better without him Durant unlikely to play in Thursday’s Game 1 due to calf injuryGolden State have won five straight games since losing DurantAll-Star is miffed at narr...
12:00, 05/25/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’ 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 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

Milwaukee Bucks rally for Game 1 win over Toronto Raptors The Milwaukee Bucks secured a 108-100 comeback win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night at Fiserv Forum...
10:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

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 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

Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 3; Klay Thompson questionable Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was ruled out and guard Klay Thompson is questionable for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Rapt...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Kevin Durant could return to Golden State Warriors for Game 3, report says Two-time NBA finals MVP has been injured since 8 MayDurant is averaging 34.2 points per game this postseasonKevin Durant could return from a calf inju...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant exits Game 5 against Rockets with right calf strain The two-time Finals MVP was forced from action during Game 5 of a second-round playoff series with the Houston Rockets with an apparent right leg inju...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's Game 5 injury is a failure on many levels Kevin Durant left Game 5 in the second quarter after sustaining Achilles injury. He should have never played Monday.      &#...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Rockets fan heckles Warriors’ Kevin Durant ‘New York Knicks!’ during Game 4 As if the Warriors’ series-tying loss against the Rockets on Monday wasn’t enough, a Rockets fan heckled Kevin Durant, shouting: “New York Knicks! New...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant listed as questionable for Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant returned to practice and was listed as questionable for Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptor...
14:16, 06/10/2019

Blues, Stars meet again in Game 7 for spot in West finals The Blues and Stars are set for Game 7 in a second-round series again, three years after St. Louis dominated a winner-take-all matchup in Dallas for a...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Former President Barack Obama attends Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto Former President Barack Obama was in attendance for Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors in Toronto.     ...
04:16, 06/03/2019

Drake showed up at Jurassic Park to watch Game 6 of the NBA Finals Rather than travel to Oracle Arena to take in the game in person, Drake chose to watch alongside the Raptors faithful in Toronto.    &...
04:48, 06/14/2019

Kyle Lowry got pushed by Warriors fan after diving into first row during NBA Finals Game 3 Kyle Lowry was not happy with a fan seated courtside during the Raptors' win over the Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.    &#...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Bruins rout Blues 5-1 to force Game 7 of Stanley Cup Finals Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes 27 saves to deny the St. Louis Blues a chance to win their first Stanley Cup title at home.    ...
05:32, 06/10/2019

Metallica rocks national anthem for NBA Finals Game 3 as Beyonce, Jay-Z look on Heavy metals titans James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica rocked the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NBA finals.    ...
13:16, 06/06/2019

Drake and Draymond Green have heated exchange after NBA Finals game Drake couldn’t help himself. The famous rapper and infamous Toronto sports superfan started Game 1 of the NBA Final by trolling the Warriors by wearin...
06:32, 05/31/2019

With Raptors on verge of NBA history, Canadians in Oakland and beyond react to Game 5 win Cheers in support of the Warriors heard inside Oracle Arena during that first half faded as the second went on. Chants of "We the North" and "MVP" for...
08:16, 06/08/2019

Jimmy Butler pours it on as 76ers force Game 7 vs. Raptors PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference...
08:16, 05/10/2019

The Raptors lost Game 5 but at least Canada got this very cool rendition of its anthem With a chance to see a Canadian team win an NBA championship for the first time, the crowd at Scotiabank Arena was only too happy to belt out "O Canad...
08:32, 06/11/2019

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.    &...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Raptors’ Kyle Lowry crashes into crowd, gets shoved by fan during Game 3 Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry went flying into courtside fans while chasing a loose ball in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wedne...
07:48, 06/06/2019

Slumping Ben Simmons comes to life as Sixers force Game 7 against Raptors Butler scores 25 in leading 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7Lillard pours in 32 to help Trail Blazers stave off eliminationJimmy Butler lived up to ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Raptors vs. 76ers Game 7 keys: More on the line than just a meeting with the Bucks The 76ers and Raptors head into Game 7 on Sunday with more than a spot in the conference finals at stake.        ...
17:48, 05/12/2019

76ers-Raptors Game 7: Joel Embiid X-factor for Philadelphia Joel Embiid isn’t a towel-tosser. The night after Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics meekly bowed out of the Eastern Conference playoffs with another...
00:16, 05/13/2019

76ers even series with impressive bounce-back win over Raptors in Game 2 Philadelphia answered its Game 1 loss in impressive fashion, with better defense and key adjustments to beat Toronto 94-89 and tie the series 1-1. &#...
06:48, 04/30/2019

Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Confe...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Sarah McLachlan to perform ‘O Canada’ as Raptors aim for championship in Game 6 The league has announced the Halifax-born singer-songwriter will perform O Canada prior to Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Golden Sta...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Raptors or ‘Game of Thrones’? Fans faced with tough TV choice The most critical moments of the Raptors' Game 3 will almost certainly overlap with the first half-hour or so of the "Game of Thrones" 80-minute final...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for at least Game 1 against Trail Blazers Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant was ruled out for at least Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
08:00, 05/14/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant will miss Game 6 vs. Rockets with strained calf MRI confirms Golden State Warriors forward has a strained calf. He will not travel with the team to Houston for Friday's playoff game.  ...
23:16, 05/09/2019

Kevin Durant Leaves Game After Suffering Alarming Non-Contact Leg Injury [Update] Late in the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Game 5 of Rockets-Warriors, Kevin Durant pulled up with a sudden non-contact lower leg injury, and had ...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Watch: Kevin Durant hobbles off court with non-contact calf injury, out for Game 6 Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant has been ruled out for Game 6 of a Western Conference semifinals matchup against the Houston Rockets after sus...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant exits Game 5 victory over Rockets with right calf strain The two-time Finals MVP was forced from action in the third quarter and will undergo an MRI exam Thursday, leaving his status for Friday's Game 6 up i...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Pelosi, Trudeau make friendly wager ahead of Game 5 of NBA Finals House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a wager ahead Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night between the Golden S...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Warriors outclass tired Trail Blazers in Game 1 of West finals SportsPulse: Maybe Kevin Durant can take this week off anyways? The Trail Blazers looked sluggish and need to regroup quick, otherwise it could be a v...
12:48, 05/15/2019

The Real ‘MVP’: Barack Obama Steals Drake’s Thunder at Game 2 of the NBA Finals While Drake has made himself the talk of this year’s NBA Finals with all his trash talk on behalf of his beloved Toronto Raptors, the rapture Sunday n...
06:48, 06/04/2019

Curry leads second-half blitz as Warriors move within one game of NBA finals Golden State beat Portland 110-99 to go 3-0 up in seriesBlazers led by 13 points at half-time before comebackDraymond Green notches triple-double; Cur...
06:32, 05/19/2019

Stanley Cup Finals: Time, TV, streaming info and everything you need about Game 6 of Bruins-Blues The St. Louis Blues, up 3-2 in the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins, can capture the first championship in franchise's 52-year histor...
16:16, 06/09/2019

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Enjoy Date Night While Sitting Courtside at NBA Finals Game Beyoncé and Jay-Z are feeling that Golden State of mind on Wednesday evening. The A-list couple sat courtside at Game 3 of the NBA Finals with the To...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Brook Lopez heroics propel Bucks past Raptors in Game 1 MILWAUKEE — Brook Lopez scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 24 and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied in the final ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Drake celebrates Raptors' Game 3 win by mocking Klay Thompson Drake was ready to go again with the trash talk once the Raptors locked up their 123-109 Game 3 NBA Finals win over the Warriors.    &...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn't at his best. &...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Bucks come alive in fourth quarter to rally past Raptors in Game 1 Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points, and Brook Lopez had 13 of his 29 in the fourth to lead the Bucks past the Raptors 108-100 in Game 1.  &#...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Warriors' dynasty crumbles in Game 4 loss to Raptors There was desperation simmering under the surface in a must-win Game 4, and the Warriors probably played their last game ever at Oracle Arena.  ...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Kawhi Leonard's monster Game 1 for Raptors should have 76ers worried It was only the first game of the series, but if Kawhi Leonard keeps putting up big numbers, the 76ers are in trouble.      ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Klay Thompson exits Warriors' Game 2 win vs. Raptors with leg injury Klay Thompson suffered a leg injury that the Warriors called "left hamstring tightness" and Steve Kerr called a pull that knocked him out of Game 2. ...
05:32, 06/03/2019

Toronto Raptors’ Marc Gasol should have gone to foul line late in Game 5, NBA says The NBA says Marc Gasol should have been given two free throws with 49 seconds left of Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto, a game that the Raptors lo...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Toronto Raptors get double-overtime Game 3 NBA playoff win over Milwaukee Bucks The Raptors found life in the Eastern Conference finals, avoiding a disastrous 3-0 series deficit with a double-overtime win over the Bucks.  &#...
05:16, 05/20/2019

Leonard hits bouncer at buzzer, Raptors beat 76ers in Game 7 Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling to give the Toronto Raptors...
04:32, 05/13/2019

76ers bounce back to handle Raptors and force decisive Game 7 Two nights after getting blown out by 36 points, the Sixers rebounded with a 112-101 win over the Raptors to force a Game 7 back in Toronto.  &#...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Nick Nurse’s in-game adjustments help lead Toronto Raptors to NBA Championship The following are just some of the adjustments made by Nurse that helped the Raptors capture their franchise-first NBA Championship in his first year ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselve...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Toronto Raptors take series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors With a 123-109 win at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., the team dominated throughout the game. At one point, the Raptors had a 17-point lead over ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Pascal Siakam, Kawhi Leonard lead Raptors over Warriors in Game 1 Pascal Siakam and Kawhi Leonard guided the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank A...
07:32, 05/31/2019

Game 7 Sunday: Stars must step up in Nuggets-Blazers and Raptors-Sixers Sports Pulse: The Nuggets face the Blazers and the Raptors take on the 76ers in a pair of decisive Game 7s. USA TODAY Sport's Jeff Zillgitt deta...
14:32, 05/12/2019

Raptors Fight Off Every Warriors Push To Grab A Comfortable Game 1 Victory In retrospect, we had a pretty solid indication that things were turning Toronto’s way in the build up to their Game 1 victory over the Warriors:...
07:32, 05/31/2019

Opinion: After losing Game 5, the Raptors aren't in trouble — yet The Raptors are still in the driver's seat with a 3-2 series lead, but the pressure is on as the series heads back to Oakland for Game 6.  ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant aggravates injury, exits Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant exited Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors after aggravating his previous injury in the se...
06:00, 06/11/2019

Warriors survive Game 5 but Kevin Durant injures Achilles’: ‘Incredible win and a horrible loss’ Golden State, which had fallen in a 3-1 hole in the best-of-seven series, won on the road Monday to force a return to Oakland, Calif., for Thursday’s ...
08:32, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson chirp Drake in the tunnel after Warriors' Game 2 win Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson had an exchange with Drake in the tunnel following the Warriors win in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.    ...
07:48, 06/03/2019

Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant doesn't have 'the mental makeup to play in New York' During a teleconference Tuesday, Charles Barkley was asked what his advice would be for the Warriors' Kevin Durant during free agency.  ...
07:32, 06/05/2019

NBA finals: Klay Thompson a game-time decision as injuries mount for Warriors Kevin Durant and Kevon Looney will not play in Game 3Golden State and Toronto tied 1-1 in best-of seven seriesThe Golden State Warriors will take the ...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins returns from quad injury in Game 1 of NBA Finals DeMarcus Cousins returned to the Warriors lineup in the opener of the NBA Finals after a left quad injury in Game 2 of the first round.   &...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Game 7 picks: Will the San Jose Sharks win another one or will Colorado Avalanche reach conference finals? Will the Sharks win another Game 7 or can the less experienced Avalanche pull off another surprise series win?        ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Game 7 picks: Will St. Louis Blues or Dallas Stars win and reach conference finals? USA TODAY Sports NHL panel picks whether the St. Louis Blues or Dallas Stars will move on to the Western Conference final after Tuesday's Game 7....
15:16, 05/07/2019

How Nuggets, Blazers can win Game 7, advance to meet Warriors in Western Conference Finals Portland's Damian Lillard and Denver's Nikola Jokic meet again in what could be an epic finale. The winner takes on NBA defending champ Gold...
17:48, 05/12/2019

Raptors fans overload Toronto’s Jurassic Park for Game 6, spill onto street Jurassic Park couldn't contain the long lineup of fans that snaked around Scotiabank Arena and past neighbouring Union Station in downtown Toronto, so...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Warriors edge Raptors with late surge to force Game 6 back in Oakland Steph Curry and Klay Thompson hit clutch 3-pointers late to help the Warriors beat the Raptors 106-105 and cut Toronto's series lead to 3-2. ...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Warriors’ Thompson expected to return for Game 4 as Raptors look to widen series lead Klay Thompson sat out from Game 3 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday due to a hamstring injury. Game 4 is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET on Fri...
13:00, 06/07/2019

VIDEO: Drake appears to call Warriors ‘trash’ after Game 1 loss to Raptors A tense exchange appeared to play out between Drake and Draymond Green on the courtside moments after the Raptors beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1....
08:16, 05/31/2019

Man who pushed Raptors' Kyle Lowry in Game 3 is part owner of Warriors The fan who pushed Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals has been identified as Mark Stevens, part owner of the Warriors.  &#...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Kawhi Leonard leads Toronto Raptors to Game 4 win over Golden State Warriors The Toronto Raptors moved within one game of capturing their first NBA championship after defeating the Golden State Warriors 105-92 in Game 4 of the ...
09:32, 06/08/2019

Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard slays Sixers in Game 7 with rim-rattling buzzer-beater Leonard rattled home a series-clinching, buzzer-beating jumper to lift the Toronto Raptors past the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 and into the Eastern ...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Minutes, injury concerns piling up for Raptors ahead of pivotal Game 4 vs. Bucks Following a grueling series against the Sixers and now a double-overtime game against the Bucks, do the Raptors have enough energy to beat the Bucks? ...
22:16, 05/21/2019

NBA playoffs: Kawhi Leonard's buzzer beater wins Game 7 for Raptors over 76ers Toronto will face Milwaukee Bucks in Eastern Conference finalsPhiladelphia 76ers 90-92 Toronto RaptorsKawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Jo...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's devastating Achilles injury brings humanity of game to forefront Kevin Durant's Achilles injury was first met with inexcusable cheers. But after that, what happened in Toronto brought out the humanity of the ga...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant to miss Game 2 against Portland Trail Blazers Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant is not expected to play in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Draymond Green keys Game 3 comeback, carrying Warriors to cusp of fifth straight Finals Green notches a triple-double as Golden State overcomes 13-point halftime deficit to topple Portland, 110-99, to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Wes...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Raptors Snatch Back Home-Court Advantage With Game 3 Beatdown Of Gutted Warriors There may be no satisfying takeaway from Toronto’s Game 3 123–109 victory over the Warriors in Oakland, beyond the completely obvious reminder that ho...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Raptors beat 76ers in Game 7 thriller on Kawhi Leonard's buzzer-beater Kawhi Leonard's final shot bounced off the rim four times before finally dropping through to give the Raptors a 92-90 win over the Sixers in Game...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Warriors' Andre Iguodala left wide open for NBA Finals Game 2-clinching 3-pointer Andre Iguodala was left wide open for the clinching 3-pointer in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Raptors deny disrespecting the Warriors' swingman....
07:48, 06/03/2019

Good luck charm? Draymond Green offers to buy reporter's trip to NBA Finals after Game 4 win Draymond Green told a reporter he "was good luck today" after the Golden State Warriors swept of the Portland Trail Blazers to reach the NBA Finals. ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt ahead of NBA Finals Game 2 Kerr sported a black T-shirt at his media availability about 90 minutes before Sunday's tip-off with the slogan "Vote For Our Lives" in response to th...
10:48, 06/03/2019

Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Iss Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Issued a Protective Order Against Hayden Panettiere’s...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard saves Raptors' season in double-overtime Game 3 win over Bucks Kawhi Leonard put forth another memorable NBA playoff performance in the Toronto Raptors' double-overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Hard To Watch: Drake Forgot To Buy Courtside Tickets For Tonight’s Game And Is Now Trying To Act Like He’s Friends With The Raptors From The Nosebleeds Hip-hop superstar Drake’s loud presence on the sidelines of Toronto Raptors games has been a constant storyline of the 2019 NBA playoffs, but it looks...
02:32, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Raptors coach Nick Nurse's fears about the Bucks come to fruition in Game 1 loss Just about everything went right for the Raptors through three quarters, but they blew a golden opportunity to steal home-court advantage.  ...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Ex-Wichita State star Fred VanVleet lifts Raptors in Game 5, credits performance to new baby Running on the adrenaline of a newborn, the competition of the NBA playoffs and little sleep, Toronto's Fred VanVleet all of sudden can’t m...
05:16, 05/25/2019

Warriors owner's wife says Beyonce fans made death threats over Game 3 moment in NBA Finals Nicole Curran, wife of Warriors owner Joseph Lacob, says Beyonce fans have been making death threats after perceived drama in Game 3 of NBA Finals. &...
00:32, 06/08/2019

Yankees, Red Sox play first-ever MLB game in Europe Londoners got a flavor of America's favorite pastime, as New York and Boston delivered an unusually high-scoring game. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ...
07:48, 06/30/2019

When you play the games of the Game Of Thrones, do they win, or do they die? Game Of Thrones is a series, fundamentally, about power: How you get it, what you do with it, and—in some of its most memorably bloody moments—what ha...
19:00, 05/07/2019

The Best Board Game You Can Play On Your Phone Phones are of course great to play actual video games on, but they’re also quietly one of the best platforms around to play digital adaptations of boa...
03:16, 05/07/2019

Garcia’s RBI single in 10th lifts Oklahoma St. to title game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alix Garcia singled in the bottom of the 10th inning to score Andrew Navigato, and Oklahoma State defeated TCU 7-6 on Sunday to a...
21:32, 05/26/2019

Opinion: Celtics look like title-caliber team in Game 1 win against Bucks Boston could not have asked for a better start to the Eastern Conference semifinals. On the road in Game 1, the Celtics defeated Milwaukee 112-90. &#...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Goodell, title game officials to face questions on 'no-call' A Louisiana judge ordered that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and three officials from January's NFC title game be questioned under oath in September ...
14:48, 07/30/2019

Big payday for Beard after Texas Tech's run to title game Texas Tech's Beard signs new contract with an average salary of $4.575 million through 2024-25 after run to title game     &...
20:48, 04/29/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Mountain defends his World’s Strongest Man title BRADENTON, Florida — The last time we saw The Mountain on “Game of Thrones”, he was hurtling to his death in a giant fireball at the...
19:00, 06/16/2019

‘The Dragon’ takes Strongest Man title from ‘Game of Thrones’ star BRADENTON, Florida — The creators of “Game of Thrones” might have approved of the finish of the 2019 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) competition as “The M...
20:48, 06/17/2019

LeBron James calls for 'swift action' against Warriors part-owner who shoved Kyle Lowry in NBA Finals Game 3 Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James called Thursday for "swift action" to be taken against a part-owner of the Golden State Warriors who shoved Toron...
22:32, 06/06/2019

Bruins' Chara could play in Game 5 despite injury Boston Bruins veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara, who reportedly has a broken jaw, started Thursday night's Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final after he was m...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Bruins vs. Blues: The Over is the play in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Boston has relied heavily on its special teams and specifically a lethal power play to provide the offensive punch in the Stanley Cup Final series. Ho...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Updates From Game of Thrones, Child's Play, and More The CW finds a lead for its new sci-fi action series Pandora. The Lost Boys TV show is heading to reshoots. Cliffhanger could be getting a reboot, cou...
19:00, 05/09/2019

See a new PS4 game unveiled during Sony's 'State of Play' at 6 PM ET Since Sony is scheduling occasional live-streamed press conferences in the vein of Nintendo Direct instead of going to E3, it's time for the seco...
02:48, 05/10/2019

Warriors' Thompson (hamstring) won't play in Game 3 Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson was declared out for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors about 20 minutes before game time ...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Looney returns to play for Warriors in Game 4 Looney suffered a nondisplaced first costal cartilage fracture in Game 2 in Toronto when he absorbed contact from Raptors star Kawhi Leonard on a driv...
04:00, 06/08/2019

The Reds Should Play Every Game In Sleeveless Jerseys Cleveland thoroughly trounced the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, 11-1. While a professional baseball-knower might make a note about Cincinnati’s shoddy bu...
23:48, 07/07/2019

'Third-place play-off is a nonsense game' - Neville "England women manager Phil Neville has congratulated Sweden on their win in the World Cup third-place play-off but says the match is \"a nonsense gam...
22:16, 07/06/2019

Warriors' Looney expected to play in Game 4 Golden State reserve forward Kevon Looney is available to play in Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif., ac...
03:48, 06/08/2019

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins in Game 7 to win first Stanley Cup title Blues win 5-1 in Game 7 for first title in team’s 52-year historySt Louis center Ryan O’Reilly awarded Conn Smythe trophyGame 7: St Louis Blues 4-1 Bo...
05:16, 06/13/2019

Salah set to return for title-chasing Liverpool's final game Mohamed Salah is set to return for Liverpool's last Premier League game as the team looks to win the English title for the first time since 1990 ...
15:48, 05/10/2019

‘Watch Dogs Legion’ will let you play as any NPC in the entire game Watch Dogs has been one of the more contentious Ubisoft franchises ever since its first trailer debuted at E3 seven years ago. Controversies aside, th...
00:32, 06/05/2019

Bruins’ Marchand expected to play in Game 1 of Cup Final BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand is expected to play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final despite leaving the Boston Bruins’ morning skate early. Coach...
21:32, 05/27/2019

Death Stranding: what can the play that inspired it tell us about Kojima's game? “In this short story, Abe states that the first tool mankind created is a stick,” Death Stranding creator, Hideo Kojima, told IGN in 201...
17:48, 06/07/2019

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made b...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Blues' top goal scorer Tarasenko set to play Game 3 Vladimir Tarasenko, the St. Louis Blues' leading goal scorer in the regular season, will play in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Br...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Blazers' Hood (knee) cleared to play in Game 1 Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood has been cleared to play in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, just two days after suffering a bone bruise in hi...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Klay Thompson won’t play in Warriors’ Game 3 blow The Warriors will be without Klay Thompson for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Thompson was a game-time decision after he suffered a left hamstring injury d...
03:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over h...
03:32, 06/29/2019

Chara, Grzelcyk questionable to play in Game 5 of Cup Final BOSTON (AP) — Bruins defensemen Zdeno Chara and Matt Grzelcyk are being called game-time decisions to play against the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 of th...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Markiplier’s Work Diary: ‘I Find a Game and I Play It. Not Much to It.’ He’s being modest. (Maybe?) The YouTube streamer — who made a reported $17.5 million last year — has created videos that have been watched 11 billion ...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Classic Blade Runner Game Is About To Get A Lot Easier To Play Westwood’s Blade Runner point-and-click adventure from 1997 isn’t just a fantastic game in its own right, it’s also one of—if not the—finest adaptatio...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Raiders to play preseason game in Winnipeg vs. Packers ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will take on the Green Bay Packers in an exhibition game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Raiders announced Wedne...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Pokémon Is Making a Game You Play by Sleeping and I've Never Felt More Sure of Myself During an announcement-packed press event in Tokyo this week, the Pokémon Company unveiled a handful of new services and hardware, including what I be...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Absurd Lawsuit Over Blown Call In NFC Title Game Forces Saints To Side With The NFL After a blown pass interference call late in the fourth quarter of last year’s NFC Championship game, Saints coach Sean Payton said that “we’ll probab...
19:48, 08/08/2019