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Raptors beat T'Wolves to win a Canadian-record 15 consecutive games

Raptors beat T'Wolves to win a Canadian-record 15 consecutive games

TORONTO — Through 15 consecutive victories, the Toronto Raptors have proven fearless in the face of adversity, unfazed by countless injuries. And they've made Canadian pro sports history in the process.
Jakob Chychrun scores in final minute to lift Coyotes over Canadiens

Jakob Chychrun scores in final minute to lift Coyotes over Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens' inability to execute on the power play came back to haunt them.
Oakland officer sues Ujiri for damages from shoving match at NBA Finals

Oakland officer sues Ujiri for damages from shoving match at NBA Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. — A sheriff's deputy is suing Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri for damages, alleging he was injured in a shoving altercation at Oakland's Oracle Arena during last year's NBA Finals.
Jefferson's decision to remain in Winnipeg answers biggest free-agency question

Jefferson's decision to remain in Winnipeg answers biggest free-agency question

TORONTO — Willie Jefferson has answered the biggest question heading into CFL free agency. The CFL's top defensive player last season opted to stay put Monday rather than test the open market.
Impact, midfielder Ignacio Piatti agree to terminate contract

Impact, midfielder Ignacio Piatti agree to terminate contract

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact and midfielder Ignacio Piatti have agreed to terminate his Major League Soccer contract, allowing the Argentine to sign with his former club. The Impact announced the move in a press release Monday.

Canada's Shapovalov ousted by Dimitrov in Rotterdam first round

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is out of the ABN AMRO tennis tournament after losing his opening match Monday. Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria downed Shapovalov, the eighth seed from Richmond Hill, Ont.
Athletics Canada Athlete Council condemns handling of allegations against former coach

Athletics Canada Athlete Council condemns handling of allegations against former coach

TORONTO — The Athletics Canada Athlete Council condemned Canada's track and field governing body Monday in the wake of allegations surrounding former national coach Dave Scott-Thomas.

Bellator MMA champion relinquishes title due to possible brain condition

LOS ANGELES — Unbeaten Rafael Lovato Jr. is relinquishing his Bellator middleweight title due to health concerns.
Lowry set to return, Ibaka out with illness in Raptors' game vs. T'Wolves

Lowry set to return, Ibaka out with illness in Raptors' game vs. T'Wolves

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry is expected to play Monday against the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves, but big man Serge Ibaka is sidelined with flu-like symptoms.
First-round draft pick scores as young Toronto FC side blanks UC Irvine

First-round draft pick scores as young Toronto FC side blanks UC Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. — First-round draft pick Ifunanyachi Achara scored as a young Toronto FC side defeated UC Irvine 2-0 on Monday.