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Scariolo steps in to coach Raptors to 122-111 win over slumping Rockets

Scariolo steps in to coach Raptors to 122-111 win over slumping Rockets

TAMPA, Fla. — After the buzzer sounded on the Toronto Raptors' victory, Kyle Lowry chased down the game ball to present to Sergio Scariolo -- a perfect ending to another bizarre night in the COVID-19 era of the NBA.
LA firefighters rely on axe, luck to free Woods from crash

LA firefighters rely on axe, luck to free Woods from crash

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif.
Maple Leafs, Oilers set for key three-game series atop North Division

Maple Leafs, Oilers set for key three-game series atop North Division

The Toronto Maple Leafs can see the Edmonton Oilers in their rearview mirror. And that object is just as close as it appears.
Nurse, five Raptors assistants sidelined to due COVID-19 health and safety protocols

Nurse, five Raptors assistants sidelined to due COVID-19 health and safety protocols

TAMPA, Fla. — Assistant coach Sergio Scariolo took charge of the Toronto Raptors on Friday night with head coach Nick Nurse and five other members of his staff sidelined due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

Josh Brook scores winner, Rocket halt Moose win streak at four games

MONTREAL — Josh Brook scored the go-ahead goal at 13:39 of the third period, and the Laval Rocket edged the Manitoba Moose 4-3 on Friday in American Hockey League action Gustav Olofsson, Jesse Ylonen and Kevin Lynch also scored for the Rocket (4-2-1)
Human trafficking charges novel approach in gymnastics case

Human trafficking charges novel approach in gymnastics case

The human trafficking case brought against a former U.S.

Mark Simpson, Adam Ruzicka both score twice, Heat down Marlies 8-1

CALGARY — Mark Simpson and Adam Ruzicka each had a pair of goals as the Stockton Heat downed the Toronto Marlies 8-1 on Friday in American Hockey League action.
Veteran TFC midfielder Jonathan Osorio looks to take it to the next level this season

Veteran TFC midfielder Jonathan Osorio looks to take it to the next level this season

TORONTO — Entering his ninth season with Toronto FC, Jonathan Osorio said his off-season goals were not much different than in the past. Prepare for what's ahead. And be ready for anything. Words to live by during a global pandemic.

Canadian Jeff Gustafson has lead halfway through Bassmasters Elite Series tournament

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Canadian Jeff Gustafson is halfway to his first-ever Bassmasters Elite Series victory. The Kenora, Ont., angler remains atop the leaderboard midway through the Bassmaster Elite Series event on the Tennessee River.

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie slated to attend CFL Players' Association virtual AGM

TORONTO — The CFL Players' Association will conduct its 2021 annual general meeting virtually. The union made the announcement Thursday. The AGM is slated to be held Friday and Saturday.