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Suns’ Booker scores 70 in loss to Celtics

BOSTON—Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix…

Stroman’s gem helps U.S. claim its first World Baseball Classic

LOS ANGELES — Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first…

Leafs sweep Bruins to gain ground in playoff race

Nazem Kadri called Monday’s game a “must-win” for the Maple Leafs if they were to have any hope of chasing down the Boston Bruins for third spot in the Atlantic division. It…

Hockey Night in Canada: Blackhawks vs. Maple Leafs

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Japan’s small ball persona starting to fade at World Baseball Classic

TOKYO—Some heavy hitting has made Japan dangerous this year in the World Baseball Classic. Japan has always had strong pitching, but when Yoshitomo Tsutsugo cracked a solo shot in the…

Canadians fuel Oregon’s March Madness hopes

March Madness is one of the biggest events in American collegiate sports, but a pair of Canadians hope to steal the show for one of the better teams in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament.…

Canadian Pospisil stuns world No. 1 Murray at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, CALIF.—Andy Murray was stunned in his opening match at the BNP Paribas Open by a man ranked 128 places below him, losing 6-4, 7-6 (4) to Canadian qualifier…

Brier favourites poised for playoffs

Brier favourites poised for playoffs

The pre-tournament favourites are playing like contenders this week at the Tim Hortons Brier. The round robin has essentially gone as expected at Mile One Centre with top skips like Brad Gushue, Kevin…

Team Canada hobbled, but hanging in at Brier

Canada lead Ben Hebert called his right knee injury a little tweak. Canada skip Kevin Koe called it a torn meniscus that would require surgery. Canada alternate Scott Pfeifer can call it an opportunity.…

Inbee Park credits ‘amazing’ putting for HSBC win

SINGAPORE—Inbee Park used her self-described “amazing” putting to win the HSBC Women’s Champions tournament by one stroke on Sunday after closing with an 8-under 64. The South Korean finished on…