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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 118-109 victory over the two-time defen...

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener

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Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
07:12 2019-05-31

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 Thursday night....
13:48 2019-05-31

Raptors beat Warriors 123-109, take lead in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by bea...
09:36 2019-06-06

Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5, 106-105, to extend NBA Finals 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 Game 6. Toronto remains one win away from the firs...
05:48 2019-06-11

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 Finals....
07:24 2019-06-06

Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by bea...
07:24 2019-06-06

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win NBA finals – live! Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltKawhi Leonard and Co become first non-US NBA champions 5.09am BST Pascal Siakam is up next. The 2019 Most Improved Player shoe-in seemed to have the...
06:24 2019-06-14

NBA finals: Pascal Siakam soars as Raptors beat Warriors in Game 1 Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto RaptorsRaptors win first game of series in NBA finals debutAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportThe Toronto Raptors struck the first blow of the 2...
05:48 2019-05-31

NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive As it happened: Golden State Warriors 106-105 Toronto RaptorsRaptors blow late lead as Warriors secure vital winToronto lead best-of-seven series 3-2 as teams head to OaklandKevin Durant sustains achi...
10:00 2019-06-11

'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 team beat the Toronto Raptors in a tense Game 2 of...
15:36 2019-06-03

NBA finals: Curry's 47 points in vain as Raptors beat limping Warriors in Game 3 As it happened: Toronto Raptors 123-109 Golden State WarriorsRaptors grab victory in Oakland for 2-1 series leadStephen Curry brilliant in defeat, scoring 47 pointsIt had been 20 long days since the G...
06:48 2019-06-06

Warriors vs. Raptors: Best of the NBA Finals The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
07:12 2019-06-02

NBA Finals: Best photos from Raptors-Warriors The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
22:48 2019-05-29

N.B.A. Finals: Warriors Tie Series With Raptors A starting lineup change and a huge third quarter helped Golden State beat Toronto, but the win came with injuries to Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney....
07:24 2019-06-03

Ranking the top 30 Warriors and Raptors in the Finals Steph or Kawhi? Klay or Lowry? And where should sidelined stars Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins check in? We're ranking the top 30 players in the Finals....
16:48 2019-05-30

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Raptors schedule and TV times It all comes down to this. The long playoff journey has arrived at the NBA Finals. It's the Warriors and Raptors for the Larry O'Brien Trophy.        ...
11:36 2019-05-26

Raptors braced for big response from Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors scored an impressive win over the two-times defending champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals opener and are now preparing for what could be a mighty response....
08:00 2019-06-01

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog at Caesars Sportsbook in the series. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdogs to start than the Raptors....
10:48 2019-05-26

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 State Warriors. — Klay Thompson has suffered a hams...
21:36 2019-06-05

Warriors heavily favored over Raptors in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year, as they opened as heavy favorites against the Toronto Raptors late Saturday night....
12:00 2019-05-26

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 Toronto Raptors on Sunday that squared the NBA Finals ...
10:12 2019-06-03

Warriors survive Raptors rally to even NBA Finals The Warriors were kings of the North for one night. Golden State used a game-changing run in the third quarter to help secure a 109-104 victory over the Raptors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto ...
05:12 2019-06-03

NBA Finals: Raptors, Warriors players ranked LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent.        ...
18:24 2019-05-30

| Warriors set for emotional NBA Finals showdown with Raptors Playing for injured star Kevin Durant in a farewell to the arena when they became a dynasty, the Golden State Warriors are set for an emotional NBA Finals showdown....
10:00 2019-06-13

Can the Raptors beat the Warriors again? Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five seasons?...
01:24 2019-06-03

Raptors roll past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals TORONTO — No Kevin Durant. Problem. The Warriors’ air of invincibility got crushed in Canada in the first-ever NBA Finals game north of the border, as the Raptors gritted their way behind Pascal Siaka...
07:24 2019-05-31

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 over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank ...
11:24 2019-06-11

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 had plenty of time to make their preferences known...
23:48 2019-05-30

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors are going to the NBA Finals for the first time. Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the host Raptors to a 100-94 Game 6 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks ...
06:00 2019-05-26

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.        ...
18:24 2019-05-30

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 determined from the Eastern Conference....
21:00 2019-05-21

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3Draymond Green knew the Golden State Warriors c...
07:36 2019-06-03

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 Warriors but they are not changing their approach to the...
09:12 2019-06-05

2019 NBA Finals matchups: Breaking down Raptors, Warriors battle Afraid an NBA Finals without LeBron James would be short on storylines? Think again. The Warriors are on the longest NBA Finals run in a half-century, looking for the first three-peat since 2002. Kawh...
07:00 2019-05-30

Raptors beat Warriors, capture first NBA title The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2. (June 14...
13:36 2019-06-14

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 this year’s NBA champion. If you’re l...
01:12 2019-05-31

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 difference?...
00:36 2019-05-31

NBA finals Game 4: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Raptors look to take commanding 3-1 series lead in OaklandTweet Hunter at @HunterFelt or email him 3.09am BST Raptors 42-46 Warriors, end of the first halfAnd that will do it for the first half. What ...
04:24 2019-06-08

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.       ...
06:24 2019-06-08

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
22:12 2019-06-06

Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors: NBA finals Game 5 – live! Toronto lead best-of-seven series 3-1 heading into fifth gameEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltKevin Durant says he plans to play in crucial Game 5 1.11am BST It’s safe to say Raptor...
02:24 2019-06-11

Toronto Raptors take Game 1 of NBA finals, defeat Golden State Warriors 118-109 The Toronto Raptors, led by Pascal Siakam, defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night, despite a late-game push from the defending champs....
17:00 2019-05-31

NBA finals Game 3: Toronto Raptors 123-109 Golden State Warriors – live! Raptors win Game 3 to take 2-1 series lead in OaklandThe NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal?Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 4.42am BST The Raptors led almost the en...
05:48 2019-06-06

NBA finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Our writers give their predictions for this year’s seriesEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltBest-of-seven series starts in Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena 1.15am BST Welcome to Game 1 of t...
02:24 2019-05-31

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....
16:12 2019-06-06

NBA Finals 2019: Three keys to watch for in Game 2 as Warriors try to regroup against Raptors Golden State needs to improve its transition defense and get scoring from its bench if it is going to bounce back against Toronto in Game 2.        ...
01:00 2019-06-01

Golden State Warriors win Game 2, even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors grabbed home-court advantage in the NBA Finals after beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 2.        ...
18:24 2019-06-03

NBA finals Game 2: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Stephen Curry and Co look to level series in CanadaEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFelt 1.58am BST Warriors 28-37 Raptors, 8:06, 2nd quarterCurry is now 0-5 after missing two three-poi...
03:12 2019-06-03

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 non-stars....
19:00 2019-05-31

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 the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlastin...
06:24 2019-06-14

NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 2 against Raptors The Golden State forward will miss his seventh consecutive playoff game with an injured calf as the Warriors look to rebound against the Raptors.        ...
22:00 2019-05-31

NBA Finals: Warriors stars criticize Raptors fans after Kevin Durant's injury Golden State Warriors stars DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson criticized Toronto Raptors fans who cheered when Warriors forward Kevin Durant was injured midway in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
17:36 2019-06-11

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland fo...
04:01 2019-06-14

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 series with the back-to-back champion Golden Stat...
10:00 2019-05-26

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch Game 5 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere Whichever way you spin it, the 2019 NBA Finals has turned in to something very special. Either the Toronto Raptors are going to walk away with their first every NBA championship, or the Golden State W...
01:48 2019-06-11

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....
00:12 2019-05-27

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 3 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere After the shock of the Game 1 loss, Golden State Warriors have squared up their seven-game NBA Finals series against the Toronto Raptors. Now the franchises travel to Oakland for the next two games - ...
00:12 2019-06-06

‘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 facing off....
01:12 2019-05-30

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 Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebra...
14:12 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors for first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the Finals to capture their first NBA championship in franchise history....
18:48 2019-06-14

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 with 26 apieceKawhi Leonard named NBA finals Most Val...
09:00 2019-06-14

Pascal Siakam's big night leads Raptors past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals Pascal Siakam scored 32 points to lead the Raptors to a 118-109 win, the Warriors' first Game 1 loss during their streak of five straight NBA Finals.        ...
18:24 2019-05-31

NBA Finals: Toronto Raptors look to regain series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors The game at Oracle Arena, scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, comes three days after the Raptors lost 109-104 at Scotiabank Arena, giving up a five-point lead at the half....
13:48 2019-06-05

Opinion: Warriors need Kevin Durant if they want to beat Raptors for NBA title three-peat Golden State is trailing in the NBA Finals for the first time during its spectacular run, and it's clear now the Warriors aren't better without KD.        ...
09:12 2019-05-31

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 injured.       ...
13:12 2019-06-14

NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals. The post NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 ...
00:12 2019-06-07

NBA Finals: Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins 'pain-free' and could play against Raptors Golden State coach Steve Kerr said DeMarcus Cousins has been practicing, but he isn't sure when - or if - time will be right to use him in NBA Finals.        ...
22:48 2019-05-29

Sportwatch: Lions beat Demons, Bulldogs beat Sharks, Warriors beat Panthers in golden point – as it happened AFL: Lions beat Demons 15.17 (107) to 11.8 (74)NRL: Bulldogs 14-12 SharksNRL: Warriors 18-19 PanthersAFL: Richmond beat St Kilda 16.7 (103) to 10.10 (70) 9.05am BST Thanks everyone for keeping me comp...
11:00 2019-06-30

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 he can return during the series....
06:24 2019-05-24

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 make the trip due to his calf injury, coach Steve Ker...
06:12 2019-05-28

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as Monica's own goal overshadowed a milestone strike for team mate Marta as the South Americans suffered t...
23:36 2019-06-13

Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals With a comeback overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in five years....
20:36 2019-05-21

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down outgunned but well-drilled opponents....
02:01 2019-06-22

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener   ...
06:24 2019-06-01

Kuraly, Bruins rally, beat Blues 4-2 in Stanley Cup opener BOSTON (AP) — Sean Kuraly scored to break a third-period tie and assisted on another goal to help the Boston Bruins rally from a two-goal deficit and beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Monday night in Ga...
08:12 2019-05-28

Soccer: Gwinn wins it as Germany beat China 1-0 in their World Cup opener Germany's teenage midfielder Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner as the two-time world champions edged past China 1-0 on Saturday to kick off their World Cup campaign....
17:48 2019-06-08

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 6 seems unlikely. The Toronto Raptors are the new...
16:48 2019-06-08

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        ...
10:24 2019-05-30

Give This One to the Raptors, but the N.B.A. Finals Aren’t Over What is the significance of a victory over a Warriors team that had lost to injury two potential Hall of Fame players — Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant?...
15:36 2019-06-06

2019 NBA Finals: Price is right on the Raptors “Pascal Siakam won’t be able to shoot 14-of-17 from the floor again.” It’s the phrase shouted by pundits and Golden State backers after Game 1 went to Toronto, and it is accurate. To expect Siakam to ...
01:36 2019-06-03

Raptors rally to take 3-1 stranglehold on NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors produced a strong second half 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 ...
06:48 2019-06-08

Raptors aim to top Bucks for NBA Finals berth TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors will be looking to move on and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks will be hoping to stay alive Saturday night in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals....
21:36 2019-05-24

The Raptors Won But Finals Chaos Still Reigns It’s cheap to say that the Raptors beat the Gldn Stae Warors (which is to say, 63 percent of the Golden State Warriors) in Game 3 of the NBA Finals; in fact, it isn’t much of a stretch to say that the...
17:48 2019-06-06

How the underdog Raptors have taken control of the Finals The only Canadian team in the NBA is one game away from winning its first league championship when the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors on Monday night (ABC, 9 p.m.). As prohibitive pre-...
22:00 2019-06-10

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 Finals....
13:24 2019-06-11

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 next season....
09:00 2019-06-11

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 quarter happened....
14:12 2019-06-03

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 have been delayed. Center Kevon Looney also had an M...
04:48 2019-06-04

Raptors OG Anunoby active for Game 2 of NBA Finals The 21-year-old forward missed the Raptors' first 17 games of the post-season since his April 11 surgery two days before Toronto opened the playoffs against Orlando....
02:48 2019-06-03

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win over the Bucks that clinched a spot in the NBA Fina...
11:36 2019-05-26

Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals Leonard has 27 points and 17 rebounds as Raptors overcome 15-point deficit to beat Bucks 100-94 in Game 6, advance to first NBA Finals        ...
06:12 2019-05-26

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 Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday to take a 3-2 le...
06:24 2019-05-24

The Raptors are going to the NBA Finals and Toronto fans are going nuts Ontario's capital city was ecstatic after Saturday night's 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks sent the Raptors to their first NBA Finals appearance....
21:36 2019-05-26

Raptors on brink of NBA Finals after Game 5 win over Bucks SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velasquez break down how the Raptors took a 3-2 lead on the Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals. &...
14:24 2019-05-24

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 their first title since the franchise was founded in...
14:48 2019-06-14

Warriors stave off elimination with win over Raptors 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 the loss of All Star forward Kevin Durant to win G...
07:00 2019-06-11

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 against the Toronto Raptors, according to a report....
00:48 2019-06-07

Warriors gut punch Blazers, advance to NBA Finals again PORTLAND, Ore. — 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 overtime victory over the Portland ...
17:36 2019-05-21

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 State Warriors guard Stephen Curry but rather a homec...
04:12 2019-05-30

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 return during the series....
03:24 2019-05-24

Durant to miss Game 2 of Finals for Warriors 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 against Toronto on Sunday....
20:12 2019-05-31

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 Scotiabank Arena. Kawhi Leonard’s underdog Raptors b...
10:36 2019-05-30

NBA Finals: By sacrificing Game 3, the Warriors are primed to win it all SportsPulse: By choosing to play it safe and rest Klay Thompson, the Warriors took a calculated risk in Game 3. If Thompson and Kevin Durant come back for Game 4, that risk could pay off.   ...
09:12 2019-06-06

'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 franchise's first trip to the NBA Finals....
12:48 2019-05-24

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 … from bettors who had backed the pre-series underdog t...
00:36 2019-06-14

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, knocking off the two-time defending champion Gold...
21:48 2019-05-29

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.        ...
14:00 2019-05-28

'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 building the groundwork for a title....
00:48 2019-06-05

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.        ...
11:36 2019-05-26

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 the Eastern Conference finals. Betting markets had...
23:48 2019-05-25

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 basketball operations Masai Ujiri to label him "the be...
10:48 2019-05-26

Lowry, Raptors down Bucks, level East finals TORONTO -- - Kyle Lowry scored 25 points -- 18 in the first half -- and the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two gam...
06:00 2019-05-22

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 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals....
06:48 2019-05-26

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 Bucks 100-94 in Game 6....
08:00 2019-05-26

Raptors steamroll Bucks to even Eastern Conference finals TORONTO — 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 Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece. Serge I...
06:24 2019-05-22

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 Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
08:48 2019-06-14

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 Raptors could not have asked for a better shot at t...
16:12 2019-06-03

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 Leonard is now the overwhelming favorite to take home...
22:48 2019-06-08

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 different....
04:12 2019-05-30

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 of the second half on their way to a 109-104 victo...
10:36 2019-06-03

| 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 outside the United States....
13:48 2019-06-14

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 2019 free-agent class. In the aftermath of the Warr...
08:48 2019-06-15

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 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on ...
18:12 2019-05-21

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 Curry was near the Toronto sidelines and started ...
02:48 2019-06-04

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 Raptors....
23:48 2019-06-03

Warriors hang on to stay alive, win Game 5 of NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — 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 the Toronto Raptors on Monday night ...
06:12 2019-06-11

Warriors give exiting Drake 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 into the Warriors locker room after greeting thei...
11:36 2019-06-03

Warriors’ Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson is scheduled to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night, while Kevin Durant remains sidelined as he works back from a strained right calf. Thompson will b...
23:12 2019-06-06

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 uncertainty after falling short in their bid to win...
08:48 2019-06-14

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 ready to return from a strained right calf in time fo...
13:12 2019-05-29

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’ signing to a heavily discounted one-year, $5 mill...
13:12 2019-06-04

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 guard Kyle Lowry in Wednesday night's Game 3 loss....
21:24 2019-06-06

Stephen Curry carries Warriors to fifth straight NBA Finals Curry scores a game-high 37 points, and Golden State rallies from a 17-point second-half deficit to complete a sweep in the Western Conference finals....
17:00 2019-05-21

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.        ...
02:12 2019-05-22

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.        ...
23:24 2019-06-06

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.       ...
11:36 2019-06-08

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 return to on-court work while recovering from a strain...
04:48 2019-05-24

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’s power forward Jonas Jerebko told Reuters on Wed...
04:12 2019-05-30

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 Kerr said Sunday....
20:00 2019-06-09

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.        ...
15:48 2019-05-21

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 Steve Kerr said....
23:36 2019-05-31

Raptors even Eastern Conference finals with blowout Game 4 win over Bucks The Eastern Conference finals is tied 2-2 heading back to Milwaukee after the Raptors won Game 4 vs. the Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday.        ...
06:00 2019-05-22

NBA Finals: Raptors could make history and clinch championship with Game 5 win Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET on Monday at Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto. There will be several road closures and transit changes in effect for the game....
12:48 2019-06-10

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 and signed with Washington last month....
22:12 2019-06-06

Pascal Siakam after leading the Toronto Raptors to Game 1 win in the NBA Finals: 'I'm just doing it for my dad' While growing up in Douala, Cameroon, Pascal Siakam barely watched the NBA. But he took up basketball, he wrote back in 2016 for The Players' Tribune, because his father dreamed for one of his sons to...
16:36 2019-05-31

Raptors finish off Bucks in Game 6 to reach NBA Finals for first time Kawhi Leonard sent the Raptors to the NBA Finals with another huge performance in a 100-94 series-clinching win over the Bucks in Game 6.        ...
06:12 2019-05-26

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 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 10...
07:01 2019-05-24

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 Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Rapto...
19:12 2019-05-22

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 Warriors on Thursday in the first NBA Finals game played...
12:01 2019-05-31

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 shot at the championship Thursday night in Game 6 ...
05:24 2019-06-13

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 their own game....
22:24 2019-06-08

Warriors' Klay Thompson out for Game 3 against Raptors Already shorthanded, Game 3 just got even more difficult for the Warriors. Starting guard Klay Thompson will sit out to nurse a strained hamstring.        ...
03:24 2019-06-06

Klay Thompson won’t play in Warriors-Raptors Game 3 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 during the third quarter of the Warriors’ 109...
03:36 2019-06-06

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 of the NBA Finals....
23:12 2019-06-09

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 Raptors will beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA F...
17:12 2019-05-26

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 a third consecutive NBA championship....
01:36 2019-06-18

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 to escape with a win on Sunday that squared up th...
10:12 2019-06-03

Raptors take advantage of shorthanded Warriors for 2-1 series lead Kawhi Leonard and Toronto took advantage of Golden State without Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant and weathered 47 points from Steph Curry for the win.        ...
07:24 2019-06-06

Raptors vs. Warriors Game 4: Live Score and Updates Golden State is in trouble, but Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney are back. The Raptors have been on fire, but can that last? Stay here for live updates....
04:48 2019-06-08

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 Kevin Durant gone for goodIt took a shooting barr...
18:00 2019-06-11

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 against the Warriors. Pascal Siakam scored 32 point...
21:48 2019-06-02

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 status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Fina...
09:48 2019-06-06

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 the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
05:12 2019-06-02

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 stardom, he has the Warriors’ Draymond Green obsess...
06:12 2019-06-01

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 for another Golden State free-agent superstar. In o...
07:24 2019-06-14

NBA Finals: Why Steve Kerr is confident Warriors will bounce back TORONTO — The Warriors are in new territory in the NBA Finals in their fifth straight appearance. Before Thursday, they had never lost Game 1. Coach Steve Kerr’s excuse after his team’s convincing los...
14:24 2019-06-02

Time is running out for Kevin Durant’s return to Warriors in NBA Finals OAKLAND – A hobbled Klay Thompson is expected back for Friday’s Game 4 but Kevin Durant won’t join him, according to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. The hope KD would make it back by Game 4 has been torped...
00:36 2019-06-07

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry favored to win NBA Finals MVP Golden State star point guard Stephen Curry is the favorite to capture the NBA Finals MVP Award as the Warriors prepare for Game 1 against the Toronto Raptors....
21:48 2019-05-29

Kevin Durant to practice as Warriors now pray for NBA Finals miracle TORONTO — It looks like Kevin Durant is ready to try and pull a Willis Reed on Monday night in a do-or-die Game 5 of the NBA Finals for the Warriors, but the team isn’t tipping its hand just yet. Warr...
01:12 2019-06-10

Warriors make it official: Kevin Durant out for Game 1 of NBA Finals Golden State Warriors 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 calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporter...
03:48 2019-05-28

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.        ...
07:24 2019-06-06

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on 'rock' Curry in NBA Finals The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry, the team's heart and soul, in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries in search of a fourth championship in five years....
00:48 2019-06-05

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?        ...
18:24 2019-05-30

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. Yahoo Sports reported on Friday, the morning after th...
18:12 2019-05-31

Opinion: Warriors' uncommon belief in themselves has lifted them to NBA Finals yet again On top of the Warriors' prodigious talent is an unmatched hunger to win and belief in themselves. That combination has them in the NBA Finals again.        ...
14:48 2019-05-21

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 franchise history....
06:48 2019-05-24

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 his team's championship victory over the Golden St...
08:48 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors take East finals lead with Game 5 win over Milwaukee Bucks The Toronto Raptors earned a 105-99 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead, moving within one game of the NBA Finals....
10:12 2019-05-24

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 of NBA finals on ThursdayKawhi Leonard had 27 point...
06:24 2019-05-26

After playoff heartbreak and roster turnover, Raptors are ready for Finals close-up Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and all-star guard Kyle Lowry are eagerly anticipating the start of the NBA Finals, which stands as a big payoff for a rocky summer....
16:01 2019-05-30

Bucks, Raptors gearing up for must-watch Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals Five keys to watch in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.        ...
23:48 2019-05-25

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 convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even u...
10:48 2019-05-22

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 championship on the line. After Durant went down early in ...
08:24 2019-06-12

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.       ...
13:12 2019-06-14

Raptors fan sets off 3 a.m. fireworks outside Warriors hotel prior to Game 1 A basketball fan set off fireworks outside of a Toronto hotel apparently in an effort to keep the opposing team from getting a good night’s sleep before the NBA Finals....
13:48 2019-05-31

The Toronto Raptors achieved a rare feat: intimidating the Warriors When Golden State go on a roll, opponents tend to panic. But Kawhi Leonard and Co kept their cool in a fevered Oracle Arena on Wednesday nightToronto outplayed Golden State on Wednesday night to take ...
23:12 2019-06-06

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for on...
00:48 2019-06-07

Raptors handle Warriors in Game 4 to move within victory of first NBA title Kawhi (36 points, 12 rebounds) leads Raptors in Game 4 winToronto take 3-1 series lead as series returns to CanadaToronto Raptors 105-92 Golden State Warriors – as it happenedThe The Toronto Raptors a...
07:12 2019-06-08

Raptors whip depleted Warriors despite Stephen Curry’s heroics OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry found out he can’t beat the Raptors one-on-five. Despite Curry’s career playoff-high 47 points, his depleted Warriors, missing Klay Thompson and still without Kevin Dur...
09:00 2019-06-06

The Warriors and Raptors share a crazier history than just a famous Curry Think this Finals is the only history between the Warriors and Raptors? Think again. Here are 15 amazing connections between Toronto and Golden State....
16:48 2019-06-04

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?        ...
00:36 2019-05-24

Warriors, minus Kevin Durant, rally for Game 5 win over Raptors With their backs against the wall, the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 106-105 win against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
08:12 2019-06-11

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\nToronto Raptors 106-105 Monday night in Game 5 to s...
10:12 2019-06-11

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 will not force them to rush injured Kevin Durant b...
21:36 2019-05-31

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 in best-of-seven series Kevin Durant practiced on...
23:36 2019-06-10

Draymond Green exchanges words with Drake after NBA Finals Game 1 loss to Raptors Draymond Green didn't leave the court quietly follow the Warriors' Game 1 loss, engaging in a tense exchange with Raptors superfan Drake.        ...
09:12 2019-05-31

Kevin Durant exits NBA Finals return with leg injury as Raptors fans mock TORONTO – After a strong first quarter, Kevin Durant left Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 9:46 left in the half with what appeared to be a re-injury of his lower right calf. In his first game after a fo...
11:24 2019-06-11

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.       ...
17:36 2019-06-14

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 soon rise....
16:48 2019-06-02

Raptors' Kyle Lowry silences critics with NBA Finals Game 6 performance After disappointing performances in Games 1 and 2 and a miscue in Game 5, Kyle Lowry gets Raptors off to quick start that helps propel them to title.       ...
13:12 2019-06-14

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.       ...
06:24 2019-06-08

Golden State Warriors congratulate Toronto Raptors with full-page ad The Golden State Warriors congratulated the Toronto Raptors on their NBA championship victory with a full-page ad in Monday's edition of a Toronto newspaper....
03:48 2019-06-18

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:...
11:12 2019-05-31

Opinion: Warriors' Splash Brothers need help vs. Raptors — ASAP With Kevin Durant unavailable to come to the immediate rescue, the Golden State Warriors need more from their supporting cast.        ...
18:24 2019-05-31

Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6. The post Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114...
06:24 2019-06-14

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 the Warriors....
11:12 2019-06-06

Drake begins trolling of Warriors in a Dell Curry Raptors jersey It didn’t take long for Drake to make his presence known at the NBA Finals. The Toronto Raptors superfan and rapper got right down to his trolling ways by showing up to Thursday’s Game 1 w...
07:24 2019-05-31

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 Arena in Toronto....
08:36 2019-05-31

'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 finals on Thursday. It was another thriller and victory...
11:24 2019-06-14

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
08:00 2019-06-07

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.        ...
18:24 2019-06-03

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, Bruins defensemen Connor Clifton and Charlie McAvoy...
09:00 2019-05-28

Stephen Curry torments Trail Blazers again, sending Warriors to fifth straight NBA Finals Curry scores a game-high 37 points, and Golden State rallies from a 17-point second-half deficit to complete a sweep in the Western Conference finals....
17:00 2019-05-21

Warriors' Kevin Durant out for NBA Finals Game 3; Klay Thompson is questionable The injury-plagued Warriors will go without two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant for Game 3 in Oakland. The series with the Raptors is tied 1-1.        ...
22:48 2019-06-04

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 floor once more without two-time reigning NBA fina...
19:48 2019-06-05

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.        ...
09:12 2019-05-31

Bucks vs Raptors 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 the top two seeds after all. And you can watch the...
19:48 2019-05-21

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no obvious...
05:36 2019-05-24

Watch: Raptors' Pascal Siakam dominates Golden State Warriors in third quarter Toronto forward Pascal Siakam ignited the Raptors with an impressive performance during the third quarter in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night....
08:36 2019-05-31

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 Friday....
14:48 2019-06-07

Raptors coach Nick Nurse explains team using gimmicky box-and-one defense vs. Warriors Nick Nurse employed an unusual defense used most in elementary and high schools and rarely in the NBA: a box-and-one defense designed to limit a star.        ...
05:01 2019-06-05

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 British influence....
01:00 2019-06-15

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.  ...
13:48 2019-05-31

Raptors superfan Drake appears to have Warriors tattoos and a beef with Smash Mouth The Toronto native and hip-hop superstar, who was numbers inked in his arm that correspond to the jerseys of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant, was derided as a "glorified mascot" by the San Jose-based "Al...
08:12 2019-05-27

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 NBA Finals....
09:48 2019-06-08

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.        ...
21:12 2019-06-06

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 to cur Toronto's series lead to 3-2.       ...
07:12 2019-06-11

Warriors' Kevin Durant expected to practice with goal of returning in Game 5 of NBA Finals Warriors star Kevin Durant is expected to practice and do an extra workout with younger players on Sunday with the hope that he can play in Game 5.       ...
20:12 2019-06-09

NBA Finals: Warriors' Kevin Durant officially out for Game 1, DeMarcus Cousins questionable Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, while DeMarcus Cousins is questionable.        ...
08:24 2019-05-28

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 however great Steph Curry is, he cannot beat an NBA ...
17:48 2019-06-06

Kawhi Leonard strikes perfect balance for Raptors, pulling closer to Warriors rematch The Raptors’ path to the NBA’s grandest stage opened wide Thursday as Kawhi Leonard led Toronto to a 105-99 road win over Milwaukee. The two-time defensive player of the year turned in another masterf...
10:48 2019-05-24

Warriors stars fuming at Raptors fans cheering 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 players are still in disbelief over the initial reaction...
15:12 2019-06-11

Golden State Warriors won’t have Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney for Game 3 against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors will be short-handed for Game 3 with a number of injured players for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday....
13:48 2019-06-05

Costa Rica beat Bermuda to advance to Gold Cup quarter-finals Goals from Mayron George and Elias Aguilar helped Costa Rica to a 2-1 victory over Bermuda in Texas on Thursday that also earned them a place in the quarter-finals of the Gold Cup with a match to spar...
09:00 2019-06-21

England beat Cameroon to reach quarter-finals amid VAR drama At times it was as chaotic as the traffic in downtown Yaoundé, Cameroon’s capital, at rush hour but, when the dust finally settled, England’s “Benevolent Leader” had outsmarted the coach dubbed “Mean ...
20:24 2019-06-23

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.       ...
13:36 2019-06-14

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.        ...
18:24 2019-06-03

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 the latest mass shooting in the United States....
03:48 2019-06-03

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 the NBA Finals on Monday night....
22:12 2019-06-12

Blues Beat Bruins, but Officiating Takes Center Stage at Stanley Cup Finals An official appeared to miss a penalty by a St. Louis Blues player, setting off a sequence that allowed them to score the decisive goal in a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins....
12:36 2019-06-07

Marta becomes record scorer at World Cup finals as Brazil beat Italy to reach last 16 Marta becomes the record goalscorer at World Cup finals as her 17th goal gives Brazil victory over Italy in Group C and a place in the last 16 in France....
10:00 2019-06-19

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.        ...
20:48 2019-06-07

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 Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry....
09:00 2019-06-07

Drake trolls Steph Curry by wearing a Dell Curry Raptors jersey to Game 1 of NBA Finals For all the attention Drake received in the buildup to the NBA Finals, you just knew that he would have something in store for Game 1 in Toronto.        ...
09:12 2019-05-31

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 lamb."        ...
22:48 2019-06-04

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.        ...
17:00 2019-06-06

Draymond Green predicts 'fun times ahead' for Golden State Warriors in NBA Finals Not much can dent the confidence of Draymond Green, who says there are "fun times ahead" for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.        ...
09:12 2019-06-06

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears 'Vote For Our Lives' t-shirt to Game 2 of NBA Finals Steve Kerr wore a "Vote For Our Lives" t-shirt in support of stricter gun control laws two days after a gunman killed 12 people in Virginia Beach.        ...
04:24 2019-06-03

Opinion: It's time for Raptors' Kyle Lowry to step up and make noise against Warriors Toronto's highly-paid point guard finally has reached the NBA Finals after 14 years in the trenches. But he needs to start making big plays.        ...
18:24 2019-06-03

Steph Curry, Warriors ready for Raptors' 'janky' defense in Game 3 The Golden State guard used the term to define the box-and-one defense the Raptors used on him - to great effect - during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.        ...
05:01 2019-06-05

Raptors coach calls Warriors' Steph Curry a 'transformational' player in three-point shooting Steph Curry’s influence on basketball is undeniable. With his three-point shooting, the Warriors star has changed how the game is played, even at the youth level.      ...
00:36 2019-06-02

'The job's not done': Raptors reset, as NBA Finals loom Raptors say they've recovered after winning East, ready for challenge of facing Warriors in NBA Finals        ...
23:48 2019-05-28

Raptors' Kyle Lowry: Warriors' minority owner Mark Stevens 'shouldn't be part of league' Kyle Lowry told USA TODAY that fellow guard Fred VanVleet also heard the expletive-laced comments directed at him, along with the shove, in Game 3.        ...
03:48 2019-06-07

2019 NBA Finals: Four players to watch to win Finals MVP With the NBA Finals set to begin on Thursday night in Toronto, here are the best bets to win the series MVP award (odds courtesy of Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas): The plays Kawhi Leonard (5/2): It ...
23:48 2019-05-30

Sportwatch: Swifts beat Firebirds, Sydney beat West Coast and more – as it happened Firebirds 46-68 SwiftsBroncos 18-26 TitansPanthers 18-10 RoostersSydney beat West Coast 18.8 (116) to 10.11 (71) 9.13am BST Well that wraps up the domestic sport for today. But don’t go anywhere, we’r...
11:00 2019-06-09

'The all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is a landmark car for EVs' Opinion 29 May, 2019 The new Vauxhall Corsa has gone electric and editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks this could be a game changer for electric cars...
15:36 2019-05-29

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the virus...
16:48 2019-05-21

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a top grade to a unit of the country’s largest bank....
12:36 2019-07-11

American Pies: Recipes From a Landmark Cafe Down a Virginia country road, a small cafe slings history by the slice. Beyond the superb blueberry crumble and lemon meringue, the spot’s centenarian matriarch keeps customers coming back....
04:36 2019-05-31

Unseen Louboutins To Go On Display In Landmark Exhibition He of iconic red-soled heels has lent the 12th arrondissement institution shoes from his personal archive – including designs that have never been seen before – and many more have been borrowed from p...
18:24 2019-06-06

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against dr...
03:12 2019-05-29

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks with the prime minister on regularising their......
00:12 2019-07-13

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field with French president Emmanuel Macron....
23:24 2019-07-07

Belgian far-right leader in landmark audience with the king BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s King Philippe has received the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Vlaams Belang at the royal palace, the first time the party has been granted such an audience. Th...
14:12 2019-05-29

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook , Apple and Google face increasingly frequent com...
16:00 2019-05-22

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
17:12 2019-06-18

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy domestic routes....
11:36 2019-06-13

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but resounding skepticism, borne out in a Gallup poll t...
21:24 2019-07-16

Botswana scraps laws criminalising gay sex in landmark ruling Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should...
18:00 2019-06-11

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level...
14:48 2019-05-21

Men's round-up: Auger-Aliassime clinches landmark Wimbledon win "Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrated his country\u0027s national day with his first Grand Slam main draw victory, beating compatriot Vasek Pospisil 5-7 6-2 6-4 6-3."...
19:24 2019-07-01

Stonewall: A bar’s path from illicit dive to LGBTQ landmark NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, the Stonewall Inn was an underground gay bar where a police raid sparked a rebellion that fueled the modern LGBTQ rights movement. Today, it’s still a bar, but a...
19:12 2019-06-27

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with Europe's top court, despite Facebook's bid to block ...
13:12 2019-07-09

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the t...
12:36 2019-06-30

Stormzy's stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival was designed by Banksy, the street artist said on h...
17:24 2019-06-30

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development ac...
00:12 2019-07-08

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a blind eye to the “genocide” of Indigenous peoples...
21:48 2019-06-03

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech ...
09:12 2019-06-12

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
20:24 2019-05-23

Cliff divers leap from Beirut landmark in international tour Cliff divers used to competing in isolated spots have been leaping into the Mediterranean in bustling Beirut, the first time the Lebanese capital's landmark Raouche Rock has hosted an international co...
00:12 2019-07-16

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was alway...
19:48 2019-07-04

Strand Bookstore granted landmark status despite owner’s objections The Strand has a new place in history books. City officials granted landmark status to the Manhattan tome-slinger’s flagship Broadway store on Tuesday — despite the shop’s objections. “The Strand Book...
19:48 2019-06-11

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development a...
17:00 2019-07-07

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an over...
18:36 2019-05-24

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
17:36 2019-05-24

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefi...
16:48 2019-05-21

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
21:36 2019-06-15

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the federal government, can continue to skirt users' privacy ...
14:48 2019-07-09

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
04:01 2019-06-06

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal Tehran has started to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold it agreed to as part of a landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian government announced Sunday....
19:24 2019-07-07

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some indep...
05:36 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some indep...
05:36 2019-06-13

D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings. The post D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invas...
09:12 2019-06-06

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for sam...
14:12 2019-06-06

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career by capturing the French Open."...
20:00 2019-05-24

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-...
22:36 2019-05-22

Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they have finally found a way to synthesize in bulk a comp...
22:24 2019-06-17

Melbourne 2020 F1 opener set for March 15 Melbourne will host the Australian Grand Prix for the 25th time in 2020 with the season-opener for Formula One's 70th season scheduled for March 15, the sport announced on Saturday....
16:48 2019-07-06

White Sox overpower Tigers in DH opener Plenty of extra-base power and a pitcher making his major league debut helped the Chicago White Sox continue their climb towards the .500 mark on Wednesday....
00:36 2019-07-04

US team gets big lift from newcomer in Gold Cup opener ST. PAUL, Minn. — Newcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overmatched Guyana 4-0 to start the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday night, getting the Americans back on track in th...
09:00 2019-06-19

Greenwood in contention for season opener after starring in Man Utd win "Mason Greenwood struck his first senior goal and Phil Jones was on target as Manchester United eased to a 4-0 win over rivals Leeds in a pre-season friendly in Perth on Wednesday."...
22:00 2019-07-17

Boston College gets past Clemson 7-5 in ACC opener DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dante Baldelli capped a two-run 11th inning with an RBI single as Boston College topped Clemson 7-5 on Tuesday in the opening game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. The ...
23:36 2019-05-21

100 caps and opener for Popp as Germany marches on Alexandra Popp celebrated her 100th appearance for Germany with the opening goal for the two-time world champion in its comfortable 3-0 win over Nigeria in Grenoble to reach the quarterfinals of the W...
20:36 2019-06-22

Bradley restored to US captain for Gold Cup opener ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Michael Bradley returned to his role as captain for the first time under new U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter as the Americans opened the CONCACAF Gold Cup against Guyana in their fir...
06:01 2019-06-19

Uruguay crush 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in Group C opener "Uruguay crushed Ecuador 4-0 in their Copa America opener on Sunday with help from an early sending off that deflated their opponents and assured the 15-times champions the simplest of starts to their...
12:24 2019-06-17

Telugu Titans Take On U Mumba In PKL 7 Opener On July 20 The second game on the opening day will be a battle of the champions -- defending champions Bengaluru Bulls take on three-time winners Patna Pirates....
16:12 2019-06-21

Federer drops set -- but then cruises in Wimbledon opener Roger Federer didn't suffer a shock exit at Wimbledon in his 2019 opener, but the record eight-time champion gave his millions of fans a minor scare when he lost a set against a player who grew up ido...
20:36 2019-07-02

Canada crush Martinique 4-0 in Gold Cup opener Prolific teenager Jonathan David scored twice as Canada thrashed Martinique 4-0 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Saturday to win the opening match of the Gold Cup....
08:48 2019-06-16

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook ...
01:36 2019-06-08

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "Why I Hike" campaign. She's also working with The Ju...
00:36 2019-05-26

Arkansas whips Ole Miss 11-2 in super regional opener FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Matt Goodheart and Jack Kenley homered and drove in three runs each and Isaiah Campbell was dominant on the mound as Arkansas dominated Mississippi 11-2 on Saturday in the fir...
23:12 2019-06-08

Rookie Collier scores 27, Lynx drop Sky 89-71 in opener Napheesa Collier scored 27 points, the second most in WNBA history by a rookie in her debut, and the new-look Minnesota Lynx pulled away from the Chicago Sky in the second half for an 89-71 win in the...
05:00 2019-05-26

APNewsBreak: Rangers-Angels in ballpark opener March 31 The Texas Rangers are set to play their first regular-season game at new Globe Life Field on Tuesday, March 31 against the Los Angeles Angels, according to a draft of the 2020 preliminary schedule obt...
21:24 2019-05-29

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)."...
00:01 2019-06-16

Nadal avoids trouble in opener, but Kyrgios awaits Rafael Nadal has had more than enough nasty surprises at Wimbledon down the years so when he fell on the seat of his pants on the first point against Japan's Yuichi Sugita on Tuesday he might have fea...
22:48 2019-07-02

Tough Rome opener takes its toll on ERC crews "FIA European Rally Championship crews faced a tricky start to Rally di Roma Capitale, with the rally-opening Pico-Greci stage claiming Niki Mayr-Melnhof’s Ford Fiesta R5 and other drivers hitting tro...
11:48 2019-07-20

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday."...
20:48 2019-06-08

Red Sox-Yankees series opener postponed by impending storm NEW YORK (AP) — The game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees has been postponed Thursday before an impending storm. It will be made up as part of a day/night doubleheader on Aug. 3. New Yo...
00:12 2019-05-31

Angels hammer Blue Jays in series opener Shohei Ohtani hit one of three Angels homers in a seven-run second inning, Mike Trout went deep for the 20th time this season, and Los Angeles downed the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Monday in the opener...
04:48 2019-06-18

The Latest: Williams-Murray win mixed doubles opener The Serena Williams-Andy Murray partnership had a winning start at Wimbledon, beating Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarchi        ...
23:12 2019-07-06

Konta wins Nature Valley opener in Birmingham "Johanna Konta was thrilled to make a winning return to action in her first match since her French Open semi-final defeat in the first round of the Nature Valley Classic."...
20:12 2019-06-17

"Sachin Opens Again": Tendulkar Set For Another Debut In World Cup Opener Sachin Tendulkar will grace the commentary box during the World Cup opener between hosts England and South Africa to be played at The Oval in London....
13:12 2019-05-30

MLB scraps '20 Asia opener, eyes Europe return MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said it "wasn't the right time" to open the 2020 season in Asia as previously hoped, while saying he would like to have "sustained" play in Europe....
20:36 2019-06-29

Mets-Yankees’ Subway Series opener rained out The Subway Series will launch with a doubleheader, albeit not of the funky two-stadium variety, on Tuesday. It’ll be a day-night twin bill at Yankee Stadium, with Game 1 set for 1:05 and Game 2 at 7:0...
03:24 2019-06-11

Rampant France thrash Korea in World Cup opener A rampant France smashed South Korea out of sight on Friday to open their women’s soccer World Cup campaign in irrepressible style with a 4-0 victory that sent a warning to all other teams with a desi...
04:12 2019-06-08

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
09:00 2019-06-30

WWCup: Nearly 11 million TV viewers watch France's opener World Cup fever has gripped the nation after nearly 11 million people tuned in for France's opening match South Korea on Friday night       ...
17:12 2019-06-08

Indian Football Team To Face Tajikistan In Intercontinental Cup Opener Defending champions India will take on Tajikistan on July 7 in the opening match of the Intercontinental Cup 2019. The final of the tournament will be played on July 18....
18:24 2019-06-10

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jackson Glenn and Andres Sosa homered among three hits each and drove in two runs apiece as Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 11-8 in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. G...
09:24 2019-06-01

Yankees Top Mets in Error-Riddled Opener to Subway Series There were several miscues on both sides in the first game of a doubleheader, but the big bats of several replacement Yankees made all the difference....
01:48 2019-06-12

Phil Neville calls for bravery in World Cup opener against Scotland England’s manager wants his side to take risks in an intriguing World Cup opener in NicePhil Neville takes his seat at a near-deserted beachside restaurant and surveys the mid-morning scene. “Not bad,...
02:24 2019-06-09

Arthur ruled out of Brazil's Copa America opener against Bolivia "Brazil will start without Arthur in their lineup for Friday’s Copa America opener against Bolivia but his midfield partner Casemiro said he was hoping for something special on a return to the ground ...
10:48 2019-06-14

Scott Dixon: Detroit IndyCar win "redemption" after crash in opener IndyCar champion Scott Dixon says his first victory of 2019 in the Detroit finale was "redemption" after "feeling a bit of an idiot" for his first race crash...
13:12 2019-06-03

Alyssa Thomas leads Sun past Mystics in a WNBA opener Alyssa Thomas scored 23 points, Jonquel Jones had 10 points and 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 84-69 in the season opener for both teams   ...
05:00 2019-05-26

Coco Gauff loses mixed-doubles opener at Wimbledon Turns out Coco Gauff will not win every match she ever plays at Wimbledon. Yes, she’s still unbeaten in singles heading into Monday’s fourth round (9:15 a.m., ESPN), but the 15-year-old American and h...
01:12 2019-07-07

Uruguay cruises past 10-man Ecuador in Copa America opener BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez led Uruguay to a comfortable 4-0 win over 10-man Ecuador in the Copa America on Sunday. Uruguay also scored with Nicolas Lodeiro and an own...
07:24 2019-06-17

Wallabies name mixed bag for Rugby Championship opener in South Africa Isi Naisarani named to make international debutJames Slipper to make his return to Test rugbyThe Wallabies have covered all bases in their side to face South Africa in Saturday’s opening Rugby Champio...
11:12 2019-07-18

Motor racing: Austria an eye-opener for Leclerc in duel with Verstappen Even if he insisted revenge was not on his mind, Charles Leclerc gave Max Verstappen a taste of his own medicine in another thrilling duel between the talented 21-year-olds at the British Grand Prix o...
00:36 2019-07-15

Osaka wins Madrid opener, Muguruza loses in 1st round Naomi Osaka won her opening match at the Madrid Open, Caroline Wozniacki withdrew due to injury and Garbine Muguruza was upset by Petra Martic in straight sets on Sunday      ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Brazil fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — South America’s soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match in Sao Paulo. CONMEBOL informed the Brazilian so...
06:12 2019-06-28

Reynolds leads Pirates past Reds 8-5 in doubleheader opener CINCINNATI (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a tiebreaking two-run triple in Pittsburgh’s four-run eighth inning, and the Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 on Monday in the opener of a day-night doub...
23:48 2019-05-27

Bruins rally past Blues in Stanley Cup Final opener The Boston Bruins overcame a sluggish start and erased a two-goal deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 and draw first blood in the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup Final on Monday....
06:12 2019-05-28

Dale Steyn out of South Africa’s World Cup opener against England • Shoulder injury rules fast bowler out of Oval match• England’s Adil Rashid ‘verging on fully fit’England have dodged a meeting with Dale Steyn in the World Cup opener at the Oval on Thursday after t...
19:12 2019-05-28

Bok blow as wing Dyantyi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener South Africa have been dealt an injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday after wing Aphiwe Dyantyi picked up a hamstring injury in training....
00:12 2019-07-16

Voit, Ursela lead Yanks over Mets 12-5 in twin-bill opener NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Urshela and Luke Voit homered off Zack Wheeler in a five-run fourth inning, and the New York Yankees tied their season high with 15 hits in a 12-5 rout of the Mets on Tuesday that ...
22:48 2019-06-11

Gareth Southgate flying out to watch England Under-21s Euros opener against France It is an indication of how important Gareth Southgate considers this month's European Under-21 Championship that he is due to fly out to watch England's rising stars at the tournament....
13:24 2019-06-18

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at the Morumbi stadium. Bolivian goalkeeper Carlos Lampe heard the slurs several times Friday, cha...
08:12 2019-06-15

New Zealand hand coach contract extension ahead of World Cup opener New Zealand's women's soccer team have received a boost ahead of their World Cup final opener against the Netherlands on Tuesday after coach Tom Sermanni was given a contract extension through next ye...
07:48 2019-06-08

Abby Wambach defends USA's 13 goals against Thailand in World Cup opener The U.S. Women's National Team opened Group F play with a rout of Thailand, causing many to accuse the team of running up the score.       ...
07:36 2019-06-12

Players boycott Australian national anthem before State of Origin opener Indigenous players silent during Advance Australia FairJohnathan Thurston delivers welcome to countryPlayers from both teams have taken part in a much-discussed boycott of Australia’s national anthem ...
17:48 2019-06-05

Soccer: Lyon women inspire France in perfect World Cup opener As expected, the Olympique Lyonnais women carried France to a comprehensive 4-0 win against South Korea in their World Cup opening game on Friday, sending a clear warning to their rivals that they are...
17:48 2019-06-08

England's Ben Stokes Makes An Absurd Catch In Cricket World Cup Opener This year’s Cricket World Cup opened in London on Thursday, with hosts England facing off against South Africa. That’s where England all-rounder Ben Stokes made this spectacular backwards catch while ...
00:24 2019-06-01

Antuna hat trick helps Mexico to Cuba rout in Gold Cup opener Uriel Antuna scored a hat-trick as Mexico got their Gold Cup campaign off to a dominant start with a 7-0 rout of Cuba in their opener at the Rose Bowl on Saturday....
08:48 2019-06-16

Golden State's error-strewn opener is bearable, but Game 2 now means everything The rusty Warriors won’t panic after the Raptors’ emotional opening salvo in Game 1. That Toronto showed it could win without Kawhi Leonard carrying the team, however, could prove ominousGame 1 of the...
04:12 2019-06-01

Ex-Piston Josh Smith booed, then ejected in Detroit BIG3 opener Former Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith was ejected soon after being booed by the Little Caesars Arena crowd in the Big3 opener.       ...
18:24 2019-06-23

MLB scraps 2020 Asia opener; Manfred hopes more Europe games LONDON (AP) — Major League Baseball has scrapped plans to open its 2020 season in Asia and hopes to play more games in Europe. MLB started its season in Tokyo for the fifth time in 2019, and its labor...
21:48 2019-06-29

Soccer: Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener Brazil striker Marta is a doubt for their women's World Cup opener against Jamaica next month after the country's soccer confederation (CBF) said on Saturday she had picked up a hamstring injury in tr...
05:12 2019-05-26

England v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 opener – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the opening game at the OvalListen and subscribe to our new podcast … The SpinAnd feel free to email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 3.24pm BST Hello everyone. Or, to put it a...
10:24 2019-05-30

French Open: Novak Djokovic Facing Tricky Roland Garros Opener Novak Djokovic faces Poland's Hubert Hurkacz, who has had an excellent 2019 so far, rising to 43rd in the rankings after runs to the last 16 in Madrid and the Indian Wells quarter-finals....
07:00 2019-05-27

Newcomer Tyler Boyd's brace powers US past Guyana in Gold Cup opener Boyd, 24, scores two after affiliation switch from New ZealandGregg Berhalter’s US win in first competitive game in 20 monthsNewcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overma...
13:48 2019-06-19

Mel B Addresses Sound Issues That Plagued Spice Girls' Reunion Tour Opener The Spice Girls reunion tour experienced its first major hiccup on its very first day. Returning band mates Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell Horner and Mel C took to the stage at Croke......
20:00 2019-05-25

Women's World Cup: Germany's young guns ready to fire in opener against China Germany get their World Cup campaign underway against China in Rennes on Saturday. But with 15 players making their World Cup debuts in a young squad, what can we realistically expect of the team in F...
21:36 2019-06-07

England 2 Scotland 1: Nikita Parris and Ellen White on target as Lionesses win opener First-half goals from Nikita Parris and Ellen White secured a 2-1 victory for England Women in their World Cup opener against rivals Scotland on Sunday....
22:48 2019-06-09

| Froome shows form as DiData's Boasson Hagen wins Dauphine opener Edvald Boasson Hagen has won a sprint in a reduced peloton of the chief race contenders after a short but challenging opening stage of the Criterium du Dauphine....
16:12 2019-06-09

Brazil soccer team fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener South America's soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America's opening match in Sao Paulo.       ...
15:24 2019-06-28

AFCON 2019 roundup: Morocco grab last-gasp victory, Senegal win opener Morocco and Senegal both opened their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaigns with victories. Morocco left it very late against Namibia, while Sadio Mane-less Senegal were more comfortable winners agains...
23:36 2019-06-23

Man Utd starlet Mason Greenwood could start Chelsea opener, admits Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Mason Greenwood can solve Manchester United's problem position on the right wing – and admits the 17-year-old is now in contention to start the season against Chelsea....
18:36 2019-07-17

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as safe and effective....
14:36 2019-07-17

BET Awards: 4 major moments you missed, including Cardi B opener and Nipsey Hussle tribute Highlights of Sunday's BET Awards included a moving tribute to Nipsey Hussle, who was killed in March, and a rousing opener by Cardi B and Offset.        ...
09:48 2019-06-24

England opener Jason Roy could be back against Australia while captain Eoin Morgan nears return England hope to have their injured pair Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan available for the business end of the Cricket World Cup — and the captain could still face Afghanistan at Old Trafford on Tuesday....
16:48 2019-06-17

U.S. men's national team wins Gold Cup opener vs. Guyana behind two Tyler Boyd goals Tyler Boyd, Paul Arriola and Gyasi Zardes each scored goals as the USMNT defeated Guyana in its Concacaf Gold Cup opener.       ...
08:24 2019-06-19

Eoin Morgan hails ‘fire’ in opener Jonny Bairstow’s belly after vital England win • Bairstow scores 111 in Edgbaston victory over India• A win over New Zealand will seal semi-final spotEoin Morgan hailed the fire in Jonny Bairstow’s belly after the opener’s bristling century helped...
22:36 2019-06-30

England vs South Africa: Ben Stokes stars as 2019 Cricket World Cup hosts win Oval opener by 104 runs England are off and running in their home World Cup. Not with a bang, or an outrageous struggle but with a workmanlike showing that was plenty good enough to see off South Africa by 104 runs....
03:24 2019-05-31

Women's Ashes 2019: England opener Tammy Beaumont fired up by 14-match winning streak England Women begin their Ashes campaign at Leicester on Tuesday on a winning streak of 14 matches that opener Tammy Beaumont is desperate to keep up....
14:24 2019-07-01

India face anxious wait over Shikhar Dhawan injury news amid reports key opener could miss three weeks India were on Tuesday anxiously awaiting news on a suspected hairline fracture to the thumb that could rule key opener Shikhar Dhawan out for much of the World Cup....
12:36 2019-06-11

‘Like something I’ve never been a part of’: Yankees, Red Sox reflect on wild London opener Saturday's Yankees-Red Sox game in London was one of the craziest in the storied history of the rivalry. Even the players couldn't really believe it.       ...
06:24 2019-06-30

England captain Eoin Morgan embraces 'favourites' tag ahead of World Cup opener Eoin Morgan's final message to his players before England take on South Africa on Thursday in the opening game of a home World Cup was to embrace the "huge compliment" of being favourites....
16:12 2019-05-28

Michael Vaughan accuses England opener Jonny Bairstow of 'pathetic mindset' as World Cup row escalates Michael Vaughan today accused England opener Jonny Bairstow of a "negative, pathetic mindset" as the hosts prepare for their vital World Cup clash against India on Sunday....
13:36 2019-06-28

Ben Stokes catch: England all-rounder makes stunning catch in 2019 Cricket World Cup opener vs South Africa Ben Stokes made an early claim for catch of the tournament as the England all-rounder made a stunning take in the 2019 Cricket World Cup opener against South Africa....
03:24 2019-05-31

England captain Eoin Morgan suffers 'small fracture' to finger but expected to be fit for Cricket World Cup opener England were handed a World Cup fitness boost after the ECB confirmed that the injury suffered by captain Eoin Morgan in training on Friday would not rule him out of their tournament opener....
18:12 2019-05-24

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
15:36 2019-05-22

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 assistant Keith Smart to Oracle Arena for Friday’s Game...
09:12 2019-06-07

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 the preconceptions, conceptions, and the way it’s...
09:48 2019-06-04

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, Golden State Warriors 2016 - LeBron James, Cleve...
08:48 2019-06-14

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.        ...
18:24 2019-05-31

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 Warriors, currently minus injured cornball virtuoso...
22:00 2019-05-30

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 the Canadian population watched at least some par...
08:48 2019-06-15

'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 fan, you can still get yourself a free taco through ...
21:24 2019-05-23

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....
09:12 2019-06-14

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 games....
22:36 2019-06-03

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-seven Stanley Cup Finals series....
07:24 2019-06-04

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 teams need to spend more to keep up? No and no, writ...
12:48 2019-05-31

'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 Finals....
19:00 2019-05-31

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 and Imoco Volley Conegliano, in the women\u0027s, ...
17:00 2019-05-21

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’ shootaround Sunday morning at Scotiabank Arena ahead ...
01:36 2019-06-03

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' return depends on his progress....
21:00 2019-05-23

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 dark horses for the championship tiltPlay with intens...
10:24 2019-05-30

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 (The Bruins won in 2011 and made it to the final i...
06:12 2019-05-27

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 suffered during the Western Conference semifinals. Du...
22:24 2019-06-04

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 strengthened after the Golden State Warriors evened the se...
07:24 2019-06-04

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 of four and at least once on the road to avoid el...
23:48 2019-06-06

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 of the event and he was posting live videos on In...
21:36 2019-06-17

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 like to do it.” Asked whether he’d in...
19:48 2019-06-20

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 that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving ...
23:12 2019-05-28

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 Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and Milwaukee Journal Se...
15:48 2019-05-22

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 unruly dingus courtside in Toronto, blurring the lines ...
22:00 2019-05-30

After the Injuries, What Next for the Warriors? On Monday, Kevin Durant ruptured the Achilles’ tendon in his right foot. On Thursday, Klay Thompson tore the anterior crucial ligament in his left knee....
14:12 2019-06-14

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 Monday, Canadian tennis star Genie Bouchard share...
22:12 2019-06-11

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 world....
18:24 2019-06-03

England all but out of European Under-21 finals after defeat to Romania • Group C: England U21 2-4 Romania U21• Late Florinel Coman double sinks Aidy Boothroyd’s sideOne by one England’s players dropped to the ground in despair on the final whistle in Cesena. The curse of...
22:12 2019-06-21

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....
06:24 2019-06-13

Michigan makes CWS finals with 15-3 win over Texas Tech OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan scored in all but one inning against a struggling Texas Tech pitching staff and beat the Red Raiders 15-3 on Friday to continue its improbable postseason run. Next stop: Co...
04:00 2019-06-22

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 Under-20 World Cup in the quarter-finals for the ...
02:24 2019-06-09

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 Portugal."...
22:48 2019-06-03

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.        ...
22:00 2019-05-31

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 League final has left the squad deeply unsatisfied....
10:00 2019-06-10

Fed Cup gets revamp with 12-nation Finals in Budapest in 2020 "The Fed Cup\u0027s existing format will be scrapped next year when a 12-nation Finals week will be staged in Budapest in April, the International Tennis Federation confirmed on Thursday."...
19:24 2019-06-27

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.        ...
14:24 2019-06-05

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 on Monday."...
12:12 2019-06-03

N.B.A. Finals Game 6 Preview: What We 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’ championship-clincher....
18:24 2019-06-13

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 team president Steve Mills’ home to watch the NBA Fi...
12:36 2019-06-22

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 Warriors and Toronto Raptors (ABC, 9 p.m.). With both...
22:12 2019-06-07

NBA Finals: Biggest X-factor in Game 2 is hardly being talked about SportsPulse: If the Warriors hope to rebound in Game 2, there's one Raptors player they really need to contain, and it's not Kawhi Leonard or Pascal Siakam. It's Marc Gasol.  ...
00:36 2019-06-02

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 Celtics and Lakers, when Pierce appeared to land awkwa...
09:00 2019-06-06

The biggest X factor in Game 2 of NBA Finals is hardly being talked about SportsPulse: Here's the one player the Warriors need to stop to win Game 2. And no, it's not Kawhi or Siakam.        ...
23:24 2019-06-01

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 make compelling cases....
13:36 2019-05-29

Vanderbilt beats Louisville 3-2 to advance to CWS finals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pat DeMarco chopped a grounder over third base in the ninth inning to give Vanderbilt its first lead and the Commodores beat Louisville 3-2 on Friday night to advance to the College...
04:48 2019-06-22

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 stress relief he offered Raptors coach Nick Nurse ...
23:36 2019-05-22

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 in the Canadian city -- and Canada -- after the t...
14:48 2019-06-14