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'Nothing's really changing:' VanVleet, Powell speak out against Blake shooting

'Nothing's really changing:' VanVleet, Powell speak out against Blake shooting

Their raw emotion evident, their frustration palpable, Fred VanVleet and Norman Powell found themselves once again addressing the media in the aftermath of another shooting of a Black man by police.
Offensive lineman Dakoda Shepley opts out of CFL deal with Roughriders

Offensive lineman Dakoda Shepley opts out of CFL deal with Roughriders

TORONTO — Offensive lineman Dakoda Shepley was one of four Saskatchewan Roughriders to opt out of their CFL contracts Tuesday on Tuesday to pursue NFL opportunities.
Questions remain but Attfield still pointing Shirl's Speight to Kentucky Derby

Questions remain but Attfield still pointing Shirl's Speight to Kentucky Derby

Plenty of questions persist, but veteran Woodbine trainer Roger Attfield's plan remains to run Shirl's Speight in the Kentucky Derby next month. The Derby is slated for Sept. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Lionel Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave the club

Lionel Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave the club

BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club after nearly two decades with the Spanish giants. The club has confirmed that the Argentina great has sent a note expressing his desire to leave.
Greece: Man United defender Maguire found guilty of assault

Greece: Man United defender Maguire found guilty of assault

ATHENS, Greece — Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has been found guilty of assault at a trial Tuesday following his arrest after a brawl last week on the island of Mykonos, court officials in Greece said.
NHL players, coaches on value of playoff experience: 'There's pros and cons'

NHL players, coaches on value of playoff experience: 'There's pros and cons'

TORONTO — Brad Marchand realizes now he didn't come close to fully grasping the magnitude of the moment. Deep in his first playoff run with the Boston Bruins back in 2011 at age 23, he knew the stakes were high.
Toronto FC unveils app to help spot a soccer diamond in the rough

Toronto FC unveils app to help spot a soccer diamond in the rough

Toronto FC is hoping your phone will help unearth a soccer diamond in the rough. The Major League Soccer team is unveiling TFC Widenet, an app that evaluates young athletes six and up based on their speed and skills.
Stars use 4-goal 2nd to beat Avs, take 2-0 lead in series

Stars use 4-goal 2nd to beat Avs, take 2-0 lead in series

EDMONTON — From a goal off the chest to another that may have just crossed the line — depending who's asked — the Dallas Stars were getting the big bounces and breaks. That's what it takes this time of year.
Emotional LeBron 'can't even enjoy' Lakers' win over Blazers

Emotional LeBron 'can't even enjoy' Lakers' win over Blazers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — LeBron James took note when the Los Angeles Lakers built an early 24-8 lead over the Trail Blazers on Kobe Bryant Day.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NHL Playoffs Best-of-Seven Eastern Conference Semifinals At Toronto New York Islanders 4 Philadelphia Flyers 0 (Islanders lead series 1-0) Best-of-Seven Western Conference Semifinals At Edmonton Dallas 5 Colorado 2 (Stars lead series 2