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Coach on Bryant helicopter put "heart and soul" in teaching

Coach on Bryant helicopter put "heart and soul" in teaching

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Christina Mauser poured her heart and soul into coaching and teaching physical education at the school where young Gianna and her basketball star father Kobe Bryant were an integral part of the community.
Lakers' next game postponed after Kobe Bryant's death

Lakers' next game postponed after Kobe Bryant's death

LOS ANGELES — The NBA has postponed the Los Angeles Lakers' next game against the Clippers on Tuesday night after the deaths of retired superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash.

Former L.A. Galaxy academy boss Mike Munoz named head coach of Toronto FC 2

TORONTO — Mike Munoz has been named head coach of Toronto FC 2 with Michael Rabasca, who spent the last two seasons in charge of TFC's reserve side, returning to his previous role as Toronto FC's director of high performance.
Vincent Lapointe cleared to return to competition by anti-doping panel

Vincent Lapointe cleared to return to competition by anti-doping panel

MONTREAL — An "incredibly happy and very relieved" Laurence Vincent Lapointe said Monday she's ready to resume training for her sport's Olympic debut after an anti-doping panel concluded her failed drug test last year was due to cross-contamination f
St. Louis Blues assign veteran forward Troy Brouwer to San Antonio

St. Louis Blues assign veteran forward Troy Brouwer to San Antonio

VANCOUVER — The St. Louis Blues have assigned Troy Brouwer to the American Hockey League's San Antonio Rampage after the veteran forward cleared waivers. Brouwer has one goal in 10 games with the Blues this season, his 12th in the NHL.
Blue Bombers agree to terms with veteran Collaros on contract extension

Blue Bombers agree to terms with veteran Collaros on contract extension

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have agreed to terms with quarterback Zach Collaros on a two-year contract extension. The 31-year-old was scheduled to become a free agent next month.
Edmonton Eskimos sign returner Christion Jones to contact extension

Edmonton Eskimos sign returner Christion Jones to contact extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos signed American returner Christion Jones to a contract extension Monday. Details weren't immediately available. Jones was set to become a free agent next month. Jones joined the Eskimos on Aug.
Canadian snowboarder Toutant says he "broke some ribs" at X Games

Canadian snowboarder Toutant says he "broke some ribs" at X Games

Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant says he "broke some ribs" at the X Games in Aspen over the weekend but is already looking forward to a quick return to the sport.
Rautins: Calling Raptors in wake of Bryant death "was a hard one"

Rautins: Calling Raptors in wake of Bryant death "was a hard one"

TORONTO — Somewhere tucked away in Leo Rautins' house is the box score from the Toronto Raptors' loss to Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers from 2006.
Raptors all-star Siakam named week's top Eastern Conference player

Raptors all-star Siakam named week's top Eastern Conference player

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam has been named the NBA's Eastern Conference player of the week. Siakam earned the honour for the second time this season after averaging team highs of 23.5 points and 9.0 rebounds while shooting .