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January 10, 2019 1:55 AM Seattle will get to host draft, all-star game: Gary Bettman

“If you talk about in terms of kicking the tires, the tires are in great shape,” Bettman said. “We couldn’t be more excited. When the board made the decision to come to Seattle, we knew it was the right decision, it would be a great decision and everything that has transpired has not only lived up to expectation but has exceeded our expectations.” The franchise 8

January 2, 2019 7:11 PM DeMar DeRozan hungry for first shot at Raptors

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS—Game on the line, final possession, the ball’s in the hands of DeMar DeRozan as he stares down Kawhi Leonard in front of him. “Be a great movie,” DeRozan said here Wednesday in a far-reaching interview session. “Great movie. Reminds me of The Notebook.” It may not come to pass that DeRozan, arguably the most popular Raptor ever when he was traded 6

January 2, 2019 6:51 PM Canucks deal Nilsson and Archibald to Senators for McKenna, Pyatt, draft pick

Archibald, also 28, had one goal and one assist in nine games with the Canucks to go along with 16 points (11 goals, five assists) in 23 games with the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League. After the deal was announced, Archibald was assigned to the AHL’s Belleville Senators. McKenna, 35, was 1-4-1 with a 3.96 goal-against average with Ottawa this season 8

December 28, 2018 3:41 AM Game Centre: Canada hangs on for slim victory over determined Swiss side

Switzerland put up a better fight than Denmark – much better — but the result was the same: A Canadian victory, this one by the razor-thin margin of 3-2. Canada got second-period goals from MacKenzie Entwistle and Noah Dobson and then held on while Switzerland rallied, aided by penalties and the extra attacker, late in the third. But knee-knocking aside 14

December 18, 2018 11:07 PM Duke star Zion Williamson is stunning college basketball fans

At six-foot-seven and 285 pounds, he is not only Paul Bunyan-esque for the college ranks but also, the website FiveThirtyEight noted, heavier than all but one active NBA player. Williamson, however, is hardly earthbound. His 45-inch vertical leap is the highest since Duke started measuring its players, providing the foundation for his explosive moves 18

December 15, 2018 5:59 PM Champion Red Sox owe nearly $12M in luxury tax

The World Series champion Red Sox owe $11,951,091 (U.S.) in luxury tax for having baseball’s top payroll, according to final calculations by the commissioner’s office obtained by The Associated Press. The only other team that owes is the Washington Nationals, who must pay $2,386,097, their second straight year with a bill. Because Boston was more than $40 million 20

December 14, 2018 6:53 PM Fresh start for Warriors extends to roster as Richardson focuses on local talent

After a new ownership group moved and rebranded Vancouver’s National Lacrosse League franchise, new general manager Dan Richardson was given a mandate to remake the entire roster. Canucks Sports and Entertainment bought the NLL’s Stealth in the off-season, moved them from the Langley Events Centre to Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver and renamed them the Warriors 20

December 11, 2018 3:37 AM Star goalie Mike DiPietro gets second chance at world juniors dream

While Ottawa got the OHL’s No. 1-ranked goalie, Windsor took forward Egor Afanaseyev and a series of draft picks. The move gives DiPietro a shot at Memorial Cup run with the streaking 67’s, but leaving his family, friends and the team he’s grown up with isn’t easy. “I’m just approaching this as a really long road trip,” he said. “It’s something that’s 19

December 11, 2018 3:22 AM Maple Leafs sign Calle Rosen, get defenceman Steven Oleksy in trade with Ducks

Forward Adam Cracknell was sent to Anaheim. Both players have played exclusively in the American Hockey League this season. The 32-year-old Oleksy collected two assists in 15 games with the San Diego Gulls this year. He signed with Anaheim as a free agent on July 1, 2017. Oleksy has 109 points in 388 career AHL games, including 20 with the Marlies during 14

December 8, 2018 6:53 PM Privacy concerns rehashed at Sidewalk Labs consultation

Waterfront Toronto’s chief development officer Meg Davis says more detail, including data governance, will be included in a master draft of the project which she says will be completed in January 2019. But she says the draft will only be available to Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto and three levels of government to ensure it abides by policies and regulations 17