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January 7, 2019 4:05 PM Canada’s Andreescu rockets up 45 positions after reaching Auckland final

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu jumped 45 positions to a career-high No. 107 in the world rankings Monday after her surprising run to the final at the ASB Classic. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., stunned former world No. 1s Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark and American Venus Williams en route to her first appearance in a WTA Tour final on Sunday in Auckland 140

January 4, 2019 9:48 PM Saturday NHL preview: Vancouver Canucks at Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver’s Bo Horvat, with 36 points in 42 games, is on pace to shatter his career high of 52 points from two seasons ago. The 23-year-old centre, drafted ninth overall in 2013, is also the NHL’s top faceoff man ... Leafs centre John Tavares, selected to play in the all-star game for the sixth time, was third in the NHL in goals through Thursday with 26. Vancouver’s 157

January 3, 2019 1:43 PM What kind of welcome will Kawhi Leonard get in San Antonio when Raptors visit tonight?

The absolute truth side, which will be somewhere in the middle and the most realistic. I always thought, naively I guess, that this week would be more about Kawhi than DeMar and that February’s return game in Toronto would be more about DeMar than Kawhi. Hasn’t turned out that way – it really was nice to see DeMar yesterday and chat with him and catch 161

January 2, 2019 9:21 PM Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard marries while awaiting hearing in sex-assault case

They also sat together at a grand piano while Hoggard serenaded Asselstine with a ballad. The celebration comes as Hoggard awaits a preliminary hearing set for July in Toronto in his sex-assault case. He’s facing one count of sexual interference and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm. A lawyer for the singer did not immediately respond 145

January 2, 2019 8:02 PM Bob Einstein, known as Super Dave Osborne, dead at 76

But for Canadian fans Einstein will forever be known as inept stuntman Super Dave. Einstein was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Nov. 20, 1942, but he spent a dozen years in Toronto appearing first on Bizarre and then his own talk series, The Super Dave Osborne Show. Writing about Bizarre for the Star in 2015, freelance writer Adam Proteau said Einstein 145

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 141

January 2, 2019 5:38 PM Toronto FC GM Tim Bezbatchenko reportedly leaving for Columbus Crew

Sam Stejskal of MLS Soccer also reported that the Reds are in advanced discussions with former New York Red Bulls sporting director Ali Curtis to replace the 37-year-old Bezbatchenko. The 30-year-old Curtis held the Red Bulls job from 2014 to 2017, but has been out of MLS since. Bezbatchenko’s hiring in 2013 signalled the beginning of TFC’s transformation 145

January 2, 2019 4:56 PM Capitals’ Ovechkin to skip NHL all-star game, will be suspended one game

“My body needs a rest,” Ovechkin said after practice Wednesday. The 33-year-old has played in all 33 games this season and leads the Capitals with 45 points. Washington’s final game before the all-star break is Jan. 23 at Toronto. The all-star game is Jan. 26, and the Capitals don’t play again until Feb. 1 against Calgary. It’s not clear when Ovechkin’s 159

January 2, 2019 2:01 PM Former Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki reaches deal with Yankees: Reports

ESPN reported Tuesday night that Tulowitzki is expected to join the Yankees on a league-minimum deal for $550,000 (U.S.), with the Jays paying the remainder of his $20 million salary this year. The Yankees’ regular shortstop Didi Gregorius underwent Tommy John surgery in October and expected to miss part of the 2019 season. Tulowitzki, who was acquired 109

January 2, 2019 3:36 AM Game Centre: Kawhi Leonard’s career-best 45 points lift Raptors over Jazz

Leonard was frustrated with the non-calls in that game, a night that eventually led to a fine for Raptors coach Nick Nurse for publicly defending his best player. It was a similar story in the first half of Toronto’s first game of the new year. While Leonard went into the break with a team-high 15 points, his frustration with a lack of calls was apparent 150