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  • Canadiens’ Max Domi given match penalty for ‘gutless’ suckerpunch against Panthers

    September 20, 2018 4:17 AM 7

    “The two were arguing with one another,” Jonathan Drouin said. “I saw a pretty big slash from Ekblad on Max, and Max just took matters into his own hands. It’s also Ekblad’s fault for not protecting himself.” Meanwhile coach Claude Julien said “these are things that happen in a hockey game.” When play resumed, Jared McCann made it 3-1 at 10:57 of the third

  • Defenceman Erik Karlsson looks to fit in on 1st day with Sharks

    September 20, 2018 1:51 AM 6

    Wilson started that process even before the deal. He and DeBoer flew to Toronto to meet with Karlsson with Ottawa’s permission before the trade was finalized. Owner Hasso Plattner also talked to Karlsson. “We were given some opportunity to spend some quality time,” Wilson said. “I was truly blown away just by him as a person, sitting with him, how he sees the game, how he talks

  • Winning is all in a day’s work — at the Star amateur golf championships

    September 20, 2018 12:59 AM 6

    “Busy day,” Reid said, matter of factly, after a quick celebration at Markland Wood Golf Club, where the Star staged the 20th edition of its championships. Reid, like many of the 64 golfers who participated in the Star’s event over the last three days, mixes a love of golf with work, family and daily responsibilities. Reid won the women’s title, and the Ruth Atkinson

  • It’s no slam dunk, but Glen Grunwald has high hopes for Canada Basketball

    September 19, 2018 8:05 PM 5

    Having already played a significant role in one chapter of Canadian basketball history, Glen Grunwald has his eyes set on another. One of the first employees of the Toronto Raptors, coming on board long before the team played its first game, Grunwald was instrumental in negotiating a rocky first few years for the now well-established franchise

  • U.S. Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh thrives by mixing sports and politics

    September 19, 2018 7:17 PM 6

    Last week Christine Blasey Ford gave an interview to the Washington Post alleging that Brett Kavanaugh, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee now undergoing confirmation hearings in the U.S. senate, sexually assaulted her at a house party when they were both teenagers. Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, has been invited to testify before

  • Plenty of talent in Blue Jays pipeline

    September 19, 2018 7:15 PM 6

    Kevin Smith: No one was surprised to see Guerrero on MLB Pipeline’s team of the year, announced earlier this month, but with him on the second team, was shortstop Smith. The Blue Jays’ No. 6 prospect hit .302 with 25 home runs, 93 RBIs and 29 stolen bases between the Class A Lansing Lugnuts and the Class A Advanced Dunedin Blue Jays. Smith, 22, focused

  • North and South Korean planning joint bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

    September 19, 2018 4:00 PM 4

    The International Olympic Committee traditionally does not announce host cities until seven years ahead of the games. That would give the Koreas until 2025 to put together a joint bid. Germany, with a multi-city bid, Brisbane, Australia and Jakarta, Indonesia are among those who have indicated they would bid for the 2032 Games. The India Olympic Committee

  • Toronto FC shifts attention to Campeones Cup

    September 18, 2018 9:02 PM 8

    Mexican teams hold a 42-8-10 edge against MLS opposition in competitive matches, although MLS sides went 6-4-2 against Mexican foes in CONCACAF Champions League this year. The two clubs have history, with Toronto defeating Tigres on away goals in the CONCACAF Champions League quarter-finals in March. TFC won 2-1 at home and lost 3-2 at Monterrey

  • Raptors president Masai Ujiri won’t change things up for Kawhi Leonard

    September 18, 2018 6:03 PM 8

    Confident as always in the man he is, the personalities of the men and women around him and the culture he has built around his basketball team, Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri knows of only one way to face one of the trickiest situations of his professional career: Stay true to himself and what he stands for. “There is nothing we are going to do different

  • PGA to bring Ryder Cup, other top events to Congressional

    September 18, 2018 3:36 PM 7

    The PGA of America is bringing its biggest championships to Congressional over the next two decades. Nearly three months after the PGA Tour ended another run outside golf-rich Washington, the PGA of America announced an agreement for the club to host the Women’s PGA Championship twice, the Senior PGA Championship twice, the PGA Championship (2031) and the Ryder