Crunch time woes leave Raptors looking in the mirror

WASHINGTON — Three made field goals in seven minutes and 44 seconds. That’s how the Toronto Raptors finished their 106-98 loss to the Washington Wizards Sunday. And that’s the biggest thing you need to know about why they lost this game, and their first-round series lead along with it. Almost bafflingly, Toronto’s offence came to a screeching More...

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By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Raptors air an old playoff re-run in Game 4 loss to Wizards

WASHINGTON – When the Toronto Raptors made their sweeping changes in the off-season a year ago it was because what they were doing on offence wasn’t working in the post-season. It was to shift DeMar DeRozan More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Canadians defeat Ukranians in Fed Cup playoff

MONTREAL—Even with a rash of injuries, Canada’s Fed Cup squad found a way to defeat Ukraine. A closing 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victory by the doubles team of Gabriela Dabrowski of Ottawa and Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Rosie DiManno: There was nothing to fear, the Leafs insist after holding off Bruins

In the downbeats of a fortissimo playoff series, the grace note pause between a frantic survival game and another elimination game, the Maple Leafs reached for a dash of dry humour. Jake Gardiner, on the roughing More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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NBA Playoffs Live Tracker: Raptors vs. Wizards

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Check out our NBA Playoffs live tracker as the Toronto Raptors battle the Washington Wizards in Game 4 of their first-round series on Sunday night. Sportsnet.ca  More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Blue Jays can’t find timely offence in series against Yankees

NEW YORK – The timely, game-breaking hits that were a staple of the Toronto Blue Jays’ hot start dried up in the Bronx over the weekend, with three losses in four games sending them into a visit from the surging More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Lack of unity hurts Arsenal – Wenger on fans, successor & what next

Media playback is not supported on this device Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the lack of unity among fans in recent seasons has been “hurtful” More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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MLB Live Tracker: Blue Jays vs. Yankees

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Follow along using our MLB Live Tracker as the Toronto Blue Jays visit the New York Yankees. Watch live on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW. Sportsnet.ca  More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Bruce Arthur: That frightening score, but Leafs are coming home

BOSTON—It was 4-1. That phrase is burned into the bones of Leafs fans, printed on the back of their eyelids, and everybody knows what it means. Five years ago, Game 7, Boston. No team had ever blown a three-goal More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Farah breaks British record as he finishes third at London Marathon

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s Mo Farah finished third at the London Marathon in a new British record as Kenyan Eliud More...