Toronto Sports News and Rumors
In between retiring Yankees hitters, Toronto starter J.A. Happ could appreciate the moment of dueling with CC Sabathia.Share Tweet
nytimes.com 6 hours agoBack in the lineup for the first time since May 4, Rodriguez went 0 for 4, and the Yankees fell to the Blue Jays.Share Tweetdimemag.com 9 hours agoGetty Image The NBA Finals start in less than a week. The Heat Cavs and Raptors have slugged it out for five games in the East with Cleveland taking a seemingly commanding 3-2 lead with Game 7 at the Q. The Thunder have dominated the 73-win Warriors eve…Share Tweetyahoo.com 11 hours agoThere were some things worth discussing after the Cleveland Cavaliers decimated the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday — Kevin Love's resurgence, the return of Cleveland's shot-making, the way the Cavaliers' blitzing …Share TweetEven relative to the standards of Toronto’s embarrassing showing in its Game 5 loss to Cleveland on Wednesday night, the statlines of Raptors DeMarre Carroll and Cory Joseph stood out. The starting small forward and reserve hybrid guard combined to shoo…Share Tweet
Report: Two Raptors seen at a casino prior to Game 5 lossyahoo.com 12 hours agoEven relative to the standards of Toronto’s embarrassing showing in its Game 5 loss to Cleveland on Wednesday night, the statlines of Raptors DeMarre Carroll and Cory Joseph stood out. The starting small forward and reserve hybrid guard combined to shoo…Share Tweetnytimes.com 12 hours agoYankees starter Ivan Nova gave up four runs in the loss, thanks in part to two homers by the former Yankee Russell Martin.Share Tweet
Kevin Love Owes Some Of His Game 5 Heroics To A Selfless Pep Talk From An Unlikely Teammatedimemag.com 13 hours agoUSA TODAY Sports The Eastern Conference Finals have been a wildly up-and-down series for Kevin Love. He led all scorers with 25 points in the Cavaliers’ blowout win over the Raptors in Game 5 on Wednesday, but it came just days after Love lost his fourt…Share Tweetyahoo.com 14 hours agoAfter dropping two games in disappointing fashion to the Raptors in Toronto, the Cavaliers posted to the team's Twitter account a video of several players citing the urgency needed in Cleveland on Wednesday, under this LeBron James quote: "Going ba…Share Tweet
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue calls for LeBron James to be more assertive vs. Toronto RaptorsCavs coach Tyronn Lue has called for LeBron James to be more assertive and to set the tone early vs. the Raptors in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.Share Tweet
Dolph Ziggler Helped The Cleveland Cavaliers Show Off Against The Raptorsdimemag.com 14 hours agoGetty Image The Cleveland Cavaliers Game 5 blowout of the Toronto Raptors was one of the most heinous in Conference Finals history, and there’s only one reasonable explanation as to why: WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler was there to cheer them on. Nothing sa…Share Tweet
The Raptors’ Beloved ‘Superfan’ Might Not Have Ever Happened Without Isiah Thomasdimemag.com 15 hours agoUSA TODAY Sports If you’ve watched the slightest bit of Toronto Raptors basketball over the years, you’ve gotten to know the team’s superfan, Nav Bhatia. The superfan goes by the nickname, “The Superfan,” because let’s not overthink fan nicknames. Bhati…Share Tweet
An Angry Courtside Cavs Fan Got Into It With Raptors Coach Dwane Caseydimemag.com 16 hours agohahah who is this guy pic.twitter.com/LZeXEevSR9 — James Herbert (@outsidethenba) May 26, 2016 Wednesday night was rough for Raptors coach Dwane Casey. Not only did his Raps get absolutely smoked by the Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Western Conference Fina…Share Tweet
Jose Bautista Murders Beveragedeadspin.com May 26 (yesterday)The Blue Jays beat the Yankees tonight and the Blue Jays’ best slugger even had the nerve to take it out on Yankees fans, smashing a beverage (presumably beer?) showering the upper chunk of a section in suds (or maybe soda! who knows!). Read more...Share TweetGetty Image After dropping two straight games in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers found themselves on the precipice going into Game 5 on Wednesday. They desperately needed a win to avoid being pushed to the brink of elimination hea…Share Tweet
Travis returns, lengthening Blue Jays' lineupMLB.com May 25 (yesterday)The Blue Jays received a much-needed boost to their struggling lineup on Wednesday afternoon with the long-awaited arrival of Devon Travis.Share Tweetyahoo.com May 25 (yesterday)Most pegged a slim possibility for the Cleveland Cavaliers to drop a game to the Toronto Raptors in their Eastern Conference finals pairing. The Cavs entered Game 3 undefeated on the postseason, but sometimes focus has a way of waning, and the Raptors a…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 25 (yesterday)It seemed like a quaint throwback, perfectly aligned alongside the 1990s nostalgia that seems to drive just about every website these days Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo, a Congo native, had recently taken to emulating Basketball Hall of Famer D…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 25 (yesterday)The London Knights are steamrolling the competition at the Memorial Cup and Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Mitch Marner is leading the way, just as he did in the OHL playoffs. All told, the right winger has 57 points in his past 21 games (13 in three Memo…Share Tweet
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Sharks Skate Past Maple LeafsMar 19The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle DefenseMar 18Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
Raptors Hold Off WolvesMar 18Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.