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Drake Mixes Up Adam Silver And Donald Sterling During Drake Nig…

Drake Mixes Up Adam Silver And Donald Sterling During Drake Night

deadspin.com yahoo.com dimemag.com Updated 1 hour ago
So I guess Drake Night is going to be a yearly tradition for the Toronto Raptors, which is fine by us because Drake + basketball always equals a good time . Last night proved to be no different, when Drake confused NBA commissioner Adam Silver with raci…
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  • Maple Leafs keep winning despite bad advanced stats. How?

    Maple Leafs keep winning despite bad advanced stats. How?

    thehockeynews.com 21 hours ago
    Cliches are the hallmark of lazy writers, but the Toronto Maple Leafs warrant an act of laziness, as one cliche fits too darned perfectly: the more things change, the more they stay the same. The front office makeup tells us the Leafs have changed. Bren…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Trading Hall would do little to help Oilers long…

    Rumor Roundup: Trading Hall would do little to help Oilers long-term improvement

    thehockeynews.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    The Edmonton Oilers firing of head coach Dallas Eakins prompted speculation over potential roster changes. It’s believed Oilers management will consider all options going forward, including the possibility of trading star left wing Taylor Hall. TSN’s Da…
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  • Surging Leafs end Ducks' 7-game win streak

    Surging Leafs end Ducks' 7-game win streak

    ESPN.com NHL.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    Phil Kessel scored two of Toronto's four third-period goals, and the Maple Leafs beat Anaheim 6-2 for their sixth straight victory Tuesday night, snapping the Ducks' seven-game winning streak.
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  • Brandon Morrow looking to make comeback with Padres

    Brandon Morrow looking to make comeback with Padres

    yahoo.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    After back-to-back seasons in which he made just a combined 16 starts for the Toronto Blue Jays, right-handed pitcher Brandon Morrow is set to try to revive his career with the San Diego Padres. The 30-year-old with a history of oblique, forearm, and fi…
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  • Toronto Maple Leafs’ defiant win streak: For real or fooling us…

    Toronto Maple Leafs’ defiant win streak: For real or fooling us again?

    yahoo.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    There is perhaps no greater motivator in the NHL this season than defiance. The Detroit Red Wings were going to lose a coach and age out of the playoffs; instead, they lead the Atlantic. The Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames were written off in the West;…
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  • GiF: Kyle Lowry’s Handle Beguiles Victor Oladipo

    GiF: Kyle Lowry’s Handle Beguiles Victor Oladipo

    dimemag.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    Second year guard Victor Oladipo has been one of the better perimeter defenders since coming into the league. He’s big, and he’s blocked some big names who thought they could take advantage of a young fella. That’s what made this third quarter sequence …
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  • With Headley, Yanks squarely in race for AL East title

    With Headley, Yanks squarely in race for AL East title

    MLB.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    Maybe the best thing about Chase Headley re-signing with the Yankees is that you can legitimately make a case for any of three teams winning the AL East. Red Sox? Blue Jays? Yankees? Who do you have? This is good stuff, the best of the Hot Stove League.…
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  • Around the League notebook for Sunday, Dec. 14

    Around the League notebook for Sunday, Dec. 14

    NHL.com ESPN.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    TORONTO 4, Los Angeles 3 (SO) CHICAGO 2, Calgary 1 NY Rangers 2, EDMONTON 0 TORONTO WINS SEASON-BEST FIFTH STRAIGHT Joffrey Lupul scored the shootout winner to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory against the Los Angeles Kings. Tor...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Leafs win 5, Calgary lose 5 games in a row; NY…

    NHL Three Stars: Leafs win 5, Calgary lose 5 games in a row; NYR beat Oil, lose Brassard to mumps

    yahoo.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: James Reimer, Toronto Maple Leafs The Leafs went up 2-0 before the Kings came back 3-2 in the third. JVR evened the score for Toronto, and Reimer kept the Leafs in it through the shoot-out for their fifth straight win. No. 2 Star: Brandon Sa…
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  • Kings might want to flip the switch anytime about now

    Kings might want to flip the switch anytime about now

    thehockeynews.com Dec 14 (4 days ago)
    If the Stanley Cup playoffs were to begin right now, the Los Angeles Kings would be in them by the skin of their teeth. They would have limped into the post-season with four losses in their past five. They would enter the tournament with their most prod…
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  • Maple Leafs coach get his mumps shot as team tries to avoid wid…

    Maple Leafs coach get his mumps shot as team tries to avoid widespread outbreak

    NHL.com Dec 14 (4 days ago)
    TORONTO - Leafs coach Randy Carlyle has joined the rest of his team in getting his mumps shot. "Well I just got my shot today," Carlyle said Sunday prior to a game against the Los Angeles Kings. "They dragged me in. I was the last one. "I ...
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  • Source: Rizzo not contacted by Blue Jays

    Source: Rizzo not contacted by Blue Jays

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    During NatsFest, ESPN reported that the Blue Jays are looking for a team president/CEO and have interest in Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo. But a baseball source said the Blue Jays have not contacted Rizzo.
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  • Cody Franson 'shapes up' for a potential big pay day

    Cody Franson 'shapes up' for a potential big pay day

    yahoo.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    Call Cody Franson ‘Mr. One Year Deal.’ The Maple Leafs blueliner has basically been on season-long contracts for the last three NHL years. Granted, he has been bumped up from $1.2 million to $2 million to $3.3 million this year. But it has created a str…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Several teams looking at moves leading up to hol…

    Rumor Roundup: Several teams looking at moves leading up to holiday trade freeze

    thehockeynews.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    With the NHL’s holiday trade freeze beginning at midnight on Dec. 19 there’s growing speculation over possible moves leading up to the deadline. ESPN.com’s Craig Custance reports Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray is willing to be creative after noting a rece…
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  • Brett Lawrie surprises young Blue Jays fan devastated by trade

    Brett Lawrie surprises young Blue Jays fan devastated by trade

    yahoo.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    Back on Nov. 28, the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletic were involved in a stunning trade that saw Brett Lawrie and three minor leaguers moved to the Oakland in exchange for All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson. The deal caught nearly everyone off …
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  • Video - Raptors Roll Nets 01:06

    Raptors Roll Nets

    Dec 17
    Kyle Lowry scored 20 points and 12 assists in the Raptors' 105-89 win over the Nets.
  • Video - Lowry: 'I Think We Can Go far' 00:38

    Lowry: 'I Think We Can Go far'

    Dec 17
    Kyle Lowry said he thinks the Raptors have what it takes to make an impact in the playoffs.
  • Video - Ross Fakes Out Johnson, Drake Reacts 00:31

    Ross Fakes Out Johnson, Drake Reacts

    Dec 17
    Drake reacted to Toronto Raptors forward Terrence Ross fooling Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson for the layup.
  • Video - Leafs Win Sixth Straight 00:52

    Leafs Win Sixth Straight

    Dec 16
    Tyler Bozak and Nazem Kadri each scored as Toronto beat Anaheim 6-2.

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    Dec 17
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    Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is expected to miss the rest of his rookie season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced Tuesday night.