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Drake, Wayne Gretzky among the celebrities taking in Game 5 of the NBA Finals

Drake, Wayne Gretzky among the celebrities taking in Game 5 of the NBA Finals

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors left O Canada duties to their fans ahead of Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Drake — and the rest of the boisterous, red-clad crowd inside a rabid Scotiabank Arena — didn't disappoint.
Roaring Raptors' fans go quiet as Warriors win Game 5 of the NBA Finals

Roaring Raptors' fans go quiet as Warriors win Game 5 of the NBA Finals

TORONTO — Almost 20,000 rapturous Raptors fans cramming a downtown arena and tens of thousands more across Canada watched in disbelief Monday as the home team lost by a single point to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of their first NBA Finals.
The latest from the Toronto Raptors Game 5 in the NBA Finals

The latest from the Toronto Raptors Game 5 in the NBA Finals

TORONTO — 11:40 p.m. Fans in Toronto's Jurassic Park were in agony as the Raptors came back to take the lead late in the fourth quarter only to fall to the Warriors. Some fans clasped their hands in prayer, others bounced nervously on their feet.
A look at 5 key moments from Game 5 of NBA Finals between Raptors and Warriors

A look at 5 key moments from Game 5 of NBA Finals between Raptors and Warriors

TORONTO — The Golden State Warriors staved off elimination on Monday night by defeating the Toronto Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena.
O Canada: Fans help deliver stirring national anthem before Game 5

O Canada: Fans help deliver stirring national anthem before Game 5

TORONTO — Longtime national anthem performer Doug Tranquada delivered a stirring opening stanza to "O Canada" at the NBA Finals on Monday night before letting fans at Scotiabank Arena take over.
Nurse credits Leonard with revving up teammates after Game 2 loss

Nurse credits Leonard with revving up teammates after Game 2 loss

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors were feeling low following a Game 2 loss to Golden State on their home court last week in the NBA Finals. Then Kawhi Leonard, the team's usually quiet leader, spoke up.

Source: Montreal brothers head up partnership doing its due diligence on Als

Two Montreal brothers are heading up a partnership that's looking into purchasing the city's CFL club.

Canada shuts out Trinidad and Tobago in training match ahead of Gold Cup

LOS ANGELES — Scott Arfield scored two goals to lead the Canadian men's soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago in a closed-door friendly on Monday.
Bruins' consistency faces final test in Game 7 vs. Blues

Bruins' consistency faces final test in Game 7 vs. Blues

ST. LOUIS — The strains of Jay-Z and Linkin Park's "Numb/Encore" mashup emanated from a small speaker on the hallway floor outside the visiting locker room following the Boston Bruins' morning skate. "I don't know what you're expecting of me ...
Buchanan goal helps Canada defeat Cameroon 1-0 in World Cup opener

Buchanan goal helps Canada defeat Cameroon 1-0 in World Cup opener

MONTPELLIER, France — Canada overcame some early tournament jitters and a stubborn Cameroon defence to win its Women's World Cup opener 1-0 Monday.