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Pharrell and N.E.R.D to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

Pharrell and N.E.R.D to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

NEW YORK — The NBA announced Thursday that 11-time Grammy winner Pharrell and his hip-hop-rock band N.E.R.D will headline the halftime show at the 2018 NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles next month.

Bouchard joins Raonic on sidelines of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Three of Canada's top tennis stars have now been eliminated from the Australian Open tennis tournament. The latest was unseeded Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games NHL Boston 4 Montreal 1 Anaheim 5 Pittsburgh 3 --- AHL Belleville 2 Syracuse 1 (OT) San Diego 5 Tucson 3 Charlotte 4 Bridgeport 3 Milwaukee 4 Grand Rapids 3 Cleveland 4 Rockford 3 (SO) Utica 3 Rochester 2 (SO) WB/Scranton 4 Lehigh V
Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston

Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston

BOSTON — The Bruins showed former coach Claude Julien what a changed style looks like in Boston.
C.J. Miles leads Toronto Raptors to 96-91 home win over Detroit Pistons

C.J. Miles leads Toronto Raptors to 96-91 home win over Detroit Pistons

TORONTO — Dwane Casey wasn't giving the Toronto Raptors any style points Wednesday night. C.J. Miles had 21 points as Toronto pulled away for a 96-91 home win over the Detroit Pistons despite committing 21 turnovers.

Max McCormick scores in OT, Belleville ends Syracuse win streak at nine

BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Max McCormick scored 2:13 into overtime as the Belleville Senators beat Syracuse 2-1 on Wednesday in American Hockey League action, snapping the Crunch's win streak at nine games.
Boston honours hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree

Boston honours hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree

BOSTON — Hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree was honoured in Boston on Wednesday on the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL's colour barrier.
Drake, Raptors announce Welcome Toronto program, give money to Canada Basketball

Drake, Raptors announce Welcome Toronto program, give money to Canada Basketball

TORONTO — Lending his distinctive black and gold OVO style to the Toronto Raptors, Drake is thrilled to be giving back to the place where he started.
Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineup

Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineup

TOKYO — North Korea won't be dominating any medal counts when the Winter Olympics come to Pyeongchang in South Korea next month.
Former Argos head coach Milanovich one win away from reaching Super Bowl

Former Argos head coach Milanovich one win away from reaching Super Bowl

When interviewing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Scott Milanovich was asked why he'd want to give up the Toronto Argonauts' head-coaching job to become the NFL club's quarterback coach. The answer was simple: To win a Super Bowl.