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Massive crowds, security concerns prove to be issues at Raptors parade

Massive crowds, security concerns prove to be issues at Raptors parade

TORONTO — A shooting that sparked a stampede at a massive rally celebrating the Raptors' historic NBA title highlighted the challenges of organizing a large celebratory event in a sprawling metropolis such as Toronto, authorities said Monday.

Toronto mayor gives Raptors star Kawhi Leonard key to city

Toronto Mayor John Tory tried to woo Kawhi Leonard by presenting him with the key to the city. But the Raptors star and MVP of the NBA Finals said he wasn't thinking about his longterm future on Monday.
Post and Weir happy to see Henderson take sole possession of golfing record

Post and Weir happy to see Henderson take sole possession of golfing record

Brooke Henderson is now the undisputed monarch of Canadian golf. Her predecessors can't wait to see what she'll do next. The 21-year old from Smiths Falls, Ont.
The corporate winners and losers from the Toronto Raptors's historic win

The corporate winners and losers from the Toronto Raptors's historic win

We The North mania spread across Canada as the Toronto Raptors created history as the first Canadian team to win an NBA championship, and businesses attempted to capitalize on the frenzy.

Phelps activated from injured list, ready for 2019 debut with Blue Jays

TORONTO — After nearly two years since David Phelps' last appearance in a major league game, the right-handed reliever is ready for his comeback.
Ticats linebacker Lawrence suspended two games for hit on Riders quarterback

Ticats linebacker Lawrence suspended two games for hit on Riders quarterback

TORONTO — The CFL suspended Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence for two games Monday for hitting Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Zach Collaros in the head during the league's regular-season opener Thursday night.
Riders' rookie head coach Dickenson has decision to make at quarterback

Riders' rookie head coach Dickenson has decision to make at quarterback

Just one game into his CFL head-coaching tenure, Craig Dickenson of the Saskatchewan Roughriders has a quarterback dilemma. Starter Zach Collaros is on the six-game injured list.
Sharks sign D Erik Karlsson to $92M, 8-year deal

Sharks sign D Erik Karlsson to $92M, 8-year deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks took a risk when they traded for elite defenceman Erik Karlsson knowing he had only one year left on his contract.
Employers take flexible approach to Raptors parade as huge numbers head downtown

Employers take flexible approach to Raptors parade as huge numbers head downtown

TORONTO — The massive response to the Toronto Raptors NBA championship parade has led numerous major employers to take a more flexible approach to work Monday. Sobeys Inc.

WHL's Blazers name Clouston head coach, retain Sydor as associate coach

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Shaun Clouston has been named the next head coach of the Western Hockey League's Kamloops Blazers with Darryl Sydor announced as the club's associate coach. Clouston, from Viking, Alta.