Skip to content

National Sports

George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Raptors 124-107

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Toronto Raptors 124-107 on Wednesday night.
Aho scores twice, Hurricanes top Canadiens 3-1

Aho scores twice, Hurricanes top Canadiens 3-1

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes are threatening to move up in the Metropolitan Division, thanks in part to the play of young forward Sebastian Aho and veteran goalie Cam Ward.
Johnny Bower was a fearless competitor and a fan favourite with Maple Leafs

Johnny Bower was a fearless competitor and a fan favourite with Maple Leafs

TORONTO — Johnny Bower didn't really want to come to Toronto. But the pint-sized goalie with the big heart went on to become part of Maple Leafs lore.
2018 World Cup chief Mutko quits; still involved in planning

2018 World Cup chief Mutko quits; still involved in planning

MOSCOW — Vitaly Mutko bowed to mounting pressure and stepped down as chairman of the 2018 World Cup organizing committee on Wednesday after being dogged by investigations that highlighted his role in a state-backed doping program.
Five thins to know about Johnny Bower's Hall of Fame pro hockey career

Five thins to know about Johnny Bower's Hall of Fame pro hockey career

TORONTO — Legendary goalie Johnny Bower, who helped the Toronto Maple Leafs win four Stanley Cups in the 1960s, died Tuesday at the age of 93. Here's a look at five things to know about Bower's pro hockey career.
Cherry still can't understand why it took NHL so long to recognize Bower's quality

Cherry still can't understand why it took NHL so long to recognize Bower's quality

TORONTO — Don Cherry still finds it hard to understand why it took Johnny Bower so long to become an NHL regular. Bower spent 13 seasons in the American Hockey League before earning a permanent spot with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1958.
Golfer Brooke Henderson wins Rosenfeld Award as CP female athlete of the year

Golfer Brooke Henderson wins Rosenfeld Award as CP female athlete of the year

TORONTO — Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson is barely out of her teens and her list of accomplishments on the LPGA Tour is already a long one.

Hockey world reacts to the death of Hall of Famer Johnny Bower

TORONTO — The death of Hockey Hall of Famer Johnny Bower has unleashed a flood of tributes from within the hockey world and beyond.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games World Junior Hockey Championship At Buffalo, N.Y.
Barea, Mavs end another Raptors 6-game streak with 98-93 win

Barea, Mavs end another Raptors 6-game streak with 98-93 win

DALLAS — J.J. Barea scored 20 points, including a clinching layup in the final seconds, and the Dallas Mavericks ended another six-game winning streak by Toronto with a 98-93 victory over the Raptors on Tuesday night.