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College Football Playoff TV ratings rise on return to Jan. 1

College Football Playoff TV ratings rise on return to Jan. 1

With the semifinals back New Year's Day, ESPN viewership for the College Football Playoff was the highest it has been since the first season of the post-season system in 2015.
Ex-boxer dramatized in film 'Bleed for This' accused of beating up, biting man

Ex-boxer dramatized in film 'Bleed for This' accused of beating up, biting man

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Retired boxing champion Vinny Paz, whose comeback story after a car crash was dramatized in the 2016 film "Bleed for This," has been accused of attacking a Rhode Island man and sending him to the hospital.
Bower's grandson and Leafs president Shanahan to pay tribute to late goalie

Bower's grandson and Leafs president Shanahan to pay tribute to late goalie

TORONTO — Johnny Bower's grandson and Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan will be among the speakers at Wednesday's memorial service for the Hall of Fame goalie.
South Korea offers talks with North on Olympic co-operation

South Korea offers talks with North on Olympic co-operation

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea on Tuesday offered high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to co-operate on next month's Winter Olympics in the South.
Healthy roster, mind games and Steenbergen all things to look for v. Switzerland

Healthy roster, mind games and Steenbergen all things to look for v. Switzerland

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Canada finished first in Group A at the world junior hockey championship, setting up a quarterfinal matchup against Switzerland on Tuesday afternoon. Here are three things to know heading into the game.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov drops match at Brisbane International

Canada's Denis Shapovalov drops match at Brisbane International

BRISBANE, Australia — Canadian tennis pro Denis Shapovalov lost his first-round match Tuesday at the Brisbane International tennis tournament. The 18-year-old Richmond Hill, Ont.
DeMar DeRozan has franchise-record 52 points to lift Raptors over Bucks in OT

DeMar DeRozan has franchise-record 52 points to lift Raptors over Bucks in OT

TORONTO — On Monday morning, DeMar DeRozan sat down to watch footage of Michael Jordan's magnificent final few minutes of the Chicago Bulls' thrilling Game 6 win over Utah in the 1998 NBA Finals.

Scores and Schedule

Monday's Games NHL N.Y. Rangers 3 Buffalo 2 (OT) --- AHL Chicago 2 Iowa 1 --- NBA Toronto 131 Milwaukee 127 (OT) Brooklyn 98 Orlando 95 Minnesota 114 L.A.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NHL N.Y. Rangers 3 Buffalo 2 (OT) --- AHL Chicago 2 Iowa 1 --- NBA Toronto 131 Milwaukee 127 (OT) Brooklyn 98 Orlando 95 Minnesota 114 L.A. Lakers 96 Portland 124 Chicago 120 (OT) --- The Canadian Press
Canada not buying into Swiss coach's comments ahead of world junior quarterfinal

Canada not buying into Swiss coach's comments ahead of world junior quarterfinal

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Canadian captain Dillon Dube couldn't believe what he was hearing.