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Raptors president Ujiri's lawyers refer to officer's allegations as 'fabrication'

Raptors president Ujiri's lawyers refer to officer's allegations as 'fabrication'

OAKLAND, Calif. — Lawyers for Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri say a law enforcement officer's court motion should be denied, calling allegations about a confrontation between the two at the 2019 NBA Finals "a complete fabrication.

Pacers hire former Raptors assistant Nate Bjorkgren as new head coach

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers have hired former Toronto assistant Nate Bjorkgren as their new head coach. Bjorkgren spent the last two seasons on the staff of Raptors coach Nick Nurse and helped Toronto win its first NBA title in 2018-19.
Messing dedicating his Skate America performance to grounded Canadian teammates

Messing dedicating his Skate America performance to grounded Canadian teammates

Keegan Messing will take the ice alone this week at Skate America in Las Vegas, without even fans in the arena to cheer him on. But he'll be skating with all of Canada's team in his thoughts.
Forge FC coach Bobby Smyrniotis' influence on Canadian soccer continues to grow

Forge FC coach Bobby Smyrniotis' influence on Canadian soccer continues to grow

Under head coach Bobby Smyrniotis, Forge FC has been the class of the Canadian Premier League.
Canadiens sign defenceman Kaiden Guhle to three-year entry-level contract

Canadiens sign defenceman Kaiden Guhle to three-year entry-level contract

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Kaiden Guhle, a first-round pick in 2020, to a three-year, entry-level contract.

World junior hockey championship opens on Christmas Day for first time since 2005

TORONTO — There has been a slight tweak to the schedule for the next world junior hockey championship.

Veteran sniper Evgenii Dadonov excited to join Senators: 'It's a perfect fit'

Evgenii Dadonov sees a bright future in the nation's capital. And the veteran winger — immediately the second oldest player on the Ottawa Senators after signing — wanted to be a part of it.
Rain could present big challenge in Mighty Heart's quest to capture Triple Crown

Rain could present big challenge in Mighty Heart's quest to capture Triple Crown

TORONTO — She's a Hall of Fame trainer, but Josie Carroll will also be an amateur meteorologist this week.

Whitecaps search for top gamer to challenge incumbent esports representative

VANCOUVER — Fancy yourself as a FIFA gamer? The Vancouver Whitecaps may have a job for you. The MLS team announced Monday it is holding a countrywide esports FIFA competition -- Search for the ONe.
Nick Nurse continues push for Americans living abroad to vote in U.S. election

Nick Nurse continues push for Americans living abroad to vote in U.S. election

TORONTO — Website traffic for voter registration by Americans living abroad is triple what it was for the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse.