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Zacha scores twice, Bruins down Leafs 4-1 in potential playoff preview

Zacha scores twice, Bruins down Leafs 4-1 in potential playoff preview

TORONTO — Pavel Zacha had two goals to snap a long drought as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Monday night. Jake DeBrusk, with a goal and an assist, and Morgan Geekie also scored for Boston (36-13-14).
'Next man up:' Raptors' Barnes has surgery, no update on Poeltl

'Next man up:' Raptors' Barnes has surgery, no update on Poeltl

TORONTO — Two of the Toronto Raptors' most important players are out for an unknown amount of time. That means it's time for the next two to clock in.
Canadian Olympic committees call on federal government for $104M to 'avoid crisis'

Canadian Olympic committees call on federal government for $104M to 'avoid crisis'

OTTAWA — With the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games set for this summer, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee are requesting an additional $104-million in funding from the federal government.
Northern Ontario's Bonot, Northwest Territories' Koe stage Brier upsets

Northern Ontario's Bonot, Northwest Territories' Koe stage Brier upsets

REGINA — Northern Ontario's Trevor Bonot summed up Monday's unexpected outcomes at the Canadian men's curling championship in a few succinct sentences. "It's curling. Honestly, you don't expect anything. You can hope for it," the team's skip said.
Eagles center Jason Kelce retires after 13 NFL seasons and 1 Super Bowl ring

Eagles center Jason Kelce retires after 13 NFL seasons and 1 Super Bowl ring

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jason Kelce needed only seconds to burst into tears.
Raptors sign centre Kelly Olynyk to multi-year contract extension

Raptors sign centre Kelly Olynyk to multi-year contract extension

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed centre Kelly Olynyk to a multi-year contract extension, the NBA club announced Monday. Details of the extension were not announced, but ESPN reported it was a two-year extension worth US$26.25 million.
Zack Wheeler and Phillies reach $126 million, 3-year deal for 2025-27

Zack Wheeler and Phillies reach $126 million, 3-year deal for 2025-27

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler turns 34 in May and just celebrated with his wife the birth of the couple's third child. He has more games to win for the Philadelphia Phillies and a World Series title to chase for Citizens Bank Park.
New Jersey Devils fire coach Lindy Ruff, name Travis Green interim replacement

New Jersey Devils fire coach Lindy Ruff, name Travis Green interim replacement

The New Jersey Devils fired coach Lindy Ruff on Monday and named assistant Travis Green as the interim replacement. General manager Tom Fitzgerald made the surprising move with less than 30 games left in the NHL season.
Toronto Raptors surprise girls basketball tournament at MLSE Launchpad

Toronto Raptors surprise girls basketball tournament at MLSE Launchpad

TORONTO — Schools from across the Greater Toronto Area had sent their girls' basketball teams to MLSE Launchpad for a mini-tournament and then some fun exercises and drills. And a special surprise visit from the Toronto Raptors.
Denver Broncos inform QB Russell Wilson they'll release him when new league year begins

Denver Broncos inform QB Russell Wilson they'll release him when new league year begins

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos told Russell Wilson on Monday that they're going to release him next week, just 18 months after signing the Super Bowl-winning quarterback to a five-year, $242 million contract extension.