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Sexton scores 36, Cavs hand Raptors eighth straight loss

Sexton scores 36, Cavs hand Raptors eighth straight loss

CLEVELAND — Collin Sexton scored 23 of his 36 points in the second half, Jarrett Allen had 17 points and 15 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Toronto 116-105 on Sunday night, handing the Raptors their eighth straight loss.
South Carolina women open NCAA with Staley's 500th win

South Carolina women open NCAA with Staley's 500th win

SAN ANTONIO — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley was already thinking ahead after getting her 500th career win in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament. “Five hundred one sounds nice, and on and on and on,” Staley said.

Laval native Leylah Annie Fernandez wins first ever WTA title at Monterrey Open

MONTERREY, Mexico — Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez has captured her first career WTA Tour title. The 18-year-old Fernandez, from Laval, Que., beat Swiss qualifier Viktorija Golubic 6-1, 6-4 in the Monterrey Open final on Sunday.
Buddy Boeheim gets dad back to Sweet 16 as Syracuse tops WVU

Buddy Boeheim gets dad back to Sweet 16 as Syracuse tops WVU

INDIANAPOLIS — Buddy Boeheim kept shooting, carrying his Hall of Fame father and 11th-seeded Syracuse back into the Sweet 16.

QMJHL Roundup: Islanders' Colten Ellis makes 22 saves, shuts out Eagles in 4-0 win

SYDNEY, N.S. — Charlottetown Islanders goaltender Colten Ellis made 22 saves in a 4-0 win over the Cape Breton Eagles on Sunday.
CP NewsAlert: Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez wins first ever WTA title at Monterrey

CP NewsAlert: Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez wins first ever WTA title at Monterrey

MONTERREY, Mexico — Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez has won her first ever WTA title after defeating Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic 6-1, 6-4. The 18-year-old from Laval, Que., needed 89 minutes to defeat Golubic.
Jones wins Honda Classic by 5 shots, Hadwin finishes in tie for eighth place

Jones wins Honda Classic by 5 shots, Hadwin finishes in tie for eighth place

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — When Matt Jones won his first PGA Tour title seven years ago, he needed a 45-foot birdie putt just to get into a playoff and then a 40-yard chip-in to take the victory.
Canada's Karker wins World Cup halfpipe gold, Mackay takes silver in men's event

Canada's Karker wins World Cup halfpipe gold, Mackay takes silver in men's event

ASPEN, Colo. — Canada's Rachael Karker won gold at a women's freeski halfpipe World Cup on Sunday afternoon while Brendan Mackay took silver in the men's competition. Karker, from Erin, Ont., finished first with 93.25 points.

Pair of goals from Blandisi, Teasdale lead Laval Rocket over Stockton Heat

CALGARY — Joel Teasdale and Joseph Blandisi each scored a pair of goals in a 4-1 Laval Rocket victory over the Stockton Heat at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary Sunday afternoon. Both teams were tied 1-1 after the opening 20 minutes.
NBA hands Raptors coach Nurse a US$50,000 fine for throwing face mask and swearing

NBA hands Raptors coach Nurse a US$50,000 fine for throwing face mask and swearing

NEW YORK — The NBA has handed Raptors head coach Nick Nurse a US$50,000 fine for his actions in Toronto's 115-112 loss to the Utah Jazz on Friday night at Amalie Arena.