Toronto Raptors

The Latest: Raptors bringing back guard Fred VanVleet

The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT): 11:10 a.m. The Toronto Raptors aren’t letting guard Fred VanVleet get away. A person with knowledge of the contract says the club has reached an agreement with VanVleet on a two-year, $18 million deal. The person spoke with The Associated Press Sunday on condition of anonymity … Continue reading The Latest: Raptors bringing back guard Fred VanVleet

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Jason Day captures Wells Fargo for second win of season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jason Day channeled his inner LeBron James and captured his second PGA Tour event of the season. Day said he drew inspiration from James’ Game 3 buzzer-beater against the Toronto Raptors before he pulled off his own clutch shot on Sunday. Leading by a stroke, Day’s 7-iron hit the flagstick on … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Jason Day captures Wells Fargo for second win of season

TORONTO | NBA asks Raptors to tell rapper Drake to tone it down

TORONTO (AP) — The NBA has asked the Toronto Raptors to tell rapper Drake to avoid a repeat of his verbal exchanges with Cleveland’s Kendrick Perkins during Game 1 of Toronto’s second-round series against the Cavaliers. Drake, who has been Toronto’s global ambassador since 2013, occasionally sits in a courtside seat adjacent to Toronto’s bench … Continue reading TORONTO | NBA asks Raptors to tell rapper Drake to tone it down

Cormier thinks not having to cut weight helps for UFC 226

| April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Daniel Cormier believes not having to cut weight will serve him well when he returns to the octagon to meet heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in July’s UFC 226 pay-per-view headliner. The light heavyweight champion also told the AP’s Dan Gelston on the “AP Sports Weekly” podcast that he wouldn’t mind … Continue reading Cormier thinks not having to cut weight helps for UFC 226