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Brad Gushue shuts out Kirk Muyres 6-0 in Draw 2 of Champions Cup

SASKATOON — Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., shut out Saskatoon's Kirk Muyres 6-0 on Tuesday night in the second draw of the Champions Cup.

Pillar drives in a run, Giants hit four homers to power past Blue Jays

TORONTO — Rowdy Tellez was pleased to get a good result against a tough left-handed reliever at the major league level on Tuesday. But even hitting a grand slam — the first of Tellez's career — lost its lustre when it came in a losing effort.
Maple Leafs fall to Bruins in another Game 7; No Canadian teams left in playoffs

Maple Leafs fall to Bruins in another Game 7; No Canadian teams left in playoffs

BOSTON — Standing in the same locker room, in the same building, the Toronto Maple Leafs had the same feeling. Emptiness after another Game 7 loss to a team that has become their unsolvable playoff riddle.
Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter.
Simmons, Embiid usher 76ers past Nets and into 2nd round

Simmons, Embiid usher 76ers past Nets and into 2nd round

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid showed no mercy. He buried a 3-pointer that gave the 76ers a 24-point lead and waved his arms like a boss, exhorting an already jacked crowd to get louder.
Raptors are onto the conference semifinals with 115-96 rout of Orlando

Raptors are onto the conference semifinals with 115-96 rout of Orlando

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors dispatched the Orlando Magic in record time, checking the first box of what the team hopes is a long playoff run.

After promising regular-season run, Orlando exits playoffs in lopsided loss

TORONTO — How bad was it for Orlando? Trailing Toronto 14-3 in the first quarter, the Magic called a timeout after making just 1-of-7 shots. Coming out of the break, Orlando missed its next four attempts.
Pillar reflects on Blue Jays career in return to Rogers Centre after trade

Pillar reflects on Blue Jays career in return to Rogers Centre after trade

TORONTO — Kevin Pillar wasn't sure how he'd feel stepping onto the Rogers Centre turf in a different uniform for the first time.

Toronto Arrows named Major League Rugby team of the week after win over Houston

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows are Major League Rugby's team of the week after a bonus-point win over the visiting Houston SaberCats. Toronto led 21-0, before Houston answered with three tries of its own.
Handful of US states are poised to legalize sports betting

Handful of US states are poised to legalize sports betting

HELENA, Mont. — The number of states allowing sports betting is poised to expand.