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Jimmy Garoppolo spotted on date with adult film star

Friday  01:56,   20 july 2018
yardbarker

Jimmy Garoppolo has quickly grown accustomed to the Hollywood lifestyle now that he’s a starting quarterback for a team based in California. TMZ shared a brief video on Thursday that showed Garoppolo at a restaurant in Beverly Hills with[...]
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Report: Raptors in contact with Kawhi, 'all conversations positive'

Friday  01:40,   20 july 2018
thescore

The Toronto Raptors were in contact with Kawhi Leonard and his representatives multiple times on Wednesday, league sources told Sportsnet's Michael Grange, and "all conversations (were) positive, forward-looking." Following[...]

Report: Thunder to trade Carmelo Anthony to Hawks

Friday  01:40,   20 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade forward Carmelo Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks for point guard Dennis Schroder and forward/centre Mike Muscala, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN is reporting. Oklahoma City has agreed to trade Carmelo[...]

DeMar DeRozan an unfortunate casualty of Masai Ujiri’s title ambitions

Friday  01:40,   20 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

The decision to trade DeMar DeRozan and take on the risk of Kawhi Leonard lays bare the mindset of an executive determined to push the envelope and find progress for his team. As the final pieces of the biggest trade Toronto Raptors[...]

13 biggest acquisitions in Toronto sports history

Friday  01:31,   20 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

Where does the Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan blockbuster rank in the history of jaw-dropping Toronto sports moves? Dave Zarum takes a look.It was a stunning event, the calibre of trade we don’t often see — yet it’s the second time this summer a[...]

Kevin Kisner tames baked Carnoustie to grab lead at Open Championship

Friday  01:15,   20 july 2018
cbc.ca

Kevin Kisner put a mediocre links record aside and surged to the first-round lead with a 5-under-par 66 at the British Open at a fiery fast and baked-out Carnoustie on Thursday. On a day when some of the game's less famous outscored the big names,[...]

Jets sign Lowry to three-year contract

Friday  01:15,   20 july 2018
msn

The Winnipeg Jets have avoided salary arbitration with forward Adam Lowry, signing him to a three-year, US$8.75 million contract. The 25-year-old played in 45 games for the Jets last season, recording 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) and eight[...]

Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten killed

Friday  01:15,   20 july 2018
msn

Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten was killed Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder. Ten was stabbed after a dispute with people who allegedly tried to steal a mirror from his car in his[...]

Blue Jays players among many who want changes to MLB cleat policy

Friday  01:07,   20 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

Toronto Blue Jays players have received many warnings for their violations of MLB’s cleat policy. On one occasion, he strayed from the policy, only to receive an ominous note from MLB headquarters. A repeat offence would bring a fine. But[...]

Brittany Lincicome struggles in attempt to make cut on PGA Tour

Friday  01:07,   20 july 2018
cbc.ca

Brittany Lincicome has shot a 6-over 78 in the first round of the Barbasol Championship, leaving the LPGA Tour pro's goal of making the cut likely out of reach. Lincicome was hoping to become the second woman to make the cut in a men's event and [...]

Golf fans are freaking out over the tape on Tiger's neck

Thursday  22:21,   19 july 2018
ftw.usatoday

Tiger Woods woke up with a stiff neck on Thursday.There's only one problem - he's got a stiff[...]

Eugenie Bouchard through to quarters at Swiss Open

Thursday  20:37,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

A resilient Eugenie Bouchard converted on her seventh match-point opportunity in a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) win over eighth-seed Viktorija Golubic in second-round action Thursday at the Swiss Open tennis tournament in Gstaad. The back-and-forth match was a [...]

Report: Leonard will be at Raptors training camp, play next season

Thursday  20:37,   19 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

Despite reports suggesting otherwise, a healthy Kawhi Leonard is expected to report to the Toronto Raptors and is “warming” to the notion of competing for a contender. The post Smashfest: Charity ping-pong challenge appeared first on Sportsnet.ca. [...]

Maple Leafs depth forwards know earning minutes won’t be easy

Thursday  20:37,   19 july 2018
sportsnet.ca

Josh Leivo is a right shot who prefers patrolling his off wing. In a stiff competition among Maple Leafs forwards, however, the 13th man with 12th man dreams knows he’s in no position to get picky. The post Maple Leafs depth forwards know earning[...]

Former Pacers teammates O'Neal, World Peace break 14-year silence

Thursday  20:36,   19 july 2018
thescore

Former Indiana Pacers teammates Jermaine O'Neal and Metta World Peace have broken a long-standing silence. "It was the first time we sat down," O'Neal said of a recent lunch with World Peace (previously known as Ron Artest) in[...]