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R.J. Barrett a 'cut above' in Duke's Canadian tour finale against McGill

R.J. Barrett didn’t disappoint in his third and final showing on Duke University’s exhibition tour of Canada. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., had 23 points and 11 assists in the Blue Devils’ 103-58 dismantling of McGill University on Sunday. R.J. Barrett and Duke’s tour of Canada ends on a high note with a big 103-58 win over McGill helped by ...

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Tamara Tatham 1st Canadian woman on a G League coaching staff

The Toronto Raptors have named Tamara Tatham as a mentor coach for with Raptors 905, making the two-time Olympian the first Canadian woman to join the staff of a G League team. Tatham, from Brampton, Ont., will join Jama Mahlalela’s staff next season and be mentored by the Raptors 905 head coach as the Raptors seek to grow and develop Canadian ...

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Wheels24.co.za | WATCH: Behind the scenes with pit crews – Episode 1: Canadian Nascar racing action

Rumbling V8 machines going full tilt around the oval track reaching speeds in excess of 250km/h – those are trademarks of Nascar racing . Over in Canada, things are bit different as drivers have to race on both a traditional oval course and a road track. Changing the game Working on extremely tight budgets, completely staffed by volunteers and preparing cars ...

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Watch the Little League Baseball Canadian Championship

Click on the video player above to watch the Little League Baseball Canadian Championship in Mirabel, Que. Live action continues Wednesday at 9 a.m. ET with Alberta facing the Atlantic, followed by B.C. battling Quebec at 12 p.m. ET before the day’s action wraps up with Diamond facing the Prairies at 3 p.m. ET.  Live-streaming coverage of round-robin games will feature play-by-play commentary from ...

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Team Ontario youngster tosses no-hitter at Canadian Little League Championships

The Little League Baseball Canadian Championship is a place where kids can make memories for a lifetime, all while chasing a title. On Tuesday, team Ontario’s Roman Figueroa did just that.  Pitching against the Prairies, Figueroa spun a gem, throwing the first no-hitter of his young baseball career en route to a 2-0 victory. “It’s just a rush of all ...

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Canadian minor league manager surprises pitcher with MLB call-up

It was a baseball that told Memphis Redbirds Dakota Hudson he was going off to join the St. Louis Cardinals for his major league baseball debut. During the Memphis Redbirds game against the Salt Lake Bees, manager Stubby Clapp walked up to the mound to take the ball out of Hudson’s hand. But in return, the Windsor, Ont. native gave him a ...

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Fresh Canadian crew focused on defending world junior hockey gold

Alex Formenton and Maxime Comtois know what it takes to capture world junior hockey gold and now they’re sharing their wisdom with a whole new squad. Both of the young forwards were part of the Canadian team that captured the championship in Buffalo, N.Y., last January after defeating Sweden. They each keep the championship rings they earned next to their ...

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Canadian 3×3 basketball star puts Olympic aspirations into focus

Should Canada qualify a men’s 3×3 basketball team for the 2020 Olympics it will be in large part because of a committed group of athletes from Saskatoon.  The original team of Michael Linklater, Nolan Brudehl and Michael Lieffers have been quietly going about their basketball business behind the scenes for years now, paying out of their own pockets to compete ...

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