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Montreal's Chris Boucher hopes long and winding road ends with Raptors

There were nights after Chris Boucher had punched out from his job at a Montreal rotisserie restaurant that he would ride an overnight bus to sleep. Dropping out of high school at the age of 16, Boucher floated from home to home while working as a part-time cook and dishwasher. Sometimes the bus was the best option. Basketball? It wasn’t ...

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Kyle Larson rides the wall in mangled car, salvaging title hopes

On a restart with just six laps to go in the race, race leader Brad Keselowski blew the first corner and plowed into the tire barrier. Several cars followed suit and Larson was caught up in the melee, sustaining severe damage to the right front and right side of his No. 42 machine. “I knew that it was going to ...

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Kahne hopes to return for final 7 NASCAR races

Updated 1:16 pm CDT, Sunday, September 30, 2018 CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR playoff race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The first-ever NASCAR playoff race on the “roval” — a circuit that is a hybrid of road course and oval — is underway at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with pole sitter Kurt Busch leading ...

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Déjà vu: Habs' hopes hang on Carey Price once again

For a team trying really hard to avoid using the word “rebuild,” it certainly looks like Montreal is doing exactly that after sending captain Max Pacioretty to Vegas and shipping off sometimes centre Alex Galchenyuk to Arizona.  However, all-world goalie Carey Price and his eight-year, $ 84 million US contract, which kicks in this season, remain. At 31 years old, Price is coming off the ...

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McGee hopes to be remembered for defense, not on-court mental lapses

The traditional center role is diminishing, but JaVale McGee has found a way to remain relevant. The big man is coming off two successful stints with the Golden State Warriors, winning back-to-back championships and even getting the starting nod in nine playoff contests. McGee has been a … NBA | theScore

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Charlotte Roval hopes to “bring a flavor of the Formula 1 circuits”

This week, the final touches were completed by RoadGrip, a team of British track surface painters, who painted the course. Fans are likely to see an array of Grand Prix-style visuals when cars first take the course on Thursday for a pair of Xfinity Series practice sessions on the 2.28-mile, 17-turn course. In addition, Mycroft Signs added ornate, patriotic paint ...

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