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Kia Nurse keys Canada comeback vs. France at FIBA World Cup

Kia Nurse had a game-high 18 points and six assists as Canada earned a bye into the quarter-finals of the FIBA Women’s World Cup with a come-from-behind 71-60 win over France on Tuesday. Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Canadians (3-0), who finished at the top of their pool and earned a bye into Friday’s quarter-finals. ...

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Kia Nurse leads Canada to another win at FIBA Women's World Cup

Kia Nurse poured in 29 points to lift Canada to a 82-63 victory over South Korea on Sunday in group play at the FIBA Women’s World Cup. Miranda Ayim added 13 points for the Canadians (2-0), who are ranked a program-high fifth at the tournament. Miah-Marie Langlois and Nirra Fields chipped in with eight points apiece and Nurse shot 60 ...

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Darnell Nurse ends holdout, signs 2-year deal with Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have signed Darnell Nurse to a two-year contract, ending a lengthy stalemate with one of their top defencemen on Monday. The agreement with the restricted free agent is worth $ 3.2 million US per season. The 23-year-old Nurse led Edmonton blue liners in 2017-18 with six goals and 20 assists in 82 games. Nurse had said he ...

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Unsigned Nurse, injured Sekera absent as Oilers hit the ice

Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli says he has a Plan B if contract talks remain at a stalemate with defenceman Darnell Nurse. Chiarelli addressed that and other issues — ranging from Connor McDavid questions to the Erik Karlsson trade — as the team hit the ice for the first time Friday at training camp. “We obviously couldn’t come to ...

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WNBA stars Nurse, Achonwa headline Canadian roster at women's world cup

WNBA stars Kia Nurse and Natalie Achonwa headline Canada’s roster for the FIBA women’s basketball World Cup. Head coach Lisa Thomaidis named her 12-player roster Wednesday ahead of two exhibition games this weekend against Japan and the United States. The women’s World Cup is Sept. 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain. “After a very competitive training camp, we have a roster that ...

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RFAs Nylander, Nurse still unsigned with NHL camps approaching

Maple Leafs winger William Nylander has said he wants a long-term contract from Toronto. Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse indicated this week he doesn’t mind if he gets a bridge deal or one that stretches five, six or seven years from Edmonton. While the Calgary Flames removed one name off the list of restricted free agents when they inked blue liner ...

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Canada's Kia Nurse ends 1st WNBA season with 28-point performance

DeWanna Bonner had 23 points and 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury beat New York 96-85 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams, sending the Liberty to their 13th straight loss. Canada’s Kia Nurse had 22 of her 28 points in the first half for the Liberty (7-27). Rebecca Allen added 15 points, and Kiah Stokes had 12 points and ...

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Kia Nurse Q&A: On growing basketball in Canada and Drake's shoutout

Kia Nurse was destined for superstardom from the moment she led Canada to gold at the 2015 Pan American Games. Nurse exploded for 33 points in a blowout win over Brazil in the semifinal, then helped her team upset the United States with another 33 points in the gold-medal match. The 19-year-old was named flag bearer at the closing ceremony ...

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Nurse says his 1st meeting with Kawhi 'could have gone forever'

You only get one chance to make a first impression, and it sounds like new Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse and the franchise’s monumental offseason acquisition got their relationship off to a positive start. As Nurse prepared to sit down with Kawhi Leonard last weekend, he headed into the meeting expecting the All-Star for… NBA | theScore

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