- Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris
The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris.
- One small change can help NHL elevate Stanley Cup even more
The injury lists revealed following the playoffs are longer than Zdeno Chara’s reach. One guy plays through a broken sternum, another through cracked ribs, another with broken bones. The legend of Bob Baun, the Toronto defenseman who scored an elimination-saving overtime goal in Game 6 of the 1964 finals on a broken leg, is duplicated...
- Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions: Take Winnipeg and Over in CFL battle
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BC Lions, two teams with aspirations of challenging the mighty Calgary Stampeders for West Division supremacy in the Canadian Football League, will square off Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. Winnipeg has improved under head coach Mike O’Shea, even reaching the West Division final last season. Now,...
- Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms
SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship. Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Ray Kelly said Friday...
- Drake name drops NBA stars in latest new single
Anyone who even casually followed the NBA Finals saw Drake was very much in his feelings about his beloved, hometown Toronto Raptors. After trolling some Golden State Warriors players — including Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green — on Instagram, the “God’s Plan” rapper gleefully celebrated in Toronto after the Raptors won the championship...
- LeBron James-less Finals was a win for the NBA
LAS VEGAS — The final numbers are in, and the NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around. The NBA said Friday that 56 percent of the Canadian population watched at least some part of the NBA Finals, with an average viewership of about 8 million for the Toronto Raptors’ title-winning...
- Knicks one of biggest losers from Warriors’ painful NBA Finals
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors and the Knicks lost the NBA Finals — a gruesome two-week battleground that has disfigured the face of the once-pretty 2019 free-agent class. In the aftermath of the Warriors’ crushing 114-110 Game 6 loss to Toronto late Thursday that lit up all of Canada, Golden State coach Steve Kerr officially...
- Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc
Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s Downtown Hotel has been serving up the legendary Sourtoe, a whiskey shot garnished with a dehydrated human toe. The strange elixir went viral this week when the bar received three fresh new...
- Raptors prez Ujiri allegedly pushed deputy
Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri is being investigated amid allegations he pushed a sheriff's deputy and hit him in the face following the Raptors' championship-clinching Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday night.
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