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Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday after narrowing the field to 12.
Raptors will be without injured guard Kyle Lowry for Thunder rematch

Raptors will be without injured guard Kyle Lowry for Thunder rematch

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors say all-star guard Kyle Lowry will miss a second straight game with a sprained right ankle when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit Scotiabank Arena on Friday night. The team made the announcement Thursday on Twitter.
'He's going to be dynamic': Sens prospect Erik Brannstrom adjusting after trade

'He's going to be dynamic': Sens prospect Erik Brannstrom adjusting after trade

Erik Brannstrom hadn't heard any rumblings ahead of the NHL trade deadline. A first-round pick of the Vegas Golden Knights, the 19-year-old was monitoring the trickle of moves as 3 p.m. ET on Feb. 25 approached when that all changed.
Montreal lightweight John (The Bull) Makdessi willing to sacrifice for his sport

Montreal lightweight John (The Bull) Makdessi willing to sacrifice for his sport

Montreal lightweight John (The Bull) Makdessi climbs into the Octagon on Saturday for the 16th time.
Maple Leafs sign forward Nic Petan to two-year contract extension

Maple Leafs sign forward Nic Petan to two-year contract extension

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Nic Petan to a two-year contract extension with an average annual value of US$775,000. The Maple Leafs acquired the 23-year-old in a Feb. 25 trade deadline deal with the Winnipeg Jets.
Young midfielder Richie Laryea comes home, signs deal with Toronto FC

Young midfielder Richie Laryea comes home, signs deal with Toronto FC

Toronto FC has signed Canadian midfielder Richie Laryea. The 24-year-old from Toronto, who was a trialist with TFC during training camp, was taken seventh overall by Orlando City in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.
Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies diagnosed with stretched knee ligament

Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies diagnosed with stretched knee ligament

MUNICH — Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies has a stretched ligament in his right knee that will keep him out of Canada's CONCACAF Nations League qualifying game Sunday in Vancouver.
Brad Jacobs recruits Marc Kennedy to take Ryan Fry's spot on rink

Brad Jacobs recruits Marc Kennedy to take Ryan Fry's spot on rink

TORONTO — Marc Kennedy will replace third Ryan Fry on Brad Jacobs' Northern Ontario curling rink this season.
Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro finish seventh in pairs

Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro finish seventh in pairs

SAITAMA, Japan — Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro finished in seventh in pairs on Thursday at the world figure skating championships. Moore-Towers, of St. Catharines, Ont., and Marinaro, of Sarnia, Ont., scored 126.
World No. 4 golfer Rory McIlroy to play at RBC Canadian Open this summer

World No. 4 golfer Rory McIlroy to play at RBC Canadian Open this summer

HAMILTON — Rory McIlroy is — finally — coming to Canada. The world No. 4 will be coming to the RBC Canadian Open this summer, making it the first time the ultra popular golfer has ever played in Canada.