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Toronto officially announced as WNBA's latest expansion team

The WNBA is finally, officially, coming to Toronto. Kilmer Sports Ventures has been awarded a women's professional basketball team. The official announcement was made Thursday morning at a press conference attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, rapper Drake and Toronto Raptors star Scottie Barnes.
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The Edmonton Oilers are Canada's last hope in the playoffs. But will they be Canada's team?

Regional bonds, tradition and even time zones all factor into a fan's decision to jump on the bandwagon or remain as an interested bystander.

Brewers' Tyler Black overwhelmed by support from Canadian fans after MLB debut

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Tyler Black says family, friends, former teammates and coaches have reached out to him to wish him luck and talk about his dad, longtime Canadian sports broadcaster Rod Black, calling his son's second major league hit last week.

After Nick Taylor's breakthrough at RBC Canadian Open, new question is: can a Canadian do it again?

For nearly seven decades, all of Canada's male professional golfers had the goal of winning the RBC Canadian Open, the national men's championship. Now the figurative pin's position has been moved and they're hoping to win it in back-to-back years.

Canada's Kia Nurse hopes to inspire with WNBA exhibition in Edmonton

Kia Nurse will lead the Los Angeles Sparks against the Seattle Storm at Edmonton's Rogers Place in a WNBA exhibition game on May 4.

About 17 million Canadians consider themselves women's sports fans, report says

Allison Sandmeyer-Graves always suspected there was a large fan base for women's sports in Canada, and now she has proof.

Raptors enter off-season with hope after year filled with trades, injuries, tragedy

Positive re-framing was a theme on Monday as the Raptors held season-ending news conferences after cleaning out their lockers and having exit interviews with head coach Darko Rajakovic and Toronto's front-office staff

Canada's Nick Taylor gets Masters Mulligan after COVID-19 tainted 1st experience

Canada's Nick Taylor will tee it up at the Masters, the first major of the men's golf season on Thursday, but this time, his whole family will be there and he'll be able to soak in the "true" Augusta experience after his debut came during COVID-19.

Raptors' Quickley, Barrett probable to return to lineup Tuesday following loss of loved ones

Immanuel Quickley had been with the Toronto Raptors for less than three months when his beloved uncle Shawn Hamilton died.

Raptors players left in dark amid gambling probe into teammate Jontay Porter

The Toronto Raptors were still largely in the dark a day after it was confirmed that the NBA was investigating backup centre Jontay Porter for allegedly fixing games.