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Rafael Nadal secures 5th Rogers Cup title

Rafael Nadal has added a fifth Rogers Cup title. The tournament's top seed made quick work Daniil Medvedev in the men's final Sunday, defeating the Russian 6-3, 6-0 at IGA Stadium in just 70 minutes.
ROGERS CUP

Changing of the guard: Andreescu rallies to put away Bouchard in all-Canadian clash

Teenager Bianca Andreescu defeated Eugenie Bouchard 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 in an all-Canadian first-round matchup at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday night in Toronto.
ROGERS CUP

Raonic records 16 aces in 1st-round win over Lucas Pouille

Canada's Milos Raonic is off to the second round of the Rogers Cup after needing just 72 minutes to dispatch Lucas Pouille of France 6-4, 6-4 on Monday at Montreal's IGA Stadium.
ROGERS CUP

Rafael Nadal returns to Montreal looking for 5th Rogers Cup title

It was far and away the biggest moment of Denis Shapovalov's young career.
World Juniors

Still No. 1, Canada's newest challenge is creating separation from top competition

Shawn Bullock walks into Hockey Canada's office every day with a lot on his plate. Looking at the game through different lenses in an attempt to stay ahead of the curve is one of those many tasks.

Leafs goalie Andersen reflects on Toronto's off-season roster moves

Something a little different is what the Frederik Andersen and his teammates will experience the first day of training camp following the Leafs' summer of roster upheaval. Toronto waved goodbye to forwards Nazem Kadri, Patrick Marleau, Connor Brown and Tyler Ennis, as well as defencemen Ron Hainsey and Nikita Zaitsev.

Maple Leafs' Alexander Kerfoot bracing for step into Toronto spotlight

Alexander Kerfoot has an idea of what's coming. He grew up alongside Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly, and his father owns a professional soccer team. But actually living in the spotlight that comes with playing hockey in Toronto is something entirely different.

Mitch Marner mum on contract talks with Leafs, trying to 'enjoy summer'

Mitch Marner's summer has already included wakesurfing tricks and throwing a big-time charity event. What's yet to materialize for the restricted free agent winger is a new contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Nazem Kadri sorry to leave improved Leafs, but sees similarities in new Avalanche team

Nazem Kadri knew for a while he might get caught in the trade winds swirling around the salary cap-squeezed Maple Leafs. That doesn't make his departure any easier.

John Tavares changed free-agency game last summer

This year's crop of pending UFAs are following the road map laid out by Tavares in the leadup to Monday's opening of free agency.

Leafs ship Patrick Marleau, conditional 1st rounder to Hurricanes

The Toronto Maple Leafs traded 39-year-old forward Patrick Marleau to the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
NHL Draft

American Jack Hughes taken 1st overall by New Jersey Devils

Jack Hughes was selected first overall by the New Jersey Devils in the NHL draft.

Leafs GM says team might let Marner walk if young star signs offer sheet

Kyle Dubas says if Mitch Marner — or the Maple Leafs' other restricted free agents, for that matter — signs an offer sheet with another team, Toronto might let the player walk.
NBA FINALS

Raptors' VanVleet cleared for Game 5 of NBA Finals after taking nasty elbow

Fred VanVleet will begrudgingly use a mouthguard the next time he steps on the floor in the NBA Finals. For how long? The scrappy Raptors guard isn't making any promises.

Sporting a brace, Oilers captain Connor McDavid mum on recovery from knee injury

Connor McDavid didn't want to answer questions about his knee. The brace hugging his left leg and an accompanying limp said enough.