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Relaxed Sparks ready for Maple Leafs’ back-up goaltending battle

TheStar.com (Kevin McGran - Sports Reporter) — Not only is Garret Sparks a Calder Cup champion and AHL goalie of the year, but he did something else this hat he’s also proud of: He led his summer men’s league team in Vernon Hills,...
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Toronto running out of legal options to challenge city council cuts before election

TheStar.com (Jacques Gallant - Legal Affairs Reporter,Samantha Beattie - Staff Reporter) — Toronto’s fight with Queen’s Park over the province’s move to shrink city council just got a lot tougher , constitutional law experts say. On Wednesday, the Ontario Court of...
  • New: 1 hr 25 min ago

'It’s open season': Tenants fight eviction from longtime Parkdale home

TheStar.com (Rahul Gupta - Toronto.com) — Melissa Bourque is battling a terminal illness and may have only months to live. Soon, she might not even have a place to live. The Parkdale resident faces eviction from her longtime residence...
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Chantal Hébert: Quebec provides a warning that Scheer should be careful about making immigration a campaign theme

TheStar.com (Chantal Hébert - Star Columnist) — MONTREAL—Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives may want to push pause on plans to make immigration a signature federal campaign theme next fall long enough to take stock of the turn in the...
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Bomb exploded at a south-west bank early Wednesday morning: Edmonton police

TheStar.com (Kieran Leavitt - StarMetro Edmonton) — EDMONTON—Police are investigating the explosion of an improvised explosive device at a bank early Wednesday morning in the south-west neighbourhood of Chapelle Gardens. Responding to a call...
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Editor of the New York Review of Books is out amid outrage over Ghomeshi’s #MeToo essay

TheStar.com (May Warren - Staff Reporter) — The editor of the New York Review of Books is out at the magazine days after the publication published a controversial essay by former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi . A spokesperson at the...
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Tories relieved by Court of Appeal ruling that negates need for notwithstanding clause

TheStar.com (Robert Benzie - Queen's Park Bureau Chief) — The relief at Queen’s Park was palpable. Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government dodged a constitutional bullet thanks to the Court of Appeal on Wednesday. The court...
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27-year-old man charged with attempted murder in Brampton shooting

TheStar.com (Emerald Bensadoun - Staff Reporter) — Peel police have charged a 27-year-old man with attempted murder in connection with a shooting that took place two weeks ago in Brampton. Police say on Sept. 8 at 2:20 a.m. they were called...
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Edward Keenan: For Doug Ford, fairness means giving him exactly what he wants

TheStar.com (Edward Keenan - Star Columnist) — Catching up on the all-night debate hosted at Queen’s Park earlier this week, one point jumped out at me. “All city council wants to do is build bicycle lanes,” Progressive...
  • New: 4 hr 29 min ago

Police release security images of man wanted in sex assault investigation

TheStar.com (Marjan Asadullah Staff Reporter) — Toronto Police have released security images of a man wanted in a sexual assault investigation. On Monday at approximately 6:50 a.m., a 22-year-old woman was in the area of Bay St. and Gerrard...
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Seth Meyers expects to get a little more personal in Toronto standup show

TheStar.com (Raju Mudhar - Staff Reporter) — Seth Meyers sounds so cheery you can almost hear his smile across the phone line. As he would say: Really ? Really. And why not? As he comes to town this week to perform standup on Saturday as...
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Queens Quay streetcar derails after colliding with ambulance

TheStar.com (Emerald Bensadoun - Staff Reporter) — A TTC streetcar derailed on Queens Quay W. at York St. after a collision with an ambulance Wednesday morning. The collision occurred at 9:55 a.m. Toronto police spokesperson Katrina Arogante said...
  • New: 7 hr 38 min ago

Court of Appeal grants provincial government's request for stay, Toronto election will be a 25-ward race

TheStar.com (Jennifer Pagliaro - City Hall Bureau) — The Court of Appeal has granted the provincial government’s request for a stay of an earlier court ruling, returning Toronto’s election to a 25-ward race. Premier Doug Ford’s...
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Nearly three-quarters of Canadians support taking in refugees, poll shows

TheStar.com (Mitch Potter - Staff Reporter) — Three out of four Canadians support taking in refugees — numbers that place Canada among the world’s most welcoming nations on the question of people fleeing violence and war —...
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Masai Ujiri's messages remain consistent and are growing

TheStar.com (Doug Smith - Sports Reporter) — Summoned to some gorgeous rooftop restaurant yesterday morning in trendy downtown Toronto at some nifty and very chic hotel/residence (think brown shoes at a black-tie affair for of us), there was...
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We went undercover as ticket scalpers — and Ticketmaster offered to help us do business

TheStar.com (Robert Cribb - Investigative Reporter,Marco Chown Oved - Investigative Reporter) — LAS VEGAS—Inside a Caesars Palace conference room filled with some of the world’s most successful ticket scalpers, a row of promotional booths pitch software programs that help harvest...
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Man dead after shooting in Scarborough

TheStar.com (Marjan Asadullah - Staff Reporter) — A man is dead after a shooting in Scarborough Tuesday evening, paramedics say. Toronto police responded to a call about reports of gunshots in the area of Brimley Rd. and Sheppard Ave. E. around...
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Rosie DiManno: At a plowing match in Ford country, the premier is a rock star

TheStar.com (Rosie DiManno - Star Columnist) — THE STICKS—Ahhh — big breath — that fresh country scent. Manure. Honest fertilizing s---. Not to be mistaken for the malodorous stuff that’s been slung around the Ontario...
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Meet the B.C. man who has been banned from the U.S. for 40 years because of a cannabis fine

TheStar.com (Perrin Grauer - StarMetro Vancouver) — VANCOUVER—In 1990, newlywed Leonard Smith approached the American embassy in Bogotá, Colombia, to obtain a waiver for entry to the United States. Having spent the better part of a...
  • 22 hr 35 min ago

Torontonians want more housing, but many don’t want development too close to home, polls shows

TheStar.com (Tess Kalinowski - Real Estate Reporter) — An overwhelming number — 87 per cent — of Toronto-area residents believe that boosting the housing supply would help address the region’s affordability crunch. But many people...
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Blog Articles

Jimmy Butler wants out of Minnesota, so why not trade him to Toronto?

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Hackett) — Let’s look at some trade scenarios for the Raptors as Jimmy Butler looks to engineer his exit from Minnesota. It appears as though the Minnesota Timberwolves ’ Jimmy Butler has asked for a...
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Ranking Every Raptor: The Hall of Colangelo Screw-ups — #90 - 61

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — In part five of Ranking Every Raptor, we examine some of the team’s most disappointing but important figures. Bryan Colangelo did some dumb things, man. If Ranking Every Raptor was based...
  • New: 6 hr 6 min ago

Raptors announce TV broadcast schedule for 2018-19 season

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — With the new NBA just around the corner, the Raptors have their TV plans all ready just for us. We’ve highlighted the key dates , undertaken a deep dive , and even did some grousing , but now...
  • New: 7 hr 6 min ago

The one and only Kyle Lowry gets his very own post in ESPN’s NBA Rank

SBN: Raptors HQ (Joel E Stephens) — Put the pitchforks down you crazy mob you, as you’ll see in this post, ESPN pretty much cheated off of SI’s Ben Golliver when ranking KLOE — which is definitely not a cult. ESPN released — why...
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Raptors release 2018-19 broadcast schedule

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Here we go! Raptors release 2018-19 broadcast schedule originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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2018-19 Player Preview: OG Anunoby

Raptors Republic (Anthony Doyle) — What does year two hold? 2018-19 Player Preview: OG Anunoby originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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Report: Raptors sign Eric Moreland to partially guaranteed deal

SBN: Raptors HQ (Jacob M. Mack) — The Raptors add some energy and toughness to their training camp roster with their latest signing The Raptors have hit their training camp roster limit of 20 players: last week’s signing of...
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Report: Raptors bringing Eric Moreland into training camp

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — And we have 20! Report: Raptors bringing Eric Moreland into training camp originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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The Raptors should Trade for Jimmy Butler

Raptors Republic (Louis Zatzman) — Jimmy Butler has been miscast as a first option for too long. He wouldn't need to be with the Raptors. The Raptors should Trade for Jimmy Butler originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop...
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Bebe’s gone and possibly forgotten

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — Lucas Noguiera is gone and possibly forgotten. Bebe’s gone and possibly forgotten originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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2018-19 Player Preview: Fred VanVleet

Raptors Republic (Colin Connors) — The leader of The Mob! 2018-19 Player Preview: Fred VanVleet originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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A Tribute to Blake Murphy

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — A tribute to former Raptors Republic editor, Blake Murphy. A Tribute to Blake Murphy originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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Canada breezes past Chile; 7-1 in World Cup qualifiers

Raptors Republic (Vivek Jacob) — Brady Heslip's three-point stroke was ever so smooth in this one. Canada breezes past Chile; 7-1 in World Cup qualifiers originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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Lucas Nogueira signing in Spain

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — The NBA is weird. Lucas Nogueira signing in Spain originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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VanVleet, Green, and OG make first half of ESPN’s Top 100 NBA Rank

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — ESPN is back at it with their annual NBA Rank, which means we’ve got to see how many Raptors make the cut, and where they place on the list. In one sense, NBA rankings are completely...
  • 2 days ago

Everything runs its course (a thank you and farewell)

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — The first post I ever wrote at Raptors Republic came on July 21, 2009. It was titled “Where does Demar DeRozan fit?” and was a post-Summer League analysis of the raw, athletic rookie...
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Will the Bench Remain Dominant?

Raptors Republic (Louis Zatzman) — What will Toronto's bench look like? And will it continue to outplay the starters? Will the Bench Remain Dominant? originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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Ranking Every Raptor: Fond Memories of Old Friends — #120 - 91

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Today’s batch of rankings features guys fans loved in the moment, and others whose legacies benefit from the gift of hindsight. John Salley is also in this one. Today’s installment of Ranking...
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2018-19 Player Preview: Greg Monroe

Raptors Republic (Andrew Damelin) — Will Monroe have a role? 2018-19 Player Preview: Greg Monroe originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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Raptors Weekly Podcast – Dreaming on Jimmy Butler?

Raptors Republic (Barry Taylor) — Host William Lou flies solo to entertain the idea of trading for Jimmy Butler. Topics: – What would it take to land Butler? Would he fit? – Kawhi Leonard buys a house in Toronto...
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