SCOTT STINSON: THE TINY MARGINS THAT PUT THE TORONTO RAPTORS ONE WIN FROM THE NBA FINALS

MILWAUKEE - There were two minutes and six seconds left in Game 5 on Thursday night , and it was all there for the Toronto Raptors....

SCOTT STINSON: KAWHI LEONARD TURNS IN MONSTER PERFORMANCE AS RAPTORS WIN BIGGEST GAME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY

MILWAUKEE - If you are trying to win a basketball game on the road against a team that is very good at home, and which was reeling...

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: IT'S A HOTLY CONTESTED NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS, AND THE BIG STORY IS. DRAKE?

MILWAUKEE - There were many possible storylines heading into Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Did a limping Kawhi Leonard have...

SCOTT STINSON: AFTER LATEST BIG GAME, KYLE LOWRY SHOWS THAT ‘PLAYOFF LOWRY' MAY NOT BE SUCH A BAD THING

MILWAUKEE - At the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, there is a section of particularly boisterous fans in the lower bowl, behind one of the...

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: WITH KAWHI LEONARD NOT AT HIS BEST, THE OTHER RAPTORS STEP UP FOR A MASSIVE GAME 4 WIN

TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors saved their season on Sunday night. On Tuesday night, they saved it again, and in the most unlikely way...

SCOTT STINSON: TORONTO RAPTORS OUTLAST MILWAUKEE BUCKS IN HUGE GAME 3 WIN

TORONTO • Let it not be said that the Toronto Raptors did not leave everything on the court as they played for their season.

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: TORONTO RAPTORS LOSE GAME 2 IN MILWAUKEE IN A BLOWOUT, AND IT FEELS A LITTLE FAMILIAR

MILWAUKEE - Here is some analysis of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals: The Toronto Raptors really needed to win Game 1.

SCOTT STINSON: FOR THE RAPTORS AND KAWHI LEONARD, LOAD MANAGEMENT IS CLEARLY A THING OF THE PAST

MILWAUKEE - When this playoff season began with a dispiriting loss to the Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse admitted...

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: TORONTO RAPTORS FALL SHORT IN OPENING GAME TO MILWAUKEE AS SCORING DRIES UP

MILWAUKEE - The Toronto Raptors finally made some open shots.

SCOTT STINSON: I DON'T KNOW WHAT KAWHI LEONARD WILL DO WHEN THIS SEASON ENDS, AND YOU DON'T EITHER

TORONTO - Aside from all the obviously ridiculous things about Kawhi Leonard's shot on Sunday night, now immortalized in countless...

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: THE SHOCKING COMBINATION OF PHYSICS AND FATE THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING FOR THE TORONTO RAPTORS

TORONTO - I will confess that I jumped up out of my seat.

THE ECSTASY OF WAITING ON A SHOT TO FALL: FOR THREE SECONDS THE RAPTORS FUTURE HUNG SUSPENDED

For several seconds the future hung suspended. You can see it in the pictures, on a thousand faces and from a dozen angles at least....

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: KAWHI LEONARD'S MIRACLE SHOT SENDS TORONTO RAPTORS INTO GAME 7 ELATION

TORONTO • What does it look like when a franchise outruns its playoff demons?

SCOTT STINSON: AN OFF NIGHT FOR KAWHI LEONARD, BUT RAPTORS BLOW OUT SIXERS IN PIVOTAL GAME 5

TORONTO • A lot of NBA players would kill for Kawhi Leonard's off nights.

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: SOMETIMES SICK, SOMETIMES UNSTOPPABLE, JOEL EMBIID'S HEALTH DOMINATES RAPTORS-SIXERS SERIES

PHILADELPHIA - When Joel Embiid was walking beneath the stands at Scotiabank Arena last Tuesday night, he looked tired, creaky and...

SCOTT STINSON: DOMINANT KAWHI LEONARD GETS JUST ENOUGH HELP AS TORONTO RAPTORS GET MUCH-NEEDED WIN OVER PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

PHILADELPHIA • Through three quarters on Sunday afternoon, the Toronto Raptors had done a lot of things right, and some much less so....

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: GAME 3 CONFIRMS IT - THE RAPTORS ARE IN CRISIS

Before Game 3 tipped off in Philadelphia, we knew that we were about to find out which team was in the throes of a full-on crisis.

SCOTT STINSON: YES, THE RAPTORS HAVE AN ALL-WORLD SCORER AND AN ARMY OF ELITE DEFENDERS, BUT THE SHOTS STILL HAVE TO FALL

TORONTO - Let us imagine a hypothetical basketball team. It's a good team, wins a lot of games, but tends to fall apart at playoff...

 
 
 

SCOTT STINSON: COACH NICK NURSE GUIDING PURPOSE-BUILT TORONTO RAPTORS WITH APLOMB

TORONTO • Perhaps there is an alternative timeline in the world where the Toronto Raptors didn't fire Dwane Casey.

VLADIMIR GUERRERO, JR.'S DEBUT A RAY OF HOPE FOR FLAGGING BLUE JAYS. NO PRESSURE, KID

Two years ago this spring, Vladimir Guerrero, Jr., walked into the foyer of the Toronto Blue Jays minor-league training facility in...

 
 
 



Vela strikes again in LAFC thrashing of Montreal

Vela strikes again in LAFC thrashing of Montreal

Carlos Vela scored his 15th goal in as many games, leading the way for LAFC as they cruised to a comfortable 4-2 win over Montreal Impact. Carlos Vela took his MLS leading... Read more ...

RSL's Savarino downs Atlanta with late stunner

RSL's Savarino downs Atlanta with late stunner

Real Salt Lake Atlanta United FC 2 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Bofo and Jefferson Savarino's amazing... Read more ...

Miley whiffs eight Red Sox, Astros grab home win

Miley whiffs eight Red Sox, Astros grab home win

Wade Miley struck out eight over six innings as the Astros took game one from the Red Sox, 4-3. Read more ...

Savarino scores late, Real Salt Lake beats Atlanta United

Savarino scores late, Real Salt Lake beats Atlanta United

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Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2

Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2

Carlos Vela scored his league-leading 15th goal and Tristan Blackmon picked up his first career goal and Los Angeles Football Club beat the Montreal Impact 4-2 Read more ...

Art Briles is back in Texas, this time in high school as Mount Vernon's new...

Art Briles is back in Texas, this time in high school as Mount Vernon's new head coach

Nearly three years to the day after being fired at Baylor following a sexual assault scandal involving the football program, Art Briles is back coaching in Texas. In a press... Read more ...

Dos Santos scores as Galaxy shutout Orlando

Dos Santos scores as Galaxy shutout Orlando

Orlando City SC LA Galaxy 0 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Nani's missed penalty proved costly for Orlando... Read more ...

Mets add veteran free agent Matt Kemp to bolster thin outfield

Mets add veteran free agent Matt Kemp to bolster thin outfield

Matt Kemp will sign a minor league deal with the Mets, according to a report from The Athletic. Read more ...

Rangers score 2 in seventh, rally for 4-3 win over Angels

Rangers score 2 in seventh, rally for 4-3 win over Angels

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WATCH: Max Kepler posts monster night against White Sox

WATCH: Max Kepler posts monster night against White Sox

Max Kepler tallied three hits and four RBI, and the Minnesota Twins took down the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Friday night. Read more ...