Sports News Drake's antics escalating with each Raptors victory 2019-05-24T13:18:46.000000000-04:00 By now, Drake's relentless grandstanding on behalf of his beloved Toronto Raptors is to be expected. And so too, then, is the wrath of Milwaukee Bucks' fans now excoriating the Canadian rapper for a series of escalating taunts. Improving Canadian team comes together at last, right moment to reach semifinals 2019-05-24T13:09:48.000000000-04:00 Damon Severson's blast from the point trickled through with just 0.4 seconds left in the third period, pulling Canada into a 2-2 tie to force overtime. Then, Mark Stone scored to win it in overtime, setting up a semifinal against the Czech Republic on Saturday. In the CPL, there's the Cavalry FC — and then everyone else 2019-05-24T13:03:22.000000000-04:00 The Cavalry charge is in full cry. Heading into the weekend, and another home game against HFX Wanderers, the Cavs have opened up a cavernous five-point lead at the top of the standings. As Nigel Reed writes, it's a dominant statement of intent from a team that is ambitious offensively and solid ... Auger-Aliassime soars into Lyon Open final with comeback win over top seed 2019-05-24T12:35:50.000000000-04:00 Canadian teen Felix Auger-Aliassime is heading to the final of the Lyon Open. The No. 4 seed from Montreal edged top-seeded Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 in semifinal action on Friday at the ATP Tour 250 clay-court event. Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study 2019-05-24T11:56:40.000000000-04:00 The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looked stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates published Friday. No sleep? No problem: Raptors' VanVleet continues to amaze since birth of son 2019-05-24T11:41:02.000000000-04:00 Fred VanVleet's breakout performance in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference final had the city of Toronto buzzing, but for the Raptors point guard it was just another crazy night in a whole string of them Drake gives passionate speech following Raptors' Game 5 win 2019-05-24T11:24:00.000000000-04:00 The Canadian rapper joined fans in Toronto and made a passionate speech following the Raptors' 105-99 victory. Alberta ultramarathoner back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt 2019-05-24T11:10:22.000000000-04:00 Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks. Canada's emergence as tennis hotbed showcased through trio of young stars 2019-05-24T10:58:42.000000000-04:00 It's typically Canadian that Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Bianca Andreescu are each children of immigrants. 90-year-old Nova Scotian talks about playing in 2 Memorial Cups 2019-05-24T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 For Harold (Red) Conrad, watching the Halifax Mooseheads play at the Memorial Cup is bringing back memories of when he suited up for the Halifax St. Mary's Juniors and played in the national tournament in 1947 and 1948.