Blue Jays acquire Ngoepe from Bucs

November 20, 2017

TORONTO — Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins was a busy man in advance of Monday night’s deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft. He pulled off a minor trade and parted ways with three players, as the club attempted to reshape its 40-man roster in preparation for next month’s Winter Meetings. Prospects not added to the 40-man roster by 8 p.m. ET on Monday are eligible to…

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Blue Jays' Davis among AFL's breakout prospects

November 20, 2017

There is plenty of crossover between Rosenbaum’s list and this one, and there certainly will be some from the alphabetical list below who will end up on Callis’ group as well. Albert Abreu, RHP, Yankees’ No. 7 prospect: If he’s in New York’s top 10, he obviously wasn’t completely off the radar, and he was a big part of the Brian McCann deal. But after just 53 1/3 innings in…

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DeRozan Named East Player Of The Week

November 20, 2017

The National Basketball Association announced Monday that DeMar DeRozan has been selected as Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played November 13-19. This marks the sixth time DeRozan has earned the honour during his nine seasons in Toronto. DeRozan averaged 26.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 6.0 assists and shot .573 (43-for-75) from the field during four appearances as Toronto won a season-high four consecutive games. All four wins came…

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Clemens tops 7 Blue Jays on HOF ballot

November 20, 2017

The official induction announcement will take place at 6 p.m. ET on Jan. 24 and will be made available on MLB Network and MLB.com. The Hall of Fame weeekend is then set for Cooperstown, N.Y., next summer, with the official ceremony on July 29. None of the players in next year’s class are really representative of the Blue Jays, but that will change in 2019 when Roy Halladay is eligible…

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Wizards

November 19, 2017

Washington Wizards (9-6) @ Toronto Raptors (10-5) When: Sunday, November 19th 3:30 P.M. ET Where: Air Canada Centre Broadcast info: SN1, SN590 LAST MEETING Sunday will be Washington’s second trip to Toronto already this season. The Wizards earned a 107-96 victory against the Raptors on Nov. 5 thanks to a 38-point performance from Bradley Beal in a game that John Wall missed because of a sprained shoulder. Despite Wall’s absence, the…

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Knicks

November 17, 2017

Toronto Raptors (9-5) @ New York Knicks (8-6) When: Friday, November 17th 7:30 P.M. ET Where: Air Canada Centre Broadcast info: SN1, TSN1050 LAST MEETING The Raptors swept last season’s series against the Knicks 4-0. Their last meeting was a 110-97 road win at Madison Square Garden on April 9, 2017, where DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points and Kyle Lowry added a 17-point, 11-assist double-double. The victory wrapped up the No….

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Leafs’ Rielly Fulfilling Offensive Potential

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been without a definite No. 1 NHL defenseman for quite some time. However, now that their rebuild is pretty much complete and they are ready to turn into a contender, do the Maple Leafs still have that same hole? What if I was to tell you that the Leafs have been developing that missing piece since the 2012 NHL Entry Draft? Morgan Rielly (Tom Szczerbowski-USA…

November 15, 2017
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McElhinney Fighting for Job as Leafs Backup

Over the summer, there was concern over the Toronto Maple Leafs re-signing Curtis McElhinney as their backup goalie. He played half a season with the Leafs, with most of his play being mediocre and only the odd game where he was solid in net. The Leafs also had Garret Sparks playing amazing in the AHL with the Toronto Marlies, so it seemed right that Sparks would be given a chance…

November 15, 2017
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Game Preview: Raptors at Pelicans

November 15, 2017

Toronto Raptors (8-5) @ New Orleans Pelicans (8-6) When: Wednesday, November 15th 8 P.M. ET Where: Smoothie King Center Broadcast info: SN1, SN590 LAST MEETING These two teams met a week ago where the Raptors defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 122-118 at the Air Canada Centre. DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 33 points (and eight assists) as Toronto overcame a season-high 34-point performance from Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday to secure…

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Basketball Development – Meet the Coaches

November 14, 2017

The Raptors Basketball Academy staff are a group of dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable basketball experts committed to teaching the fundamentals of the game to players of all ages and skill levels. On and off-court support staff consist of professional educators, elite basketball coaches, semi-professional players and high performance athletes. A caring leader is an essential component in ensuring a positive experience for your child. You will take comfort in knowing…

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