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Running a marathon is really hard. That's something that's super clear from the first day.

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On April 28, the first 10 top college football players were drafted by teams across the country. The life of Drake London and nine other young American athletes changed drastically as they made their way to the NFL.

Their names are on everyone's lips right now, as they are entering the big leagues.

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The Raptors have fought tooth and nail to stay in the playoffs, pulling themselves back from a 3-0 deficit against the 76ers. A feat, forward Chris Boucher says, couldn't have been accomplished without their fans.

Boucher opened up about the team's miraculous comeback and crowd energy during an interview on Wednesday evening, crediting fans for giving the team morale much-needed support.

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Fred VanVleet appeared to let all his emotions out during the Raptors' tense Game 4 face off against the 76ers.

A hip injury forced the NBA all-star to walk off the court during the first half of Saturday night's game, and his frustration was once again on full display.

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Making yourself a hundred percent accountable is challenging. Unless you're Fred VanVleet and your team just lost a big NBA game. Freddie wants all your smoke.

On Monday evening, the Raptors suffered another devastating loss to the 76ers at the Wells Fargo Centre, putting them at a 0-2 deficit in the first round of the playoffs.

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Crowds of Raptors fans will once again be able to flock to Jurassic Park on Saturday, April 16, in the wake of loosening COVID-19 restrictions.

According to the Scotiabank Arena, those wishing to attend the event will now be required to secure a spot virtually before Saturday night's game.

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A young Montreal Canadiens fan was given a stick by one of his favourite players, but it cost him a "fat lip" and an early night.

The young hockey fan, Hunter Beauparlant, was given the stick by Habs player Nick Suzuki during a Toronto Maple Leafs versus Canadiens game on April 10.

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A viral video is pulling at the heartstrings of Toronto Maple Leafs fans on TikTok.

In the video posted on March 14, a young Leafs fan wearing an Auston Matthews jersey is seen trying to get the attention of the team as they walk off from the Heritage Classic game in Hamilton.

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The Raptors appeared to have finally shed their underdog title after becoming champions in 2019, but a few big names are already writing them off ahead of the 2022 playoffs.

Basketball icon Shaquille O'Neal made his thoughts on Toronto crystal clear during an appearance on NBA on TNT shared by Sportsnet over the weekend after host Ernie Johnson speculated on the team's upcoming match against the 76ers.

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The greatest American competition of all is finally coming to a head: Football vs. Golf. Georgia's Masters Tournament came to a completion on Sunday, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback, Tom Brady, had something to say about the game...or shall we say, lack thereof.

Actions speak louder than words for the widely publicized football player, as he shared a viral video "sleeping" through the big tournament.

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The Houston Astros released a new Nike jersey collection officially named “City Connect” yesterday, and finding one is no easy feat right now.

They are selling out fast, and here’s why—they’re the team’s first new jersey design since 2013, and, in true Houston fashion, these navy blue "Space City" themed threads are heavily inspired by NASA.

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Spring is in the air, and Toronto's energy is buzzing with people rejoicing over concerts and outdoor sports events. For baseball fans in the city, this means being able to watch their beloved Blue Jays play at home again — all season long.

If you're planning on making the Rogers Centre your home-away-from-home this baseball season, you can have a chance at making that dream come true with Budweiser Canada's Home of Homers contest.

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