The series win was there for the taking, but the Blue Jays were a combination of too wild with their pitches, too sloppy with their defence and just unable to take advantage when the scoring opportunities presented themselves.
Mike Ganter, Toronto Sun
Mike joined the Sun in November 1988 and flourished both on the baseball and basketball beats. Well-spoken, he has an opinion on most any sport. He was a regular guest on the Grill Room with Gareth Wheeler. Also covers the CFL and NFL in the off-season. Mike lives in Brampton.
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In four games, he was the one constant.
The fight was back. DeMar DeRozan was back. All that was missing was an even average night from behind the arc.
P.J. Tucker has a way about him wherever he goes. It’s a full-on, no hesitation approach to life and it’s both on the floor and off it.
All weekend leading up to Sunday’s game the focus seemed to be on how the ex Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook would interact.
Recognition of DeMar DeRozan's work ethic and constant improvement has been slow to come in many corners of professional basketball.
In the end overcoming the loss of their starting centre was just too much to contend with for a Raptors team already thin on experience in it’s front court.
Don’t let the lesser known names on the Denver Nuggets fool you.
TORONTO — It was the type of game Dwane Casey would love with the obvious exception of his team being on the losing end of the result.
He was introduced as 'Mr. I am Toronto' and then DeMar DeRozan went out and lived up to the name.
TORONTO — The Blue Jays’ bats awoke, Francisco Liriano found the plate more often than not and both the Red Sox and the Orioles were getting spanked.
TORONTO — A few inches either way and J.A. Happ is probably enjoying his 18th win of the season.
Maybe Roy Halladay was right all along.
SAN DIEGO — The Tenors changed some of the lyrics of O Canada as they made a political statement while singing the national anthem at Tuesday night's MLB all-star game.
Twenty games later, it is finally over.
When your opponent is blowing kisses to the crowd from the bench, you know there’s a problem.
It’s not as if the Raptors weren’t aware of the three-point threat facing them.
At this stage of the pre-season, Scott Milanovich and the Argos could not have done better than they did in finding some insurance at the quarterback position.
Tiger-Cats special teams coach Jeff Reinebold has been around the game of football long enough to know there is one truism: Where football is played adversity and injuries occur.
Even a mention of the loss does something to Bakari Grant’s insides.