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Rough playoff debut irks Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan

TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan didn't even want to think...after a disappointing playoff debut.Toronto's All-Star guard had a game to forget...performances by taking late-night shots at Toronto's practice gym."I really thought about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-20/rough-playoff-debut-irks-rapt
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a symbol of racial injustice, dies at 76

...He was 76.He had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native's adopted home. John Artis, a longtime...for his legal defense.After his release, Carter moved to Toronto, where he served as the executive director of the Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-20/rubin-hurricane-cart
Raptors GM directs profanity at Nets

Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn...feelings about the Nets, who have been accused of tanking in order to face Toronto in the first round, Ujiri said: "You know how I feel. I don't like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-19/raptors-gm-directs-profanity-
Warriors edge Clippers on road to open series

...game and Lee played with four fouls.NETS 94, RAPTORS 87In Toronto, Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each had 24 points, Paul...points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of their first round series.Pierce connected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-19/warriors-edge-clippers-road-o
Young and Beautiful

Opens Friday, Apr 25, 2014 Synopsis: François Ozon's Young & Beautiful stars Marine Vacth as Isabelle, a 17-year-old on a summer holiday with her family when she loses her virginity. Upon returning home, she begins working as a prostitute, eventually developing something of a relationship with an older john who treats her better than many of her other clients. After an unexpected event, Isabelle's mother learns of her daughter's secret life, causing a great amount of conflict between everyone in the family, and leading to complications between Isabelle and her stepfather. Meanwhile, Isabelle's younger half-brother wrestles with puberty. Young & Beautiful screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Marine Vacth Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Double

Opens Friday, May 9, 2014 Synopsis: Richard Ayoade's stylized adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's novella The Double stars Jesse Eisenberg as Simon James, a meek office drone who bumbles his way through his day, forever pining for a pretty girl (Mia Wasikowska) who lives near him and working hard for a boss (Wallace Shawn) who doesn't see any of his accomplishments. One day Simon discovers that he has a new co-worker, James Simon (also Eisenberg), who looks just like him and possesses all of the confidence and charisma that Simon lacks. Simon befriends this new person, and soon the put-upon man is asserting himself. However, he begins to fear he's becoming just another pawn in James' relentless self-interests. The Double screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Hawks top Nets, close in on playoff berth

...Nets on Friday night.Though the Hawks couldn't clinch the final Eastern Conference berth because the Knicks won earlier in Toronto, Atlanta remained two games up with three to play. The Hawks need one more win or New York loss, and can secure their postseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-11/hawks-top-nets-close-playoff-
Capitals cruise past Blackhawks

...player safety. He took over the disciplinarian job from Colin Campbell and will be replaced by Stephane Quintal.Shanahan, a Toronto native, played 1,524 NHL games in 21 seasons and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame last year.The Leafs said Shanahan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-04-11/capitals-cruise-past-black
Fryer: Carpenter's decision validated

...Detroit in his debut with Dale Coyne Racing, and he parlayed it into an invitation from Coyne to run the double-headers at Toronto and Houston.All told, Conway grabbed a win, two podium finishes and five top-10 finishes in his seven starts. But Conway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-14/fryer-carpenters-dec
Heat dump Pacers, take lead in race for East's top seed

...scored 30 points, Amare Stoudemore had 24 points and 11 rebounds and New York kept its slim playoff hopes alive by beating the Toronto Raptors 108-100 on Friday night.J.R. Smith had 15 points, Raymond Felton 12 and Iman Shumpert scored eight of his 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-11/heat-dump-pacers-take-lead-ra