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Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings (7) blocks a shot by Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense as the Toronto Raptors beat Detroit 110-100 on Friday night, handing the Pistons their 12th straight home loss.

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Jeff Tedford takes over as coach of BC Lions

Jeff Tedford, new coach of the B.C. Lions, speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Football League team's practice facility in Surrey, British Columbia, on Friday, Dec, 19, 2014. Tedford replaces Mike Benevides, who was fired at the end of the season. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jeff Tedford has returned to the CFL.

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Canada’s Vathje races to first World Cup skeleton win

Canada's Elisabeth Vathje celebrates winning the women's World Cup skeleton event in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Canada’s Elisabeth Vathje raced to her first World Cup skeleton victory Friday, winning on her hometown course in only her second career event.

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Orlando hosts NYC March 8 in opener for MLS expansion teams

NEW YORK (AP) — Orlando City hosts New York City FC on March 8 in the opening game for Major League Soccer’s expansion teams.

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Faulk has goal, assist in Canes’ win over Leafs

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward is congratulated by Tim Gleason (6) and teammates following the Hurricanes' 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Faulk had a goal and an assist, and the Eastern Conference-worst Carolina Hurricanes broke a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the previously surging Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.

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