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Pierce leads Wizards past Raptors in OT in Game 1

Washington Wizards' Nene Hilario gathers up a loose ball against the Tornto Raptos during the first half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs in Toronto, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — Paul Pierce beat the Raptors with a veteran mix of brains and baskets.

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Raptors GM uses expletive before playoff opener with Wizards

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri used an expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans before the Raptors playoff opener.

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Robin Williams the posthumous star of ‘3 Still Standing’

This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams  in Los Angeles. Williams and Durst are highlighted in "3 Still Standing," a new documentary featured later in April 2015 at Toronto’s Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. The film marks one of Williams’ final appearances on screen. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on “Mork and Mindy,” he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the ’80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.

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Blue Jays SS Reyes has cracked rib, out for weekend series

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes has a cracked rib on his left side and will miss this weekend’s series against Atlanta.

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Raptors seeking to win 7-game series for first time

Toronto Raptors' coach Dwane Casey attends a media availability in Toronto, Thursday, April 16, 2015. The Raptors open the NBA playoffs against the Washington Wizards on Saturday.  (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — They won a second straight Atlantic Division title and set a franchise record with 49 victories. Both reasons to be proud, for sure. But it’s what the Raptors do next, now the playoffs have arrived, that will determine whether this season is a success.

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